A cosy Sunday morning family photo shoot

This winter I was lucky to meet 16 month old John and his parents Joana & Stephen. They wanted a cosy, Sunday morning feel to their photos and when I arrived at their beautiful home in Canary Wharf they were all ready for me in their pjs! They played with John’s favourite Lego in the living room before having fun bouncing on the bed together. John was just learning to walk and with encouragement from mum and dad he completed several widths of the rug. After that, as the sun was shining and the sky was blue, we wrapped up warm and headed to their local park. John sped off with his walker before snuggling up with his parents to blow some bubbles. It was such a perfect, relaxed Sunday morning – full of giggles and mischief – I was so happy to spend it with them.

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You can see more of my family photography on my website, and if you’d like to arrange a relaxed and fun family photo session in your home, I’d love to hear from you:

Dana & Eoin’s Lakeside Engagement

Dana worked for many years as an actress before becoming a teacher – but it seems she’s not the only one with a dramatic side! Eoin planned an elaborate Christmas proposal, asking Dana to help him turn off the lights on her parent’s dock at dusk. When they got there Eoin took out a sparkly engagement ring and asked Dana to marry him. So far a beautiful story, but at this point Eoin dropped the ring and could only watch as it bounced on the dock before disappearing with a splash into the water… After what Eoin describes as a ‘dramatic pause’ and Dana describes as ‘forever’ Eoin reached into his pocket and handed a completely shocked Dana the real engagement ring!

With a proposal like this, it was only fitting that their engagement photos featured a dock, a beautiful lakeside setting and plenty of laughter. I can’t wait to see what Eoin has up his sleeve for their wedding later this month… or whether Dana plans to get him back!

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If you’re just engaged please get in touch so we can plan a relaxed and romantic engagement session that fits your story. Or if you’re planning a special proposal I’d love to find a way to capture the moment, whether you’d like to propose during a couple shoot or arrange for me to be in your chosen location to photograph it discreetly.

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