We all like to look at photos that capture the personality of our families and children – images that show them ‘just as they are’. But it can be tricky to capture those moments. As a parent you’ll know that it’s not just as simple as asking them to say cheese.
I spent 5 years working as a portrait photographer with Venture Portraits. They’re the UK’s leading portrait brand, and working in their studios in the UK and America I learned how to create natural, fun, spontaneous and most of all, memorable images with babies, children and families of all ages. I have plenty of experience of rolling up my sleeves and having fun with the kids. They forget I’m a photographer (I never ask them to smile at the camera) and I’ve even had the children ask their parents if I can come back and play at their house another day!
I work with the light to give lovely flattering skintones and bright sparky eyes, naturally, without a big makeover or lots of bright lights. Just a little bit of photography magic. I’m always on my toes and watching for great moments so you don’t have to feel that you need to sit still and smile or pose.