1/2 Day-in-the-life | Days with little boys & horses | Family photography in Harpenden

When Sarah initially contacted me about having a documentary family session she told me that her father was a photojournalist. Immediately I felt excited, she had been brought up surrounded by meaningful photography. I knew that she intrinsically understood the value...

Why I fell in love with Documentary Family Photography

I haven’t always worked in the documentary family photography genre, I used to be a family lifestyle photographer. You know the kind of photo where everything is picture perfect. Everyone dressed in pretty outfits, on their best behaviour, in stunning locations...

Life in 2021 | Photography Exhibition celebrating real life

I’m honoured and delighted to have had an image selected for the ‘Life in 2021’ juried photography exhibition. The collection showcases images by documentary family photographers from around the world, visually depicting true stories from 2021....

International Exhibitions Showcasing Documentary Family Photography

We all know how strange the last 12 months have been. The photography industry has certainly been hard hit by lockdowns. But I always like to try and find a silver lining. With my work diary being quieter than normal, I was given the gift of time. For the first time I...

1/2 Day-in-the-life | A lazy Sunday afternoon | Gerrards Cross family photographer

This family completely embraced the idea of a half day-in-the-life, documenting a normal Sunday afternoon, just hanging out together in the warm late summer sunshine. Activities unfurled organically from hide and seek to sword fighting, tennis, ninja moves and general...

Adventure session | Long summer days | London family photographer

With 2 active boys this family wanted to have their session outside in the park, that’s where they spend most of their weekends and they wanted this time documented before the stage passes.  They blew bubbles, played football, tickled, sang songs, raced and...


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I photograph in homes and on location across Hertfordshire, Cambridgeshire and the South East, including St Albans, Harpenden, Cambridge, Wheathampstead, Berkhamsted, Tring, Rickmansworth, Bishop’s Stortford, Hitchin, Letchworth.

I also regularly travel to photoshoots in Central London and North London, including Hampstead, St John’s Wood, Primrose Hill, Muswell Hill, Marylebone, Kensington, Clapham, Chiswick. I have photographed families all over the UK and around the world, including Canada, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Sweden and Singapore, please enquire for travel expenses.

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