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Chloe and Craig (and the kids!) engagement & family photography session

As the autumn leaves were still on the trees, and the colours were still looking stunning, we were really excited to meet Chloe and Craig (and of course their gorgeous kids, Spencer and Frazer) at Elvaston Castle in Derbyshire for their pre-wedding photography session. These meet-ups are always great, we get together with a couple for the first time, talk through their plans for their wedding and do a quick photography session, all before they book or commit to using us for their wedding.

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Husband and wife walk down the aisle

Laura and Ashley’s outdoor wedding, Pitt Hall Barn, Hampshire

“It was important to us to have a photographer who captured all the magical “in action” moments and personal touches.

We were absolutely delighted with the photos as they captured the day perfectly. We couldn’t recommend him highly enough!”

Laura and Ashley, 2018 | Pitt Hall Barn, Basingstoke

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5 step guide to great autumnal family photos

We LOVE autumn, we LOVE the colours and we LOVE the many, many photographic opportunities it brings. These photographic opportunities are way more exciting that the many pumpkin spiced lattes you might see on Instagram!

So when you book your autumn family photography session, what creative ideas should you get out of your session? Whether you book a shoot with us or another family photographer in Nottingham, make sure you go prepared with these creative shots and tips!

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Fran and Luke | Cornish Country Wedding

Just a stone’s throw from the magnificent cliffs of the North Cornish coastline, Fran and Luke certainly chose an incredible location for their wedding day. It was a wonderful day from Fran arriving on a traditional horse and cart (which was a total surprise for Fran as you can see in the second photo) to…
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How to make your child smile naturally | Don’t say “CHEEESE!”

One of the more common concerns we hear from parents in the run up to a photo shoot is, what if my child misbehaves or won’t smile? We tell parents not to worry about it, having been a teacher for nearly 5 years Dave knows what kids can be like. He knows how to have fun with them, when to have a joke and when, actually, they’re just a little shy and need a bit of time to get used to the situation. 

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Family portrait in the bluebells

3 reasons to get out of the studio & have a family photography session outside

One of the best things about our local area is that we are surrounded by such beautiful, natural spaces to visit with the family. Whether it’s the lakes at both Attenborough Nature Reserve or Colwick Country Park, the Peak District or local woodlands, parks or open spaces around the city- you’ll be surprised what’s just around the corner!

So why not get out and enjoy these beautiful, natural spaces with your fun, loving family during your very own family photography session?

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Lauren and Ryan | Nancarrow Farm, Cornwall

I had the pleasure of photographing at the wedding of a great friend this summer in Cornwall. Lauren and Ryan got married at the stunning Rusty Barn at Nancarrow Farm and it was a stunning wedding! I have to say, Cornwall is my favourite part of the country, and this farm is a particularly beautiful location for a wedding. Congratulations you lovely pair! 
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