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 […]

How to look good in your Photo shoot – Make up & Styling tips


As Mother’s Day is around the corner we start to think.. what can we get for Mum? We have been photographing a lot of Mothers and Daughters, even a three generation shoot with Grandparents. It’s so lovely to have make up, hair and styling included in your photo session, as it can make you feel relaxed and pampered. It’s always a great idea to book an evening out after your shoot so you can make the most of how you look and feel on the day of your session. Our make up artist Gaby doesn’t like to pile the make […]

What to expect from your photoshoot- Claudia’s story


A lot of people don’t like getting their photographs taken and think that they are not photogenic, but as as experienced photographer I know the angles and give total direction so that the customer will know what to do. We always have a consultation before the shoot where we discuss clothes, looks, make up and what sort of session they would like You can choose from our wide range of sessions such as make overs, family, headshots, couples, personal branding or even our new glam and wag with your dog! Claudia had a personal branding shoot where she had full […]

Why I was inspired by 10 BRCA ladies to take this shot


Having earn’t my living photographing women for many years I jumped at the chance to take this shot of these 10 inspiring ladies as it was my chance to give back. All these women carry the faulty BRCA gene mutation which means that they all have an 80% chance of developing breast and ovarian cancer. Some of these ladies have had mastectomies and hysterectomies – some due to cancer and some for preventative reasons. We wanted to show that no matter what they have gone through they are all still beautiful and wanted to also raise awareness. Celebrities such as […]

Give the gift of memories


Christmas is the time to spend with the ones you love, whether your family is big or small. Finding a unique gift isn’t easy. Sometimes you just want something that lasts, rather than the classic box of chocolates or bottle of wine which disappear before Christmas Day is over! We’re giving the gift of photos that will last for years to come, something all the family will enjoy. A special gift card wrapped in a luxury gold envelope, to spend on your choice of family portrait, makeover session or individual portrait. Starting from £125, including one 10×8 print, plus a […]

The perfect gift that lasts a lifetime


Choose your portrait! As the festive season quick approaches, many of us are scratching our heads when it comes to choosing the perfect gift for our loved ones. We’re offering the unique and timeless gift of a portrait session, all wrapped up in a beautiful gold envelope. You can choose from a fun makeover shoot, on your own or bring a loved one with you. Why not enjoy a session with your mum, sister, best friend or partner? With professional hair and makeup arranged for you, don’t forget to book a night out for afterwards, because you’ll look gorgeous! Forget […]