Cream Photography takes a natural approach to creating heirloom imagery for individuals and families. I LOVE to photograph you to convey the essence of who you are and what you love. I work hard to make sure the entire process is stress- free for my clients from start to finish, with the end result being beautifully crafted portrait prints and products to be treasured for many years to come. Cream has been taking heirloom portraits since 2004 for a wide variety of clients. Many of the people I photograph become my friends for years to come. I completely and absolutely love what I do. If this is your family’s first time working with a professional photographer, it can be difficult to know what to expect. What should I provide ? Will there be enough time to get the perfect picture ? Will my child feel uncomfortable in front of the camera ? I completely understand these feelings of concern, you are not alone ! I am here to work for and with you to make your session as stress-free as possible. Remember, this is supposed to be fun !
My method of working is simple, I tailor my photography to you and your family. Each session is unique in the comfort of your own home, (if you would prefer On Location photography please see our Lifestyle Photography section). In our initial discussions we can discuss your expectations, and what you hope to acheive, also groupings etc… We can discuss your family schedule, props and attention spans to make your photo day a smashing success.This is your day to relax and enjoy your family. I’ll do the rest.
Children are unpredictable – a characteristic that makes them so lovable – but also difficult to plan around. For this reason I always allow enough time so your session is never rushed. If baby needs a change or feed, or your toddler wants a snack or just 5 minutes to regroup that’s fine, and expected. This is your photo session and I’ll work at the pace of your family. Generally a shoot takes up to 2 hours, I ask that you clear the largest available open area you can (push settees back to walls and relocate coffee tables etc..) Have childrens favourite toys to hand, and have the odd sweetie bribe to hand ! (a promise of beer maybe for reluctant hubbies !)
Planning in advance is the key to success! If your family or child has a daily routine, it’s best to schedule the session that works with this routine. If your child has a certain naptime, i’ll plan the shoot to be either before or after she wakes up to prevent tantrums and tiredness. I am here to make your session a success, and will work with you to find what’s best for your family.
It takes me about 20 mins to set up, during which time we can discuss your aspirations, you can browse my ipad portfolio, and I become familiar to your little ones. Once The photos have been taken, individually retouched with great love and care, they are then ready to present – this is generally 3-4 weeks after the shoot. At this meeting you’ll have the opportunity to choose the photographs you would like to have as prints, framed images, digitally, on canvas or made into a heirloom album etc… (samples are shown) Your final selections will then be hand delivered within 10 working days of order.
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