Photographer: Peppermint studios
You have some stunning family photos - what prompted you to start taking them?
I have always loved photography - the way an artist can capture a moment in all its crisp glory has always amazed me. After I got married I decided that our wedding day wouldn't be the only moment ‘special’ enough to warrant professional photos - I wanted to capture the life stages of my growing family. I also have a very active and creative mind that thinks up crazy photo shoot ideas, and I love that photographers take my ideas and run with them!
Photographer: Lauren Campbell
What do you love about the photos you've had taken so far? Do you have any favourites?
I love the way the photographs manage to capture my gorgeous boys at the cutest moments, without all the blurry bits that I get when I try to take a picture of them! It's hard to say what my favourite photos are as each session is capturing a different stage of mine and my partner's life.
Photographer: Forever Rose Photography
You always look gorgeous and confident - do you have any tips for anyone who may be nervous about posing for a professional photographer?
That is such a lovely compliment but professional photographers are the most amazing people to have capture your family moments because they make you look good - they won't post any unflattering angles! A lot of photographers these days focus on capturing natural moments so you don't feel awkward and posed.
Do you have any tips for picking a great outfit or bold accessory?
Just stick to your own personal style, there is no point feeling awkward and not yourself in a professional photo shoot. I personally love the opportunity to get dressed up and I always love wearing flowers in my hair! I just try to make sure that there aren’t any logos on the boys clothing, and that the colours match.
Photographer: Forever Rose photography
Lastly, I'd love to know what has changed since you became a mother-of-two?
Time management has gone out the window! I have never been the best at being on time but now people need to tell me to arrive at least an hour earlier, just so I get there on time! But really, I can't believe the amount one person can love. I feel so so blessed to have these two gorgeous little boys, they both make my heart smile. They already have the cutest bond and I love how the dynamic has changed now that the boys have each other.