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Newborn Bookings in these uncertain times

Newborn Bookings in these uncertain times

At the moment, we are all very unsure of what the situation will be in the coming weeks (possibly months) and I am sure that many of you will still want to book a Newborn Photo shoot to capture the very early days.

I am now taking provisional future bookings and instead of the usual £49 deposit, I am just taking £10 on booking.  Only when we are sure the shoot can go ahead will the remainder of the deposit become payable.

I do guesstimate that there will be a rush on bookings as soon as this is over, so if you’d like to secure a date, please do get in touch.  You can use the Contact Form on the Newborn Page It’s at the bottom of every website page -to view click here.

Or you can email me to gaynor@shyvioletphotography.co.uk  or call me for a chat on 07810 533533.

The prices for my 3 sale packages are published on the website and can be found after all the images on the Newborn Page- click here.

There are no hidden costs, there is nothing more to pay if you book one of our packages, unless of course you would like additional images – you can request to see the price list for additional images prior to booking.

These prices on the website are for studio Newborn Photo Sessions, please contact me if you’d like a price for a home visit.

For 100s of Newborn pics – you can go to our FaceBook and Instagram pages.

Just a few of the Natural imagesI offer and the more creative BabyArt Images:

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Newborn Photography

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Cake Smash Bookings during COVID-19 Outbreak

Cake Smash Bookings during COVID-19 Outbreak

At the moment, we are all very unsure of what the situation will be in the coming weeks (possibly months) and I am sure that many of you will still want to book a celebratory 1st Birthday photo session such as the Cake Smash.

The Cake Smash doesn’t have to be done on the 1st Birthday … it’s a celebration of turning One – and remember they will be one for 12 months … so during these uncertain times, why not book a PROVISIONAL Cake Smash to celebrate this milestone later this year.

I am now taking provisional future bookings and instead of the usual £39 deposit, I am just taking £10 on booking.  Only when we are sure the shoot can go ahead will the remainder of the deposit become payable.

I do guesstimate that there will be a rush on bookings as soon as this is over, so if you’d like to secure a date, please do get in touch.  You can use the Contact Form on the Cake Smash Page It’s at the bottom of every website page -to view click here.

Or you can email me to gaynor@shyvioletphotography.co.uk  or call me for a chat on 07810 533533.

The prices for my 3 sale packages are published on the website and can be found at the top of the Cake Smash page – click here. 

Each package includes a 8”personalised cake made extra soft and gooey and very yummy, in a choice of colours.  Click through the images to see choices of colours.    I provide the bunting, pompoms and balloons to colour match your choice of cake and backdrop.

If you would like to discuss a colour scheme or a certain theme, then please do get in touch – we are always open to and welcome new ideas.  And you are free to bring as many props of your own for your photo session too – we can discuss at the start what to use and where.

There are no hidden costs, there is nothing more to pay if you book one of our packages, unless of course you would like additional images – you can request to see the price list for additional Cake Smash images prior to booking.

For 100s of cake smash pics – you can go to our FaceBook and Instagram pages.

This is a few pics of Grace with a Pink Cake on our Champagne Backdrop

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1st Birthday Cake Smash – we make the cake!

Anabia’s 1st Birthday Cake Smash

Anabia’s mum rang me saying that she wanted a black and white striped background for her daughter’s 1st Birthday Cake Smash.  I only have the plain colours for my cake smash shoots, so my customer said they would bring their own.  Dad made this from some wallpaper they found and it actually worked very well indeed.  So if you don’t like any of my plain backdrops … you can always bring your own – LOL!

The colour scheme was black and white, with gold and hot pink – so my cake maker made the cake in a hot pink with coordinating polka dots.  This new 8″ taller Polka dot cake is our new look cake for the cake smash for 2020.  I just love it and it’s actually the perfect height for sitting babies on – like a baby stool 🙂    We  do have other cakes available at an additional cost – please ask for details.

Anabia had quite a sedate cake smash – in that there was more eating of the cake than smashing!   And when she’d eaten enough …We then put her into our posing roll top baby bath, put the bubbles on and let him relax and play in the tub … she loved it – loved the bubbles and the splashing.

Following her Cake Smash photo session with Shy Violet Photography, a Gallery of images was uploaded to our Customer Only GALLERY website where here mum & dad were able to view her images and choose their faves from here.

If you are thinking of booking a birthday cake smash for your little one, our 3 Sale Packages are shown on our website – click here. Each package includes a 8”personalised cake made extra soft and gooey and very yummy, in a choice of colours.  Click through the image gallery and prices can be found after all the pics.

If you would like to discuss a colour scheme or a certain theme, then please do get in touch – we are always open to and welcome new ideas.  And you are free to bring as many props of your own for your photo session too – we can discuss at the start what to use and where.

There are no hidden costs, there is nothing more to pay if you book one of our packages, unless of course you would like additional images – you can request to see these prior to booking.

For 100s of cake smash pics – click here to go to our Facebook page.  Or our Instagram page

This is just a few of the pics from Anabia’s Cake Smash …. we did a few family pics first – at no extra charge

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Family Portrait Photography

Family Portrait Photography

At Shy Violet Photography, we now have 2 wonderful studios … Studio A for Newborn, Babies and Cake Smash which is smaller and cosy, and a large studio, Studio B for family portrait photo sessions and can cater for small families of 3 or 4 – up to 20.

As a general rule we offer the family portrait photo sessions on a white backdrop, but we can offer lots of other ideas too – please feel free to discuss any specific requirements you might have with us.

We are happy to offer a Combination Photo Shoot, where we can incorporate family shots on the white… and a second option for your little ones – just some of my ideas include a Bubbles Shoot, Vintage Shoot, Fun Shoot on a Colour of your choice using balloons, pompoms, bunting.

If the weather is good, we can always go into the woods in the studio grounds to get some lovely outdoor shots.

Following your photo session with Shy Violet Photography, a Gallery of images will be online for 3 weeks on our Customer Only GALLERY 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 a Family photo session or a Combination photo session –  click here to see current Sale Packages … Or contact Gaynor by email to gaynor@shyvioletphotography.co.uk  or call 01457 878689 to get prices.

Here are just a few pics from a gorgeous bright and colourful colour coodinated family shoot, where they celebrated their daughter turning 2 too …

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Shy Violet Photography and the Coronavirus

Shy Violet Photography and the Coronavirus

At the moment, in these uncertain times, I just wanted to reassure my customers of the situation at Shy Violet photography.

At the moment I am trading as usual.  I am in a very fortunate position in that I work alone and my studio is self contained.  No-one other than myself or my customers has access to the studio and it’s always one on one.

I never have people hanging around or waiting outside for sessions – my booking procedure is such that I don’t allow overlaps to occur and so it will just be you and your family/ your baby in the studio with me at the time of your photo session.

My levels of hygiene have always been high – I clean, scrub and wash after every photo session – I always have done and am now even more diligent.

I have no concerns in offering you newborn, cake smash, baby and family sessions in my studio, and welcome your custom as I always do.

And if I do contract the virus, then you will be notified immediately and I will discuss options with you.

If you have any concerns at all, please do not hesitate to contact me on 01457 878689 or 07810 533533.

I wish you all well at this very difficult time for so many, Gaynor

 

 

 

 

Baby Portrait Photography

Baby Portrait Photography

At Shy Violet Photography, we now have 2 wonderful studios … Studio A for Newborn, Babies and Cake Smash and Studio B for family photo sessions.

Our baby photos start from 5 months(ish) or when your baby is able to sit up unaided.

As a general rule we offer the family photo sessions on a white backdrop, but we can offer lots of other ideas.

And we have lots of choices and ideas/ colours and designs for your babies and children.  Shown below are a few pics of Ellis at 5 months old on our ‘Grunge’ backdrop includes a Christmas Jumper pic … and the last pic is of Ellis again, sitting up at 8 months.

We are happy to offer a Combination Photo Shoot, where we can incorporate family shots on the white/grey … and a second option for your little ones – just some of my ideas include a Bubbles Shoot, Vintage Shoot, Fun Shoot on a Colour of your choice using balloons, pompoms, bunting.

If the weather is good, we can always go into the woods in the studio grounds to get some lovely outdoor shots.

Following your photo session with Shy Violet Photography, a Gallery of images will be online for 3 weeks on our Customer Only GALLERY 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 a Family photo session or a Combination photo session –  click here to see current Sale Packages … Or contact Gaynor by email to gaynor@shyvioletphotography.co.uk  or call 01457 878689 to get prices.

Here are just a few pics of Baby Ellis …

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Elizabeth’s Newborn Baby Photo Session at 4 weeks young

Elizabeth’s Newborn Baby Photo Session at 4 weeks young

Elizabeth came to the studio for her Newborn Baby photo session at 4 weeks young.  Elizabeth wouldn’t settle for the first 2 hours of the session … so we all had a lovely time relaxing and chatting.  Grandma had booked the session as a surprise so she and Grandad came too so we just drank coffee and whiled away the time until wee Elizabeth decided to sleep.   And when she did, we got so many gorgeous pics… as you will see below.

ALL my newborn photo sessions are very relaxed and I allow up to 3 hours to capture the various newborn poses … I keep the studio very warm and cosy and allow plenty of time for feeding, cuddling and soothing between these poses.

On arrival, we can discuss the shots that you’d like before we start.  I offer the natural shots on blankets with minimal props … and have lots of hats, teddies, hearts, headbands, bloomers for you to choose from.  And I also specialise in the creative newborn art images. A lot of these can be seen on the website –  click here to view image gallery.  Elizabeth’s mum is a big fan of my newborn baby art and chose a few of these as part of her package (again, as shown below)

My favourite time to capture your newborn baby is between 6 and 12 days and up to 4 weeks young.  This is the best time to capture the super cute, curled up shots before they start becoming more alert and not sleeping so well after feeds.

And to view more of my Newborn images please click here to go to our Facebook page.  Or our Instagram page

If you have not yet had your baby … I recommend booking your newborn photo session based on your due date. This can be changed if necessary once your little bundle of joy arrives.

I do have a very comfortable newborn studio, however, if you would like me to bring my studio set up to you, I can and just need your postcode to give you a cost for travel and set up.

ALL sessions can include sibling and family shots, and package prices (as shown on our website) include as many props as you like and all editing/retouching required. We discuss in full your requirements at the start of your session. There are no hidden costs, there is nothing more to pay if you book one of our packages, unless of course you would like additional images – you can request to see these prior to booking.  Click here to see current sale package options (prices can be found after gallery of images)

I also offer albums, photo books, canvases, blocks, folios – if you would like more info on any of these, please get in touch.

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

These are just a few pics from Elizabeth’s newborn baby photo session …. natural pics plus quite a few Newborn Baby Art Pics … including the ‘Princess and the Pea’ from my Fairytale collection:

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Elizabeth's Newborn Baby Photo Session at 27 Days

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Grace’s 1st Birthday Cake Smash

Grace’s 1st Birthday Cake Smash

This is the hilarious little Grace – she had such fun in her cake smash as you will see from a few of her photos shown below …

The colour scheme was pink and champagne … and my cake maker made her cake to match this.  This new 8″ taller Polka dot cake is our new look cake for the cake smash for 2020.  I just love it and it’s actually the perfect height for sitting babies on – like a baby stool 🙂

We have a range of cakes – the 8″ Polka dot cake is included in all our packages and we call this our standard cake smash cake.  We have a choice of others too and you can ask us for details and prices – all our cakes are made to a very high standard and are especially thick and gooey … and also very yummy.   Mums and Dads … and me … always try and get a bit to eat too during these sessions!

Grace had a fab time and did some fab pics with our girly ONE letters which mum and dad put in their chosen multiple (seen below) …. and she just loved her cake – and when she’d eaten enough and given us all lots of laughs …We then put her into our posing roll top baby bath, put the bubbles on and let her relax and play in the tub … she loved it – loved the bubbles and the splashing.

Following her Cake Smash photo session with Shy Violet Photography, a Gallery of images was uploaded to our Customer Only GALLERY website where here mum & dad were able to view her images and choose their faves from here.

If you are thinking of booking a birthday cake smash for your little one, our 3 Sale Packages are shown on our website – click here. Each package includes a 8”personalised cake made extra soft and gooey and very yummy, in a choice of colours.  Click through the image gallery and prices can be found after all the pics.

If you would like to discuss a colour scheme or a certain theme, then please do get in touch – we are always open to and welcome new ideas.  And you are free to bring as many props of your own for your photo session too – we can discuss at the start what to use and where.

There are no hidden costs, there is nothing more to pay if you book one of our packages, unless of course you would like additional images – you can request to see these prior to booking.

For 100s of cake smash pics – click here to go to our Facebook page.  Or our Instagram page

This is just a few of the pics from Grace’s Cake Smash ….

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Seriously Great Fun Family Photo Session

Seriously Great Fun Family Photo Session

I get lots of very lovely comments and reviews from my family photo sessions … people are always saying what genuine fun they all had and from all the happy faces I see in all their pics, I know they mean it!

Family shoots can include babies from 5 to 6 months old and up to any age.  They can include grandparents, other family members and their children – so large family groups can be accommodated.

At Shy Violet Photography, we now have 2 wonderful studios … and as a general rule offer the family shoots on a white backdrop … but we have a range of colours and ideas.

We are happy to offer a Combination Photo Shoot, where we can incorporate family shots on the white and another option for your little ones – ideas are Bubbles Shoot, Vintage Shoot, Fun Shoot on a Colour of your choice using balloons, pompoms, bunting.

If the weather is good, we can always go into the woods in the studio grounds to get some lovely outdoor shots.

Family Photo sessions are £39 for an hour or so …   Or you can purchase a package – click here to view our Current Sale Package options.   All packages are published on the website and can be found after the gallery of images.

Gift Vouchers start from £39.00 – this would be for the photo session only – but you can buy a gift voucher for any amount – If you have a budget and would like to know what you could get for your money, give me a call or email me and I can give you ideas.

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

These are just a few of Marian’s gorgeous family pics to celebrate their daughter Temi turning 2 …

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Joseph’s Newborn Baby Photo Session at 8 Days

Joseph’s Newborn Baby Photo Session at 8 Days

This is Jospeh – who came to the studio for his Newborn Baby photo session at just 8 days young.  Joseph was far too interested in all that was going on around him and he didn’t sleep for long during our 3 hour photo session.

I like to ensure that all newborn photo sessions are very relaxed and I therefore allow up to 3 hours to capture the various newborn poses (and often go over) … I keep the studio very warm and cosy and allow plenty of time for feeding, cuddling and soothing between these poses.

On arrival, we can discuss the shots that you’d like before we start.  I offer the natural shots on blankets with minimal props … and have lots of hats, teddies, hearts, headbands, bloomers for you to choose from.  And I also specialise in the creative newborn art images. A lot of these can be seen on the website –  click here to view image gallery

My favourite time to capture your newborn baby is between 6 and 12 days and up to 4 weeks young.  This is the best time to capture the super cute, curled up shots before they start becoming more alert and not sleeping so well after feeds.

And to view more of my Newborn images please click here to go to our Facebook page.  Or our Instagram page

If you have not yet had your baby … I recommend booking your newborn photo session based on your due date. This can be changed if necessary once your little bundle of joy arrives.

I do have a very comfortable newborn studio, however, if you would like me to bring my studio set up to you, I can and just need your postcode to give you a cost for travel and set up.

ALL sessions can include sibling and family shots  and package prices (as shown on our website) include as many props as you like and all editing/retouching required. We discuss in full your requirements at the start of your session. There are no hidden costs, there is nothing more to pay if you book one of our packages, unless of course you would like additional images – you can request to see these prior to booking.  Click here to see current sale package options (prices can be found after gallery of images)

I also offer albums, photo books, canvases, blocks, folios – if you would like more info on any of these, please get in touch.

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

These are just a few pics from Joseph’s Newborn Photo session ….

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Covid-19

Due to the unfolding situation with Coronavirus I have taken the decision to close my studios.

As a result of the Government's advice on social distancing and to mitigate the possible spread of the virus, I am temporarily closing to protect myself and all customers from further risk of infection.

If you would like to speak with me, or you would like to make a future provisional booking, you can make use of the contact form on my website or by telephone on 07810 533533. I am offering a reduced Deposit on booking of £10.00 (usually £39.00).

When the time is right, and we are through this, I will be offering discounted 'Celebratory Family Sessions' and I look forward to welcoming you to Shy Violet Photography.

Take care and stay safe, Gaynor