How is it even October? And am I the only person who doesn’t have a plan? So the only reasonable course of action seems to be to write a list of the ultimate ways to fill those half term days…Read More
‘Christmas!!???’ You bark in disbelief. Yes I know it’s many days away and yes I know we haven’t even got to Halloween, or bonfire night or December even. But here’s the thing, imagine being organised now and booking in for your visit to the man in red so that there is no last minute panic of where on earth can I take the kids and -oh my it’s actually Christmas next week.Read More
Here are some things you can do to help prepare for your photoshoot…
Have a think about what makes your child laugh, is it blowing raspberries? Tickles? Playing peekaboo? Some of our favourites are sneezes, parents pulling funny faces behind me and using our sensory scarves to play hide and seek.Read More
You’ve booked in for a relaxing stroll down by the river with the added bonus of some beautiful family photos to remember the summer of 2019 taken by none other than our specialist baby and family photographer Vicki. Who - don’t forget - has two kids and oodles of experience when it comes to children’s photographs so whatever your worries - relax and be content in the knowledge, you are in capable hands and no 2 year old tantrum will throw off this family photographer! You know which ones will need to be bribed with an ice-cream for smiles and which ones will insist on bringing a teddy bear the size of grandma so pack your bag with enough snacks to feed an army, bring spare clothes (just in case), breath (teddies are easy to airbrush) and enjoy your summer photoshoot…Read More
Do you know what you’re going to wear for your family photoshoot? Que a sharp intake of breath and expression of utter horror. Okay so I’m guessing no. Well you lovely lot, never fear we have got this covered. Just read on….Read More
Thinking of booking a cake smash photoshoot for your little one’s first birthday but stuck on what colours to choose, what to wear, have questions like ‘what will the cake look like?’ and ‘will my child get stuck in?’ ….
Don’t fear, here are some examples of past cake smash photos that you can choose from or use as inspiration for your baby photoshoot and a guide on what to expect when you come for your cake smash (or fruit smash) photos.Read More
Despite those dreaded family mealtimes … there is hope. And no it doesn’t come in the form of microwave chips and all day breakfast in a tin. Well maybe sometimes it does. But mostly there is hope of delicious, nutritious food your picky family will love...Read More
“Just follow these practical tips on ways to keep your kids, and everyone else’s, entertained and you will have the wonderful wedding you’re hoping for with smiling guests, great photos and no tomato sauce thrown at your dress....
(I make no guarantee your mother in law won’t throw a tantrum)”
So. You have booked in for a family photoshoot with your local photography studio (Photographvie obvs ) and when it comes to the morning of the shoot you realise - you had precisely 2 &3/4 hrs sleep (yes you were counting), your clean laundry pile and your dirty laundry pile have been helpfully combined by the baby and you haven’t been shopping for days so there appears to be only a barren wasteland where the fridge once stood.Read More
I got to know Vicki by chance through a friend and she’s been taking pictures of my boys and our family photos ever since. So it goes without saying I’m very excited to join the Photographvie team and become the resident blogger.Read More