Nottingham Family Photographer across the East Midlands

I’ve been a Nottingham Family Photographer since 2009 and there’s never any better time to update your family photos than right now.

My children and family photography sessions takes place in outdoor locations, such as country parks or other scenic places in Nottingham and Derby.



Outdoor portrait  sessions are great for children who like to roam a little whilst allowing me to capture natural and fun expressions.

They work really well when photographing young children as they are not confined to one spot unlike a studio.

I find people of all ages are more relaxed in an outdoor environment.  This ultimately shows in the photos and is perfect for those adults who don’t like having their photo taken.





1-2 hour photo session at your home or outdoor location within a 25 mile radius of NG5.

(Session time varies depending on age and number of people being photographed).

Creative editing of your photos.

Viewing of your photos approximately 2 weeks after your session.



1-2 hour photo session at your home or outdoor location within a 25 mile radius of NG5.

(Session time varies depending on age and number of people being photographed).

Creative editing of your photos.

Viewing of your photos approximately 2 weeks after your session.

Once you have viewed your photos, you can choose to purchase one of my popular digital or print collections below or a range of wall art including frames, acrylics and canvases.



Your Top 10 Favourites
  • (10) digital images.
  • (10) 7.5″ x 5″ prints.


Full Digital Package
  • Full set of digital images (approx. 25-30).
  • (10) 7.5″ x 5″ prints.


All digital images + Frame
  • Full set of digital images (approx. 25-30).
  • 16″ x 12″ beautifully framed print
  • (10) 7.5″ x 5″ prints.
  • (5) 12″ x 8″ prints.

Digital images allow you to show your photos off on all of your devices, share and print for family and keep for the future.

When purchasing digital images, you receive both the colour and black and white version as standard (where both have been presented to you).

digital images on iPad and iPhone


Prints Only

* (2) 12″ x 8″ unframed prints

* (10) 7.5″ x 5″ unframed prints

Beautiful photos deserve to be framed.

I offer a premium range of frames to display in your home.

frames layout in room nottingham family photographer

The photos from your session will be individually edited and presented to you at your viewing session.

The number of images in a gallery will vary.   I don’t cap the number of images I edit as I want you to have the best choice possible from your photo session with me.

On average, there are 25-30 individual photos in a gallery but this can easily extend to 30-50 images for family shoots or where there has been lots of variety in the session.

If you are just need a few updates of your family photos and location isn’t a concern, I also offer mini photo sessions.    Please read my blog post on mini sessions -v- full sessions before booking so you can decide if this would be suitable for you.


Your 5 favourite images
  • 30 minute photo session at Woodthorpe Grange Park (NG5 4HA) Monday to Friday (Weekend mini sessions £220).
  • 5 digital images sent via a download link.

Would you like to see more of my work?   Below are two albums of outdoor portraits  in Spring/Summer and Autumn/Winter.

Whether you have a preference on season or not, you’ll see we have some great locations in Nottingham and Derby for outdoor photo sessions.


Examples of places I go are Wollaton Park, Rufford Park or Elvaston Castle.  If there is a special place where you like to go with your children, we can go there or even your garden at home.  I’m always open to suggestions and constantly on the look out for new places.   I will also choose places based on the time of the year the session takes place.  Some locations work better in spring/summer than autumn/winter and vice versa.  There’s so much beautiful woodland across the East Midlands, we’re really spoilt for choice!

For a full session, I generally ask you to allocate 1-2 hours.    The session time can vary depending on the number and age of children being photographed.    Some locations may take longer to walk around and some children need a snack break.  I don’t rush my sessions and like to make sure children get used to me being so if a session takes a little longer, then it’s not a problem.   Some parents will also bring a change of outfits.

Outdoor portrait sessions are an informal and a relaxed way of capturing children and families.  I’ve been a Nottingham Family Photographer for 11 years, 4 of those in a studio.  In comparison, I have always found outdoor photo sessions less restrictive than a studio session especially for young children.  Young children can quite easily get bored and may want to run around  or move onto somewhere new quite quickly.

Outdoor scenery creates the perfect backdrop for portraits and allows me to edit your photos creatively.

Absolutely!  I really do recommend having some photos taken with your children even if it’s just a few.  As someone who is mainly behind the camera rather than in front, I value the photos I have with my son and family so much.    Whilst the main focus of your photo session may be for your children, think about having a few family photos too.

We have a couple of options.  If it’s light rain and your child is happy playing in puddles or it’s a family photo session and you don’t mind a little rain, your session can still go ahead if you wish.

If that doesn’t appeal or it’s heavy rain, we can re-schedule for another date.  As the weather forecast is often wrong, I usually wait until the morning of the photo session before rescheduling.

This is probably one of the questions most parents worry.  More so with toddler age children as they can be so unpredictable or a little shy with new people.   All I can say, is please don’t worry because I’m patient, not pushy and I’m a mum.   If your child needs a little more time, I will completely understand.   I’ve been photographing children of all ages professionally since 2009 and no portrait session is the same.

Yes, I am happy to travel further afield and quotes for other locations can be provided on request.

Of course.   I often photograph extended families from different parts of the country who meet up in the East Midlands as a meeting point.   They use their “meet up” as an opportunity to have professional photos whilst they are all together.

Note: If there are restrictions in place due to Covid-19, these will be adhered to so please do let me know at the time of your enquiry if your booking is for extended family.

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