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exploring the french coast

exploring the french coast

We’ve had a really busy couple of weeks in the Mamzenko household, between lots of shoots, days being shut in the office editing, sports clubs, birthday parties and seeing friends. Still, we managed a day off and snuck away over the Channel to spend the day...
Travels with my camera: Arundel Castle & Medieval Tournament

Travels with my camera: Arundel Castle & Medieval Tournament

A few weeks ago we headed to Sussex to see the conclusion of Arundel Castle’s Jousting & Medieval Tournament Week and to spend the day as a family (regrettably not a frequent occurrence with both parents being self-employed). Hubby and I have seen this...
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.

newborn photos that i wish i had (more of)

newborn photos that i wish i had (more of)

My little Mr 4 is going to become Mr 5 in a few short weeks, and here I am looking at his newborn pictures and feeling just a little sad about all this time that flew by in a blink of an eye. When he was born I was already a photographer. I knew I wanted and needed to...
But My House Is Too Small

But My House Is Too Small

It took me a while to sum up the courage to book a photographer to come and take documentary photographs of us, at our home. Every time the doubts would creep in and I’d start panicking a little. Scratch that, I’d start panicking A LOT.