A Local Wedding

We recently photographed a very lovely wedding which, for a change, was right on our doorstep! This beautiful church in Great Chart had so much character, it was a joy to shoot. Advertisements

Maternity Shoot

We met Chris & Kitty at a very exciting stage in their lives – recently married, and now expecting their first child. There was so much love and excitement buzzing between them! We… Continue reading

Lyla at 4 Months

We first photographed this scrumptious little girl when she was just a few days old (https://blog.cbarnesphotography.co.uk/2013/07/28/lyla/). We could scarcely believe how much she had changed over the following months, with a smile to… Continue reading

Girls at Dungeness

This was a very touching photoshoot, with three (or four!) wonderful girls. After a few rough years, Angie and her two daughters felt ready to move on with their lives, so this was… Continue reading

An Engagement Shoot at the Yard

We had a really sweet engagement shoot with these two at the end of November! With a great deal of fun and silliness, plus gorgeous afternoon sunshine, we were truly spoiled with photo… Continue reading

Baby Charlotte

What a little sweetheart! Our hearts melted when we arrived at the family household to take some portraits of little Charlotte. Just a few months old but already full of smiles, she was… Continue reading

A Morning in the Park

I was approached by the Mum of these three sweeties a few weeks ago, and asked to capture some natural photos of them all to replace outdated photos around the house. Needless to… Continue reading

“Live, Love, Laugh”

Howard & Megan’s wedding day was an incredibly beautiful and special occasion. They picked Solton Manor as their venue, which was utterly beautiful, and despite the ceremony being forced indoors by the weather… Continue reading

Kilts and an English Rose

We had a huge amount of fun photographing this wedding at Oakwood House in Maidstone! Dave, Kerry and their guests certainly know how to party, and were smiling all day… As a twist… Continue reading

The Secret Garden

We were lucky enough to catch the last warm glow of this summer evening for Sabina and William’s engagement shoot, ahead of their wedding next year. We were granted access to private gardens… Continue reading

Love Is Sweet

This was our first wedding over at the Shenley Cricket Centre in Hertfordshire, but what a wonderful venue it turned out to be! With a stunning backdrop of some gnarled old Scots Pine… Continue reading

Family Portrait Photography

Back in mid-August we had the pleasure of working with this gorgeous family out in the Kentish countryside. Not long back from holiday, they were still glowing and looking very relaxed! The emphasis… Continue reading

Eyehorn Farm, Business Portraits

We recently had the privilege of being asked to take some professional portraits of the extremely glamorous Ksenia Jones, on behalf of the Russian Equestrian Magazine ‘Gold Mustang’. Ksenia is the Company Director… Continue reading

Lily and Lucinda

Here’s a small selection of images from this wonderful evening shoot on the beach! Lucinda is a beautiful coloured pony, ridden by Lily, a Newmarket-based jockey. It therefore seemed appropriate to capture some… Continue reading

Cooling Castle Barn

Cooling Castle Barn is a stunning Kentish wedding venue, and was an absolute pleasure to photograph for Josie & Dan’s wedding on 16th August. Their day was full of smiles and laughter, including… Continue reading

The beginnings of Autumn?

The evenings are drawing in, and there’s definitely an early-morning chill in the air, but I had refused to think about Summer ebbing away until I got home to process these wedding shots!… Continue reading

Langtons House

We had the pleasure of photographing this beautiful couple earlier this month. After a very touching ceremony in a nearby church, the wedding party moved onto Langtons House for the wedding breakfast and… Continue reading

A car named Daisy

Catherine & I had a great time photographing this summery, Kentish wedding. The ceremony was held at St. Francis Church in central Maidstone, which provided a bright and open space for the traditional… Continue reading

Down on the Farm

We’ve had a wonderful summer so far, getting out shooting in the countryside with lots of lovely people (and horses!). This was a real little gem on the outskirts of Canterbury, where we… Continue reading

Wrest Park

What a wow-factor wedding venue! Wrest Park in Bedfordshire is a truly spectacular English Heritage property, with breath-taking grounds. A variety of imposing buildings and types of gardens provided a vast array of… Continue reading

By The Water

Here are some photographs we took over the course of a lovely mellow, summery evening with John and Kathryn. We stumbled across this lovely waterside location a couple of weeks ago on a… Continue reading

Poppet in the Poppies

I don’t think I’ve ever been so excited on my way to a photoshoot as I was for this one! As soon as I took the booking over the telephone, and heard the… Continue reading


Last July I photographed the wedding of two of the loveliest people I have ever had the pleasure to meet (https://blog.cbarnesphotography.co.uk/2012/07/07/1233/). I was therefore extremely touched and honoured to photograph their absolutely beautiful… Continue reading

Roxanne & Michael

We were spoilt for choice on this shoot with Roxanne & Michael – so many gorgeous spots in the forest to shoot, with golden evening light pouring through the leaves. These two were… Continue reading

A Blessing

This was something a little different for us – despite appearances, this was not a wedding, but a blessing on this couple’s first anniversary. The weather was absolutely phenomenal, giving the boys an… Continue reading

An Intimate Ceremony

I can’t think of two people more deserving of a wonderful, happy day than this lovely couple. They’ve been through a lot in the last 10 years or so, but have come out… Continue reading

A Birthday Celebration

Back in the studio for a change! We were lucky enough to be asked to work with this lovely family by Bryony, as a surprise birthday present for her Mum. We had a… Continue reading

Dandelion Hours

Meet Tobi – easily the most inquisitive child we’ve ever photographed! Whereas some little ones take their time to warm to us and our cameras, he was extremely bold from the beginning. He… Continue reading

Bumblebees & Blossom

All of this glorious weather has been wonderful for us, and we’ve been run off our feet with lots of lovely outdoor portrait shoots! Will try to share some with you all in… Continue reading

High Rocks Wedding

Towering outcrops of rocks are not usually a feature a wedding venue, but at High Rocks in Tunbridge Wells the dramatic backdrop of the cliffs forms a stark contrast to the flowers and… Continue reading

Sandy toes for little Henry

I’ve been lucky enough to be able to get out and make the most of this glorious sunshine lately, with some great summery shoots! I had a fantastic afternoon working with this family,… Continue reading

Vinters Park

I had a great afternoon working with this couple and their cheeky spaniel, Dukie! We went for a nice laid back walk around Vinters Park in Maidstone, stopping along the way for photographic… Continue reading

A Kentish Forest

Very excited to share some of our images from our shoot with (the gorgeous!) Dominic and Natalie. We decided to photograph them and their adorable little doggy Mia in the ‘golden hour’ in… Continue reading

Rugged Coastline

Well – if we were lucky with the weather on the beach for Rebecca & Tom‘s shoot, then our luck had certainly run out when it came to photographing Amanda & John-Paul’s! As… Continue reading

Rebecca and Tom

Firstly, a big thank you to these guys for getting up early on a Sunday morning for our shoot! It was worth it – we were pretty much the only people on the… Continue reading

They’re all grown up now…

We were recently commissioned by Mummy Bortoli to get an up to date photograph of all of the ‘kids’ of the family together (all of whom are now very grown up). We also… Continue reading

At last…bluebells!

Super excited to share these with you – what a treat to work with such a wonderful family. We were astonished to find clearings in the forest that were absolutely awash with beautiful,… Continue reading

Spain Family

We had great fun working with this lovely family earlier this month! These boys had an enormous amount of energy, and it’s safe to say they tired us out! But with such gorgeous,… Continue reading

Jackie and Molly

Here are a few shots from our woodland portrait shoot with Jackie and Molly. We had a lovely afternoon walking and shooting with these two in the sunshine! Despite admissions of camera shyness,… Continue reading

The Bartlett Family

For this photoshoot of a mother with her two girls, we went to Kearsney Abbey Gardens near Dover. We were very much in luck with the location, as all the daffs had burst… Continue reading