Now that I have a child of my own, I realise just how important those early years are. My daughter Edie is, without a doubt, my most photographed subject.
I love the unique energy of children and how they have such distinct, fully-fledged personalities from an early age. I consider my family photography to be an extension of my philosophy that everybody should be able to be themselves at all times. That’s why you’ll never see me trying to make a child smile if they don’t want to, or forcing them into a stiff-looking pose.
My style is natural, raw and unrehearsed. I like to laugh, chat and make people feel relaxed as I snap away so that I can capture them being themselves acting purely, joyfully and honestly. I walk away from each family shoot I work on feeling like I’ve made new friends, and I know my clients feel the same way too.