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Boudoir Photography Checklist

By |2019-03-15T10:54:27+01:00April 12th, 2017|Categories: Boudoir and Makeover|Tags: , |

Boudoir photo shoots, like most things in life, go better with a little planning. Nothing complicated, I mean you're coming to the studio for pictures not embarking on a round the world trip but still... Do's and Don'ts for your Boudoir Photo Shoot Don'ts Spray Tan.  You'll look orange in colour images and muddy in black and white. Eat a Big Meal before your Session.  You don't want

Tips to Get your Children Ready for their Photo Shoot

By |2019-03-15T10:56:11+01:00February 20th, 2017|Categories: Family Photography|Tags: , , |

Never work with children and animals they say but at the studio, well, we do both on a regular basis and we don't mind it one bit! It doesn't need to be a stressful experience and a little preparation can go a long way to making sure that you get the results, and the images, that you want from your session. Try to Make Sure there's No Rush - it sounds a bit obvious

How to Get Ready for Your Boudoir Photo Shoot

By |2019-03-15T10:56:13+01:00January 26th, 2017|Categories: Boudoir and Makeover|Tags: , , |

When you've plucked up the courage and finally booked that boudoir photo shoot that you've been wanting to do for ages, it's quite common for a little hint of butterflies to set in.   Here's some tips on how to prepare for your shoot (and none of them involve losing weight.  You're perfect as you are). So as obvious as it sounds, it's really important to get a good night's sleep before your shoot and preferably two to ensure you are

Which Underwear Works Best at a Boudoir Photo Shoot?

By |2019-03-15T10:56:14+01:00January 18th, 2017|Categories: Boudoir and Makeover, Latest|Tags: , , , |

When you book a boudoir photo shoot, your thoughts are likely to turn to the underwear that you're going to be photographed in.  You might well be wondering what works best at a photo shoot, well here's  a bit of advice... That said, if you're investing in a boudoir photo shoot unless you have a great selection of fabulous underwear already (I don't, but that might well just be me), you might want

Family Portraits – What to Wear?

By |2019-03-15T11:03:59+01:00August 12th, 2013|Categories: Latest, Portraiture|Tags: , , |

The first thing that I see when I look at this portrait of two sisters that came into the studio recently is their cheeky smiles.  And there were lots of cheeky smiles during their session that's for sure - they just lit up the studio.  They looked so gorgeous in their matching pink dresses and those dresses really served to show them off without distracting attention away from them in the finished photos.

Sunflower Weddings

By |2019-03-15T11:06:35+01:00April 15th, 2013|Categories: Ideas & Inspiration|Tags: , , , , , |

Bright colours are a popular wedding trend this year which really does give sunflowers a chance to shine.  It is very hard, if not impossible, to feel sad whilst looking at a sunflower - their bright yellow open faces just have a cheering effect, and their sunny and optimistic appearance just radiates happiness and hope.  As they turn their faces to drink in the maximum of the sun's rays, they are said to represent adoration, faith and achieving unity which

Wedding Trend 2013 – Naked Cakes

By |2019-03-15T11:06:35+01:00April 12th, 2013|Categories: Ideas & Inspiration|Tags: , , , , |

Now they aren't as saucy as they sound, naked wedding cakes are simply the whole cake and nothing but the cake. That's to say that they don't have any of the fondant icing or traditional wedding decor that you would normally find on a wedding cake.  With their rise in popularity being attributed to the ever growing trend for rustic themed weddings that make a virtue of simplicity, it would seem that the naked cake is here to stay.   In

Top 5 Types of Wedding Pew Decorations

By |2019-03-15T11:06:36+01:00April 1st, 2013|Categories: Ideas & Inspiration|Tags: , , , , , , |

End of pew (or seating row if you are not marrying in a church but I'll sticking to calling them pew decorations in this article just for ease) decorations can make the journey down the aisle that little bit more beautiful and also add to your venue styling.  As you would normally leave the ceremony room to continue your wedding day on to the wedding breakfast and reception, it's a great idea to choose something that you can transport

Wedding Ideas – Top 5 Alternative Guest Books Ideas

By |2019-03-15T11:08:55+01:00March 7th, 2013|Categories: Ideas & Inspiration, Weddings|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Your guests are a big part of your wedding but it is a very busy day for the bride and groom and so you might not get the chance to talk to all of them in any real depth.  So having a wedding guestbook is a great way to let them pass on their messages, good wishes and even advice to you on your wedding day and can provide a lasting and much loved souvenir of the day.  There