I love life, working hard, being busy and really unwind when gardening. Photography is my life long passion and my son is at the heart of everything I do. I’m at my happiest when surrounded by nature, with family and friends or behind my camera.
I love being around children and animals and find that I learn a lot about myself through being with my son. I love his boundless energy and am inspired by the way he can always be bothered to do something, no matter how much effort is required. I’m also inspired by his kindness, generosity and thoughtfulness. I love it when he gives me that cheeky look of defiance that says, “I’m not going to listen to you, I’m going to run the other way” and see the thrill it gives him to do so. That is except when we’re in a rush to get out the door, or he’s running towards the road or I’m just too tired to mess around.
I consider myself to be an empathic person and feel that this is reflected in my photography, as I take the time to observe and capture children’s personalities whether they are being cheeky and out going or more reserved. Photography for me has always been about capturing and preserving something’s beauty and with children, given the space to be their gorgeous selves, its almost impossible not to. My photography is also very natural, not only appreciating the light, which is essential, but also how darks and shadows can create striking images by adding contrast to the light.