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A day in the life of the Williams family

It’s always a privilege to be invited into a family’s life for a day and have that opportunity to tell their story as it happens. In an honest and unique way, using their home as a heart, with it a backdrop which weaves into their lives. This was no exception for Mandie, Rhys and their […]

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Photographing families in their allotments

My green fingers extend to planting modest amounts of bulbs each spring, putting some herbs into pots and mowing the lawn when it’s my turn. So learning from some expert gardening families here has been a wonderful experience. “Our allotment was an anniversary present from Duncan’s dad as he didn’t know what else to get […]

A Dancing Maternity Photoshoot

There is a term ‘like a child in a sweet shop’ and this would best describe how I felt last week when I got to photograph Emma at eight months pregnant. In the magnificent grounds of Wyndcliffe Court Sculpture Gardens nestling in a hillside, just outside Chepstow, South Wales with views of the Severn Estuary. I first […]

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Photographing a 1940’s wedding – Maizie and Darren style

Here is a photo story about Maizie and Darren…about on this August day, after being together more than 10 years and having four completely stunning children (two boys, two girls) together, they chose to get married in true 1940’s style. It was not only a day to celebrate their relationship and all that they’ve experienced together, it was […]

Magenta Change… “make each day your masterpiece”

Sue Revell got in touch with me as “a self-confessed hater of having my photo taken” but on the brink of launching her new website and brand, she accepted the inevitable that this couldn’t be avoided any longer. So this was the start of our honest and creative relationship together. I have certainly found one of the most fanatical […]

Newport Women’s Aid

“Sometimes I still hear him talking in my ear but these days I say, no chance mate, no more.” When I was first commissioned by Newport Women’s Aid, I felt strongly about telling a real story through photographs that showed a different side to the usual despair and bruises associated visually with domestic abuse. Like a lot […]