I am so happy to announce that I am finally able to take bookings again! These sessions will all take place outdoors where it is easy to follow government guidelines and adhere to social distancing. Also sessions booked for this summer will all receive a 12x8 mounted fine art print included in the session fee!
This was quite an intense season of my life and was filled with the most beautiful highs but also the most painful lows. Having revisited this past project year there were times I cried remembering certain periods of our story especially how tough it was in the beginning of the project. But mostly I’m reminded of all the love & joy that we as a family have experienced over the past year and a half, of that overwhelming feeling of falling so deeply in love with a new little soul...
Welcome to ARTEFACT MOTHERHOOD - a project shared with other international female artists who are documenting our journeys as mothers and creating memories for our children through our photographs and words. "Seasons of Motherhood" is a new series in this project, where we tell a story with one picture that depicts our current season of motherhood.
This little monthly project has been something that I really look forward to each month and this month's theme is colour. I decided to ask Nixie if she wanted to help me and asked her of she had any ideas and without any pause she came up with the idea of covering herself in paint.
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.
"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..."
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.
When I first met Cherrie and her family she was 40 weeks plus 6 days pregnant and so very much ready to meet the newest member of their beautiful family. I had a wonderful time photographing her with 19 month old daughter Ettie and soon to be big sister.