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Taytlors of Harrogate, Yorkshire tea at Rudding Park hotel

A Story of Tea and Travels

This post is in collaboration with Creating for Good and Taylors of Harrogate I often question the “value” of my photography, finding myself brushing it away as something that it just silly. I worry that my images aren’t weighty enough, or won’t be taken…

November 13, 2017
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 Instagram’s most illogical campsites”. It’s very funny, and most of…

September 18, 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 blossom tree or a house with wisteria. People can be…

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 how to use it. In Marrakesh (you can see our…

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 I’m not the bravest traveller. Sometimes my Instagram gives people the…

March 1, 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 together with @jasoncharleshill, and he takes many of the pictures…

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 in the morning is really quite something.  The light is…

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 feelings on that one are a whole other story! Pressure…

June 15, 2016