Kirsty Prankerd, from photography gifting and keepsake business Write From The Heart, shares some ideas that will help your children fall in love with photography.
Children's photography sessions, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire
Family photography in the bluebells - *updated for 2020*
Feeling comfortable is essential if you want to take the best photograph of your family, and that means choosing the perfect outfits for everyone to wear, especially the kids. Here, Steve Cochrane, Managing Director of Childrenswardrobe[https://www.childrenswardrobe.co.uk/], gives his advice to help you dress your child for a family photoshoot.
The first day of school or indeed the start of a new academic year is a wonderful milestone to capture. Your child maybe starting school for the first time, another year older or maybe moving on to another school perhaps from preschool to primary or from primary to secondary school. Facebook will be full of family and friends images of their children usually standing in front of a door, this year why not capture the whole story.
The summer holidays are upon us but how can we keep our little darlings entertained? Between endless renditions of ‘I’m Hungry’ and the thousandth trip to the park, find out exactly what is going on in Gloucestershire throughout August 2019 so that you can find an event you will all enjoy!
I have been capturing family moments for as long as I have been a mother myself and the summer holidays are a brilliant time to organise a photoshoot. To celebrate I have a special offer for those who book a Family Mini Session for the summer holidays 2019 but before I share this, I want to help you prepare. I have 3 top tips for your summer holidays photoshoot so you can get the very best out of your day.
Studio photography will always have a place in the industry. Because it is a controlled environment it is protected from unpredictable elements such as the weather and sunlight, for some photographers this makes it a preferable option. However, for me I would much prefer to grab my camera and head to the great outdoors. So why should you head to an outside venue for your family photo shoot?
Taking family photographs on a beautiful Spring day sounds idyllic but it’s not always that easy. Both children and the weather can be frustratingly indecisive. But however hard it can seem, the reality is though that your children will never be this age again, next Spring they will be a year older and this moment in time will be lost forever. In this post, I want to help you capture those moments even when your subjects or the environment prove to be difficult.
As the nights draw in, the days become cooler, the forest comes alive with rich vibrant reds, oranges and browns. My favourite time of the year. The forest makes a stunning backdrop for walks and of course family portraits.
Whether you're planning a family shoot, booking a wedding photographer or getting headshots done for your business, one thing that plagues a lot of people when they book a professional photographer is anxiety about what they will look like in the final pictures? Will they be good enough? Will they look overweight? What will other people think?
Life is made up of a series of milestones especially during childhood but when should you photograph your children?
2017 has been a superb year for Capture this Moment Photography! Welcome to our review of 2017.
Gloucestershire School Photography Yearbook Project
How many times do you find yourself trying to take a photo of your children and well let’s be honest, not really achieving what you wanted? How do you get great photos of your children? Here are my family photography tips perfect for getting great photos of your children.
Anyone who has tried to snap the perfect picture of their children will know what a challenging task this is.
Autumn Photoshoots are prefect for capturing some precious memories of you and your loved ones.
They are perfect in every way and you want to photograph your baby’s every moment, capture these moments on your smart phone or your own camera, hiring a professional photographer can be amazing addition to remembering these moments, however it is not feasible to hire a professional photographer to spend every moment with you, here I will explain when it is the best time to capture your new addition’s memories.
Spring is finally here. The sun is starting to shine a little longer each day and the forest is carpeted with bluebells, enticing us all outside for some well-earned family time.
Based in the Forest of Dean, Capture this Moment Photography offers both studio and on location family photography sessions.
"A friend is one of the nicest things you can have and one of the best things you can be. " - Douglas Pagels
Some ideas for you to try on your next session with your family photographer or whilst out and about as a family.
For all the couples who booked wedding photography with me I offer a pre session, the benefits of this a numerous - you can read about these here.[/blog/pre-wedding-photoshoot-do-you-need-one/]
Like many people I dislike being on the other side... the other side of the camera. I really liked being on the "right" side of the camera.
I am super excited to start offering parties, in the past I have offered photo shoot parties in fact I still do, however working alongside Rachel from Rachel Shilston - Inspiring Creativity, has allowed us both to add an new dimension to the parties we already offer. The first part of the party our guests are inspired to create, we have recently inspired a group of girls to create their own hippy chick festival flower crowns, these flower crowns are then modelled in a photoshoot both in the studio and then outside on the farm.
World book day, a celebration of books, reading and the joy that they bring. My daughter, like me loves to read. She enjoys many authors, rereads her favourites and enjoys visits to the book shop. One of her all time favourite books is Pippi Longstocking by Astrid Lindgren, a wonderful story of a girl, her monkey and horse and their many adventures. We have various copies of this book in the house but our favourite copy is a first edition illustrated by Lauren Child (we are big fans of Lauren's work!). Her illustrations really bring to life the wonderful adventures of Pippi and inspired a very special photo shoot a few years ago. It seems approriate to share these with you today on World Book Day.
I love children, I love their personalities, their smiles, their wonderful view of life. I enjoy photographing older children bringing out their personalities. I recently attended a wonderful training day with Kate Hopewell Smith. Kate has a wealth of knowledge and a passion to share this with other photographers. The knowledge gained during the day has certainly helped me when photographing older children and I thought I would share with you a selection of images from the day.