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Our Foraging Adventures Part Two

Our Foraging Adventures Part Two

If there's one good thing about lockdown it's been our newfound love of foraging. I have always wanted to learn about which plants and flowers are edible or that can be used for medicinal purposes but never really had a chance to until now! …

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Flowers, Foraging & More Flowers

Flowers, Foraging & More Flowers

The month of April was all about flowers and stepping into the world of foraging. …

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The April Portrait Loop: The Copper Pipe

The April Portrait Loop: The Copper Pipe

This month it's all about the copper pipe. I have always wanted to have a play with shooting through a copper pipe to try to create what others have called "the ring of fire" but first I needed to find myself a piece of pipe. …

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Photographing your newborn at home- A few tips for parents

Photographing your newborn at home- A few tips for parents

So much of our world has changed due to the corona virus & currently it is no longer a possibility to hire a photographer to come and take your newborn photos but this shouldn't stop anyone from being able to capture those precious fleeting moments on their own so I thought I would create a little blog post to help parents do just that by sharing some basic tips. …

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New Forest Maternity Session~Rose~ New Forest Motherhood Photographer

New Forest Maternity Session~Rose~ New Forest Motherhood Photographer

"We met Ann in the forest on a chilly spring afternoon and it felt like she appeared straight out of the woods, she was so in touch and sensitive to both the woodland surroundings and our personality as a family. A very down to earth photographer who made us feel at ease and like we were meeting an old friend. The images she captured are just magical..." …

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Maternity & Newborn Session~Juniper~ Bournemouth Motherhood Photographer

Maternity & Newborn Session~Juniper~ Bournemouth Motherhood Photographer

I cannot believe it has been over three months ago just a couple of days before the winter solstice ago that I got to meet little Juniper, what an incredibly special session it was and one that I will always remember. I had already had an incredibly inspiring maternity session with Beccy in the forest when she was 40 weeks + 2 days pregnant. …

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Things to do with Kids during the Corona Virus Pandemic

Things to do with Kids during the Corona Virus Pandemic

Now that the schools have officially closed here in the UK, and with more people self-isolating, under full lockdown, or practising social distancing I I decided to put together a little something that may help some of you if you are finding it hard to think of things to do with your kids with all of the added pressures you may be facing. …

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The March Portrait Loop: Artificial Light

The March Portrait Loop: Artificial Light

This month's portrait loop is all about artificial light, and for this I wanted to do something in nature with candles...This past week as the world is going a bit crazy, and feeling increasingly surreal, the forest has been my solace. Mother Nature has brought lightness to where there was heaviness, and peace to where there was anxiousness. My equilibrium has been restored. …

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Maternity Session~Cher~Maternity Photographer in the New Forest

Maternity Session~Cher~Maternity Photographer in the New Forest

Being out in the woods is one of my favourite things and combine that with getting to photograph and spend time with Cher, an incredible mama who is 37 weeks pregnant and her beautiful family is my version of a perfect afternoon.We met up in the afternoon and had our fingers crossed that it would stay dry, we already had to cancel once due to the weather. …

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Roots + Wings Magazine~ Portrait & Branding Photography New Forest

Roots + Wings Magazine~ Portrait & Branding Photography New Forest

Sometimes you come along a project that just makes your soul rejoice and Roots and Wings is that project. It's a quarterly print magazine all about empowering and inspiring women to embrace their authentic selves. The women behind it Laura Lewis and Hannah Luna Rose are a force of nature having poured their hearts souls and spirits into this new publication. I really believe this is what the world needs more of, a magazine that lifts women up instead of tearing each other down. …

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Nature as our temple~New Forest portrait & branding photographer

Nature as our temple~New Forest portrait & branding photographer

Sometimes magic happens when you least expect it. We did not plan these images, they just happened in the most beautifully organic way as we spoke about our love for nature, the human body and all the magic we possess. As we passed by a beautiful fallen tree that was covered in the softest of moss creating the perfect place to lay on she became inspired and brave so we decided to create some images right then and there. It was perfect. …

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Seasons of Motherhood~Artifact Motherhood~New Forest Motherhood Photographer

Seasons of Motherhood~Artifact Motherhood~New Forest Motherhood Photographer

At first I wasn't going to use this image, it felt too much like a snapshot but then I changed my mind because this is a really honest depiction of our life at the moment. You, Forrest, attached to my boob and feeling poorly & Nixie, you reaching out wanting to be close & me feeling tired on a level I haven't felt since you Forrest were a newborn. …

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