2017:Best Bits // Kate Williams Photography

Best bits…. Always such a wonderful blog post to write and share. I am a self confessed lover of all things nostalgic (does a year ago count? I think so!) and reminiscing in general – so this is right up my street.

Last year has both flashed before my eyes and at the same time, been so jammed packed full of wonderful memories, that it seemed to stretch forever… The arrival of a certain little Finley Williams in late 2016 has certainly changed our lives in ways we never imagined possible and this first year has been one I will treasure.

It has also marked the start of my journey as a working mum! I’ve certainly learnt a lot – including how to make the most of every precious second of nap times!! 2017 was my busiest year yet with so many wonderful weddings, new arrivals and family sessions. I have been blessed to witness and capture an incredible array of emotion bursting moments and loved every second!

A want to say a HUGE thank you to all my wonderful clients who have made this year extra special and wish you all a fantastic 2018!

Baby Ralph – Newborn Photography at Home

I met baby Ralph at 6 weeks old and it was just the perfect time to be able to do some newborn photography at home. It was a really hot summer day and I had the privilege of being able to capture Ralph getting a little cool off in the sink- great plan mummy! What a fantastic head of hair and those beautiful big eyes were just amazing to photograph too. Being in the home meant we could take a really relaxed and natural series of photographs – total pleasure. Wishing Charlotte and Tom huge congratulations on the birth on this perfect little bundle.

How to book your newborn photography session at home…

Firstly, you can see more of my work with newborns and babies in my newborn portfolio section. Here you will see lots of examples of why I believe newborn photography at home is such a great option for everyone. No stress of taking a new baby to an unfamiliar location and lots of time for cuddles, changes and capturing beautifully relaxed moments. Take a look at my pricing page for full costs and more details.

To find out more about capturing your baby with my relaxed and natural style drop me a message in the contact section. Look forward to hearing from you!

 

Baby Frank – Lifestyle Newborn Photography Manchester

This lifestyle newborn photography session was particularly special after having captured Rebecca with her beautiful bump only a few weeks before. The gorgeous baby Frank was born just a week after our maternity shoot together, so we got in there just in time! For this newborn session I spent a wonderfully relaxed morning photographing Rebecca and Rich with their new arrival. As ever it was such a privilege to capture these precious early memories and family moments. Frank was a little natural in front of the camera and his big blue eyes were totally mesmerising! A huge congratulations to Rebecca and Rich!

To see more of my relaxed and natural approach to newborn photography take a look at my portfolio and previous blogs. You can also drop me a message in the contact session to chat about planning your newborn session.

Baby Megan – Relaxed Newborn Photography

I absolutely love this super relaxed newborn photography session, so many smiles and beautiful real mummy and baby moments. Little Megan was very well behaved and decided to have a big sleep half way through. I have to admit I do love capturing those really cute sleepy poses and little pouts! Megan didn’t disappoint and made the sweetest faces throughout. It is such a complete privilege to be able to capture such amazingly special moments in a families life. Massive congratulations to Sarah and Jordi!

Baby Joseph – Natural Newborn Photography

So pleased to finally be sharing more from this really natural new born photography shoot with the very handsome Joseph. At nearly 4 weeks early little Joseph was still pretty tiny with the cutest miniature features. He was good as gold and even managed a little smile at his dad! (I’m totally ignoring the high chance it was wind!!) My newborn shoots are always really relaxed and a little longer than my average portraiture sessions which allows lots of time for cuddles, changes and feeds. I also love to use natural light where possible as I find it creates the most natural images. This often simply means taking the photos near a window, nice and simple with no need for lots of bright lights flashing in baby’s face. Thank you Sally and John for a wonderfully relaxed sessions and a huge congratulations!

Newborn Lifestyle Photography – Baby Amelia

So as promised, today’s blog is part two with the Wilk family and features their gorgeous newborn lifestyle session with baby Amelia. It was so special visiting the Wilk’s for a second time and being able to document the family’s transition from three to four! Olivia was a very proud big sister and did a great job when posing for cuddle shots. We managed to get lots of relaxed photos of the whole family and even accidentally caught Amelia posing as a mini rocker!! See below for evidence! I hope it makes you smile as much as it did me!! Thank you to Su and Adam for choosing me to photograph these two very special family events. To see more of my work with new arrivals take a look at my portfolio and don’t hesitate to ask for more details on my ‘bump to baby’ packages.

 

New Born Photography- Baby Fionnbarra

I really enjoyed meeting this gorgeous little man in our new born photography session a few weeks ago. Baby Fionnbarra was just four weeks old here and still in that adorable sleepy and super cuddly stage. I loved Dee and Jamie’s idea to capture Fionn having a bath- how cute are those little arms! Capturing images in the home environment is always ideal for new arrivals as it takes away all the stress of getting out the house and means that I can photograph all those really relaxed natural moments. Thank you Dee, Jamie and Fionn for a wonderful morning!

The Fun and Magic of 2015!

It might have taken me a while to write this post (it’s accidentally ended up in February- oops!) however, that’s mainly because there were so many fab moments from 2015 to choose from. It really has been an exciting year for me- I have learnt so much and met so many amazing people.

I have been lucky enough to photograph an incredible range of occasions, places, people and animals!  From gorgeous emotion filled weddings, locally in Liverpool and as far a field as Malta! To super cute tiny babies and those strikingly beautiful horses and their owners. I just adore the fact that my job allows me to see so much and look at the world in so many different ways!

So here are a few of my favourites…this was very hard to narrow down! Once again thank you all my amazing clients who have made my year so special!