Beautiful Newborn Photography in Surrey

Posted on June 22, 2017 by Admin under Children, Family shoots, Newborn Shoots
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Just a little sneak peek of the cutest, sleepiest who came to visit my studio today. Loved every second of todays shoot <3

Newborn Mini Sessions

Posted on May 18, 2017 by Admin under Children, Family shoots, Newborn Shoots
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Newborn Mini Sessions – £325

Bright Apple Photography will now be offering newborn mini sessions! This is a new addition for 2017 and perfect for those who only want a short session with a few images. On a budget, but really want those special shots of your little one? The mini session is ideal. The session lasts 1 hour maximum and within that time I go through a few poses with your newborn. Since it’s a short session, and baby runs the show, so no matter if baby is awake or asleep, we will roll with the punches and get some great shots.

• 1 hour session

• 8 high resolution digital images delivered via download (I will choose the best images)

• Rights to reprint

• Cost of session is £325 for everything, no session fees, no packages to buy afterwards

• Baby must be under 3 weeks of age (or 8lbs if premature)

Newborn Mini’s requires 50% of the Newborn Mini fee be paid in advance as a retainer fee to reserve your spot for the month.  The remainder balance will be due when appointment time is scheduled and confirmed.  

What is the difference between mini session and a full newborn session?

• Main difference is time spent on creating photos. My full newborn sessions aren’t timed, we take time for feeding extra cuddles, getting baby into that lovely deep sleep and doing many set ups and poses. Mini session last strictly one hour to get as many images as we can.

• In full sessions we experiment with different set up’s, use many different props, perhaps even use special props you bring from home. Mini sessions are geared towards getting key images.

• If your little one is awake we do awake portraits, if sleepy then we will do more posed sleepy images. During full sessions you would have both types of images included.

• Full sessions can include siblings, parents and grandparents, mini sessions are for baby only.

  • Mini sessions you receive 8, fully edited, images choosen by me. In full sessions galleries are 40-50 fully edited images for you to make your own selection from (or simply buy them all!)

And, of course, the most asked question…”Why are newborn mini’s so much cheaper than full sessions?” A full newborn session takes approx 12 solid hours of my time, a mini takes approx 4 hours – its as simple as that!

 

Example of boys newborn mini session

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Beautiful Newborn Photography

Posted on December 29, 2016 by Admin under Uncategorized
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So loved all my cuddles today, best little model – she had a few strong views on some of my poses but we compromised  and got some stunning shots 

Sarah and Neil’s Wedding – Kingston upon Thames

Posted on May 23, 2016 by Admin under Weddings
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What a lovely wedding I have to share with you all today.

Sarah and Neil were married on the 20th of May at the Antoinette hotel in Kingston and I was so lucky to be asked to record their special day. I sharing just a few of my favourite parts and why I genuinely think I have the best job in the world!

Firstly those little details, as guests we often attend weddings, and think oooh how lovely, as a photographer I get to see all the small parts that come together to get that oooh reaction, years in the planning and so worth it. I always make the effort to record these special elements so they can be remembered forever.

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Not an obvious thing but I LOVE wedding prep, the nerves, the excitement…

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The emotions

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The care and attention taken to make the day perfect.

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The nervous smiles before it all starts

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Thats special mum and daughter photo which I know will be shared amongst their family for years to come.

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The proudest Grandad

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The rings before they become the symbol of Sarah and Neil’s union

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Boys time!

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And this, this is why I feel so lucky, I get to stand in front of the bride a groom, I get to see the pride on Dad’s face, I get to record that moment of pure joy! (told you I had the best job in the world)

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I get to witness that look of pure love

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I get to see how proud their son is all ready for his big moment as ring bearer

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And I get to record the sincerity in the promises given in marriage.

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I see the tears of joy from the daughter who has help her mum so much of the past year with the planning and preparation

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There are the official parts of course.

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And then there’s their youngest son who is too excited to wait to the end of the service and has to go give his parents the biggest cuddle.

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Its not all about being serious either 🙂

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These are the bride’s best friends who want to do something silly to make their friend smile.

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The mini model shoot with their daughter as a little surprise!

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I get to have fun with the kiddies – honestly there is nothing better than confetti!

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The moments they don’t spot me and my camera!

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And whilst not a video of the speeches,  I’m sure in several years with this image they will remember exactly what made them laugh so hard.

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I see the rest of the world disappear during their first dance

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And I get to take the photo the Sarah has told me she has always wanted from her wedding

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Its safe to say – this sign is true!

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Baby’s first year photography

Posted on January 22, 2016 by Admin under Children, Family shoots
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I always feel a little sad at the end of the first year package as I really love watching little ones grow up.

Little Jasper was no exception, he was grinning from ear to ear in the studio and loved playing with all the toys. We even took a little trip down to the riverside to check out his new walking skills.

With his gorgeous curls and cheeky smile his final session was a big success.

Here’s a little sneak peek of the some of the images we took 🙂

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The Perfect Wedding at Warbrook House

Posted on October 15, 2015 by Admin under Weddings
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I was incredibly happy that Karen and Gavin choose me to take the photos on their special day. We had perfect weather, the perfect venue, the perfect amount of silliness, the perfect amount to seriousness (so not much), the perfect amount for tears – all happy ones of course and most importantly the perfect couple. Here are a few of my favourite shots from their perfect day 🙂

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A Perfect Wedding

Posted on September 2, 2015 by Admin under Weddings
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I was lucky enough to photograph Claire and Mark’s wonderfully happy wedding this weekend.

They had one unusual request for me – no posed shots!! Admittedly I did sneak in a couple, but we had the most amazing and fun day. A real celebration, so many smiling faces, it was everything a wedding should be.

Here are a few of my favourites 🙂

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Newborn Baby Photography in Middlesex

Posted on August 10, 2015 by Admin under Children, Maternity Shoots, Newborn Shoots
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I must confess to being terrible at blogging regularly but here goes a little post about todays shoot.

This beautiful little lady is 22 days old today and was a total dream to work with. Lots of clients worry if their newborn shoot takes place once baby is over 14 days old, but all babies are so different, I have worked with lots of babies at 3+ weeks who, just like the gorgeous Mya, are just perfect. I couldn’t have asked for a better model and totally smitten parents to work with today.

Introducing Mya | Day 22

 

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Beautiful Children’s Photography in Surrey

Posted on June 27, 2015 by Admin under Uncategorized
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One of my favourite parts of my jobs is seeing little ones grow –  Jasper was all smiles for his first ever photoshoot with me and his second photoshoot was no exception! Hopefully we can make it 3 in a row on his next shoot in a few months 🙂

 

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Price Changes July 2015

Posted on June 24, 2015 by Admin under Uncategorized
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No it’s not bad, after much consultation with many of my regular clients and research I hope this will be a good change for everyone.

Firstly for my lovely, loyal, regular clients…. As a reward for being loyal all clients returning for their 2nd, 3rd, 4th or even 5th shoot (and more) with me will automatically get 15% off their session fees* as a thank you (or an extra free digital if you’re booking a mini session). No referrals needed for this discount, I’m just always really pleased to see you back and hope this is a good way of saying thank you 🙂

 

*product prices are not eligible for discount

Mini sessions will now have 2 options

Option 1: £99 as before, 20 mins session and your choice of 5 digital images – no changes

Option 2: £199 20 mins session and all 15 digital images – new package and a saving on 2014 prices!

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Full sessions.

After 3 years at with prices unchanging I have had to raise my sessions fee from £75 to £85, however….

I’m now doing digital packages instead of all the other confusing products, offers and discounts from before. After you shoot you can now choose from either:

10 images on a USB – £295  and for an extra £35 you can also add these images as prints, choose between 5×7, 8×10 or 8×12 size – you know how I love to see work printed

Entire session on USB – £450 this also includes a lovely preview book for your reference and takes approximately 7 working days produce. (for an extra £45 also add these images as prints as above)

 

I’ve also sourced a new supplier of beautiful frames and canvas prints so this has also come down in price too.

20×16 canvas or framed prints £190

20×30 canvas or framed prints £225

There are many different styles and colours but below are a few examples for you from classic, to traditional or my favourite rustic!

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