Simple, natural portraiture - that tells your story

Observing people in everyday life, I capture real moments, experiences, personalities and emotion. I find beauty in realism and my documentary style allows me to create images that are authentic – something which becomes more precious over the years.

I have a mindful approach and aim to be as unimposing as possible, using natural light as often as I can. During my shoots, I create a few very subtly directed portraits amongst the more impromptu shots. I do this by encouraging specific scenarios and backdrops that will make good pictures. I interact gently and will very occasionally ask for smiles! In general, I prefer to observe. This enables children (and grown ups!) to feel more free and results in mostly unstaged, natural looking photographs.

“Something quite touching about seeing the everyday, us muddling along, but beautifully shot.”

Dr Nicky Dee