Girls in white dresses – timeless black and white images of childhood London SW3

Photography can trick us sometimes.  As I was taking these I was immediately reminded of similar 1950s documentary street photographers and the advent of black and white reportage photography with its obsession with capturing fleeting moments from everyday life… ‘to capture the sublime in the everyday’. So when I came to processing these them I […]

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The hottest June since 1976 – Natural documentary style Christening photography – Chelsea SW3

The weekend before last I had the unusual scenario of photographing two quite separate events on the saturday and sunday for two different clients at the same London church  – Our Most Holy Redeemer & St Thomas More, Cheyne Row in London’s Chelsea district.  And both in temperatures in the high 80s. On the Sunday […]

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At home children & family photography in Chelsea London SW3 – brothers

To capture relaxed photographs of young children together, especially highly active and competitive siblings,  you have  to make the entire session child-led but this doesn’t mean with a few failsafe tricks up your sleeve you can’t direct things a little – especially  if the picture taking is disguised as a game. The key to engaging […]

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