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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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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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Staying busy while staying at home

Staying busy while staying at home

Let's be honest - after the first couple of days, the thought of entertaining young children at home for three months seems like a daunting prospect!  Luckily, there are lots of online resources that can help to keep their brains active and to keep them...

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What to expect at your Birthday Cake Smash

What to expect at your Birthday Cake Smash

Cake Smash Northampton | Cake Smash Bedford | Cake Smash Milton Keynes | Cake Smash OlneyA borthday cake smash photography session is a fun and memorable way to mark your little one’s first or second birthday. You'll leave with images you will treasure for many many...

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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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What is a Sitter Session?

What is a Sitter Session?

Sitting Baby Photographs What are they and why should I do one? Baby Photographer Olney | Baby Photographer Bedford | Baby Photographer Northampton | Baby Photographer Milton Keynes I offer sitter sessios for babies who are sitting up and beginning to explore their...

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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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