Event Photography

Book launches – the loveliest of events

a gorgeous book eventThe wonderful Juliet Landau-Pope – coach, professional organiser, study skills consultant and all around marvellous woman has written her second book and it’s fab.  Her first book Being More Productive will no doubt be useful because it’s about overcoming procrastination – but I haven’t got round to reading it yet. The new […]

Event Photography

Event Photography and fun with ‘The Girls’

A great event for an even greater charityIt was so wonderful to be a part of the fundraising event for the amazing charity “The Girls Network’.  Founded and run by two extremely inspiring ex-teachers the organisation helps girls from the less advantaged areas of the UK to reach their full potential –  inspiring and empowering […]

Professional Headshots – your ‘Shop Window’

The window to your work….If you had a shop (maybe you do!) would you bother to make your window inviting?  Would you rely instead on the word of mouth and the reviews and just hope those all-important customers walk through that door however shoddy and unappealing the front looks? Most shop owners know the importance […]

Smile or not to Smile

To smile or not to smile, that is the question…

This question came to me yesterday while talking to a group of solicitors about headshots. I normally like to get the warmth and friendliness across in business headshots (plus a bit of a smile does wonders for the old bone structure!) but while we decided that this would be the look SOME of their potential […]

Your family photography shoot

5 tips on getting the most from your family photography shoot SO – you’ve booked your family photography shoot, given the kids a lecture on how important it’ll be to smile, behave and not kick the photographer, checked the weather reports and now it’s just a matter of turning up and letting the photographer capture […]

How to get the right make-up for your photoshoot

How to get the best make-up for your photoshoot – professional and corporate headshotsBelow is a guest blog from the wonderful make-up artist Camilla Collins on how to get the best make-up for your photoshoot – using her tips helps my job no end!! Find her at www.camillajcollins.com Tips on getting the right makeup for your photoshoot […]

What’s BEHIND your face…by portrait photographer north london

Portrait photographer london – what’s behind the shotWhich is the best ‘look’ for YOUR business? After all my do’s and don’ts posts relating to your face it’s now time to think of what’s framing it! Depending on how you want to portray your business, the background can make a big difference to the ‘look’ and […]

Love and marriage….

Leap year fun!Ok – so this only comes around once in every four years and really there’s nothing stopping you doing it at any other time – but why not use this leap year to take matters into your own hands?  Without leaving it to chance (and your other half!) you can make your proposal […]

A story behind every face

Being asked recently what it was that I loved most about my job I had a mini revelation.   Apart from enjoying shooting gorgeous images and professional portraits for my clients and all the creativity that that involves I realised that one of the best things about my work is the people I meet and their stories.Everyone […]

Looking for love (with a professional photographer london)

Portrait photographer londonPortrait photographer london SO – you’ve been single for a while and have now decided that it’s time to take your life into your own hands.  Your friends’ promises of their “gorgeous single friend who is SO right for you” never really materialised (and if they did they SO weren’t) and those sons […]