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As a photographer, I adore capturing moments of joy: little pockets of happiness, or huge moments of celebration – I’m here for it all! That’s why this summer, I’m offering fabulous package for children’s birthday parties. An offer guaranteed to make your little one’s special day even more memorable 📸🎉 Ever feel like your chasing […]

June 11, 2024

Birthday Parties with The Little Pop-Up Studio

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The wait is over, our Mama and Me Sessions are back! As Mother’s Day approaches, we’re excited (as per) to share these special sessions with you. The perfect way to celebrate the love, joy, and beauty of motherhood through photographs. If you’re a first-time mum, a seasoned pro, or have a little one on the […]

February 11, 2024

Mama & Me Sessions 2024

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As a photographer who is passionate about capturing the essence of childhood, I’m excited to also be able to offer headshots and editorial shots for aspiring little stars and their portfolios. It’s a massive privilege and a big responsibility for me to create a safe and comfortable environment where they can shine authentically. The Little […]

February 9, 2024

Model Portfolios for your Little People

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I’ve got some super exciting news to share! 📸✨ As your friendly London roaming Family Photographer, I’m happy to announce that I’m now offering family lifestyle photo sessions right in the heart of your cozy abode. Yep, you read that right – no pop-up studio in sight! So, why the pivot, you ask? Well, let […]

January 30, 2024

Capturing the beautiful chaos: Introducing Family Lifestyle Photo Sessions at your place!

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The joy I get from capturing my little family cannot be put into words. It’s starting to feel like my super power. Being able to snap every milestone on my phone is one thing, but it’s completely different ball game popping them on my studio. I love zooming in on their ever-changing personalities. My Three […]

January 24, 2024

Preparing for a photo session at home with my little one

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Another year has flown by and what a year it has been. There’s nothing more humbling than watching your family grow before your eyes. You realise that time really is a thief! That’s why since the birth of our second, I’ve been taking the time to take more photos of us all together. After all, […]

October 24, 2023

Christmas Pop-Up Sessions Are Here!

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I can summarise this topic in one simple sentence: The best thing about being a photographer is the fact that I am photographer. In a funny way, photography chose me. I was always the one who was asked to take the photos. Whether it was a quick phone snap or for a big scale event […]

October 9, 2023

The Best Thing About Being a Photographer

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If you’ve been around long enough, you’ll know just how much I adore these sessions. They’re the perfect excuse to get outdoors with your family and embrace the change in seasons. Typically, the weather is mild enough, the need for layers is optional yet stylish and little people always have a blast. Whether it’s jumping […]

October 5, 2023

Woodland Pop-Up Sessions Are Back

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Have you ever wondered exactly what a photo session with me would be like? Download my Welcome Guide to find out more. I’d love to capture you and your family soon. You can find out more about the type of Photo Sessions I offer here Are you ready to book your session?

October 5, 2023

Download the Welcome Guide to Find Out More About a Photo Session with The Little Pop-Up Studio

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After the surprise of our first pregnancy, we decided to plan and be prepared for birth this time. LOL at “be prepared”. It’s virtually impossible to be prepared for pregnancy or the birth of another life. The best you can do is what feels right for you and your’s at any given moment. Personally, I […]

October 2, 2023

Pregnancy: The Second Time Around

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This Mother’s Day, gift a special Mama the gift of precious memories. We’re BACK Romanda (Haus of Sevelle) and I couldn’t resist going again with our incredibly special and popular Mama and Me Sessions. A photo session dedicated to celebrating Mama as well as her beautiful family, and making sure she’s in front of the […]

February 25, 2023

Mama & Me Sessions 2023

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I always look forward to planning and hosting my Pop-Up Photo Sessions. It’s often the first thing I do to kick of the new business year: sit down with my calendar and plan when and where these sessions can take place. In the past they have included: Mama & Me Sessions, Christmas Sessions and Sunset […]

February 23, 2023

Why a Pop-Up Photo Session?

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Yay! You’re all booked in… So, you’re all booked in and can’t wait for your photo session. But how exactly do you prepare for an in-home session with your family? My role as an In-Home Photographer is to make the process as easy and smooth as possible. This includes sending you helpful information prior to […]

January 18, 2023

How to Prepare for your In-home Session

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If you didn’t know this about me already, I’m big on setting goals, planning ahead and manifesting. I think it’s sort of the default for many entrepreneurs and creatives, and ends up being the way we partly manage our lives, success and growth – all in a nice healthy dose of course! So here I […]

December 31, 2022

My Year in Review – Top 5 Moments with The Little Pop-Up Studio

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I’ve been on my photography business journey for nearly 4 years now. What I’ve noticed is that when amazing opportunities land in your lap, you shouldn’t question why or be too surprised that it’s come about. All your hard work is always being noticed. Whether you’re getting the credit, likes, shares or tags at the […]

December 30, 2022

Creative Photography Workshop with FUJIFILM INSTAX

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Which Photo Sessions is best for you and your Family? Choosing a Photographer to capture special family moments in time is a very personal decision. But a lot of what you’re after stems from the type of session you have your heart set on. My Little Pop-Up Studio is small but mighty and caters to […]

October 31, 2022

What Type of Photo Session is Right for You?

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It’s that time of year again! My Christmas sessions are so special to me. Nothing makes me happier than seeing families embrace the Christmas spirit in front of my camera. With the outfits, the festive fun, music and singing. I say it every year, it really is: ” the most wonderful time of the year!” […]

October 9, 2022

The Little Pop-Up Studio Christmas Sessions 2022

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After the gruelling hot summer we’ve had, I am SO ready to take in some favourite Autumn pastimes. From layering up with cute jackets and cardigans, drinking hot chocolates with marshmallows and crunching on the brown leaves whilst kicking conkers. I’d be lying if I said it wasn’t my favourite season. I’ve offered these sessions […]

September 29, 2022

Woodland Pop-Up Sessions

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I was 6 years old at my first carnival. The excitement of loud music, elaborate costumes and the waft of Caribbean food in the air. I remember not dancing much, but instead soaking it all in from my dad’s shoulders mostly. So it’s hardly surprising that almost 25 years later, I felt very similar to […]

September 5, 2022

Notting Hill Carnival Behind the Lens

Documents people on the streets during Notting Hill Carnival

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You’ve had the idea in your head for months and now the date is in the diary for your perfect family photo session. You’ve spent even longer than that searching online for a photographer who can provide the style and feel that you want. You’ve researched and bought the outfits to make sure you all […]

June 10, 2022

Not smiling won’t make or break your family photos

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His name truly deserves to be uppercase. Starting out in photography can be a lonely business. And if you ever saw how many different Photography related Facebook groups I’m in, you’d probably laugh awkwardly or judge me just a little. Asking my family for advice on my work is one thing, but seeking genuine advice […]

May 19, 2022

Studio Day with RANKIN

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If you had asked me a year ago to photograph a wedding, I would’ve quickly changed the subject. The very thought of wedding photography made me feel overwhelmed and sick with worry. Not to mention imposter syndrome showing up dressed in a full tuxedo. It felt like something that was so out of reach. But […]

May 9, 2022

Shani Monica Love Stories – My Journey into Wedding Photography

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This one’s for the Mamas If I had a penny for every time a Mama told me one of the following: “I just feel so ugly right now” “I’m so tired and I don’t feel like being in front of the camera” “Oh God no! Just take photos of the baby, I don’t need to […]

February 28, 2022

Mama and Me Sessions

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Haringey People Magazine – February – March 2022 Edition It was a casual Friday morning. Wrapping up all my loose ends in time for the weekend when I received a WhatsApp message from my Mum. It was a picture of Haringey’s People Magazine with my image on the front cover! She had just received her […]

February 8, 2022

On The Cover of Haringey People Magazine

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Cake Smash & Splash Sessions Adding a Cake Smash to your Baby and Toddler Photo Sessions is a great way to document your little person’s 1st birthday. Actually, regardless of whether it’s their 1st or 2nd Birthday, it’s an unforgettable way to celebrate their milestone with guaranteed smiles and giggles all round. There are pretty […]

January 18, 2022

Let Them Eat Cake

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Picking a photographer to capture your family is a personal decision, but people rarely talk about trusting your photographer. You know the same trust that you have in Dominos to deliver your pizza? It is essentially the same level you need for your photographer. (apologies for the food analogy, I’m hungry.) It can feel overwhelming […]

January 16, 2022

Trusting Your Photographer

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A fun fact for you: my Dad used to be a photographer too. We took some headshots of each other last weekend and it made me realise: in hindsight and very subtly, I’m sure he is where my photography journey began. It sounds obvious, but I say subtly because I didn’t fall in love with […]

January 12, 2022

Papa’s Got a Brand New Bag

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It wouldn’t be Christmas if I didn’t do my Christmas TV Guide blog post now, would it?! Admittedly, I haven’t exactly got the inside track, but I’ve made it super easy for you to see what’s on the telly and when for your little people during the haze… I means days during Christmas break. Screenshot […]

December 22, 2021

The Little Pop-Up Studio – Christmas TV Guide

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I remember it well… From being one of the mums in the Baby Sensory classes to taking photographs of other little loves and their parents during these special classes. It’s safe to say: I’m really enjoying reliving this time and getting that healthy dose of oxytocin that comes with it. I remember it well: a […]

October 24, 2021

The Little Pop-Up at Baby Sensory

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More often than not, I’m forced to step out of my comfort zone as a photographer. At first it feels terrifying, but afterwards I’m always so grateful for the experience. It means that I can play more, get creative with lighting, editing, composition etc and most importantly learn something new. Throughout all the winding paths […]

October 11, 2021

Something a Little Different

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The wait is over, The Little Pop-Up Christmas Sessions are live! And this year, we’re getting even more festive It’s that time of year where I put on my Santa’s helper staff badge and uniform and set out to create some magical Christmas memories for you and your little families. As always, there will be […]

October 6, 2021

The Little Pop-Up Christmas Sessions 2021

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I get it all the time: “What should we wear for our session?” I’m genuinely flattered that my clients trust my fashion sense, but as a photographer, I mostly advise from a creative and practical viewpoint. For ease, I always send out an Outfit Guide pdf once you have booked a session and I have […]

September 18, 2021

My 6 Tips for Outfits for a Session

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Me on my Little Pop-Up Studio (backdrop: light pink) From the beginning… When I became a Mama, something that took me a long time to adjust to was just how long it took to do everything and anything! Going to a doctor’s appointment, jumping in the shower, sitting down with a coffee. Everything dragged out, […]

July 26, 2021

Why a Pop-Up Studio?

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As a photographer, there’s nothing I love more than getting to know your little ones. Their personalities and sense of fun is so contagious and in a weird way, often slightly intimidating! These young minds have no fear; just ambition and a thirst to try it all and I’m just so here for that! Words […]

May 19, 2021

Baby and Child Headshots

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6×4” prints sent out with every session Something I personally need to work on is printing and framing my images! I have 4 hard drives full of amazing photos of my family, but you’d never know. They just sit there, gathering dust, hoping one day to be rediscovered. PHOTOGRAPHER FAIL! Disclaimer: DO NOT be like […]

April 11, 2021

Your Memories in Print with Every Session

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Admittedly, it’s been a while since I have done a giveaway, but as the seasons change, I approach 1000 Instagram followers and after celebrating 2 years in business last week, now feels like the perfect time! This giveaway is taking place on Instagram, so if you’re not following The Little Pop-Up yet, now is the […]

March 21, 2021

It’s a Giveaway!

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It’s World Book Day on 4th March and it’s our first time getting involved! Needless to say, I’m very excited. I’ve always associated bedtime with stories since I was a little girl. I loved drifting off whilst listening to my dad read about my favourite characters. I loved that time we spent together at the […]

March 1, 2021

Our Top 10 Reads for World Book Day

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‘Cocoa Girl – Awesome Hair: Your Step by Step Guide To Styling Afro Hair’. To be published 5th August 2021. I spy with my little eye, my photo on the cover of Serlina Boyd’s new book! It’s been officially announced and I wish I had filmed the happy dance I done this morning in my […]

February 26, 2021

My First Published Photo on a Book Cover

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Just because Love Day is in Lockdown doesn’t me our love has to be… Wait, stay with me! I am convinced that Valentine’s Day this year will teach us a few things. Don’t get me wrong, a day dedicated to love is just that: lovely, but the need to celebrate it with spending lots of […]

February 11, 2021

7 Family Activities for Valentine’s Day

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Festive Portrait Sessions for Christmas What a year it is has been! And with just over a month of the year to go, 2020: you truly have been one to remember for many many reasons. But let’s focus on ending the year on a high; more specifically, the most wonderful time of the year kind […]

November 28, 2020

Christmas Pop-Up Sessions

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See London’s Christmas Light by Black Cab this year Proud Sister Alert! My brother worked so hard to become a London taxi driver. As most people know, they endure hours of studying and intensive exams. Yet unsurprisingly and like a lot of industries, Covid-19 has hit them hard. That’s why I’m so proud to support […]

November 15, 2020

London’s Christmas Lights Tour

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I love a collab! I love the creative juices that overflow in every meeting. I love discussing ways in which businesses can strengthen one another. I just love the overall natural feel to them. Each time I do a collab, I vow to blog the creative process from beginning to end, but alas, here I […]

October 23, 2020

A Mini Collab with Mini Manes – 60 Years of Black Hair

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Revamping a 23 year old Dollshouse for my two year old I knew that with my little lady turning 2 this year, I didn’t want to do the big birthday party like last year. So I was determined to make sure at least one of her gifts from me was sentimental and something she’d never […]

August 30, 2020

Renovating my Childhood Doll’s House

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I’m going to put myself completely out there and confess that this day was my very first-time strawberry picking.  In fact, my partner and I had both never been! So it’s safe to say that we might’ve been (definitely were) more excited than baby girl! We drove to our nearest PYO Farm, which was Parkside […]

July 15, 2020

A Family Day Out Strawberry Picking

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What will you think of when you look back on your time during the Covid-19 pandemic? What stories will you re-tell? And what memories will stand out the most? For me, riding my bike to meet and photograph so many wonderful families during this unique period of time will definitely be up there. Initially, I […]

July 6, 2020

Doorstep Portrait Love

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Reflecting on one year of being a Mum I type this is as you lay asleep. It’s gone 10pm, I have a cuppa to my side and a warm fuzzy feeling in my stomach. I will save this blog post for you to read when you’re older, but for now, I finally have a moment […]

August 25, 2019

A Blog to my One Year Old

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I love a birth story Throughout  pregnancy, you tend to become a magnet for them. I had heard it all by my third trimester. The drama, the emotions, the intensity, and yet I still hadn’t put much thought towards how my own might go. I had a very loose idea in my head, but the […]

August 20, 2019

Labour and Birth with Kathy Burke

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May 12, 2019 No matter where you are in Parenthood: the first pregnancy, the newborn bubble, or the so-called terrible twos; capturing memories in the moment is paramount. Taking photos on your phone is great, getting your photos taken professionally with fun and engaging themes for your little one (cough cough) even better; but I […]

May 12, 2019

Take Lots of Personal Photos using an INSTAX Camera

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Are you introducing the dog to your baby or the baby to your dog? Telling the family you’re pregnant often invites a lot of emotional responses, but I distinctively remember when telling my brother we were pregnant, his honest-to-God first question was, “What about the dog?!” It wasn’t the first thing on my mind I […]

April 14, 2019

What About the Dog?

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I wrote this over a year ago just before my first Mother’s Day. It’s lovely to re-visit old blogs as often they’re like little diary entires. So here I am, sounds so full-of-wisdom, when in actual fact I was still very much winging it! I thought I’d share my 10 Things Nobody Told Me About […]

March 30, 2019

10 Things No One Told Me About Becoming a Mother