what if my child is ill or won't behave?
when is the ideal time for a maternity shoot?
In the case that your child is ill we can postpone the shoot to a different date. Moving the date once is free and there's a small fee to move it a second time.
I think every parent is worried about their children not behaving during the photoshoot. Sometimes the best photographs are captured in those little moments in between when children are being children. So don't worry too much. We can always pause the shoot for a little bit to have some fun and relax.
I would recommend booking a maternity shoot between 33 and 35 weeks of pregnancy. I find that this is a good time where the bump is a good size but mums-to-be don't feel too uncomfortable standing and posing.
WHAT SHOULD I WEAR?
My family photography style is raw and natural. I want to capture your unique personality and story. I do find that wearing neutral colours works best for this - beige, white, black, pastel - but ultimately I would like you to wear anything that you feel comfortable and confident in.
do you photograph newborns?
My main focus is maternity but I do photograph newborns similarly to how I photograph maternity/families - natural and authentic. If you are after a newborn shoot, I'd recommend booking a shoot within 2-3 weeks after your due date.
What is your photography style?
I would say that my style is natural, story-telling and raw. I like to capture the emotions and stories behind each individual person I photograph.
how do i prepare for the shoot?
I'm worried about how i will look in photos. cAN YOU HELP?
It's good to have a think about where you may wish to get photographed and what outfits you'd like to wear. I also recommend getting your nails done especially before a maternity shoot as we will be photographing your hands on the bump a lot.
Motherhood is one of the most vulnerable times in our life. Our bodies change and it's very normal to be concerned about how you may look in photos.
My goal is for you to feel as comfortable as possible. Wearing something you feel comfortable in, being in an environment you feel safe in and getting your make up and nails done are all things you can do to prepare for the shoot. During the shoot, I will help you pose in a way that is flattering and show you some previews to ensure you feel happy and comfortable.
Do you offer prints?
My two main packages are digital only but print packages are available upon request.
where are you based?
I'm located in Sevenoaks, Kent but happy to travel to Surrey and London. Locations within a 20 mile radius of Sevenoaks are included and a travel surcharge may be applied on any locations beyond that.