Essex child & family photographer

Suffolk child & family photographer

I am a creative Suffolk & Essex Family & Children’s Photographer.

I was very young when I was taken on by a Wedding Photographer in Suffolk, and formally trained old school style in medium format photography – including working in the darkroom.  My passion and love for photographing portraits of families, very quickly progressed. I have truly been blessed to have been a photographer to many families across Suffolk, Essex, Cambridge and London for the past 24 years. There really is nothing so precious as being able to spark imagination in a child. To create a magical environment where they believe they are a fairy, knight, whatever their imagination draws them to. I have been extensively honing my digital skills in photoshop, to be able to add even more believable magic into my images. Life literally passes in a blink (I know mine are all too old now) being able to harness all the little things, they way they run on tiptoe, sweet sibling kisses (even the sibling arguments) capturing all those sweet things that make them so beautiful and unique.  I have a huge portfolio and I broke my website trying to show so many images, if you would like to look further at my work this is the link to SUFFOLK & ESSEX PHOTOGRAPHER FAMILY & CHILD PORTFOLIO 

 

Cake Smash & Splash

Cake smashes are  beautiful milestone photosessions full of fun and mess to celebrate your child’s birthday. Capturing beautiful images of your child in their normal clothes, then changing to one of my beautiful outfits to smash up a cake, and then a splash in my gorgeous rolltop bath to clean up.

Messy play is a brilliant part of child development. I recommend giving your child a cupcake at least two weeks before the shoot to get them used to being messy. I have a well equipped home studio on the Suffolk/Essex border, within 20 minutes of Colchester, Bury St Edmunds, Ipswich is 30 minutes, Maldon, Chelmsford, Witham, Ilford & Romford are within one hour journey time.

I have a wide range of tutus, pettirompers, jeans and handmade sitter outfits and a combination of balloons, bunting e.t.c. I can also provide beautifully styled and themed cake smashes with composite imagery to create totally magical images.

What’s included

  • Styled cake smash
  • *Professional cupcake by Little Barn Cakes
  • Session fee included in package price
  • Splash in rolltop bath
  • Outfit to wear during smash
  • Password protected gallery
  • Print license for digital images
  • 5 digital images

Pricing

Prices start from £200

Please contact me for a full price list

50% deposit required at time of booking

* Cake included dependant on package purchased

CAKE SMASH ENQUIRY

SPARKLE SESSION

Glitter and sparkle sessions are perfect for children 2 and over (who can blow glitter and confetti for health and safety reasons). The session lasts approximately an hour and is suitable for 1-2 children. I do offer glitter and sparkle photo parties at homes please contact me for bespoke pricing.

The photos are taken on a cream, black or grey backdrop and your child will be covered in glitter or confetti, these sessions are truly magical for boys and girls, fairy wings can be added. I can provide dresses if planned in advance dependant on age.

What’s included

  • Glitter OR confetti
  • Editing of images
  • *Outfit for girl dependant on size
  • 5 digital images
  • Session fee included in package price
  • Password protected gallery
  • Print license for digital images

Pricing

Prices start from £160

Please contact me for a full price list

Glitter/Confetti Enquiry

PAINT & SPLASH

Suitable for 1 or 2 children aged 11 months – 3 years. The session lasts one 45 minutes to one hour.

Older children can be accomodated but the splash part cannot be included.

Baby safe paints are used, with an easel, paint brushes, fantastic messy play where your child creates a masterpiece to take home, gets generally covered in paint, and cleans up in the mini rolltop bath.

Photos are taken during the session and edited to my own high standard.

What’s included

  • Paint
  • Easel
  • Session fee included in package price
  • Pettiskirt or jeans to wear
  • Editing of images
  • 5 digital images
  • Password protected gallery
  • Print license for digital images

Pricing

Prices start from £180

Please contact me for a full price list

Paint & Splash Enquiry

Milk bath

Suitable for children aged 8 months – 3 years, gentle splash in the rolltop bath, in a milk bath with beautiful child safe flowers or herbs.

Photography is taken of your child in the tub, normal images can be taken before. The session lasts 45 minutes.

What’s included

  • 45 minute session
  • Session fee included in package
  • Milk bath, flowers/herbs
  • Sitter outfit for before images
  • Editing of images
  • 5 digital images
  • Password protected gallery
  • Print license for digital images

Pricing

Prices start from £90

Please contact me for a full price list

50% deposit required upon booking

Milk Bath Enquiry

Outdoor or Studio Session

Suitable for children of any age and can include 1-4 children. A studio set up and beautifully edited images are taken.

I send out a questionnaire beforehand to get to know your child to help make the session flow.

Photoshoots of your child are fun, and made to make your child feel special creating a gallery of beautiful images for you to choose from.

Beautiful outdoor photo sessions at sunset are a speciality.

What’s included

  • 30 min (MINI SESSION)
  • 1 hour (FULL SESSION)
  • *outfit dependant on size
  • Session fee included
  • Editing of images
  • 5 digital images
  • Password protected gallery
  • Print license for digital images
  • Small fee may be payable for travel to locations outdoors

Pricing

PACKAGE A STARTS AT

Mini session pricing – £100

Full session pricing – £150

50% deposit required at booking

Please contact me for a full price list

Outdoor or Studio Enquiry

Fairy & Elf Photographer

Choice of two fairy sets – the magical snow fairy studio with glistening snow, sparkling fairy dust. Or the darker flower fairy set with a giant toadstool, reflecting pond, magical little humpback bridge and flowers. Or outdoor fairy photography at sunset blowing fairy dust and magical sparkles.

Studio fairy days take place at my home studio on the Suffolk Essex border. The mini sessions take place on specific days when I have enough interest. The fairy photoshoots are truly magical for children, younger children who do not like wearing wings or are distracted by them. Wings can be edited in afterwards along with the wonderful glowing lights. Enchanted fairy photoshoots are an absolute love of mine!

What’s included

  • 30 min (MINI SESSION)
  • 1 hour (FULL SESSION)
  • *outfit dependant on size
  • Session fee included
  • Editing of images
  • 5 digital images
  • Password protected gallery
  • Print license for digital images
  • Small fee may be payable for travel to locations outdoors

Pricing

PACKAGE A STARTS AT

Mini session pricing – £100

Full session pricing – £150

50% deposit required at booking

Please contact me for a full price list

Outdoor or Studio Enquiry

LETS CHAT!

If you would like to chat and discuss photography options, packages, or something specific to your family or child. Please use my contact page –

CONTACT LIZ