THE BLOG

Will your children have any pictures of you?

When your children look back at family photos, will they find any pictures of you with them?  Or are you always the one behind the camera, documenting every birthday, school play, beach trip or holiday?  Maybe you just avoid being in the picture because you hate...

How to take great family photos at Christmas

Family Photography, Cambridge It's that time of year!  We're all making our final preparations and getting together with friends and family to celebrate.  There are so many precious and magical moments during these few weeks that you'll probably want to get the camera...

The perfect Christmas gift for all the family

Now that Halloween and Bonfire night have been and gone, everybody's thoughts are turning to Christmas.  Whether you love it or loath it, you're probably already on the hunt for perfect gifts for all the family.  So I've put together some ideas for photography related...

A beautiful Autumn family photo session

I had the most wonderful message from a client yesterday.  It made me realise how important my job can be.  It read like this: "OMG Louisa - you've rendered us speechless!  The beauty in your photos has brought tears to our eyes. You're such a talented lady and your...

Print it or lose it!

We celebrated a milestone birthday in our family this weekend.  It was epic. We all took LOADS of pictures and eagerly shared them with each other across various digital platforms, congratulating ourselves on the precious moments we'd captured. It wasn't until Sunday...

Autumn Colours

The first signs of Cambridge Autumn colours are on their way, and I'm getting excited!  With its rich vibrant hues and warm golden sunshine, Autumn is my absolute favourite time of year for outdoor family photography in Cambridgeshire. Clients often ask what to wear...

The things I want to remember

I'm a children's photographer in Cambridge.  Sometimes.... when I've been working loads... the last thing I feel like doing is photographing my own children.  Especially as they tend towards a behaviour called "photographer's child disorder" whereby they've been...

The perfect present for Dad this Father’s Day

Cambridgeshire Photographer It's Father's Day on Sunday, and my thoughts turned to the times we spend with our Dad's - the important life lessons they teach us, the silly Dad moments, and the love they give us.   I hope you've planned something special for the father...

8 top tips for getting better photographs of your children

Last week, I was chatting with a friend who'd bought an expensive new DSLR Camera.  She was eager to road-test it, and planned a big day out with her children and husband, full of expectation of the wonderful memories she would capture.  On downloading the images, she...

A bluebell wood in Cambridgeshire

Family Photographer Cambridge I live in a tiny village in Cambridgeshire and I'm lucky enough to have a bluebell wood right on my doorstep - its a photographer's dream come true! The walk through the fields and woodland to get there is also pretty picturesque.  With...

Boys will be boys! Family photography in Cambridge

Family Photographer Cambridge These cute brothers were such fun to photograph.  Close in age, but such different personalities.   Family Photography Cambridgeshire The family were keen to capture some casual images of the boys and include their puppy Lottie, a...

Why Let the weather get in the way?

"I want to wait and book my session when the weather is much better" is something I hear a lot.  And I get it... I really do.  When you invest a sizeable amount of money, time and effort into commissioning a family photograph that will hang in your home for years to...

Get in the picture with your Mum this Mother’s Day.

Photographer Cambridge Are you a 'ghost Mum'?  Are you the one in your family always taking the pictures but have very few family photographs with you in them?  Why is that? It got me thinking... Mums are always snapping away... particularly with our camera...