Category Archives: Lighting

Golden light

Of course you will have heard us (and everyone else!) say that the late afternoon light is beautiful for taking photos in and I used to do it all the time. But I can’t remember the last time I took my own advice and just got out with the camera for no reason whatsoever and […]

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My Mother’s Day Gift

Remember how I had a plan to be in photos with my children this year by having one on each of their birthdays’ … does one out of three count? Not really does it! So last week I wrote a note to my three children letting them know that the best present they could give […]

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When it all goes to tears ….

I don’t often take “styled and posed” photos with my kids … but you can guarantee when I do there is always tears (often from me!). The best thing about being a “Mum the Photographer” is that you can walk away and try again another time (or day!). I’m going to have another crack this […]

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What inspires you to pick up your camera??

I am sure that many of us have a common answer to the question: “What inspires you to pick up your camera?” Our kids, of course! ┬áThis is Mum the Photographer and the simple fact you are even reading this blog indicates that your children inspire you to take photos and document their childhood. However, […]

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Towards the light

Remember how I said I was going to take monthly photos of my wee girl for a “first year” album … well, can you believe we are three quarters of the way there! This month with school hoidays in full swing (translation: messy house!) there were not a lot of good spots for a quick […]

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