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Portraits for dating websites

With an increasing number of people using dating websites at some point in their lives, it’s no surprise that I recently received a request from a gentleman called Peter who wanted some photos of himself to put on a dating website. What a good idea I thought. His thinking was that if he got some professional looking photos, he could portray himself in a good light (!) with well composed photos and posed in a natural but flattering way. He wanted some outdoor photos and some studio lit ones. So after some discussion I thought we could head down to
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Categories: Location portraits bournemouth.

photos on the beach!

Well it’s always good to go to the beach and I’m very lucky to live only about a ten minute walk from the beach so I’ll quite often take couples or families down there for photos. Claire and Andrew were keen to have some practice photos before their wedding in May so we headed down to Southbourne beach one sunday morning and these were a few of my favourites. Hope you like them and I can’t wait for the wedding at the Christchurch Harbour Hotel in a couple of weeks’ time.
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Categories: Wedding photography bournemouth.

Lads photo shoot

Happy New Year to everyone! My last shoot took place between Christmas and New Year. I got an enquiry from a guy wanting some photos of a group of 30 year old mates-all men! Not the usual sort of request but why not? I’m always up for a challenge. It was one of the guys birthday’s and they were having a reunion get together so actually it was quite a good idea but as with all these things it’s about capturing the mood and trying to get the balance right between it being fun but ultimately producing well composed shots. Well
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Categories: studio portraits bournemouth.

Family photos

Emma and James came to get some family photos recently and I made sure I had plenty of toys ready for little Fin, their 15 month old boy. It’s always the same-the smaller the child the more they dominate proceedings. This can be fun, chaotic and a challenge all at the same time. I tried some static poses but they weren’t really working, results ok but not characterful enough so I suggested some moving around games and the results were much better. Kids like being playful but they also like to copy the behaviour of others.As the family went to
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Categories: Family portraits.

Family photo session

I’m glad to say enquiries for weddings are on the up at the moment. Taken a few bookings this week and got a new enquiry today from a recommendation which is always a good sign! Last week I had a nice family portrait session, the parents with their young daughter. I’d photographed the couple’s wedding five years ago so it was nice to see them again. Here’s a few piccies from Fern, Darren and Holly’s  shoot.
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Categories: Family portraits.