{You+Me} Victoria & Graeme

Recently I had the pleasure of photographing Victoria & Graeme who are getting married next year. These two are made for each other. Literally. Though they met as teenagers and got on great back then, little did they know that some ten years later they’d soon be...
Working with other creatives

Working with other creatives

For a while I’ve been meaning to write about a shoot I did recently that featured the biggest musical instrument I’ve ever seen- a giant harp! I’ve always wished I could play an instrument. When I first got really serious about photography about 4 years ago I...

Capturing life- Why newborn photography?

In my last post I mentioned that I’ve been a few newborn shoots as I’ve been starting to focus photographically on areas I enjoy the most. I wanted to do a personal post to share why I feel drawn to the genre of newborn photography, to give you an insight into why I...

2011- A Year in Photos

About now bloggers like to write about the past year in hindsight. For me it isn’t just a reflection but recognising how much has changed over the last 12 months. I followed my heart, quit my full time job, taught abroad, got engaged & travelled across 10 of...

Newborn sneakpeek

In the last few weeks I’ve been working on building up my portfolio of newborn photography. I’ve started to specialise in children’s and couple’s photography so newborn photography is definitely an area I want to focus on.  I have loads of...

laurenbythesea: the blog

Hi lovely people and welcome to the laurenbythesea blog which has been a long time coming! I’ve been meaning to do this for so long not only to record the journey that photography is taking me on but to share inspiration and beauty with those around me.  I would...