The bond between a mother and a child is unlike any other, one that can be beautifully captured with a camera. But if you’re anything like me, you’re always the one behind the camera in family photos and hardly ever in them. Even when we have our family photos professionally taken, I’m always too busy worrying about everyone else and don’t get to relax and enjoy the photo session. The photos also tend to focus more on the kids and I hardly ever get to capture moments of us being ourselves.
I’ve recently been reminded that life is truly precious and filled with moments we sometimes take for granted. I want to be in more photos with my children and this is why I have come to realize how important my Mummy and Me photo sessions are. Now is the perfect time to capture memories with your children, regardless of where you or your kids are in life.
We want to make this photo session work for you, so whether you want a few photos with your children, or you simply want some memorable pictures of you and your own mother; we are here to guide you. This is your chance to get creative and really make a photo session about you and your kids and the special bond that you share.
Bring along anything that will make you all feel comfortable and will help you spend some time together as we do our job. For example, you might want to bring a blanket and some of your daughter’s favorite books so that we can capture your snuggles and story time. Maybe you want to stop and grab some treats with your son or bring along a game that you both enjoy playing. This is all about creating a space where you can enjoy being together so that we can perfectly capture these moments for you.
If you are looking for an alternative to the traditional family portraits, the Mummy and Me portraits are ideal. While a family portrait can be a wonderful way to capture those special moments of you and your children through the years, it does require some extra effort to get everyone together and in the same place. A Mummy and Me photo session is easier to style and coordinate.
I love that Mummy and Me portrait photography is intimate and sweet with very little fuss. These sessions don’t take very long and will free up your schedule to spend more quality time together. These sessions provide a space where those natural interactions and emotions can play out, resulting in a mini time capsule of your current relationship. You might even want to make this an annual tradition so that you can beautifully document the relationship with your children, wether child or grown up children.
The mini sessions I offer are perfect for there and what’s fantastic is because they are shorter and don’t require dad (sorry dad) for there specific images, if you’er a stay at home mum or have some time off the sessions can fit in around your busy schedule, nursery etc and they make great gifts for dad !
Whilst our current mini session off is not specifically just for mums it’s certainly a fantastic opportunity to capture some fabulous images.
If you’er looking for more grown up images this is something I can do also, drop me a line to arrange to have a chat and discuss ideas.
I’m Alexandra – an award-winning natural light newborn, baby and family photographer based in Surrey. I specialise in creating natural family photographs. I work all over London, Surrey and the South East, including Cobham, Esher, Thames Ditton, Richmond upon Thames, St Margarets, Twickenham, Teddington, Hampton, Kingston upon Thames, Surbiton, Kew, Chiswick, Putney, Fulham, Chelsea, Knightsbridge Notting Hill, Clapham, Wimbledon, Holland Park, Kensington, St John’s Wood, Hampstead and further a field.