Give the Gift of Memories

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What feelings do you get looking through an old family album or scrapbook?

As a child I remember the joy I felt when the photo albums and memory boxes came out. Hearing about the adventures and memories captured in an image. My parents and grandparents before my brother and I came along. How animated they would become reliving their best times. Storytelling at its best.

Why is Photography Important?

Photographs are story starters, a way for us to connect with the next generation, to reflect and learn who we are, who they are and how we got here.

“Photographers are the dedicated, passionate and sometimes half-crazy individuals who are willing to give their lives, to show us what needs to be seen, what needs to be known”

– Sarah Leen, Director of Photography, National Geographic

I’ve read that children feel safe, welcome, seen and loved if there are images of themselves in the family home. I love this idea and think this is something every family needs to know.

You see stories, memories and keepsakes are important. Life is short. Our humanity is what makes us beautiful. The light will never look or be seen the same again and neither will we. We will never have this moment again.

So, let’s capture it!


Display your Loved Ones

I offer a range of amazing products to display your family keepsakes, and these can make great gifts. Show the love again and again and again.


You cannot beat the long lasting quality of a Bellissimo Album. Beautifully handcrafted.

Why only splash out for a wedding or extra special occasion? Life is all about the journey and stories you share along the way. Invest in your family heritage.



What better way to enjoy your memories than a photo book?

Tell your family story in a book you can enjoy without the worry of losing those fiddly little prints.



I love a traditional canvas print. We only use the best suppliers. And our canvases come with a unique museum grade UV varnish. True memory preservation.


A beautiful, natural alternative to canvas or traditional prints. The wood blocks are sturdy and environmentally friendly.


Wooden USB

I understand professional printing doesn’t suit all budgets, especially at this time of year.

A beautiful wooden presentation box with a personalised option. I love this product, so much so it is included in all our wedding packages.

And you can choose to print your images again and again wherever and whenever you like.

wooden USB

+ Photobook or Print Holder options

The wooden USB can also come with a print holder option or a photobook option. This is my favourite product. A great combination of modern and traditional memory preservation.

A gift you can open and enjoy again and again and again in so many ways. Tell your story with a book, handle prints as a slideshow on any device or why not get all three! Much better than any Time Hop!

Natural Family Photography Sessions

Natural family photography is your story and your family legacy. It’s how I see your story through my lens. It is authentic and showcases emotion, connection, affection and most of all your unique personalities.

I take a lifestyle and documentary approach. Ensuring wall-worthy family portraits. But also having fun and making memories in the process. It’s deeper and more personal than your classic portraits.

Imagine in 10 years when you bring out your family albums and tell your story. Feeling nostalgic about the crazy, mucky, woodland photoshoot. Remembering William slipping on his bottom and laughing so hard he couldn’t get up, or Charlie pretending to be a superhero the whole time and running around like a lunatic. 

My diary is now closed for 2022 and it’s been wonderful, thank you to all the families that have allowed me to get to know you more and to capture your memories.

I am taking 2023 bookings with a special early bird discount until the new year!

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I’m Lesley-Anne, also known as LAL.


Our humanity is what makes us beautiful.

The light will never look the same or be seen the same again and neither will we.

We will never have this moment again.

So, let’s capture it!

Why Choose Me, as your Family Photographer

It’s your story and your legacy. It’s how I see your story through my lens.

I am one of a handful of photographers in my area and in the UK that showcase honest, authentic, everyday moments. This is my speciality!

I am noticing delicate, awe-inspiring moments and connection. I am seeing these with every family I am lucky enough to spend time with.

I want to share what I see with you.

self portrait

I want you to fall in love with your family time and time again!

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