The 5 Best Times for a Portrait Session

In the past week, I've been asked a few times when the best time is to have a Family Portrait Session. Portrait Sessions are indeed a luxury, something that you may only have once every couple of years. So I've been thinking about the times when photography has been precious to me. Here are my thoughts, originally written a couple of years ago, but still so valid now! 1. A Little Person's BIG Milestone For our little ones, starting school is a big deal. And, hey, it’s an absolute rollercoaster of emotions for us parents too. Pride at how grown up they are, excitement for them to be learning about the real world from people other than us, and that feeling that time is passing by waaaay to qu

What to Wear for your Outdoor Family Portrait Session

Whether I’m shooting your family portrait session, headshots, or even corporate branding, what you wear will have an impact on the the images we create together. So how do you choose?! The quickest reply that I give when I’m asked this question, is to choose neutral colours like navy, whites, creams and greys. I do love jeans as denim photographs well, and things to avoid are busy patterns like fine stripes and checks, and big logos. And if you’re being photographed with others, have a think about how your outfit works with them, avoiding colour clashes for example. However, as someone trying to implement this advice, I know it isn’t that simple! When we had our family photoshoot earlier thi

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Rachel Thornhill ABIPP ASWPP LMPA  - Beautiful story-telling photography and stunning wall art for fun loving people, Rachel is an award-winning professional portrait Photographer based in Lower Kingswood / Tadworth, Surrey, UK.    Tel: +44 (0)1737 244745     

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