I do get so excited as Summer approaches. Not just because I am THE most miserable cold person that ever lived, but because it allows me to add outdoor elements to a lot of my shoots. Whilst I've never really been in to the typical "outdoorsy" stereotypes - camping, festivals etc; I do get all prancey and giddy over the idea of the gorgeous natural light opportunities that the warmer months provide. Take last month's shoot with little Eloise. We had the perfect balance of
Why have an engagement portrait shoot?
I often get asked by couples whether they need to have an Engagement Portrait shoot? The answer of course is "No....." You don't need to do anything but here is a brief outline of why doing so is a good idea..... 1. It allows us to spend some time together one on one...... On your Wedding Day the only actual "alone time" you get is when you're having your couple portraits done. Obviously you aren't completely alone seeing as I would be there too but it's the only time you ar
Kula Tsurdiu - An Affair of the Heart
Towards the back end of last year, I happened (purely by chance in the first instance) to pretty much land my dream job - photographing beautiful couture bridal gowns!! I was tagged on Facebook in a post advertising for a local photographer. Thankfully I had seen it right away and having taken one look at the designer on google I knew I just had to get the job. I was asked to submit a few examples of my work and then I kinda just sat around waiting for the phone to ring (pl
It was at round about this time last year that I first came across the word "Dudeoir" and I quite literally fell in love with the concept. I have always enjoyed photographing Boudoir shoots so the idea of mixing it up and using men in feminine poses, really got my creative juices flowing. Initially it was just an idea that was casually thrown out there, a "Dudeoir" calendar to raise money for charity? I'm not sure whether I ever expected it to come to fruition, but it turned
Starting over can be a bit of a daunting concept, but being the ever spontaneous person that I am, I decided quite quickly, that after five years I was ready for a change. And whilst my photography purpose remains very much the same, my style has naturally evolved as I have grown in both skills and in life. I wanted my new site to not only match my photography but also my personality and the vibe that I hopefully give off when I meet people. I spent a lot of time (seriously