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Giving Back – Baby Basics

Giving Back – Baby Basics

It’s not very often that I get to share my maternity work. Maternity images are quite “private” and Mummies don’t always want them shared all over the Internet. So it is lovely to be able to share a picture of these gorgeous eight mummies to be. I have the honour and pleasure to work with…

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WHAT TO WEAR FOR YOUR AUTUMN PHOTOS

WHAT TO WEAR FOR YOUR AUTUMN PHOTOS

At this time of year my inbox is full of queries about “What To Wear” In fairness my inbox is ALWAYS full of queries about what to wear – but these beautiful, golden, “last days of summer” session that I am booking now always seem to cause the most drama. So, rather than me waffling…

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The 1000th Tree

The 1000th Tree

There is a “Buy One – Get One Tree” policy here at Annie Bee. Every time I order an album for a client I plant a tree on your behalf to try and help offset your carbon footprint with my charity partner , Ecologi.  The state of the planet and global warming terrifies me. We…

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Meg’s Story

Meg’s Story

Meg was adopted by her Mummy and Daddy when she was just 9 months old. She had been rescued by the RSPCA  from appalling conditions and was starved and infested with mites. Mummy and Daddy told me that “she had taken a long time to trust them but was now the most wonderful dog” But…

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Calling All Mums

Calling All Mums

Some weeks ago I posted this image on my Facebook page.         Within 24 hours over 100 of you lovely people had liked, reacted or commented. And I was very, very touched. And at the same time equally saddened. Because getting a mummy in front of the camera like this is about…

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Love, Laughter and Happily Ever After

Love, Laughter and Happily Ever After

So – what does a wedding photographer think it takes to make a wedding beautiful? Stunning venue? Gorgeous Weather? Radiant Bride? Cute Bridesmaids? Or something else? Something less tangible?   I have known Cas (or ‘Spankey’, for reasons now forgotten) for a long, long time. Cas is one of the ‘us’ – a close knit…

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THE CONSULTATION (And Sophies Story)

THE CONSULTATION (And Sophies Story)

The Consultation is the posh description for what happens before your portrait session. Basically, we chat – sometimes on more than one occasion – about what it is you would love to happen on the day. About what you would love as a final set of images.  About what you are worried about. About all…

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Little Gems of Northamptonshire – EWE GLAMPING

Little Gems of Northamptonshire – EWE GLAMPING

Being a photographer sometimes means you get to see exciting and beautiful things before the rest of the world. And a call from Claire meant this particular job was going to be just that! Claire was in the process of building a website and needed a library of images to start promoting  a very new…

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