• black beach at Reynisfjara midnight sun

    Four Days in Iceland

    My hotel stays featured in this blog were complementary, but the rest of the trip was paid for and organised by myself. All opinions are my own Iceland has been top of my photography…

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    A Weekend in Bruges – with P&O Ferries

    A weekend in Bruges – a paid collaboration with P&O Ferries My childhood summers usually began the same way – I’d get home from school on the last day of term and my Dad…

  • Icelandic horse in the midnight sun

    Behind the Shot – Icelandic Horse

    It was few days after midsummer and day 3 of my 4 day trip to Iceland. My eyes, my heart and my memory cards were rapidly filling up with all the Icelandic beauty on…

  • Rwanda – A Beautiful Tomorrow

    This post is sponsored by Taylors and Creating for Good My journey with Taylors and Creating for Good began way back in July 2017 when I received an email from Jess Henderson. I still…

  • Beach at Marea, Sicily with The Thinking Traveler

    Sicily – with The Thinking Traveller

    A week in Sicily over the Easter holidays was the perfect remedy. This year so far has been a little intense to say the least… for many reasons, personal and professional. I was more…

  • With influence comes responsibility - little boys in lavender field

    On Influence and Responsibility

    Everybody knows things can get pretty daft on Instagram and I’m sure we all see images which are… shall we say a little ‘fantastical”? There is a great parody account called @youdidnotsleepthere – “celebrating…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…