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Shop small this Christmas and make it the best Christmas ever. 2020 has been hard on a lot of people, and as a small business owner I can assure you that when you book a session with me I do an actual happy dance! So in the spirt of Christmas I decided to pull a […]

Shop small this Christmas

Personal

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A socially distanced maternity session is not that different to a regular maternity session, or a family session. You can see some of my family sessions on my website or on social media. Instagram On arrival to your socially distanced maternity session. When you arrive, we talk as normal, I will wear a mask and […]

Socially Distanced Maternity session – What to expect

Maternity

Family maternity session

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365 Project, The pandemic year in Katy Texas. This year, the pandemic year, is the second time I have started a 365 project. But is it the furthest through I have ever made it. For those who haven’t heard of a 365 project, it is about taking one photo a day every day. And I’m […]

365 Project, The pandemic year in Katy Texas.

Family

Pandemic Porchtrait

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When I started my business I did lots of research into which apps help you be most productive! I have since narrowed them down to the ones that I find most helpful! Here are the 8 Business Apps I use everyday! Lightroom / Photoshop Most Photographers will use one or both of these. They are […]

8 Business Apps I use everyday!

Business

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As a Katy Texas family and newborn photographer I often get asked what to expect from a lifestyle newborn session. Some clients are scheduling their first session, others have had one for a sibling in the past. While each session is different it is always good to have an understanding of what to expect. Before […]

What to expect from a lifestyle newborn session

Newborn

Newborn Baby

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I love capturing children and their personalities, their behaviour is part of that. I love capturing kids that run wild, are shy and who love the camera, but I understand that as a parent it can be stressful. You have booked the photographer, picked out the outfits, and you just want to ensure that you […]

Preparing Kids for a Family Photoshoot

Family

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Don’t get me wrong I love my DSLR and would love to have it with me all the time, but its just not practical. So the best camera you can have is the one you have with you! For that reason I have compiled 10 steps – better photos with your iPhone today, so you […]

10 Steps – better photos with your iPhone today

Family

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Follow my blog with Bloglovin Everyone (including me) has lost some data at some point! It is heartbreaking, and while it was difficult at the time I now realise that I have to have more than one back-up in place to ensure I don’t loose it again. That is the basis of this post, to […]

How to store and print your photos – My list!

Personal

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I am from Scotland, but now I am so lucky to live in Katy, Texas, it has so many options for where to have your photo sessions, and the weather is just about to get cool enough for us to enjoy it! Yay! So I have some ideas on where to have your Katy TX […]

Where to have your Katy TX photo session

Family

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So you have found your photographer (hopefully me…. hee hee), decided on a location, secured the date, and as it comes closer you realise that you have no idea what you and your family are going to wear. Don’t worry – I have you covered with what to wear to your family photo session. The […]

What to wear to your family photo session

Family