Made in Britain

Well its been a while .. but we are BACK and with a BANG !!

Meet gorgeous Becca Kathleen a totally awesome and talented tattooist from Kent .. currently 31 weeks

 
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I wanted to keep the funky with this shoot but still keep the ethereal dreamy quality I love ..

 

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Becca and her mum Emma are just brilliant .. funky rock chicks who have an excellent sense of humour ..

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this pickle is gonna be loved to the moon & back xx

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Becca already has an awesome sense of style so it was easy to keep it fresh

 

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and obviously a body to die for !!

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new shoes !!

 

to be cont….

 

99 Red Balloons …

Well ok not 99 ! but a good few accompanied little Miss Poppy and Mum & Dad to the faithful country park last week, I met Poppy when I shot her cake smash, she is a lovely little girl with a big personality, she has a real vintage look about her which I ADORE x

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The outfit works perfectly although Poppy wasn’t 100% about the bow !!

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Poppy’s Mum Kate has a great eye for design and detail and I just love these balloons with this pretty frock (it IS a frock dontcha think ?) and those curls !!!

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Now i’ll let you into a secret.. this was one of those shoots that are more luck than judgement.. Poppy wasn’t really feeling herself AT ALL and really needed lots of Mummy cuddles, so I was really using Mum and Dad’s distractions skills and her Kryptonite.. cheese and raisins !!!!

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Poppy did great, we took it at a slow pace and tried to keep it as lighthearted, Poppy had lots of cuddles and we managed to get some sweet shots x
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I mean honestly LOOK AT THIS HAT !!!!

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A few wandering dogs helped distract us with a wag of a tail and Poppy even fed one beautiful German Shepherd a biscuit !
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We had a good stroll through the orchard ..
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And then decided we were probably pushing our luck as Poppy was looking pretty fed up ! so we walked past the field and decided to have one last go ..
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and then …
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THIS HAPPENED !!!! I just love it ! Poppy totally rocked this all by herself ! ❤ it just go to show…working with children and probably animals is BRILLIANT !! and so rewarding !

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Thanks so much Poppy xx

In an kentish country garden

Summer is on its way for sure ! the birds are happy, the bee’s are making honey, it was 5 blue skies and sunny down at the country park where Jasmine & Freddie were having their portraits

Lucy, proud mummy and stylist was wonderful and had supplied some excellent props, 10

I LOVE how this dress pops in the meadow !

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The cow parsley is so tall and looks so delicate and lacey, turned out to be a great back ground for softer coloured dress …

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jasmine is a lovely little girl, that adorable mix of shy but brave.. she had a really thoughtful moment with the flowers

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Freddie was super well behaved and was amused by the bubbles

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he is a real cutie pie.. with eyes like little mirrors, look close and you can see the sky and oak trees, beautiful

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Thanks so much Lucy for choosing me to take your family photos it was a real pleasure xxx

To book a shoot for your family

contact me at

http://www.thephotographygarden.co.uk

HAPPY BIRTHDAY !!

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Its OUR FIRST BIRTHDAY !! and to celebrate we are giving YOU gifts .. its crazy right ??

Up for grabs are

A free photo shoot with Emma on location with a free cd of edited images worth £300

5 free photo shoots worth up to £150

sounds good ya ?

but don’t worry if you don’t win you still get a birthday treat ! a brilliant £50 off !!

A. get in touch to check availability, offer applies to shoots booked and taken before Sept 2013

B. Book shoot and pay deposit and receive a caketastic £50 off your CD OF IMAGES !!

C. Get your glad rags on and practice your smiles

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So how do I enter …

Simply “like” our facebook page and share our competition post with your friends on your facebook page ! easy as pie .. or birthday cake in this case ..

visit our website at

http://www.thephotographygarden.co.uk

and use the contact form to enter, fill in your details and in the message box tell us which type of shoot you would like and why

The Winners will be chosen using A RANDOM NUMBER GENERATOR your emails will be numbered in the order they are received

and the winner will be announced on this blog tomorrow at 9pm and on our facebook page straight after ! you will also receive an email from us with all the info

GOOD LUCK !!

And before you go enter .. you need to check out

BORING COMPETITION RULES

Winning shoots must take place within an hours drive of Photography Gardens HQ ie Kent Essex London .. if you live further away and would like me to travel you will be liable for all travel and overnight accomodation charges.

Vouchers have no cash value and are valid until end 2013

Deposits are £50 and must be paid when booking, you can of course move dates in cases of sickness etc

Bookings are subject to availability and any bookings made using this offer will be at the discretion of The Photography Garden.

All winners will agree to have images used for marketing purposes.

Beach Baby…

There something about a beautiful pregnant bump , that raw beautiful powerful femininity  ..I call it the “Beyonce” effect !! and Mina here has it in SPADES !

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The beach was off a private estate between Sandwich in Kent and Ham ( no im not kidding ) it was very sunny but pretty windy as you can see !

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They were Engaged at Christmas and have a gorgeous home by the seaside.. their first baby is due June 1st

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Mina just looks amazing she definitely  has that special glow ..

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Despite the cold wind the sea was pretty warm , we chose the beach as it was so pretty,

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Mina & Steve already know the sex of their baby .. can you guess ?

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Waltzing Matilda ( warning you may need a tissue or two)

Are we sitting comfortably ? then we can begin..

This is the story of a couple in love, a princess called Matilda and a handsome horse called Prince.

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This is Tilly ( aka Matilda) she is just so sweet, her mum Laura is British and her daddy Tim is Australian, the photo shoot was booked to take place at a gorgeous stables where Laura grew up, and where her horse Prince is kept.

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This is prince, isnt he handsome..

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Laura & Prince have been friends for 12 years, having a little one means you dont always get time to play as much as you’d like so Prince teaches other children to ride in his spare time !

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what a gentle soul .

Laura, Tim & Matilda are leaving our shores at the end of the summer to start a new life in Australia so this shoot was all about making memories ..

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Tilly in her christening gown ( worn previously by her Mum & Auntie!) looking cheeky ..

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isnt she the cutest !