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Unlocking The Story Behind The Family Portrait

Unlocking The Story Behind The Family Portrait

 So, you've probably noticed how period dramas like The Crown, Downton Abbey, and others are all about those family portraits hanging on the walls. It got me thinking – where did this whole family portrait thing come from? We often link the love for photos to the 21st...

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Christmas Mini Session 2023

Christmas Mini Session 2023

  Dawn Martin Photography and Studio Boo present Christmas Mini Sessions 2023 We are pleased to announce that Amber and Dawn are joining again this year to bring you the most sensational and Christmassy Christmas mini-sessions ever! Bookings are open to our...

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Christmas Mini Sessions

Christmas Mini Sessions

  Dawn Martin Photography and Studio Boo present Christmas Mini Sessions 2023 We are pleased to announce that Amber and Dawn are joining together again this year to bring you the most sensational and Christmassy Christmas mini-sessions ever! Bookings are open to...

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Award Winning Family Photography Glasgow

Award Winning Family Photography Glasgow

Certified member of the Master Photographer's Association I've been a family photographer in Glasgow since 2009 and during that time I've completed a degree course in Photography and received a 1st class BA Honours.  I also became a part time Photography lecturer at...

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Creating the Perfect Environment for You and Your Baby

Creating the Perfect Environment for You and Your Baby

Creating The Perfect Environment For You and Your Baby Having a new baby is one of the most joyful events you will have in your life and therefore you want to ensure you have chosen the right Glasgow newborn photographer who not only has the most photography training...

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Maternity Photography – What Should You Wear?

Maternity Photography – What Should You Wear?

8 Clothing tips for your maternity session When you initally book your Maternity photography Glasgow photo-shoot with me you will have the opportunity to discuss what you should wear during your free consultation.  However if you're reading this now then you’re...

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Lewis | Cake Smash Photographer Glasgow

Lewis | Cake Smash Photographer Glasgow

Cake Smash Photographer Glasgow I've been saving sharing this Cake Smash session for a couple of months and finally Lewis turned 1 today and I can share the session. Happy Birthday Lewis! We knew lockdown would happen after Christmas and Lewis would miss the...

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The Importance of building a relationship with your child.

The Importance of building a relationship with your child.

The Pre Photo-shoot Warm Up Having been a Glasgow family photographer for over a decade, I’ve seen a fair amount of children having meltdowns in the studio. No parent ever wants to put their child through an upsetting ordeal but interacting with a complete stranger...

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TIPS TO SOOTHE BABIES | GLASGOW NEWBORN PHOTOGRAPHY

TIPS TO SOOTHE BABIES | GLASGOW NEWBORN PHOTOGRAPHY

Having a newborn baby is easy, said no one ever. Let’s be honest, it’s not exactly plain sailing. There is no doubt we love our gorgeous little darlings, but the reality is, new (and experienced) parents get tired and can become confused and upset when the baby is...

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Fine Art Photography | Glasgow Portrait Photographer

Fine Art Photography | Glasgow Portrait Photographer

Almost all people will have had the experience of having their photograph taken at some point in their life however not many people will have had the experience of having their portrait being taken by a fine art professional photographer. What is Fine Art Photography?...

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Fine Art Portraiture | Noah | Glasgow Portrait Studio

Fine Art Portraiture | Noah | Glasgow Portrait Studio

I’m mostly known in Scotland for creating beautiful portraits of newborn babies, however, I also specialise in fine art children's portraiture. Recently Glasgow's The Model Team got in touch to ask if I would work with some of their children and update the kid's...

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Adding Work-Life Balance My Photography Business

Adding Work-Life Balance My Photography Business

Apparently, more than half of photographers suffer from burn out and quit within the first two years of opening their business. If you are like me then you’ll have found it difficult finding a happy work/life balance, (actually, my partner is calling me to ask when...

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Fine Art Photography | Glasgow Portrait Photographer

Fine Art Photography | Glasgow Portrait Photographer

Three beautiful girls visited my studio on Saturday for a brand new stylised session I’ll be offering from my new Glasgow studio. Fine art portraiture is something I’ve wanted to spend more time one for a couple of years now but just never had the time to dedicate to...

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Inspiring Photographers

I've been a family photographer for over a decade, however, a few years ago I decided to go to university to complete a degree in Photography.  To gain a deeper understanding of the subject a large part of the coursework involved researching other photographers and...

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What To Wear? | Family Portraits Glasgow

What To Wear? | Family Portraits Glasgow

As a portrait photographer based in Glasgow, it is my job to capture a snapshot of time in your family's life.  It's easy to capture what you all look like but it takes more skill and effort to capture how you feel as a family.  You want your portrait session to be...

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Maternity Photographer Glasgow | Bump to Baby Photo Shoot

Maternity Photographer Glasgow | Bump to Baby Photo Shoot

One of the packages offered in my Glasgow portrait studio is the ever popular Bump to Baby session. You can capture your blossoming bump with a graceful and feminine pregnancy photo shoot in my warm, cosy studio, or if you prefer, at an outdoor location that has some...

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CHOOSING NEWBORN PHOTOGRAPHY WALL ART FOR YOUR HOME

When a family contacts me for a newborn photography session in my Glasgow photography studio, I like to have a chat on the phone to ask some questions about how they might like to display their images.  If they are looking to invest in some wall art how they have...

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NEWBORN PHOTOGRAPHER SOUTH LANARKSHIRE | BABY POPPY

NEWBORN PHOTOGRAPHER SOUTH LANARKSHIRE | BABY POPPY

Welcome to the world baby Poppy! I had this scrumptious, 8-day old newborn girl in my Glasgow studio for her first photo shoot.  She is THE perfect gift and her mummy and daddy were beaming with happiness. When the family first got in touch with me I offered them a...

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Glasgow Baby Photographer – My Editing Workflow

Glasgow Baby Photographer – My Editing Workflow

Editing a newborn photography session in my Glasgow studio is great fun but I have to say, it can be challenging, labour intensive and can take anywhere between 2-4 hours to edit a full gallery of between 40-60 images. As you know, your baby is perfect in every way...

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