The Story Keepers

We are looking forward to welcoming you back to our studio, but in the meantime, we thought you might b e interested to hear about The Story Keepers, who help families to capture and preserve memories and stories. Read on, as Alice of Story Keepers tells you more: Hi, my name is Alice and I help you to capture and preserve your stories and memories. Life has changed during lockdown, making it the perfect time to take stock of our lives, to reflect, remember and share our stories. So I’d love to tell you about Sounds Familiar – a perfect […]

A year in pictures

We’ve had an amazing 2019 at Steve Hampshire Photography. Our studio has been full of happy faces all year! We’re so honoured to be able to share our best bits with you! As we’re sure our clients will agree, having your photo taken can feel daunting, but it can also be an unforgettable experience. Looking back on some of our favourite moments, we’ve created memories for extended families, mothers and daughters, business owners, dancers and actors. Our clients sometimes arrive feeling nervous and unsure, but this all melts away once they meet our friendly team, settle into hair and makeup […]

Marvellous mother and daughter moments

“Amazing pics. We recently had our family shoot and we loved it. Steve & Charlotte were great at making us comfortable and we came away with some amazing pictures. Thanks xx” – Jishma Mother and daughter photos are something that we capture throughout the years and become more and more important as we get older. With the improvements in technology and social media, it’s easier than ever to snap a few photos. However, there’s only so much you can do with a selfie! We love taking professional photos of our lovely mums and daughters and ensuring they’re presented beautifully in […]

Photography: bringing families together

Have you got family coming to visit from abroad? Why not make the most of the special occasion and get everyone together? When your family is spread out across the country, or even across the world, it’s difficult to find a time to meet up that suits everyone’s schedules. When you finally manage to get a date in the diary, don’t miss the perfect opportunity to capture some memories. Make a day of it – get dressed up, come along to our modern studio or we can come to you and take advantage of our professional hair and makeup services. […]

Festive family sessions

Christmas is coming! If you’re usually rushing around on Christmas Eve trying to find the perfect gift, let us make your life easier this year with one of our family portrait vouchers or e-vouchers. Make a great start to the New Year with a family portrait session, a great time to get together, dress up and have fun. Our sessions are relaxed and informal, but professional too. We know exactly how to get the best of you, whether you come along for individual shots or as part of a large family. At Steve Hampshire Photography, we don’t define family, we […]

The grandparent gift

We get lots of requests from grandparents who want to mark the special occasions in their children and grandchildren’s lives. The special bond between grandparent and grandchild is clear from how excited they get when they arrive for their photo session and come to collect their prints afterwards! A grandparents love lasts beyond the digital world of social media and the internet, because to them, there’s nothing more precious than a framed photo of their grandchildren that takes pride of place in their living room. These gifts of beautiful photos are invaluable to grandparents, who like to see how the […]

Top Tips for your photo session

Getting ready for your photo session should be a really exciting time, but it can also be very daunting. Whether you’re a selfie king or queen, or you’re completely camera shy, we’ve got the top tips for you! Our years of experience in photography mean we know how to make all our clients feel comfortable, confident and ready to sparkle in front of the camera. The most important thing to consider before your session, is what the aim of your photo session is. Are you coming for a grandparent shoot, a glam and wag shoot or a headshot? Once you’re […]

How about a headshot?

For all businesses, especially small businesses, having a strong team profile on your website is an invaluable tool for promotion and building a reputation. Keeping your company headshots up to date is a great place to start, alongside a solid marketing strategy to ensure they are seen by potential customers. Everyone is different, so a traditional corporate-style headshot won’t work for everyone. Our years of experience in photography means that we get to know the people behind the photos, so we can make suggestions about the style of headshot that’ll work best for your brand. We’re happy to photograph anything […]

Contemporary headshot collage

Fantastic Summer Family Portraits

The summer holidays are quick approaching and parents everywhere are already planning fun activities to do with the kids. What could be more fun than a family photo session? Capturing the love, happiness and bond between families is something we love to do at Steve Hampshire Photography, something that can be treasured for many years to come. Our family portrait sessions are tailored to suit your needs and we work closely with you to boost confidence and encourage each family member’s personality to shine through. Whatever your definition of family is, there’s a session for you. Single parent families, extended […]

Family Portrait

We are family – Sister Sister Photoshoot

With International Siblings day last week, it was lovely to have Sofia and Elianah in for their sister photoshoot. Sofia and Elianah came in with a few outfit changes and decided on a really natural make up look, as they wanted us to capture their personalty and different styles and looks. Its always important to listen to our clients as we want them to feel like themselves and comfortable throughout the shoot. The day started off with the two sisters going through their wardrobe with our team getting more of an idea for hair and make up. Sofia wanted to […]