Hello there! It appears that summer has, at last, landed in Farnham and what’s one of the best things about summer? Beautiful gardens, long evenings outside with friends and playing outside in the sunshine.
Last week I had a lovely family photos session with the wonderful Emma and Martha.
The Secret Garden of Farnham
There is a little, almost hidden ‘secret’ garden in Farnham town centre, and if you haven’t found it yet, you soon will. We decided to photograph in Victoria Garden as right now it’s in its full blooming glory – huge dusky pink roses, lavender. It is honestly gorgeous, and the people in charge of its upkeep are really doing such a good job.
Emma and Martha are the kind of sisters I always wanted – as an only child. They are both confident and happy, full of ideas and fun – photographing them was natural and easy and they were soon requesting photos and thinking of different ways to act in the images.
This session was a mini session – so it was only 30 minutes (see pricing) but in that time we got some gorgeous floral portraits.
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When you are faced with photographing a 12 week old puppy there are only a few thoughts running through your head. Firstly, the squish and secondly, the cuddles. There’s something about puppies that fills you with joy and honestly, their little faces are the best medicine. I’ve been wanting to explore pet photography and portraits, but if I’m being real here it’s also because I just really want to meet new dogs and cats.
Everybody meet little Busby – a pug cross a beagle – aka, a puggle. Possibly the cutest combination. I would also like to introduce the majestic Fulcrum, Busby’s mentor and adopted sister, who is a big white fluffball of patient (most of the time).
These two played and play-fighted with each other for an hour while I tried to sneak around photographing them, but often Busby bound up to me super excited and tried to lick my face. It was exhausting in the best way.
So, here we go. May I introduce: Busby and Fulcrum
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Hello you! It’s been a while since I last posted, but here is a small photo session I did recently in the centre of the wonderful town of Farnham in Surrey. There are so many beautiful and historic places in Farnham town centre – as well as of course the parks and the gardens – that this gave us the perfect beautiful and backdrop for a lovely little family photo session with Livvy and Ava.
I met Livvy and Ava through their lovely grandmother who wanted to use the images as a surprise present for their mother’s birthday. It was all a bit of a secret (dad was in on it too) and the girls where able to choose their own outfits and plan for the photos ahead. The photo session was in early autumn and just as the sun was setting over Farnham. We had some beautiful golden hour and light, and where lucky enough to have perfect weather to suit.
Eventually we printed the photo pretty large and had it framed as the perfect special birthday gift got their mum. A huge thank you to Livvy and Ava for being so lovely and brilliant throughout the whole photo session.
Here are just a small selection of the images delivered from the shoot, I love how Farnham looks in the autumn sunshine and how good are the girl’s fashion choices?! I hope you enjoy the images.
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Well, it seems like spring and summer has well and truly hit us now with some glorious sunshine. Knowing England it will be raining and possibly snowing again pretty soon, but on one of these lovely patches of sunny weather I had my first bright family photo session of the year at Farnham Park.
Now, being in England, photographing in bright sunlight is something I don’t get to do too often so this was a literal breath of fresh air. The warm tones and contrast in the photos was a new challenge but I love the air of adventure and happiness the bright sunshine adds.
The Farrant family where absolutely wonderful – and Oscar was a complete superstar for the camera. Not forgetting at all little Tilly, who was her happy and very patient little self the whole way through. Oscar was a big fan of dinosaurs and was the perfect big brother collecting flowers to give as gifts to his parents and his baby sister, Tilly.
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Back in the summer I had the pleasure of photographing Leo and his family in his back garden in Farnham, Surrey. The sun was so bright that day so we used it to our advantage to get beautiful lighting and sun flares.
Having family photos taken at home make the photos so much more unique to you and really gives you some beautiful memories of you in your own space. The children (and adults) are also so much more relaxed and that really shines through in the photos.
For this photos we started off by going for a short walk around Waverley – seeing the abbey, splashing in some puddles. This allowed me to get to know Leo and his family a bit more before we settled down for the photos at home. As the sun was just so gorgeous, we decided to set up a blanket in the garden and let Leo have lots of fun – there where bricks, bubbles, food and Leo was enjoying all of it.
If you are interested in some family photos for yourself, please do feel free to contact me here and we can discuss wha it is you are after. There’s currently a Black Friday offer running over on my Facebook, so if you’re reading this in time, it might be worth going to check that out too.
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But for now I will leave you with the gallery of Leo’s photos:
Farnham Family Photography in the Garden
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Jas Poole x
Ahhhh autumn is definitely here and that makes for such wonderful photos. Just walking home from work the light feels like autumn, the trees are red, pumpkins are starting to pop up all over the place and there’s a certain chill in the air that says Halloween is on it’s way.
Last weekend I met up with young Taylor and her parents at Farnham Park in Surrey to try and create some images that could turn into good juicy book covers. There was no brief, just ‘make sure Taylor has a good time too and get some gooduns’.
During our shoot, me and Taylor went off and did our own thing. We talked about how to eat Oreos, spiders, and played a game of hide and seek that ultimately resulted in the photo of Taylor in the tunnel.
When photographing children it is SO important that they are happy and having fun if you want them to be co-operative in any way – this is one of the main things I have learned doing family photography. It’s a balance between letting them be in control and having a play and getting the shots you want and need.
I’m thinking about writing an e-book about everything I have learned from photographing families and children. If anyone is interested, please do leave a comment and let me know and I’ll get on it.
What’s your favourite thing about autumn?