FAQ's

See the most frequently asked questions below, if your question hasn’t been answered please contact me.

Whats included in the photoshoot?

Each experience page on the website has a what’s included section. Click on each one to see more information. With every order you will receive a complimentary A4 fine art mounted print.

How long is the shoot going to take?

This is dependent on each experience. Please see the what’s included section on the relevant experience page for more information.

When is the best time to book my session?

Newborns are always best to book in advance, before your due date if possible to allow me to block out dates to ensure I will have availability. We allow for last minute bookings also, but as soon as you are ready to book please get in touch to avoid disappointment.

 

If you want a Cake Smash or Birthday themed photoshoot, we like to have a few weeks to plan and allow for ordering props etc, but we do have stock and backdrops ready to setup if a last minute booking has been made.

 

Maternity is best to book when you reach between 26-35 weeks which is the time-frame we find best to take maternity photos.

Can siblings be included?

This is dependent on the experience you book but yes most experiences can include siblings. Please see the experience page for more details.

Do I have to buy photos?

You are not obligated to buy any photos and I do not hard sell on the day of your viewing. If you choose to purchase images from me, you will receive a complimentary A4 mounted print with any order placed.

Please see prices here

When do I choose my pictures?

On the day of your photoshoot we will book a viewing date where you will come back to view and order your photos.

This is approx 1 week after your experience.

What about safety?

The studio is a commercial building with all the correct health and safety procedures in place. We are fully insured and make safety and comfort of your baby an absolute priority. I practice safe posing techniques using specialised photography props and posing aids. There is always a supporting hand on or very close to your baby during poses.

How do I prepare for my session?

I will send details and information on booking to allow for a successful experience, along with any tips and what to wear and avoid for your photos.

What shall I bring with me to the shoot?

I supply all props and any decorations needed for setups. I do have a selection on maternity outfits you are welcome to wear for your maternity photoshoot but for all other experiences, I do not supply clothing and will recommend clothing to wear and avoid. You are welcome to bring any props or items you would like included in some of your photos.

Do you photograph larger families?

Yes. I have a purposely built infinity wall studio room for large families.

I am breastfeeding is that okay?

Absolutely. Feeding can be done at any time during your newborn experience. I do recommend avoiding certain foods that are known to cause fussiness and make newborns unsettled when breastfed. Try to avoid 48h prior to the session:

  • Spicy foods & spices
  • Citrus fruits and their juices (oranges, lemons, limes, grapefruit)
  • Kiwi, strawberries, Pineapple
  • Chocolate
  • Gassy vegetables
  • Onion
  • Garlic
  • Cucumber & Peppers
  • Fruits with laxative effects (cherries, prunes)
  • Excessive amounts of caffeine
What are Fine Art prints?

310gsm luxurious lustre surface texture and a heavy 310gsm base weight. Manufactured to be a very bright white base, this tough and relatively scratch-resistant media is a 100% instant dry, resin coated base and finished with a UV protective, microporous supercoat guaranteeing a high degree of water and fade resistance. Deep saturated colours and monochrome tones appear through the lustrous surface whether you use dye or pigment based inks. A super media choice for any photographer printer, graphic artist or photo print lab.

Can I print photos off my usb?

Yes

Do you save the photos?

I save photos for replacement only purposes. I only save them for 12 months but this can not be guaranteed. Replacement digital gallery’s are £30 if lost or damaged.

Do you work weekends and bank holidays?

Yes I do.

Do you work evenings?

Out of hours photoshoots can be requested.

Can I pay a deposit?

There is a photoshoot fee required at the time of booking to reserve your spot in my diary. The fee is non-refundable, if a reschedule is needed please let me know asap.

Do you offer payment plans?

Yes, payments can be broken into 3 monthly installments.

50% of the total amount is to be paid on the day of viewing.

Do you offer wedding photography?

No.

Do you do outdoor photography?

No.

How long is my print credit valid for?

On the day of your viewing only

When do I receive my photos?

All orders are processed on full payment. I ask to allow 4-6 weeks for all orders to be processed and finalised. However, this is a guideline dependent on supplier timescales.

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