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Derbyshire Family Photoshoot Choosing to have a natural, outdoor family photoshoot rather than a studio might seem a bit daunting at first. What will the lighting be like? Will the weather be OK? What do I wear? These are all genuine worries! There’s always going to be less ‘control’ over your environment when outdoors, compared […]

Family, Outdoor

June 20, 2024

5 Reasons To Have Your Family Photoshoot Outdoors!

Welcoming a newborn into the family is one of life’s magical moments. I was so honoured that after I did a maternity photoshoot for Fiona and Jack, they then booked me for their newborn photoshoot at home too! I couldn’t wait to meet baby Eden and take some photographs for the family that they will […]

Family, Indoors, New-born

June 6, 2024

Newborn Photoshoot at Home with Fiona, Jack and Eden

Peak District Family Photoshoot at Padley Gorge One thing that I just can’t understand is why anyone would opt for a studio family photoshoot, when we have the Peak District right on our doorstep! Maybe if I was fortunate enough to have a studio, I would have a different outlook, but here we are 🙂 […]

Family, Outdoor

May 23, 2024

Peak District Family Photoshoot (Paul & Family)

Elvaston Castle Engagement Photoshoot I simply love engagement photoshoots. Celebrating the love between two people is such a joyous thing, and I feel honoured to be able to capture that love in photographs. As a Derbyshire engagement photographer, there’s a good reason I often recommend Elvaston Castle to couples. It’s quite simply a beautiful location! […]

Engagement, Outdoor

April 22, 2024

Derbyshire Engagement Photographer (Becky & Matt)

Derbyshire Newborn Photoshoot at home I get it – those first few weeks when you have a new-born are an absolute whirlwind of laughter, stress, love and poop. You want to preserve these moments, but you also don’t want to be forcing your new-born into a stressful, unfamiliar situation. Well, maybe my in-home new-born photography […]


March 30, 2024

New-born Photoshoot at Home (Chloe, Robbie and Fynn)

Peak District Engagement Photoshoot at Padley Gorge I’ve been to Padley Gorge multiple times now, for both family photoshoots and couples photoshoots. As far as I’m concerned there’s no better place for a Peak District engagement photoshoot! There really is something for everyone, loads of open space for kids to run around and have fun, […]

Engagement, Outdoor

March 11, 2024

Peak District Engagement Photoshoot (Sam & Kez)

Families like Michelle’s are truly the reason I got into family photography. This was one of those family photography sessions where you can’t help but feel the love! As a Derbyshire Family photographer, I live for sessions like this! We had to make a last minute change to the location of this shoot due to […]

Family, Outdoor

February 26, 2024

Derbyshire Family Photographer (Michelle, Ian & Lydia)

Alex and Lee’s Bakewell Town Hall Elopement Wedding I had the absolute privilege of capturing Katy and Lee’s small Bakewell Town Hall elopement wedding. The town of Bakewell is a beautiful location for your winter wedding. The cobbled streets and old brick buildings make a wonderful backdrop to your wedding. When Katy and Alex reached […]

Outdoor, Wedding

January 15, 2024

Bakewell Town Hall Elopement Wedding

Extended Family Photoshoot At Padley Gorge, Lake District

Family, Outdoor

December 23, 2023

Family Photoshoot at Padley Gorge, Derbyshire Peak District

Family photograph at Padley Gorge

There’s nothing quite like an outdoor family photo shoot to capture your family in the most natural and relaxed way possible. In this post, I’m going to break down the key details that are vital to ensure your family photo shoot goes as smoothly as possible.

Family, Outdoor

November 13, 2023

6 Essential Tips For Preparing For Your Outdoor Family Photo Shoot

Family photograph in Sherwood Pines

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