I create most of my natural family portrait photography outdoors and in a variety of locations – I have so many favourite forests, coastlines and parks across the Causeway Coast for these very relaxed portraiture sessions.
I’ve been a professional portrait photographer for many years working with many families and children of all ages, as well as plenty of babies and newborns.
Unlike some family portrait photographers, I aim to avoid anything staged or forced. Instead, I photograph my portraits in the same natural and authentic documentary-style photography.
I want the portrait photography of your family to be as honest and believable as possible. I shoot mostly in black and white during these family sessions as I find it helps to convey the genuine personalities, atmosphere and fun over and above colour, which can often be distracting.
That said, I do appreciate a beautiful colour portrait, especially when working with families in amongst nature during Spring and Autumn.