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  • Using scaffolding planks to make a character backdrop

    Photography Backdrops

    I used to scroll Instagram admiring people’s beautiful breakfast scenes, and thinking how fortunate they were to happen to have a rustic wooden table or marble worktops in their home. I used to try…

    July 5, 2017
  • basket of peonies and lilacs. Hannah Argyle mobile photography editing

    5 Editing Apps to Create Beautiful Mobile Photography

    Many of my favourite Instagram photographers use mainly an iPhone to capture and edit their images. I find it fascinating that so many people can be given exactly the same tools, and produce such…

    June 22, 2017
  • Peonies and coffee Instagram clichés

    Photographing Clichés

    I often see Instagram criticised for being saturated with the same old clichés. I’m sure we’ve all heard the stories of people lined up in the street to take a picture of a certain…

    June 15, 2017
  • Tips for photographing children

    Photographing Children

    Most of you probably know that my greatest passion is photographing children, mostly my own children. They are the sole reason I picked up a camera three and a half years ago and learnt…

    March 10, 2017
  • Marrakesh, Morocco, Club Med resort

    Discovering Marrakesh

    I’m freshly home from the most magical week in Marrakesh, a wonderful city that overloaded my senses and ignited my imagination. I wanted to share my experiences there with you, because to be completely honest…

    March 1, 2017
  • old medina, Marrakesh

    Discovering Marrakesh Part 2

    I had so much I wanted to say about Marrakesh, that I literally chopped my post in two! Here is the second part, please take a peek at the first part here before the…

    February 28, 2017
  • Sugarhouse studios self portrait with tripod and timer

    A guide to self-portraits

    You may well notice many feeds on Instagram feature a lot of images of the owner of that feed. The reality is, behind many successful Instagram feeds there are actually two great photographers. @helloemilie works…

    August 16, 2016
  • Magic golden hour portrait

    Midsummer magic

    Golden hour is truly the holy grail for portrait photographers. The magic that can happen in that final hour of light before the sun sets in the evening, or in the first hour after it rises…

    July 19, 2016
  • Pressure of Perfectionism Hannah Argyle Photography

    Pressure of Perfectionism

    Pressure starts at an early age these days. My son who is 5 has just had a reading (phonics) test at school that the government says every child his age has to do. My…

    June 15, 2016