And Now for Something Completely Different....Band Photography by Ellie J

April 02, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
One of my first jobs in 2018 was very exciting - but I also had to keep quiet about it for a couple of months so couldn't talk about the tons of fun I had in the studio one cold day back in January. As an A Capella fan, I had watched the BBC's 'The Naked Choir' in autumn 2015. Gareth Malone (another one of my faves) hosted the show which auditione...
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Why is Newborn Photography Expensive?

March 05, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
Why is newborn photography so expensive? Well it doesn’t have to be. There will always be a photographer ready to offer a great deal – perhaps a newborn session plus all images for £70, and that is so much better than someone charging a few hundred for the same service…. isn’t it? When I worked in Health and Safety many years ago, we operated und...
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The Penultimate Tale from my Emptying Nest

August 03, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
This has been such a difficult blog to write. I’ve always been better at putting my feelings in writing than trying to vocalise them but even so, this blog has been tough and a long time in the making. I’ve written this for therapeutic reasons and also, because I don’t think society really understands or accepts what is happening to me and, I am su...
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Tips for parents and photographers #2 Safety must ALWAYS come first!

February 18, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
Ok - so I'm cheating a bit here and re-hashing an old post! My excuse is that I've been poorly....so laziness is allowed... and, despite being a bit of a cut and paste job from a while back, the message remains as important now as it was then. I saw a disturbing thread on social media recently, where a video showing a newborn being posed in the po...
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Tips for New Photographers and Parents #1

January 09, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
As I really do need to start blogging more (oh dear! that was my resolution last year too!) I thought I might every so often share a few tips I've learned since first starting out as a newborn photographer. I'm not doing this in any particular order of importance, and I don't for one minute profess to be the font of all knowledge. Apologies to any...
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