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Capture the Light Photography – the Blog

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

Should I Get Naked in My Maternity Photographs?!

Should I Get Naked in My Maternity Photographs?!

Whether you want to get completely naked for your maternity photographs, or not, is entirely up to you! I just love maternity photography. It's the perfect opportunity to celebrate your changing body and to celebrate the life you are growing. As a mum of two...

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DIY Maternity Photographs

DIY Maternity Photographs

If you were hoping to have maternity portraits taken recently, sadly you will have had to cancel these because of the Corona Crisis. However, all is not lost! While you can't replicate the experience you would have in a studio, you can still capture some beautiful...

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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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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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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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Rainbow Baby Photography

Rainbow Baby Photography

Newborn Photographer Olney | Newborn Photographer Bedford | Newborn Photographer Northampton | Newborn photographer Milton Keynes A Rainbow Baby is a baby born after the loss of a previous baby due to miscarriage, stillbirth or death in infancy. The term is given to...

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10 Things You Think When You’re Past Your Due Date

10 Things You Think When You’re Past Your Due Date

Overdue Baby? Your Mind Runs Wild! Newborn Photographer Olney | Maternity Photographer Olney Pregnancy is beautiful and wonderful, and EXHAUSTING and sometimes feels like it's going on FOREVER! When you're overdue, your mind gets a little carried away.  Trust me...

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Great gifts for new dads on Father’s day

Father's Day Ideas for New and Expectant Parents Whether you are new dads and mums, or still excitedly awaiting the arrival of your baby, Father's day is a great opportunity to treat the man in your life to a really memorable gift! A book to share with the baby....

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Surviving Pregnancy When It’s Hot

Tips for surviving pregnancy in the summer (This blog is written by my wonderful sister. Who is currently 40+ weeks pregnant and a bit warm!) Swollen feet, sweating, struggling to sleep… sound familiar? If you are lucky enough to be heavily pregnant in the summer,...

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