Photo by Nik Maini (Bex's husband), edited by Bex
I want to help you decide if I'm the photographer for you so here's a bit about me and a few more of my photos.
I'm Bex and you may have already noticed that I adore colour! Give me all the bright, rainbow colours and I'm happy. I live in the Sussex countryside with my lovely husband and gorgeous 3-year-old boy/girl twins. The twins' bedroom and wardrobe is also filled with rainbows and bright colours, we're an adventurous bunch and love to have fun at local family-friendly festivals and events.
I'm based in Uckfield, East Sussex and we love it here. We're so lucky to have Ashdown Forest and the South Downs on our doorstep and the sea not far away. I cover all local areas from Royal Tunbridge Wells in Kent, down to Lewes, Eastbourne and Brighton. If you're further afield but are interested in booking one of my packages, please do get in touch to discuss the possibilities.
As for my photographic style, I have a documentary lifestyle approach so I won't be asking you to pose and smile at my camera but will give minimal direction to capture beautiful moments of your family. (And be warned, I may climb on your furniture!) Your session with me will be fun and I enjoy making the whole experience just that - an experience you will remember with the photos to preserve the memories of your life at that moment. You can see examples in my portfolio here.
I discovered my eye for photography during my round the world trip as a student back in 2004, that experience of travelling solo, making friends out of strangers and exploring amazing places is something that will never leave me, I have such fond memories and the photos to match. I was given my first DSLR as a graduation present the following summer and soon developed a love of landscape and nature photography which then progressed to underwater photography combined with my hobby of scuba diving.
My love of family photography started with the birth of our twins. After suffering heartache throughout our seemingly hopeless IVF treatment, I wanted to document everything when our two little bundles beat the odds and I love having our everyday moments on display in our home!
I get so much joy from creating art for other families, be it in your own home where you're most comfortable or out and about doing something that you love, I will relish finding the best light and recording this time for you in the most magical way.
Be it making pancakes in the kitchen or climbing trees in the woods, running through sprinklers in the garden or eating ice-cream at the beach.
I want to capture the little details of your family, the true you, together.
Your real life in all its beautiful chaos.
So, if you fancy showing me your colours, get in touch via email (email@example.com) to find out more and discuss next steps.
Family Photojournalist Association
The FPJA: "Browse through our listings to find a family photojournalist whose portfolio of work already meets our high standards for professionalism and objectivity. They’ll be glad to help you figure out the kind of assignment you want them to perform to get the most authentic, the most beautiful and the most original images of your family, friends and fun."
Lifestyle Photographers Association
The LSPA: "Lifestyle photography is an updated approach to the stiff, dated portrait sessions that used to take place in the studios. Instead of corralling the subjects into an environment they are not familiar with and placing a paper backdrop behind them, the lifestyle photographer goes to the location of your choice with you to create authentic and artistic portraits that you will treasure forever."