Family photography Earlsfield & Southfields, London

Family photography Earlsfield & Southfields, London

Family photography in Earlsfield and Southfields

family photographer earlsfield south west london

I’m always pleased to be back in Earlsfield and Southfields  – having grown up in southwest London, I often met my school friends in the area. It brings back fond memories coming back and photographing the next generation here!

My sessions usually start at home, where little ones feel most comfortable. After an hour or so, we’ll head outdoors. It’s great being spoilt for choice with local parks: Wandsworth Common works really well for photographs, as does Wimbledon Park. We can also go to your local playground if you prefer. The brightly coloured climbing frames and swings make a great backdrop for toddlers.

sweet brother and sister holding hands in a garden bench from a family portrait session in Earlsfield southwest London

Many parents decide to have professional family photographs so they can have gorgeous photographs of their children together. I love photographing siblings, and always look to take some photographs of them playing together over the course of a session.

“Louise was great! She made it very easy for us all to relax and act normally. The photos are natural and reflect the fun that we all had together. The difficulty will be deciding which ones to frame!” Sallyanne

natural photo of a n adorable baby girl running in the pathway in the park outdoor

“Once again, we are over the moon with Louise’s photos of our family – she has captured fantastic shots of our two girls. It was a really effortless session which we all enjoyed, and we got fab shots of the girls – exactly as we hoped.” Helen

B&W photo of a dad kissing his son's head

See some photographs from Wandsworth Common, a popular option for the outdoor photographs:

Photography of a family in Earlsfield, south London:

The family were keen to have very natural photographs of them all interacting. I photographed them cutting into a delicious flapjack, playing with a train set, splashing in the paddling pool, cricket in the garden (and took a bullseye from the Dad!) and drawing on their chalk board. It was a real pleasure to photograph them.

 

Natural, meaningful family photography

Family photography sessions are always fun and relaxed. You need this to be easy to arrange, and enjoyable – and it will be! 

You've worked hard to create your family, and capturing this stage of childhood is precious. I photograph children just as they are – natural, spontaneous and totally in the moment.

Family life isn't perfect or polished, so there's no need to worry about how your kids will behave! It's all about the cuddles, the giggles and the little moments that really sum up your children. 

Photographing your children play and interact with each other – and with you – makes for really meaningful images.

Over the course of your session, I’ll find the right moments to take individual portraits of each child, photographs of siblings together as well as photographs of each of you playing with and cuddling your children.

The love and bond between you all is so important, so of course I'll also take some relaxed family shots too.

I always look to take photographs that will not only move you now, but will also bring back memories in years to come.

Please know that all families are 100% welcome – single parent families, same sex parents, all religions and backgrounds. Families come in all shapes and sizes, and I’m honoured to photograph each and every one.

I have a simple pricing structure, with no hidden surprises. 

Toddler laughing in our garden chair

 

Helping children relax 

As a mum myself, I really understand how to get the most out of children, how to work with their mood and bring out their unique personality. My ten years' experience as a full-time family photographer helps too! 

Your portrait session is always child led – there’s plenty of time, and no rush.

It’s all about making children (and grown-ups!) feel comfortable and not at all self-conscious.

We’ll allow plenty of time for snack stops, toilet stops, and any little issues that might crop up.

I’m highly experienced with children of all ages so can keep even the crankiest toddler on side – I promise!

Your child's the boss – whatever toy or game they're in the mood for that day, we'll run with that. Rest assured though that I’ll gently guide you into pretty light and spaces that will work well for portraits.

You can find out what to expect here, and we can discuss what you're looking for to see if I'll be a good fit for your family. Just get in touch

 

family photographers Barnes Wetland centre group shot

 

Quality prints, frames & albums

I work with specialist framers and album suppliers to create truly stunning products for you to treasure, and to pass on to the next generations. It's a great opportunity to create some family heirlooms that your children can share with their own children in years to come. 

Fine art prints really bring your photographs to life, so I include at least one print with every booking. It's so important to have your photographs out where you can see and enjoy them! 

Frames mean you get to enjoy your photographs every day. I can provide design support (free of charge) in selecting the frames that will suit your home best

Albums create a beautiful time capsule of this stage in your family's life. Looking through them together as your children grow up is a magical experience – we never tire of it! 

Queensberry-flushmount-album

storyboard frame families 4 prints

You might like to see this behind the scenes video from a family portrait session:

And you might like to hear a testimonial from a family portrait session: