Welcome, your photo session should be fun, relaxed and stress free.
So I take a child centred approach to photography where your children are encouraged to run amok and have as much fun as they can. My newborn and family sessions are designed to take the stress out of photography while capturing beautiful images you'll be proud to display in your home.
A one hour lifestyle portrait session fee is £80
An upgraded session is £140 and includes a canvas up to 12", 10 prints up to 6" and the matching digitals.
A 20 minute mini session is £60 and includes 5 prints and the digital copies of these prints.
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Stress free and in your own home.
Lifestyle Newborn Sessions
Your newborn is amazing but with sleepless nights and constant feeds I know a newborn can be tiring and stressful too. The last thing you really want to do is to travel all the way to a studio for a photography session especially if you've a toddler to wrangle as well.
Instead let me come to you.
My lifestyle newborn sessions focus on the love and connection between you and your newborn. If you’re looking for natural photos of your baby and you hate the idea of cheesy props you've come to the right place.
"We had a newborn photoshoot with Luke and would definitely recommend, he is a brilliant photographer. Luke came to our home which was a lot more relaxed than going to a studio and it meant our dog could get in the shots too! The photos were natural and captured us as a family. Luke was great with our baby and made us feel comfortable, as he was so patient when the inevitable crying started! The photos have come out lovely and speak for themselves."
Fun, relaxed and outdoors in stunning locations
Lifestyle Family Sessions
There are never any forced smiles or been told to look at the camera waiting awkwardly to be given the all clear the photo has been taken. Instead the session are designed to be as enjoyable as possible so by the time we've finished you'll be surprised it's already been an hour.
A family photo session gets everyone involved. Too often there is always someone missing from the family photos. Usually mum who along with making sure everyone is enjoying themselves is documenting it all too.
"We loved our photography session. Luke was very friendly and our session was very relaxed. Our 3 year old daughter Isabelle loved it to. The photos are beautifully done.
Thank you so much for our photography session and photos"
As we never do fake smiles. Only genuine grins and laughter.
Hey, I'm Luke
I'm a lifestyle portrait photographer specialising in family and newborn photography. I'm based in Staffordshire and cover the surrounding areas.
Why do I focus solely on newborn and family photography. It's simple, there are numerous reasons but a couple are I love knowing that as families grow older they'll always have something to look back on.
"We recently had a family photo shoot with Luke and had so much fun. It was lovely to be outside in natural surroundings rather than a studio and the kids had lots of room to run around and Luke captured some great natural shots. Lovely experience with some beautiful memories to treasure."
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Frequently Asked Questions
Is the full session fee required upon booking?
No, a 30% non refundable booking fee is required upon booking. A week before your session takes place an additional 50% of the total value is required. The final 20% is required before your photo reveal.
Initial Non-refundable booking fee 30% of balance £42
Before photo session 50% of balance £70
Final payment before photo reveal 20% of balance £28
What kind of Photographer are you
My work has been described as natural and full of emotion. Highlighting the joy, genuine love and connection between families. All the sessions are done on location. I'm an available light photographer who primarily uses natural light but I've no problem in using artificial light where needed.
How long do I need to wait for my images
Your photos will be ready to view in around 2 weeks. Where we'll arrange a photo viewing session so you'll be able to sit back and watch a slideshow of your images and relive all those emotions again. The average quantity of photos delivered being around 60-80, lower for the 30 minute children's portraits, these will be edited in colour and black and white they will be then be uploaded onto an exclusive client area viewable by only those with the password .
You'll then be able to choose the images which I shall then order for you and have them sent directly to you. There will also be a range of wall art, prints and should you choose digital downloads.
Please note any printed purchase made will also include a digital copy suitable for use on Facebook or other social media.
Do you offer Wall Art?
Yes, I'm a full service photographer
My approach to photography is much more than just a picture taker. I'm here to guide you through it all. From your initial consultation, to deciding what to wear and how to prep for your session. Finally to choosing your finished products which if you're like most of the families I've been lucky enough to work with will be a stunning piece of wall art you'll be proud to hang in your home.
Wall Art and collections both start from £100.
Please note any printed products purchased also include the digital file suitable for use on Facebook and other social media You'll also be provided with a coupon for 10% off products with a minimum purchase of £30
This will be valid for 1 month after your photo reveal session. Please don't let finances be the reason you don't capture these moments. Especially as your children are only young once, to help we can do payment plans over weeks, months or even a year.