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How to prepare for your awesome autumn family photo shoot!

Yesterday I gave some advice about taking the pain out of your family photo session. Today I'd like to give a few pointers for making the most out of an autumn family shoot. Autumn is one of the  most popular times of the year for arranging portrait sessions and it's easy to understand why. After… Continue reading How to prepare for your awesome autumn family photo shoot!

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Top tips for a painless family photo shoot

I'm not going to lie. In pretty much every family photoshoot I've ever had there's been a moment where one (if not all) of the children involved give up and lose interest in what's going on. I try to reassure the parents, who look naturally concerned when their children are frowning at me and my… Continue reading Top tips for a painless family photo shoot

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What is a mini session? ~ Jo Jackson Photography

So you want to know what a mini session is, right? Of course you do! That's why you're reading this post. In short, a mini session is essentially an shortened standard photography session and as such there are a few easy ways you can make sure you get the most out of your time in… Continue reading What is a mini session? ~ Jo Jackson Photography

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Little Leap 52 – Weeks 3 & 4

The weekly challenge continues with some more fun themes to round out January.Week Three: In my cupI was hope hope hoping that the temperatures would drop again when this theme came around. Another frozen activity you can try when the mercury falls far enough is to throw boiling water into the air. When we woke… Continue reading Little Leap 52 – Weeks 3 & 4

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Why I want to photograph you and your family

If you've read any of these so far, you'll know I don't really tell short stories and this one is no exception. This is also the most personal of my photography stories so far. So, don't say I didn't warn you. :)When I'm not taking photos, I'm a preschool teacher. Apart from photography, I have… Continue reading Why I want to photograph you and your family

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Why I want to photograph your wedding

This is relatively easy to answer.There are all of the obvious reasons - they're so pretty, they're full of love and laughter, all those gorgeous details crying out to be captured. Who wouldn't want to take photos of a wedding?But the main reason I want to photograph your wedding is to do with my own.7… Continue reading Why I want to photograph your wedding