[Photographing with Intent] The Things I Take for Granted

So a few weeks ago, I did a Facebook Live Video to brush on a subject that I am unveiling little by little in my journey towards documenting my family, our everyday lives and the people around us. I…

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The Best Time to Schedule a Newborn Photography Session

Expecting parents ask me when is the best time to do a newborn photo session. My answer to that question might be very different from photographers who do posed newborn photos. For my style of photography, there isn’t actually…

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10 Family Activities to Document this Bank Holiday Weekend

Bank Holiday weekends are the best, aren’t they? They just give you that little bit of extra time to relax and enjoy time as a family. Get rid of the chores and put away the phone for a few hours to…

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How to Choose the Right Newborn Photographer for You

When I became a mum in March 2015, I truly experienced what they all said: time with a newborn passes way too quickly! As new parents, in the first few weeks, we try to “enjoy every moment”, look at…

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Photographing with intent – What to photograph?

So a few weeks back, we’ve discussed why we take photographs and the feedback I received showed me how many parents struggle to photograph what really matters and get those photographs printed. Here is the next step of your journey…

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Photographing with intent – Why are we taking photographs?

With phones and digital cameras, taking photographs today is very easy and most people do take photographs nearly every single day. Not every photograph is worth making it to our walls though, and that’s perfectly fine. There are a…

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How to take sharp photographs of your family?

Why are my pictures blurry? There are a few factors that will contribute to the quality and sharpness of a photograph: Light Movement of the subject (children & pets especially) Movement of the photographer Quality of the camera (phone,…

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Mums, 8 reasons why you should exist in photographs

It doesn’t matter how beautiful they are: most women are self conscious of being photographed. This is particularly true for new mums (and not so new mums) and seeing what we go through during pregnancy, it is easy to understand why….

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Embracing the newborn chaos

Did I tell you that my mother is a midwife (in France)? When I was pregnant with her first grandchild, she went into arranging 4 weeks holidays around my due date so she could be in Dublin for the…

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Preserve your memories: print your photographs

My father always took a lot of photographs so I am the very lucky owner of slip in albums documenting my first years. They are one of my most precious belonging. When I was 10 and asking myself questions…

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