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Beautiful Newborn Baby Photography

Beautiful & Creative Newborn Baby Photography

Time passes so quickly… but photos last a lifetime… capture those very early moments of your newborn baby

Our favourite time to capture your newborn baby is between 8-12 days… or preferably within the first 14 days from birth, when your baby is still very sleepy and can be easily positioned into beautiful poses.  We will photograph your newborn baby up to 4 weeks.

Our newborn photo session lasts usually around 3 hours and babies usually sleep contentedly throughout, in the warm cosy environment.   These sessions allow for plenty of time for feeding and lots of cuddling.

With us you get the best of both worlds, in that you get all the natural shots of your baby without any props, plus a choice of props at no extra charge.  All is explained to you at the start of your session, where we present you with our newborn book showing you all props available to you – all as shown in our newborn gallery and many more!

We recommend that you book in around what you know now to be your due date and if this changes, we can easily move your session.

All our newborn sessions can include sibling and family shots too.  Click here to view Summer Sale Packages.

Our Newborn Photography is up to 4 weeks young.  If you would like Bump to Baby photo sessions, we can provide a quote for both.

Please contact Gaynor on 01457 878689 or email gaynor@shyvioletphotography.co.uk for more info or to book.  We offer studio and mobile sessions (done in your own home)

See pics below from Tula’s shoot at just 11 days young.

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Our Own Little Cake Smash Cookie Monster

Cookie Monster Cake Smash!

Cake and Cookies?!?  Oh my goodness … Jude’s mum told me he loved cookies, but I couldn’t believe how much he loves cookies!!  He honestly didn’t stop eating them  throughout his Cake Smash… his cake barely got a look in.

Jude did the I am ONE shoot and we got the most fab smiley pics .. shown below, but then when his cookie monster cake and all the cookies were introduced to him, he got so excited and soooo involved, he was too busy eating to smile as much!!

He even ate the cookies whilst in his Tub with bubbles shoot.  Hilarious fun and we all loved every minute of his Cake Smash – our 3-in-1 Happimess session.

Our 3-in-1 Happimess sessions start with the I am ONE shoot, followed by the cake smash, followed by the Tub & Bubbles shoot.  All 3 shoots are included in our sale package offers – click here to view prices. 

All our sessions INCLUDE a 9″ double layered, bright and beautiful cake, or you can purchase a giant cupcake for an additional sum. You can purchase a giant cupcake with a theme as Jude’s mum did for him … and I just loved our cookie monster cake!   All our cakes are specially made by a bakery in Oldham to be extra soft and extra gooey to allow your little one to really get their hands and feet in it – LOL!!

For more info or to book, please call Gaynor on 01457 878689 / 07810 533533 or email: gaynor@shyvioletphotography.co.uk

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The 2nd Birthday Cake Smash

The 2nd Birthday Cake Smash-pure ‘Happimess’

Introducing our 3-in-1 Happimess sessions for your cheeky little monkey’s 2nd Birthday!

We start with the ‘Look Who’s 2’ shoot with a giant ‘2’ (all colours).  This is followed by the cake smash shoot, which is then followed by a wash off in our baby roll top bath with bubbles – see pics attached to this blog.  We absolutely love our cake smash sessions – they are relaxed and very very good fun for everyone.  We don’t limit how many people attend, although 4-5 is probably enough as more can be too overpowering for your toddler.

Our cake smash sessions are not for the feint hearted or those with OCD on cleanliness – LOL!   When is your toddler ever going to have the chance to get really stuck into their birthday cake again?  And we mean really stuck in!!  We love mess and the messier the better is our sessions.  And it’s our mess to clear up – so you don’t have to worry about it all!  Click here to view our gallery of images.

You can choose from a range of colours for your cake (all are personalised) and you can choose the colour of the backdrop we use.

All our prices are published on the website – click here to view.  OR let us know what you’d like in your Package and we can let you have a price.

For more info, or to book, please email: gaynor@shyvioletphotography.co.uk or call us on 01457 878689

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Cake Smash – Cake Squashing!

Cake Smash Photography – Brilliant Fun for their 1st Birthday

We start our Happimess sessions with the ‘I am ONE’ shoot with giant letters – O, N and E – these are painted orange, purple and limegreen – so look great for baby boys and girls.  This is followed by the cake smash shoot, which is then followed by a wash off in our baby roll top bath with bubbles.

Our cake smash sessions are not for the feint hearted or those with OCD on cleanliness – LOL!   When are your babies ever going to have the chance to get really stuck into their birthday cake again?  And we mean really stuck in!!  We love mess and the messier the better is our sessions.  And it’s our mess to clear up – so you don’t have to worry about it all!  Click here to view our gallery of images.

Our cake smash sessions are all about your baby and the cake – we don’t clutter with props, balloons and banners – altho you are welcome to bring your own if you wish.  So we get our cakes specially made by a fabulous cake baker who has a secret recipe for making the cake extra gooey and sticky to get it all over your baby!  And sitting on it is a must!  You can see how these 2 absolutely loved it!

You can choose from a range of colours for your cake (all our personalised) – and you can  choose the colour of the backdrop we use.  We have light blue, lilac, pink, champagne, purple or grey.

All our prices are published on the website – these are for one baby per session.  Please contact us for a price for twins (it’s not twice the price!)  Click here to view all Package options in our Summer Sale. 

You can use our contact form on the website to get in touch – click here for link to page.

Or you can email: gaynor@shyvioletphotography.co.uk

Or you can call us on 01457 878689 or mobile:  07810 533533

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Beautiful and Tasteful Boudoir Photography

Boudoir Photography

Covering lingerie photography, nude photography and maternity photography

Beautiful YOU, captured sensually and elegantly by professional female boudoir photographer, Gaynor Wilson.

All our images are Tasteful and artistic boudoir photography, designed to boost your confidence and self esteem and at the same time we ensure you relax and enjoy your entire experience.

We offer you an exclusive, personal and very discreet service, where every image is all about YOU  – example images can be seen in our website gallery – click here. Whether you would like one image, an album, digital images or framed images, we cater for all requirements.

The concept ‘Shy Violet Bride’ has been especially created for brides new and old; There are many ways to say ‘I love you’, but what could be more intimate than a selection of images posed by you for your loved one.

Customers are encouraged to take advantage of the free consultation; giving you an opportunity to meet Gaynor and have an informal chat to discuss ideas, presentation, budget and any possible issues.

We have created beautiful images for women from all walks of life – our Boudoir photography really is for every’body’ – no matter on your age, shape or size.

For more information please call Gaynor on 01457 878689 or email gaynor@shyvioletphotography.co.uk

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Something very different for your Dad

Is your Dad mad about his dog?  If yes, our Doggy Smash for Dad’s Day is definitely for him!

Why not treat your Dad and his Fur Baby to a special treat this Dad’s Day … The Doggy Cake Smash where his fur baby can let themselves loose on a big beautiful cake made especially for them and make as much mess as they like:  Seriously good fun!!

Your dad can join in as many pics as he’d like to – or it can just be all about his dog!

Unlike our Baby cake smash sessions, the Puppy Cake Smash/ Doggy Cake Smash can be done for ANY occasion. Our cakes are specially made for these sessions, full of doggy treats to encourage their faces into the cake.  And we can do the wash off in the tub or pale too to wash it all out of their fur but with bubbles too to make it even more fun for them and you.

Our cake smash sessions are not for the feint hearted or those with OCD on cleanliness – LOL!   When is your fur baby ever going to have the chance to get really stuck into a cake like this again?  And we mean really stuck in!!  We love mess and the messier the better is our sessions.  And it’s our mess to clear up – so you don’t have to worry about it all!  Your children … and YOU can join in too if you like!!

Really treat your dad this Dad’s Day – it’s one he will remember always!

For more info and prices or to book, please email: gaynor@shyvioletphotography.co.uk or call us on 01457 878689

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Looking for Newborn Photography?

Newborn Photography at it’s most creative.

How will you remember those precious early days? Time passes so quickly… but photos last a lifetime.

Our favourite time to capture your newborn baby is between 8-12 days… or preferably within the first 14 days from birth, when your baby is still very sleepy and can be easily positioned into beautiful poses.  We will photograph your newborn baby up to 4 weeks.

Our newborn photo session lasts usually around 3 hours and babies usually sleep contentedly throughout, in the warm cosy environment.   These sessions allow for plenty of time for feeding and lots of cuddling.

With us you get the best of both worlds, in that you get all the natural shots of your baby without any props, plus a choice of props at no extra charge.  All is explained to you at the start of your session, where we present you with our newborn book showing you all props available to you – all as shown in our newborn gallery and many more!

We recommend that you book in around what you know now to be your due date and if this changes, we can easily move your session.

All our newborn sessions can include sibling and family shots too.

Our Newborn Photography is up to 4 weeks young.  If you would like Bump to Baby photo sessions, we can provide a quote for both.

Please contact Gaynor on 01457 878689 or email gaynor@shyvioletphotography.co.uk for more info or to book.  We offer studio and mobile sessions (done in your own home)

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What fun we had with Eliza at her Cake Smash

Cake Smash Photography – Serious Fun for your little one’s 1st Birthday

We call our 1st Birthday Cake Smash our ‘Happimess’ Sessions …

We start our cake smash with the ‘I am ONE’ shoot with giant letters – O, N and E – these are painted orange, purple and limegreen – so look great for baby boys and girls.  This is followed by the cake smash shoot, which is then followed by a wash off in our baby roll top bath with bubbles.

We first met Eliza as a newborn at just 10 days old, and Eliza came back to us for her 1st birthday cake  smash  – pics attached to this blog … she had the most wonderful time – mind you, cake, splish splash and bubbles … what’s not to like?

We absolutely love our cake smash sessions – they are relaxed and very very good fun for everyone.  We don’t limit how many people attend, although 4-5 is probably enough as more can be too overpowering for the baby.

Our cake smash sessions are not for the feint hearted or those with OCD on cleanliness – LOL!   When are your babie ever going to have the chance to get really stuck into their birthday cake again?  And we mean really stuck in!!  We love mess and the messier the better is our sessions.  And it’s our mess to clear up – so you don’t have to worry about it all!  Click here to view our gallery of images.

You can choose from a range of colours for your cake (all our personalised) – and you can n choose the colour of the backdrop we use.  We don’t use props as a general rule as we keep it simple ..but you are welcome to bring as many props as you like.

All our prices are published on the website but these are for one baby per session.  Please contact us for a price for twins (it’s not twice the price!)

For more info, or to book, please email: gaynor@shyvioletphotography.co.uk or call us on 01457 878689

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Family Photos – Treat Dad this Father’s Day

Treat your Dad to some updated Family Photos this Father’s Day

All dad’s love photos of their babies / children!  And such a thoughtful gift on Father’s Day that will last a lifetime.

You could book dad in for a family shoot as a surprise or you could give him a gift voucher on Father’s Day. Our gift vouchers are completely personalised and come in a purple card envelope with organza ribbon and can be made out for any amount.

If you or one of your family don’t like having your photos taken (I am one of these myself!!) … you can relax and not worry about this … We have created a very informal, warm and relaxed studio, where you and your family will immediately feel at ease, and developed a family ‘friendly’ photo session that will almost distract you from the camera and flash lights.  

Following your photo session with Shy Violet Photography, a Gallery of images will be online for 3 weeks on our Customer Only Website where you will be able to view your images in the privacy of your own home, and as many times as you like.

For more information or to make a booking call Gaynor on: 01457 878689 or 07810 533533 or email gaynor@shyvioletphotography.co.uk

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Meet Martha – laughing in her Puppy Cake Smash

The Puppy Cake Smash -and also for doggies of ALL ages

Meet Martha at her Puppy Cake Smash!

Martha is just loving her Puppy Cake Smash and her cake is full of dog treats and chicken, Martha’s absolute favourite!!  See images below …

Why not treat your Fur Baby to a special birthday treat… The Puppy Cake Smash (1st birthday) or Doggy Cake Smash where your fur baby can let themselves loose on a big beautiful cake made especially for them and make as much mess as they like:  Seriously good fun!!

Unlike our Baby cake smash sessions, the Puppy Cake Smash/ Doggy Cake Smash can be done for ANY birthday. Our cakes are specially made for these sessions, full of doggy treats to encourage their faces into the cake.  And we can do the wash off in the tub or pale too to wash it all out of their fur but with bubbles too to make it even more fun for them and you.

Our cake smash sessions are not for the feint hearted or those with OCD on cleanliness – LOL!   When is your fur baby ever going to have the chance to get really stuck into their birthday cake again?  And we mean really stuck in!!  We love mess and the messier the better is our sessions.  And it’s our mess to clear up – so you don’t have to worry about it all!  Your children … and YOU can join in too if you like!!

Our introductory offers are not published on our website, so for more info, or to book, please email: gaynor@shyvioletphotography.co.uk or call us on 01457 878689

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