11 Of The Best Children’s Photographers To Book

There’s nothing quite like hiring a professional photographer to capture special memories of your children as they age through the years – after all, time really does fly... From beautiful black-and- white portraiture to candid images that show off their personality, here are some of the best names in the business.
STUDIO MILLA

Cocoa Jones

Cocoa Jones is a family photography set-up run by south Londoner Thea. Thea has been a family photographer for over a decade and over the years, she’s met many families who have become regular clients. Thea specialises in taking intimate photos of families, children and babies at home, and likes to make the most of natural light and honest surroundings. She can also be hired for christenings and baptisms.

Visit CocoaJones.co.uk

Helen Bartlett

Helen Bartlett offers timeless black-and-white family photography to capture, celebrate and commemorate the everyday moments in a family’s life. Combining storytelling images with beautiful portraits, Helen only books in one session a day, so she can build rapport and relax into a session. Whether you have a newborn, smiley baby, exuberant toddler or talented teenager, Helen aims to create a series of artistic family photographs that capture the personalities and hobbies of your children.

Visit HelenBartlett.co.uk

Elizabeth G

Elizabeth has been a full-time fine-art photographer since 2010, but has always had an artistic career, spending her early working years as a professional portrait painter. Over the years, she has received numerous awards including Best Associate at the Master Photographer Association (the most well-regarded photography body within the industry) in 2017. Today, Elizabeth specialises in children’s fine-art portraiture and prides herself on capturing extremely fine details in every photograph.

Visit ElizabethG.co.uk

Studio Milla

Studio Milla is a team of professional photographers specialising in children and family photography. The team comprises experienced portrait photographers whose sessions take place in a relaxed atmosphere in your own home, at its studio in W10 or at an outdoor location of your family’s choice. The team can also create albums, fine art prints, wall art collections and digital packages.

Visit Studio-Milla.com

Jess Morgan

Jess Morgan loves to capture genuine and emotive images and films that focus on the moments when your child thinks no one is looking. Since 2010, she has photographed hundreds of newborn babies, children and families throughout west London, Surrey and across the world. Whether you are expecting your first baby, expanding your family or wanting to document the joyful everyday moments in your children's lives, Jess is on hand – and especially loves to head outdoors to capture children jumping in puddles and climb trees in locations such as Bushy Park and Wimbledon Common.

Visit JessMorganPhotography.co.uk

Pepita Fernandez

Pepita Fernandez is a mother of two who lives in North London. For over 15 years, she was an art director for international magazines such as Brides, Vogue, House & Garden and Conde Nast Traveller, and this experience shines through her collection of intimate images. Through her newborn and family portraits, she aims to bring each family’s story to life through non-posed and authentic photographs.

Visit PepitaFernandez.com

Alexa Kidd-May

Alexa is a London family photographer who has been recognised as one of the UK's top family photographers by the Lifestyle Photographers Association (in 2019 and 2020). As well as taking photos of weddings and live music, Alexa specialises in storytelling family photography, focusing on babies, children and holiday photography. There’s no need to pose for the camera, as Alexa encourages families to enjoy themselves in a park, favourite place or at home while she shoots. Her aim is to create a set of natural, timeless family portraits during one or three-hour shoots.

Visit AlexaKidd-May.com

Samantha Black

Samantha Black is a London-based portrait, commercial and lifestyle photographer. Focused on documenting emotional connections, she feels most at home when creating family stories and timeless portraits. When it comes to newborn and baby sessions, parents can choose between a traditional session in your home, or a more stylised – yet still natural – lifestyle session, both of which can capture lovely images of your child whether awake or asleep.

Visit Samantha-Black.com

Johanna Birch

Based in Hampstead, Johanna Birch’s shoots are designed to represent your family in the best possible light as you have a fun day out together or play around your home. Her children's photography has been featured in Vogue Italia and National Geographic and has been selected as ‘The Face of Family Photography’ for Apple's festive season in 2020. Bespoke sessions are the way to go here, so you can choose when and where you’d like your images to be taken.

Visit JohannaBirch.com

Suzy Slemen

Based in Bath and the South-West, Suzy Slemen is a photographer who specialises in taking relaxed, natural portraits and capturing everyday family interactions. With a portfolio that includes newborns, babies, toddlers, teens and whole families – including pets – Suzy really knows how to bring an element of fun and joy into her images.

Follow @SuzySlemenPhotography on Instagram

DISCLAIMER: We endeavour to always credit the correct original source of every image we use. If you think a credit may be incorrect, please contact us at info@sheerluxe.com.