London Newborn and Baby Photographer, Chelsea, Kensington, Westminster, Islington

London Newborn and Baby Photographer, Chelsea, Kensington, Westminster, Islington

I’m just loving these family and newborn photographs from one of my recent photoshoot’s in South London. How beautiful is this older brother and his newborn baby sister!

He was just the sweetest boy to photograph. absolutely head over heals in love with his baby sister. I love the way her eyes just opened as I took this shot and caught her smile at her big brother. Just as he kissed her head. It’s beautiful moments like these that make me so happy to be doing the work that I do.

We then did lots of ‘just big brother’ shots whilst baby was being fed. I love this one where he is looking just off camera but has a gorgeous natural smile! We were mid conversation about something and I can’t remember what. I’m always chatting away to my subjects and as I have a nearly 4 year old boy I’m quite up to speed on what’s cool and what’s not. At least I think I am!  So I’m often chatting about Paw Patrol or PJ Masks … I’m an expert on Thomas the Tank Engine!

I was so happy with the results from this session and even more so when Mum was pleased! For me it’s not only the results of the photoshoot that are important to get right but the entire experience. From start to finish I want every moment to be enjoyable and effortless for my Clients.

It’s been a busy few weeks and the run up to Christmas is always extremely busy for me. (Yes preparations start now!). It does seem to get earlier every year but I like to be organised. Ensuring all orders, gift packages, frames and albums are prepared and dispatched in time for the big day! I also have lots of Christmas babies booked in over the festive period which leaves little time free so I have to be super organised. Juggling lots of things is what us mums seem to do best though! It often amazes me how much can be crammed into one day!

With that being said it’s time for me to return to my edits. I have a full day of retouches ahead and then a newborn photoshoot in Balham tomorrow. Then I shall be taking a short break with my little munchkins over half term!

Let the pumpkin picking and carving commence!

I hope you enjoy these and thank you as always for looking.

For bookings please contact me via my ‘make a booking‘ page

Thank you

Elle x

London Newborn and Baby Photographer, Chelsea, Kensington, Westminster, Islington

Pregnancy and Newborn Photographer London, Kent and Surrey

Pregnancy and Newborn Photographer London, Kent and Surrey

I’m delighted to announce. That as well as covering London. I am now available for pregnancy, newborn, baby & family photoshoot’s in the Kent and Surrey area. Please contact me to see if I cover your area.

Below are a few of my favourite shots from a recent pregnancy and newborn photography session in London. I loved both of these photoshoot’s. It is always such a joy to get to know the new parents-to-be during their pregnancy photoshoot. Then returning again when their little one has arrived. What a privilege to be one of the first to greet the new arrival.

Before a photoshoot is booked I often chat with my Client’s about what they would like to achieve from their photoshoots. Either over the phone or by email. Whichever is most convenient.

I specialise in black & white photography and I absolutely love the classic and timeless quality these pictures have. However, I do think a little colour can add something special to the session too. Especially if shot in the same natural style. To compliment the black & white images. By popular request I have started to introduce these to my photoshoot’s and I hope you like the results!

Colour images are available on request when booking your photoshoot. Simply request the black & white with colour options. The session fee and pricing are the same.

I’m really pleased with this set of images. I love the shades of the flowers we chose for their daughters headband. The muted grey with the oversized flower hat. Soft and subtle shades that don’t distract from their newborn baby. I believe simple is best when it comes to pregnancy and newborn portraits. For me it’s about capturing the magic of that time. The feel of the moment.

Coming to my Client’s home’s for their photoshoots allows us to take as much time as is needed. To get to know each other in a relaxed way. It also eliminates any travel stress for the new parents and parents to be.

A pregnancy photoshoot typically lasts two hours and a newborn photoshoot can last anywhere between 3 – 4 hours.

I have years of experience working with newborns and babies. I’m more than happy to answer any questions you have prior to booking your photoshoot.

October & November dates are filling up very quickly now and we will soon be on the countdown for Christmas! Has anyone started shopping yet? or is that jut me? I have to admit I love this time of year!

If you would like one of our special Christmas vouchers for your loved ones do get in touch. Early booing is recommended.

Elle x

Pregnancy and Newborn Photographer London, Kent and Surrey

 

Newborn Baby Photoshoot West London UK

Newborn Baby Photoshoot West London UK

Sharing a few moments from my newborn & family photography session in West London with these beautiful people.

Lets talk about the last few weeks of pregnancy and the first weeks following the birth of your baby. These are not only busy with all the last minute bits of organising, DIY and jobs that need to be completed. But are also completely exhausting and overwhelming.

I like my pregnancy and newborn photoshoots to be the easy and most relaxing part of the journey. I know this sounds very cliche to say!

In the midst of all the chaos and tiredness I want to just arrive at my Client’s home. with my portable studio to capture the beauty of those moments. To help everyone to stop for a moment and to relax. To remember to just breathe and enjoy holding & kissing their new baby. Whilst I capture all of the magic on camera. Then once everything is done and the moments are frozen in time. I’ll pack up and leave so everyone can return to their rest and recovery. Waiting for their gallery to be processed and edited. I’ll then return again to help with selection of the photographs. So there really is no need for the new parents to leave the home with their new baby.

It is a very specialist service and one that requires, consideration to the new parents needs. Careful planning and arranging and dedication.

Once chosen each image is carefully retouched and prepared for print. I work with London’s best printers, book binders and framers to produce exquisite handmade products for your photographs. Digital image package options are also available.

All details are available via my make a booking page. Simply fill out the form and I will send a full brochure to you x

Newborn Baby Photoshoot West London UK

Newborn Baby Photoshoot West London UK

 

Newborn Baby Photoshoot West London UK

 

Newborn Baby Photoshoot West London UK

Newborn Photographer, South London

Newborn Photographer, South London

One of the greatest parts of my work is getting to meet and work with so many incredibly kind and lovely families across London. It’s a privilege every time I am welcomed into someone’s home to capture their precious family moments for them.

I am often one of the first to meet their newborn baby and to spend time with them as a family. The last one to capture the beautiful shape of a pregnancy bump before baby arrives. To capture those delicious gummy smiles before the first teeth break through or to celebrate that all important milestone of turning one! Sometimes even capturing those tentative first steps.

When I arrive at a photoshoot I always first assess the layout of the room. I then set about creating the studio. I do this whilst chatting to my Client’s and their children. Ensuring that I get to know them and putting everyone at ease. I think it is important to try to tune in to how your Client’s are feeling at that time / on that day. I’m always asking how their night was? Did they get enough sleep? Did their children nap?  Is everyone well? This helps me to format the photoshoot accordingly to ensure my Client’s get the most out of the session.

To be a newborn photographer you have to have this in your nature. Patience and understanding of a babies needs are key to getting those final shots. Newborn photoshoot’s should never be rushed, if a baby wants to feed for an hour then it is much better to wait and let them do so.

I’m often asked what my most popular photoshoot is or what I enjoy photographing the most and I usually answer pregnancy and newborn. It is without a doubt on of the most special times to capture and one which is so very fleeting. These pictures will be treasured above all else in years to come and it’s important to get it right. Which is why it’s important to choose the right photographer for you.

Another stage I love to capture is the 4-6month baby stage. Those beautiful chunky arms & legs and gummy smiles! With personality leaping out into the pictures! The next popular stage is of course the one year celebration photoshoot. Where on many occasion I have captured and been a witness to the very emotional first steps! It’s always a joy to capture those.

I am often asked by my Clients to return year after year to add to their family galleries. So you could say I photograph all ages from newborn to teenagers! In fact I worked with two amazing teenagers this weekend at a family photoshoot in Kent. These photoshoot’s feel very different to my baby sessions.  I absolutely love working with teenagers and older children. Capturing their expressions and personalities in simple yet striking portraits.

I am a huge fan of black & white photography but I am always happy to include some colour options for my Clients.

I like subtle hues and natural baby portraits. I’ll be adding a few more of these from recent photoshoot but please do enquire for further details.

You can also keep up to date on my facebook and instagram pages.

Newborn Photographer, South London

Islington Baby Photographer

Islington Baby Photographer, a few shots from this wonderful and fun baby & family photoshoot in Islington.

I love the ‘baby stage’ and this little one was just so adorable! My favourite is definitely the shot of him with his lovely big sister. I photographed her when she was the same age as her brother in these shots. It was a delight to return and add to their family gallery.

Between the age of 4 and 6 months your baby enters that really cute, chubby baby stage and they just keep getting sweeter. As their personalities develop, their sense of humour and their love for their family. It’s wonderful to capture these moments and expressions on camera.

My baby photography sessions are very popular and follow on beautifully from a newborn or pregnancy photography session. Or equally wonderful just as a special treat to capture your little one as he or she grows. whatever the reason for choosing to have a professional baby photoshoot the results will be yours to cherish forever.

I think it’s the little things that we sometimes forget, like the shot of this little one on his tummy doing ‘superman’ arms. I remember this so well with my little ones. The gorgeous giggles and all the dribble!

I think beautiful pictures deserved to be displayed and kept in the best possible way. So that they can be enjoyed. As well as digital image packages we offer a bespoke framing service. Working with London’s most experienced framers, each frame is handmade to your specifications and to suit your home. I have a wonderful range of samples that I will bring to your home for you to choose and to match the colour scheme of any.

We also have beautiful handmade albums, produced in a range of leather colours with your family name and date embossed to the front. This is the classic and most traditional way to store your photographs. It is also my daughters favourite as she adores opening the albums and reminiscing with me.

With Summer finished and the new school year started I’m feeling full of energy and ready for my Autumn sessions. It is one of my busiest and favourite times of year! Christmas photoshoots get booked up very quickly and September is very full. All photoshoot’s for Christmas gift orders should take place before 10th November to ensure products and images can be prepared and delivered in time for the big day!

Keep an eye on my page for further details and updates.

Thank you

Elle x

Islington Baby Photographer

Pregnancy & Newborn photographer Chelsea London

Pregnancy & Newborn photographer Chelsea London

A beautiful pregnancy to newborn baby photoshoot at my Client’s home in London. I love photographing the journey into parenthood. Those precious last weeks when you are carrying your baby and finally the end is in sight. Becoming a mother for the first time. One of those incredible life changing milestones. Which will change your world forever. It’s wonderful to capture those pensive and thoughtful last moments before baby arrives. I find it’s also a time for reflection after what is often a very busy final month. Finishing work, preparing for maternity leave. Preparing for baby and preparing to become a mother.

A maternity photoshoot is a little break from all of that. A time to enjoy your bump and celebrate your pregnancy. Capturing those last moments to treasure for ever and show your baby in years to come.

Nothing quite prepares you for motherhood. There are no words to describe it fully. There is so much joy, so much love and so much to learn! It is a wonderful, tiring, exhausting, thrilling and rewarding journey like no other.

Being asked to capture part of that journey is my greatest honour. I love returning to photograph the new arrival. Being one of the first to hear the all important news and share in that wonderful happiness.

Each newborn photoshoot is completely different. Just as every baby is. I will work around you and your family on the day to find the best & most naturally comfortable poses that work for you & your baby. It is always a thrill to see the results.

With over 10 years experience photographing newborn baby’s your little one is in a pair of very safe and gentle hands. With the added advantage that all of this will take place at your home. I will bring my professional studio and equipment to you so that you can continue to rest and recover at home whilst beautiful pictures of your newborn are created.

I am based in South East London and happily travel to all areas of london. Including: Dulwich, Clapham, Brockley, Greenwich, Blackheath, Herne Hill, Wandsworth, Fulham, Pimlico, Battersea, Westminster, Kensington, Chelsea, Knightsbridge, Holland Park, Islington, Hampstead, Chislehurst, Bromley, Kent, Surrey, Wimbledon, Hampton, London Bridge, Canary Wharf, Surrey Quays, Bermondsey, Putney, St. Johns Wood, Marylebone, Mayfair, Covent Garden, Primrose Hill, Richmond, and many more.

Please note that areas outside of London travel zones 1-3 incur an additional fee for travel time. please see my pricing section for details.

For full details and pricing brochure please contact Elle via my make a booking page

I will get back to you as quickly as possible to arrange a date for your photoshoot. Please note that during the day I am often on location and unable to answer the phone during photoshoots. Email is the best way to contact me and I will happily call you back if you would like to chat through details over the phone.

For recent reviews please see my google review page 

and also my testimonial page on my website.

Thank you for looking

Elle x

Pregnancy & Newborn photographer Chelsea London

 

Pregnancy & Newborn photographer Chelsea London

 

 

 

 

Newborn Photographer Dulwich, SE21

Newborn Photographer Dulwich, SE21

What an absolutely lovely newborn photoshoot with this gorgeous baby girl and her parents at their home in Dulwich South East London.

This little one was such a calm and peaceful baby. She didn’t wake once during our photoshoot! It is rare but wonderful when this happens, the timing was perfect following a nice big feed and she was relaxed & ready for her photoshoot when I arrived.

She was also the first to model my beautiful handmade, little mouse bonnet with matching sleeping bag. It is so soft and beautiful, I loved snuggling her up inside it. I love the way her gorgeous dark hair peaks out from underneath the bonnet.

The precious moments captured during a newborn photoshoot are like no other. It’s very early days for new parents and the incredible love & protectiveness they feel towards their new baby is overwhelming. It is not unusual for everyone to feel overwhelmed with emotion (including me) during the photoshoot. It’s such a beautiful time to capture and in the peaceful and calm setting of your own home with your new baby.

I’ve chosen this series of portraits for my blog. I love this mother & baby picture. You can see just how natural & calm she is with her baby. No wonder her baby was so content!

I love the contrast with the black and white backgrounds that I use so I’ve followed with a natural baby shot on my soft white backdrop. Just as nature intended. Perfect, tiny, little one, curled up sleeping & peacefully.

For me there is nothing more incredible than your baby fitting so sweetly in Daddy’s arms and hands. Gently cupping his daughters head in his hand while she sleeps. Her hand lazily dropping down. The days of the Daddy hammock. What a way to sleep!

Followed by her little snuggle mouse ear picture. Which is just too adorable for words. Then a tender moment shared between father and daughter. Both parents completely in love with their little one. Her protectors and her hero’s.

Newborn Photography session’s take place in your home with me. I would be delighted to discuss details with you. Just simply complete your details on my booking page and I will get back to you with a full price list and session details.

We have a few remaining spaces for July, August & September baby’s but not many so do get in touch to book as soon as possible. We also have a wonderful and very popular pregnancy & newborn photography package.

Thank you to my cLient’s for permission to share their beautiful pictures. Also for the wonderful review – below.

Elle x

Newborn Photographer Dulwich, SE21

Newborn Photographer Dulwich, SE21

 

 

 

 

Google Review:

“We loved our newborn photoshoot. Elle was very professional and accommodating. Elle is a natural with little ones and knew how to make sure baby felt comfortable throughout the shoot. Our images are lovely! Highly recommend!”

Newborn and Children Family Photoshoot, London, Chelsea & Kensington

Newborn and Children Family Photoshoot, London, Chelsea & Kensington

I loved photographing these two sister’s and their newborn baby brother. They were completely natural in front of the camera and a joy to photograph. It was amazing to see how caring and natural they were with their baby brother. Especially his big sister who couldn’t wait to hold him for this special portrait below. I’m so pleased with the results and the memory they will help to form of this special time.

I wonder if these pictures will remain in their homes as they grow up. I like to think of each of them having one of these special portraits in a beautiful silver frame in their home when they are older and treasuring it.

I’ve recently been revisiting some of my family albums and my grandparents albums. The incredible quality of the photographs and the loving way they have been kept becomes more and more important to me with age. Each time I discover something new I may have missed before. It’s a little piece of family history.

I feel lucky to have the opportunity to create some of these lasting memories for other families. To add to their family records and albums.

Sister & brother portraits taken during a newborn photography session in Chelsea. Newborn photoshoot’s last approximately 3 hours. Sometimes longer depending on the baby that day. I only book one photoshoot per day to ensure my Client’s have the maximum amount of time needed to capture all the shots they would like.

Booking is essential and the earlier the better. For further details contact me here: – contact Elle

I will be happy to answer any questions both over the phone or by email.

Thank you to my wonderful Client’s for permission to share my pictures of their beautiful family.

Elle x

Newborn and Children Family Photoshoot, London, Chelsea & Kensington

 

 

 

Newborn and Children Family Photoshoot, London, Chelsea & Kensington

Newborn and Children Family Photoshoot, London, Chelsea & Kensington

 

Pregnancy and Newborn Photographer, South East London

Pregnancy and Newborn Photographer, South East London

Sharing a few pictures from one of my recent pregnancy and newborn photoshoot’s in London. I’ve not updated my blog and social media pages for a while due to my busy schedule but I’m so excited to start sharing some of my recent work!

Working as a photographer in London is wonderful. Each week I work with new parents and get to know so many incredible women both before their baby arrives when I take their pregnancy portraits and after welcoming their newborn bundle of joy into the world. It is a privilege and I’m grateful for the continued support and trust my Client’s place in me. I always want to capture those intimate moments and create something truly special for my Client’s to treasure. A lasting memory of this wonderful time in their life.

I believe that there is a rare strength and beauty when a woman is pregnant. It’s a very special time to photograph and wonderful to celebrate your changing body and the life it is creating in this way. With each passing week you are focussing on the changes of your little person growing inside you. It’s a journey and of course not always an easy one. All pregnancies are completely unique and the mixed feelings you have at each and every stage. I’m glad that women are choosing to celebrate this time and to capture a memory of themselves before they become a Mother. Be it your first, second or third baby or a baby, my Client’s have so many reasons for choosing to capture their pregnancy with a series of personal images.

Using items that symbolise cultural heritage as shown in this beautiful image below make for a striking portrait. As the photoshoot takes place in your home we have access to all of your personal items to try out different looks and ideas during the photoshoot. I love getting to know my Client’s in this way. Sharing stories of pregnancies and learning where they are from and what they do. It’s a wonderful way to understand them before our newborn photoshoot. It’s a great ice-breaker.

Before I return for the newborn session a gallery of images are sent to my Client’s to select their favourites. I then wait for the news of their arrival! It’s a thrill to be one of the first to receive that call or email. Depending on how the birth has been and how well Mum is recovering we will arrange a date to suit the new parents. I recommend sometime during the first three weeks but I am flexible and listen to my Client’s needs. It’s important that the family feels ready for their portraits and I just provide a guide of how the baby will be at each stage to ensure we capture the portraits they would like.

The final shot I have chosen from this series was taken at her home with her newborn baby boy. It’a natural mother and baby portrait and I absolutely love how the portraits work together.

I’m so happy to share these today, thank you for looking and of course as always thank you to my amazing Client for permission to share.

Elle x

 

Pregnancy and Newborn Photographer, South East London

 

 

Pregnancy and Newborn Photographer, South East London

Pregnancy Photographer London

Pregnancy Photographer London, I’m so happy to share this beautiful series of portraits. From a recent pregnancy photography session in West London. Celebrating this lovely mother to be’s beautiful bump!

Capturing those precious moments before your first baby arrives. The perfect time to take time. To contemplate motherhood, reflect on your pregnancy and have some special time with your partner before your baby arrives. I love these session’s and getting to know my Client’s before they become parents. The intimate setting of your own home makes the most comfortable environment for your pregnancy photoshoot. With my portable studio, wind machine and fabrics I work with my Client’s to create professional pregnancy portraits in their home. I also have a wonderful hair and make up artist team. Bookable separately through me, they will come to your home before our photoshoot to get you camera ready. I work with professional makeup artists who have a natural style and ability to put my Client’s at ease.

This beautiful dress and flower headband were my client’s own. It’s lovely to incorporate personal items and work with my Client’s vision to achieve the shots they would like. This dress is elegant and works beautifully with these classic maternity portraits.

I’m also slightly in love with this brilliant T-shirt worn by my client for her couple portrait. I managed to find it on Amazon – it’s by Happy Mama – isn’t it great! I almost wish I had a bump again so that I could get one!

Elle x

 

Pregnancy Photographer London

 

 

 

Pregnancy Photographer London