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Capture the Light Photography – the Blog

The latest news, opinions, tips and general ramblings from a newborn and family photographer

What to expect at your newborn photography session

What to expect at your newborn photography session

Tired mum, marmalade stains and Dad napping... An honest review of a newborn photography session! As soon as I found out I was expecting a baby,  I excitedly booked my newborn session.  I'd been following Emma for a while on Instagram and just KNEW I had to have my...

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Older Newborn Photography

Older Newborn Photography

Older Newborn Photography Many brand new parents have found that the newborn sessions with their teeny, tiny new bundles have had to be postponed recently, either due to Covid restrictions, isolating, or sometimes because of completely unrelated illness, or a longer...

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COViD-19 Precautions in the Studio

COViD-19 Precautions in the Studio

It's time I address the elephant in the room - OK, the virus in the room! As the UK is slowly opening up and a new kind of normal is being established, I've given so much thought to how I can re-open my business in the best and safest way possible. I LOVE what I do....

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It’s beginning to look a lot like…

It’s beginning to look a lot like…

When visiting Olney, the gorgeous town near Milton Keynes that my photography studio is based in, you can't help but notice that the big day is jsut around the corner. The High Street is decorated with lights, local businesses have Christmas trees on display, and the...

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Twins, triplets and more!

Twins, triplets and more!

I absolutely love photographing multiples! In fact, the very first newborn portrait session I did - more than a decade ago - was with a pair of beautiful boy-girl twins.How is a twin photo shoot different to a single baby? For you, there is no difference at all. You...

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Getting out of the house with a new baby

Getting out of the house with a new baby

Leaving the house with a newborn baby!Coming to Capture the Light Photography, specialist newborn photographer in Olney, is often the first time that new parents have left the house with their special little bundle! It can be daunting to get yourself and your new baby...

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A trained photographer

A trained photographer

I have been a photographer for more than 13 years, and have specialised in babies and young children for over half that time. Some might think that I know everything?! Absolutely not - and I never will!  I train every year, as many times as I can! I will never know...

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Tips To Soothe Your Baby

Tips To Soothe Your Baby

I've been called the baby whisperer!  New parents are often amazed that their baby stays in a deep sleep while I move them into different positions, and wonder what my trick is! Well, I'm going to share a few of my hints and tips here. Hopefully they will help you to...

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How I Plan a Newborn Photography Session

How I Plan a Newborn Photography Session

Props and Accessories I plan my newborn photography sessions in my studio near Milton Keynes carefully beforehand. I send all my customers a questionnaire so that I know what your favourite props and colours are, and to learn a little bit more about you! My sessions...

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Safety in Newborn Photography

Safety in Newborn Photography

Is your photographer a "professional"? I love meeting photographers who, like me, have a passion for capturing beautiful images for people to treasure. As a professional photographer for 12 years, and a highly trained newborn photographer, I sadly sometimes see people...

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Babies and dogs? Sure – why not!

Babies and dogs? Sure – why not!

Newborn photography with a dog?! They say never to work with children or animals, but I've never been one to follow other people's advice! When you welcome a new baby into your family, you may worry about how your pets may react to the new addition! After all, your...

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Review of Newborn Photography

Review of Newborn Photography

  What's it like to have newborn photographs created by Capture the Light? Here's a review of newborn photography by mummy blogger, Amy. Re-blogged from https://mymummydiary.home.blog/ Read the original on Amy's Blog here, or check out her Instagram Feed or...

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All About Newborn Photography

All About Newborn Photography

Newborn Photographer Olney | Newborn Photographer Bedfordshire | Newborn Photographer Milton Keynes | Newborn Photographer Northampton Ask me anything! I asked on social media for all your questions about newborn photography! If you do have anything you would like to...

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How do I book for my newborn when they haven’t arrived yet?!

How do I book for my newborn when they haven’t arrived yet?!

Newborn Photographer Olney | Newborn Photographer Bedford | Newborn Photographer Northampton | Newborn Photographer Milton Keynes “How do we schedule an appointment when I don’t know when baby will arrive?” I take bookings for newborn sessions for Newborn Photography...

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How is it Done?!

How is it Done?!

Newborn Photographer Olney | Newborn Photographer Bedford | Newborn Photographer Northampton | Newborn photographer Milton Keynes ** Safety in Newborn Photography ** As an experienced Newborn Photographer, I'm often asked how I achieve seemingly impossible poses with...

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