Family Portraits of Mimi, Milos & Dominik

Well it’s a really funny time I guess, there’s no getting away from that, but some things are certain: our dog will always try to get on the sofa and/or bed every 20 minutes, insurance premiums will rise, facts are not ‘alternative’ and your family will always be the most precious thing imaginable – and family portraits become more and more …

Eliza, Leo and Austin: Family Photography in the Sunshine!

I’m writing this blog in the middle of the winter, with dark nights (and the days don’t seem much lighter!) though today we’ve had a lovely family portrait shoot but I admit we had to skip in and out of the showers! Well, for these cousins, we were still in the warmth of last year’s wonderful summer sunshine! These images were …

Finding Your Bearings As A Portrait Photographer On Board Crystal Cruises

Over the past couple of years, it has been a great privilege to be a Master Photographer for Crystal Cruises, a truly luxury cruise company (it really is like a 5-star hotel on the ocean: even the sushi restaurant is, in fact, a Nobu restaurant!) I am lucky enough to be one of only half a dozen photographers from the …

Photography in the rain (what to do when the weather doesn’t play ball!)

When we originally scheduled this particular shoot for our Mastering Portrait Photography series of videos, we didn’t anticipate that we’d be doing the photography in the rain but such is the craziness of the British climate, that’s exactly what happened (though that is not quite the whole story!) Our plan, as you might expect at this time of year, was …

Photography How To: Use Reflections In Portraits

I have created portraits ever since I was a kid, it’s a very natural thing for me and I know exactly what I’m doing, in spite of appearances! However, it turns out it’s much much harder to create a photography how to than it is to actually create images! Yet that is precisely what I’m doing at the moment: Sarah …