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What is education?

What is education?

What is education? What is education? How do children learn? Can they learn without school? What does it look like day-to-day?  Is it just for the ultra-rich with an army of tutors? What about socialisation? Without school, how will they ever learn to operate in a...
A real life family photoshoot in Woking, Surrey

A real life family photoshoot in Woking, Surrey

A real life family photoshoot in Woking, Surrey  I love photographing in my client’s homes. It’s the place where they are often the most comfortable at, and it’s reflected in the relaxed, real life, documentary imagery. This was my first photoshoot...
Lockdown Diaries: Snippets of Our Daily Life

Lockdown Diaries: Snippets of Our Daily Life

I felt like I hadn’t really picked up the camera much over the past few weeks during the lockdown as I’ve retreated into my own bubble — but looking back and the thousands of files in my hard drive I clearly have. A while back I’ve heard Pete Souza, Barack Obama’s White House photographer, say that often the true meaning or significance of an image doesn’t reveal itself until some time has passed, and I’m embracing that.

Staying Home with the Kids: The Coronavirus Lockdown Survival Guide

Staying Home with the Kids: The Coronavirus Lockdown Survival Guide

If you’re stuck with kids at home due to self-isolation, embracing social distrancing, or because you’re on a COVID-19 lockdown, I know it can be difficult and frustrating. As someone who’s been home educating my 9 year old son since the he was 4 while also running a business, I know a thing or two about managing a child at home with stayng sane. Hopefully this little guide will help you stay sane, too.

A documentary family portrait

A documentary family portrait

With five children under the age of five running in different directions at warp speed, I was ready to embrace the chaos and let the things evolve as they might. That’s exactly what my approach to photography is all about.

A portrait on a swing in Polesden Lacey

A portrait on a swing in Polesden Lacey

Older children can be tricky to photograph as they are becoming more and more self-aware, but engaging them in the physical play where they can show off their skills and get lost in a moment is often the best way to go.