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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 story continues.. The city wall of the old Medina runs…

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 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
instant film photography - polaroid collection with spring flowers

Project Polaroid

The last time I took a photo on film was when I was about 10 and I had a little compact camera that I would take on holiday. I took terrible, blurry photos, often with my finger in front of the lens and quite…

June 1, 2016
Fog photography

Awakening the Photography Senses

Last week was a tough one. As many of you already know, I’ve just finished a three week stint of flying solo at home whilst my husband worked away and it always takes a little while for our routine to settle back to normal,…

March 15, 2016
Instagram Inspiration Anddicted

Inspiration – Andrea Tamburrini

The purpose of this blog was always to try and share some of what I’ve learned, and as most of you know I have Instagram to thank for igniting my passion for photography. The daily inspiration from other photographers has been a huge factor…

March 7, 2016
moments photography lifestyle children

Capturing Moments and Making Memories

Don’t get me wrong, sometimes I really love photography in the winter. Sometimes, there are moments when the light is dreamy and soft (the likes of which you’d need to get up at 4am to see in the Summer) and sometimes you get a lovely…

February 22, 2016