{Black and white} or {colour} … which do you prefer?

I am often asked whether I can produce images in black and white – with the onset of the digital age, you may think that it is just a case of flicking a switch and … hey presto … the image is black and white. However, not every image converts well to black and white and photographers seem to have an “eye” for the ones which will work.

So I thought I would process a couple of images that I took recently of gorgeous young Freya … tell me what you think … colour or black and white?

I am quietly confident that Freya’s family are going to love these images, whether they are in black and white or colour, but do let me know what you think?

And if you are looking for a family photographer based near Faversham, do drop me an email on sam@samanthajonesphotography.co.uk and check out my website at www.samanthajonesphotography.co.uk for more info and prices.

A busy time for babies – {sneak peek}

What a smiley little girl! It’s always lovely to meet new parents but when you are also greeted with a big wide (toothless …) smile from such a gorgeous little girl … well, it reminds just how much I love my job.

Just a quick sneak peek for mummy and daddy …

Baby I is 11 weeks old. She had her feet and hand castings done the day before by Justine at www.impala-impressions.co.uk and the photoshoot was to provide a beautiful image to put in the frame alongside the castings. Check out my blog post here for more details of our joint venture.

If you have a new baby and want to create a beautiful memory for yourself (and proud grandparents too) give me a call on 07786 314973 or Justine on 01732 521537 to organise a session.

Thanks again to the proud parents of baby I … and thanks for being so welcoming and helpful with my new puppy too! Online gallery will be open very soon!

Welcome,William, to the world of photoshoots {sneak peek}

Say hello everyone to William, who you may remember meeting previously here … well, seven weeks old now, and a credit to mum and dad, William transformed himself from a “quiet, demure little baby” to a wriggly little ball of fun! After eating much, much more than usual, and staying awake long past his normal time, William was getting into the spirit of things!

In fact, I was a little worried that I hadn’t managed to achieve enough usable shots so we have rescheduled … but on uploading, I think William was a bit of a “faker” and managed to give me some great pictures. But, sadly, I’ve got to go back … and really looking forward to it!

If you are pregnant, or even if your little one has already made his or her entrance into the world, capture their early days with a newborn photoshoot. Details are on my site www.samanthajonesphotography.co.uk or drop me an email sam@samanthajonesphotography.co.uk. Babies grow so quickly … why not book a professional photoshoot in the comfort of your own home. Tea is optional … but always welcome! See you again soon William xx

{Sneak Peek} baby Freya is growing up …

Just the one from today’s session. Since Freya’s mummy won me in a raffle, we have become fast friends. And now she has baby no. 2 for me to photograph … such a lovely day and such a gorgeous girl …

Thanks for cheering up a dull and rainy day. Freya is a delightful little girl and another benefit was that I got cuddles too!

It’s been such a busy time here …

lots of lovely photoshoots that I can’t show you because they are as gifts for Christmas.

But one gorgeous little boy, G, really stood out in his photoshoot …

He’s an absolute darling and so great in front of a camera! Unfortunately it poured with rain and we weren’t able to go outside … but I think mum and dad are more than happy with the results.

If you are interested in giving the gift of a family photoshoot as a present for Christmas, do drop me an email: sam@samanthajonesphotography.co.uk. You can check out my site too: www.samanthajonesphotography.co.uk. There’s still time to organise the vouchers for you, but don’t delay!

Welcome to baby {Freya} by Samantha Jones Photography

How fabulous to be back to photograph the latest addition to this happy family … meet the gorgeous Freya!

And with her super brother, Tom …

And cuddles with her mum …

And a safe place to relax and rest with daddy …

Thank you all again for making this session such fun and I am looking forward to seeing Freya grow and prosper. Hugs xxx

{Baby Ballet} – my first gorgeous model

I have recently been running a promotion with the Baby Ballet group that my niece attends and I had a great time on Sunday, photographing gorgeous baby {O} and her family … I wanted to post a couple of pictures so that her proud mummy and daddy can see them before I upload them all to my on-line proofing facility … and here is our lovely model, balancing really bravely …

Baby ballet montage II

These images were all shot in baby {O}’s home, using an easily set up lighting system. In fact, the image on the right of this next one was shot with available light …

Baby ballet montage

Thanks again to my gorgeous model and her family (sorry to Maisie that you couldn’t be involved …) and I hope that you are happy with the images of your lovely little girl!

If you would like beautiful images of your children to treasure (and, don’t forget, Christmas will be here soon …), do comment on this post or drop me a line and I’d love to capture your memories too!