Category Archives: family Portraits

SEPTEMBER SPECIAL OFFER – Book Now!

Child/Children off to university in September?

Free Family Shoots if you’ve got someone leaving home for College etc.

Completely free photo shoot for families – you only pay for images that you choose.

And you get:-
* A digital image sized for Facebook*
* A complimentary Mini Print.

Bring the family – all we ask is that your son or daughter who is leaving home is one of them! Mum, Dad, brothers, sisters, grandparents and grandchildren even pets if you want.

We will photograph a nice selection of family groups and individual portraits of all the family members. Continue reading SEPTEMBER SPECIAL OFFER – Book Now!

Mummy and Me Photoshoots

Our ‘Mummy and Me’ photoshoots at Dundonald are GREAT FUN, and give you a unique opportunity to grab some memories that will endure for a whole lifetime!  Yesterday evening (Thursday 8th August) we had a lovely mum, Martine, and her daughter Tori.  Here’s just one of the amazing images we made at that session:-

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Tori – trying to decide what to do with her hand!  Having FUN at Dundonald 

Want to give it a go?  It’s a great way to celebrate a birthday or a graduation or any other happy event – or just for the fun of it!  To book your session ring 07802 466302, or text ‘MUMMY and ME’ and we’ll get in touch.

Baby’s First Christmas Photoshoot

Baby’s First Christmas is such an exciting time!  Why not make it memorable with a special photoshoot at our Dundonald Studio!  Bring baby, and up to five others, (parents, siblings, grandparents, pet…) and you can have a professional studio photoshoot with a 6×8 inch mounted print for just £49!

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Chinese Crested Dogs

In an effort to promote inter-racial harmony, and world peace, – essential to our well being and prosperity after Brexit, our studio at Dundonald is open to everyone, no matter what part of the globe they hail from, or how unusual their appearance.  So, it was with pleasure that we welcomed these two oriental friends this afternoon!

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Yes, they are Broker and Fluffy, the Chinese Crested Dogs.  (well – almost!)  And they were greeat to work with and natural posers!

Valentine Proposal?

Valentines Proposal – or already engaged? Or just in love?

£25 for Photoshoot and Complimentary 10×8 inch print

Romantic couples photoshoot for Valentine Presents

Just got engaged? Just happy together? Celebrate with a romantic couples photoshoot and celebrate your love together with images you will cherish forever.

GREAT AS A GIFT TOO!

A romantic, fun and loving photoshoot of the two of you.

The photoshoot is in our fully equipped studio with hi-key and photo-noir and with a cool mix of love, romance, fun and togetherness. All images you choose are fully retouched and airbrushed as required. Just £25 for the photoshoot and free print.

At your relaxed viewing session you will be able to choose your complimentary 8 x 10 inch print and any additional prints, albums or digital images you want.

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NPA Studio Winners.

Studio Winners.

Our studio winners for 2017 have just been announced and here they are:

The Pet Portrait Awards

1st Meeko the Tibetan Terrier

2nd Sheepdog (I can’t figure out which of the family it was – there’s four of them!)

3rd Bentley the Lab-cross.

The Child Portrait Awards

1st Cianan

2nd Alby

3rd Olivia.

Last year our combined group of 74 studios UK-wide raised a grand total of £21690 for our three charities. A massive thank you to everyone who joined in. If you didn’t win this year – why not try again in 2018?

New Year, New Gear!

It is 2018, and work has begun again after the Christmas break.  2017 was a whirlwind year, with studio appointments peaking to 50 portrait sessions and 10 commercial sessions in November. My New Year Resolution is to slow down, take life a lot easier, and get out into the streets more with a camera.

And there’s the point.  After Christmas I decided to invest in a new camera, and logically it should have been a Nikon D850, after all, I’ve been shooting with Nikons for around 30 years, my lens system is all Nikon, and the D850 is getting rave reviews.

But wandering around the streets with a huge Nikon DSLR,  and a lens to match, = it’s hardly unintrusive.  Some of my wedding photographer friends have been turning to mirrorless cameras.  I was sceptical at first, but I decided that before I’d buy my new Nikon I’d weigh up the pros and cons of buying a Fujifilm X-T2:  Continue reading New Year, New Gear!