Last week I travelled to Queens Gate in London’s Kensington/Westminster area where I spent the morning with a gorgeous 8 month old baby boy.
I arrived early (good for babies who are often at their best first thing, and also for Dad who needed to head off to work) and we kicked off with a morning stroll and play in London’s Hyde Park before heading home for baby’s routine nap – followed by a good look out of the window spotting buses going past , cuddling mummy, and … well just smiling at everything and everyone really.
It is always great if you can do some photographs inside and some out on a family photo session and of course visiting the family in their home is the absolute ideal at any age but especially at the baby stage.
I aim to produce a whole mixture of shots in any family portrait photography session, and it is lovely to just shadow and capture the family doing all the things they would if I wasn’t there – relaxing, playing and interacting, as well as going about their everyday routines.
I can honestly say that I loved practically all the images from this shoot but here are a few that really stood out for me: