Family photo shoot on Downside Common

It was a freezing February day but these cousins were great fun during our photo shoot on Downside Common. My client wanted some photos of her son with his older cousins as a surprise birthday present for her Dad and they didn’t fail to deliver some precious moments together. A few runs in the woods got everyone warmed up before heading off for hot chocolate in Cobham.

Autumn location shoot in Oxshott Woods

Autumn is a beautiful time to shoot location photography, especially when you’re lucky with the weather and the sun makes an appearance. So this one was a treat! I photographed this couple on their wedding day and then again with their young children. So I was delighted when they asked me to photograph the whole, extended family with grandparents too. The children really enjoyed themselves in the woods and the logs made a perfect setting for some great shots of everyone together. I certainly had a workout keeping up with them that day!  

Bluebell Woods – July 2017

bluebell woods

I was fortunate to shoot this couple on their wedding day 5 years ago and was delighted when they asked me back to photograph their young family. Shooting on location we searched for bluebells despite it being late in the season and we were delighted to find such beautiful colours in the woods. By reducing some of the colours back, I was able to create such magical scenes in the woods that I hope they treasure for years to come. It reminded me of the fairy woods at the Beaumont Estate where they were married! We just needed some giant … Continue reading

Family photos

People often think of professional photographers only taking pictures at weddings, but some of my favourite shoots are with families in the comfort of their own homes. We often forget to capture everyday moments  but it’s well worth having a photo shoot with extended family, including all generations. These relaxed pictures of the Cunningham family (plus dog and guinea pigs!) were taken in their own home instead of a studio or on location. It was like a family gathering where a photographer is invited. I like the shoots to be fun and informal, even though at times it can be … Continue reading