I make every photo session informal, spontaneous and enjoyable. The best images are captured when people are relaxed and happy. Familiar and natural surroundings are usually the most ideal. Kids in particular are happiest when photographed in places they know. Then they’ll just be themselves and almost forget they’re being photographed. Sessions usually take between two and four hours depending on the number of locations and the travel times between them. After four hours, most people – especially little people – have ‘peaked’ but anyway, that’s plenty of time to get a huge variety of pictures. And if I can’t get them in four hours, perhaps I should do something else for a living.

Once we’re done, I’ll spend the next few days editing and processing before uploading your final selection of images to your own private online gallery. This will be password protected so, although you can view it any time, nobody else can without that password. Read more