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Celebrate the irreplaceable early days. Remember them forever with simple, stunning newborn photography.

A London couple holds their newborn twins.

Precious early days

Timeless newborn photography

Curled-up, sleepy and beautiful, your tiny baby will spend their first few weeks getting to know a whole new world. These are days to treasure.

They’ll pass in a flash: before you know it, they’ll be smiling, sitting up and taking their first wobbly steps.

My newborn photography records these precious early moments. I love to capture the powerful emotions and bonds that fill the room.

The looks of wonder between parent and child, the glances of joy and pride between parents, the moments when love is so intense you have to pull them in close and breathe in their wonderful newborn smell.

My newborn portraits are shot in a natural style: the focus is on you as a family rather than props or elaborate costumes. In timeless black and white, your unique images won’t date as fashions change. Your children will love them throughout their lives.

Relaxed portrait sessions that work around your baby’s needs

On the day of your photoshoot, I’ll arrive at your house early to make the most of our morning together. The mood will be relaxed and entirely baby-led, capturing their beauty in between feeds and changes. Naps are a wonderful opportunity to get some gorgeous sleepy shots.

It’s always lovely to include older siblings in your newborn pictures.

The laid-back atmosphere means we’ll get some beautiful pictures of all your children, separately and together. And with over 20 years’ experience, I’ll help them to really enjoy the shoot, even if they’re feeling a little uncertain about their new brother or sister.

An older sister cradles their newborn sibling while sitting cross-legged on the grass.

When to book

The most magical images are captured during their first month. Those first few weeks can go by in a blur of nappies and feeds so the perfect moment for newborn photography can easily disappear.

I’ll happily book in your photoshoot before they’re born.

As we all know, babies don’t always appear on time, so I’m flexible with changing that date if they decide to say hello much earlier or later.

Or if you prefer to book in once they’ve arrived, do please get in touch and I’ll always do my very best to fit in newborn shoots at short notice.

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Poppy’s story

I’ve been photographing Poppy since she was just one week old. I remember that day so well and can hardly believe it was back in 2006. It was beautifully hot and sunny, so we spent most of the session outside in the garden, putting a duvet on the lawn to make Poppy comfortable.

Since that lovely day we’ve done regular shoots and Poppy’s brother Edward has joined the family. Sessions have continued to take place at the family home and surrounding parks and woodland ad then, in recent years, we’ve ventured further afield with some holiday shoots. I’ve travelled to join the family for days for smile filled photography by the sea in Cornwall.

Looking at your tiny newborn it seems as if these early days will last forever but time flies by so fast. Poppy has her A-Levels this year and then university awaits, the years have gone in a flash. Planning regular sessions does take organisation but the results are wonderful, an heirloom beyond price to pass down to your children.

Helen photographed both my girls when they were just a few days old, and I can sincerely say that the photos and albums she produced are some of my most treasured possessions. Her photography is exquisite, and she manages to produce the most stunning pictures from the most ordinary surroundings.

– Francesca

Ready to get in touch?

I’d love to chat about planning your family photography shoot and telling your story. Give me a call or send me a message, I’d be delighted to hear from you. I can’t wait to get to know your family and create beautiful photographs for you and your family to enjoy.