Don’t you think that the year is going far too fast already we are now into March! Happy St David’s Day btw! There is a theory that the more mundane a routine is the quicker the times goes than if we pack our days with different things time seems slower. It has nothing to do with getting older and the years are going more quickly…..
Mother’s day is next weekend (for the UK) and it is a time where us mummies can be spoilt and told we are loved and appreciated.
My son, Peter, is 13 in two weeks (we share the same birthday) and the times that our birthdays have landed on Mother’s Day! What do we celebrate first? Being a mum I say – Peter’s birthday!
So who takes photographs of Peter and me – we do! and sometimes Mr Armitage… We have taken many “self portraits” of ourselves but I suppose it would be lovely to have someone I trust and respect as a photographer to take images of me and my boy….my beautiful boy – even if there are few spots appearing now – on both of us!
And who is taking photographs of you and your family? Those special moments of cuddles, laughter and love. If you have just come across my work then I must tell you that my heart is in my photography and to make individuals as comfortable with me as possible is my goal. To be relaxed in front of the camera is the biggest single thing I can do for my clients so that the images are as natural and beautiful and that the shoot experience is fun and enjoyable. I have many clients who are really good at taking photographs but they need me to tell the story of their love for each other.
I have been having headshot sessions at Warren House once a month now for quite a while and I do believe that I have learnt so much from seeing people’s fear about having their photograph taken, particularly women! So it is my mission to get more mums in front of the camera and enjoy it. Would it be corny to suggest that a really lovely Mother’s Day present would be to buy her a “Portraits in the Park” shoot with a complimentary gift and it can be bought here? No, I don’t think so….. I have seen women who have put their families before themselves and not think they are beautiful become confident again when they see the images that I have taken of them and it has been such a delight for me to show them that they still have something very special.
Annie Armitage – Photographic ArtistAnnie Armitage is a photographer who specialises in producing timeless images. As one of the top contemporary, family lifestyle photographers in the UK she produces images of pregnancy, newborn, babies of all sizes, families, teenagers (seniors), dogs and also has a commercial side to her business which is predominantly headshots as well as formal but approachable portraits for annual reports or PR purposes and lifestyle images for SME’s portfolios and website. Nursery photography is also amongst Annie’s portfolio and if you are interested please contact her on 07711 391919 Annie is based in Kingston upon Thames but is available for commission throughout the UK and Ireland and Internationally. Annie’s main working areas within London and Surrey are:- Kingston, Surbiton, ThamesDitton, NewMalden, Wimbledon, Wandsworth, Clapham, Battersea, Putney, Mayfair, Sloane Square, Holland Park Richmond, Barnes, Fulham, Sheen, Chelsea, Kensington, Hampton, Twickenham, Teddington, StMargarets and throughout Surrey including Guildford, Godalming, Woking, Cobham, Weybridge, Esher, Claygate, Oxshott and Ottershaw Annie has a “Annie Armitage Photography” page on Facebook and on Twitter come and follow her – anniegolightly Pinterest – Annie Armitage To contact Annie about your requirements – please go to the Contact form on her website or alternatively email her at firstname.lastname@example.org or call her on 07711 391919 All images and text are copyright Annie Armitage 2013. All rights reserved. Please do not copy.
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