Ipswich Portrait Photographer

A Portrait of Motherhood

This! I’ve wanted to create a portrait like this for a long time now and I’ve finally done it. It took a while, but it was worth it. The idea for this portrait began last year – to create a beautiful, dreamy piece of art about the Mother in Motherhood. As Mamas, we are always […]

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Studio Photography vs On Location Photography

Why would you pick one over the other? I’ve got a few thoughts.  Let’s explore them together.   To me, On Location Family Photography is all out fun. We pick a beautiful location (usually somewhere special to your family), meet on the day and get busy playing games that evoke particular expressions. The kids get […]

Photographing the Photographer

I’ve had some lessons in vulnerability lately. As a Mama, a Wife, a Friend and a Professional Portrait Photographer it’s very easy for me to see the spark in others.  I can find something beautiful in everyone I meet. To me, beauty is something you feel; not something you see and “seeing” you is an […]

Ipswich Portrait Photographer

What is a portrait?

“A picture is of a person. A portrait is about a person.” Arthur Rainville To me, a portrait is more than just a picture of a person. The aim of portraiture is to capture the story behind the face. We are drawn to portraits because they are of human beings and we are human beings. We […]

A Guide to Portraits and Sizes

A portrait is more than just a picture of a person. The aim of portraiture is to capture the story behind the face.  This does not always mean that a portrait will be a realistic representation of a subject. Some clients choose to create abstract portraits – a portrait that may not tell you what […]