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At home with two adorable sisters ~ An in home family session filled with fun {Family Photography in Oxfordshire}

There is nothing I love more than photographing a family at home in their own space, especially when the family is made up of two very adorable sisters. I met Jackie, James and their girls at their home in Oxfordshire, for their family session. Right from the beginning, I knew this family was going to be a ton of fun the shoot.

With the littlest napping, we had a little time with big sister. Together with her mummy and daddy, the 3 of them gave a dramatic retelling of The Bear Hunt, sound effect and all (honestly, I had to try super hard to steady my camera, as they were just so awesome to watch - genuine fits of laughter!) Big sister clearly loved goofing around with mummy and daddy. When the time came to wake up the little one, I followed mum to the nursery to capture those sweet sleepy moments post nap. Waking with a smile for her mummy, baby A giggled and cooed as mum lifted her from the cot. Both girls were so adorable to capture, so similar yet wonderfully different in their own ways. Thank you S family for letting me capture a little of your family life. Here are a few highlights from out time together.


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Jo Shannon-Little of J S-Little Photography is is an award winning newborn and family lifestyle photographer in Reading, Berkshire, who focuses on capturing beautifully natural and emotive images inspired by the love and laughter of family and childhood. She is one of the very few photographers in Berkshire that blends her love of natural lifestyle photography with beautiful newborn and portraits. Jo's unique in home sessions allow you and your family to capture your wonderful memories in a place that is special to you - creating beautiful, meaningful and authentic images in the place so loved by you, your home. Her absolute favourite thing to shoot are newborns and their close ones in their home, but she also loves all things family - from capturing the joy and excitement of expectant parents in maternity photography to fun filled family sessions - images filled with connections, movement and life - capturing those little moments that make your family, yours! Jo is a in home and on location photographer, serving areas in Berkshire, Oxfordshire, Hampshire and Surrey. For more information about Jo, check out her about me page. For pricing information, visit her pricing pageClick here to contact Jo directly. Thank you so much. x

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Portraits full of laughter ~ a gorgeous family of four {Family Photographer Reading

 

Gone are the days of stiffly posed family portraits and thank goodness - I love portrait sessions like this one, full of laughter and energy. This gorgeous family of four were such much fun to shoot, so much energy and joy - I left on a total high!

I met Jenn and Steve at the very beautiful Holies, Streatley, for their outdoor family photography session. The chilly autumn weather was against us a little, with dark clouds looming, but it didn't dampen the fun. With two littles exposed to the elements, it was time to get moving; it was time for some forest adventures.

Mum and Dad searched high and low with L and A to find the biggest leaf and the longest stick. The leaves were soon discarded, but the simple stick soon transformed into a sword for a knight and then a wondrous staff for a king. Steve, energetically took on the role of the mischievous forest King, which allowed me to capture those gorgeously genuine smiles, meant only for daddy. With the King safely captured and the chill setting in, in was soon time for Jenn to scoop up her two little for cuddles under the blanket.

I could have snapped this family moment all day long, they were just great to capture. From the comical tangle of legs trying to clamber onto mum at the same time, to the shared jokes sending each, and at times all, into fits of laughter. Perfect.  Thank you Rodwell family for letting me hang out and capture your family life. Here are some of my favourites from our time together.

Love Jo xxx

I hope you enjoyed these pictures as much as I have - I know this family will treasure them. If you're interested in booking me to capture your family memories, please get in contact and check out my session information.  Now, why not follow along in this month's blog circle to see what my wonderfully talented friend and fellow Camera Mama moderator Ulli from Boise, Idaho, has been up to! She is sharing a darling comparison session of her two girls.  Click here to check out her blog post: Newborn and Family Photographer in Boise, Idaho.

Jo Shannon-Little of J S-Little Photography is is an award winning newborn and family lifestyle photographer in Reading, Berkshire, who focuses on capturing beautifully natural and emotive images inspired by the love and laughter of family and childhood. She is one of the very few photographers in Berkshire that blends her love of natural lifestyle photography with beautiful newborn and portraits. Jo's unique in home sessions allow you and your family to capture your wonderful memories in a place that is special to you - creating beautiful, meaningful and authentic images in the place so loved by you, your home. Her absolute favourite thing to shoot are newborns and their close ones in their home, but she also loves all things family - from capturing the joy and excitement of expectant parents in maternity photography to fun filled family sessions - images filled with connections, movement and life - capturing those little moments that make your family, yours! Jo is a in home and on location photographer, serving areas in Berkshire, Oxfordshire, Hampshire and Surrey. For more information about Jo, check out her about me page. For pricing information, visit her pricing pageClick here to contact Jo directly. Thank you so much. x

 

 

 

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Sweet baby girl ~ darling little sister {Reading Newborn Photographer}

I completely fell in love with this sweet, little girl and her darling sister. Last month, I got to meet the T family for a special newborn session at their home in Purley on Thames. It was wonderful to work with this adorable family again - I had a great time meeting the parents and big sister for their family session 2 years ago. Now, with a new addition to their family, they really are just too perfect. 

We started our session in baby S' nursery, cute sleepy moments and snuggles from mummy and daddy. I love the shot of big sister, photo bombing the moment! Then it was time for some adorable family cuddles and laughter with both girls.  After a feed, for the little lady, it was time for me to capture some individual newborn photos. Baby S was a dreamy, sleepy girl. she slept the entire time – not a single peep! And I even caught a smile from her too.🙂 It was an morning full of joy . Congrats T family!! Here are several favourites from our time together – Enjoy!

Love Jo xxx

 

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Laughter, smiles and puppy dogs ~ gorgeous family of 4 {Berkshire Family Photographer}

So much fun had photographing this gorgeous family of 4, lots of laughter, plenty of smiles and even an adorable pup! I met Lucy, Jamie and their little ones at their family home in Mortimer for their family session. 

Eager to get started, the kids showed me around their house and their bedrooms. With grey skies outside, we made the most out of the window light in A's room, where I was also educated on the world of Marvel and DC comics - I am now definitely far more clued up about superheroes! From Ironman to dance championships, it was on to I's room and time for cuddles with Amber, the family Whippet. I love photographing kids in their rooms, it's always so nice when I get to share a little of who they are and for I - it was all things dance.

Kid's rooms visited and onto a little family time. This foursome clearly have a lot of fun together - teasing, joking and laughter filled the session. I definitely had to stop shooting more than a few times, when I was unable to control my own laughter! Especially, when the whipped cream appeared during a hot chocolate snack break - it is amazing how much cream can fit into one mouth!

I am so honoured I could capture a little slice of this wonderful family. Here are several favourites from our time together - Enjoy! 

Love Jo xxx

 

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Summer Born Baby Girl {Berkshire Newborn Photographer}

Another summer born baby girl and a perfect addition to a new family of 3. I had so much fun during this darling shoot! Last month, I met them at their family home in Marlow for their newborn session.  Baby S was but only 9 days old - so CUTE!! Her gorgeous dark hair and little button nose. She melted me! The entire shoot she was an angel. We started out with her individual photos and she was so calm and relaxed. Once we got to the family shots and she had the chance to snuggle with her mum and daddy, she drifted off to sleep. The most adorable thing happened while her she snuggled with her parents – as they lay there next to her laughing at a shared joke, her face brimmed with a beautiful smile as she lay sleeping. So so sweet!! Congrats B family!! Here are several favorites from our time together – Enjoy!

Love Jo x

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