I was actually a photographer but only for weddings, alongside that I was art director at big bridal glossy WEDDING magazine. Doing both was intense but I loved it but I quickly realised if I wanted to have a family I couldn’t do both.
I was a photographer but only did weddings, when I fell pregnant with my daughter friends were also expecting and said “hey you’re a photographer can you take photographs of my new baby” I must admit I wasn’t sure if I wanted to do babies and families at first, but I loved them. So I did full safety and newborn training whilst I was pregnant and set up Julia and Mia – named after my daughter (and me).
My photographs will hopefully be on walls for generation after generation to admire and albums to treasure. I think that’s pretty cool and a little bit of me will hopefully live long after me.
Obviously balancing family life can be hard, and I can be a bit of a workaholic, but its so much easier working for myself.
My children, but within the business my baby photography has been featured in national newspapers and magazines, like my wedding photography. Which is pretty cool!
I strive to always offer the best, most creative with exceptional customer service. But as my children grow Id love to expand the business to include other photographers. But its always my aim to have balance with family life.
It is going to be ok.
Cuddles with my children and occasional quiet time. I’m just happy to read a book
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