Hello, my name is Robyn and I'm a blogger, mommy, children's photographer and photography coach, living in West Midlands, England. In this blog you'll find my photos, inspiration and tutorials. I created this blog to help you create photos and wall art that you love.

Training your eye guide- Part 1
Learning Photography

Photography 101- Beginners Photography

Do you want to take your photography to the next level? Check out my Photography 101 to learn basic photography. Learn how to train your photography eye, choose the best composition and explore the exposure triangle. 

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Learning Photography

52 Week Challenge- Join our Weekly Photo Challenge!

What is the 52 Week Photo Challenge? Unlike most photography challenges which are just a simple list of ideas, this 52 week photo challenge is designed to push your photography to the next level. Every week a new tutorial is unlocked and you can explore the theme, ask questions and

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Make your at home kids photos a reality

Ever caught a glimpse of your little one, and felt astonishment over how much they’ve grown and changed, me too. It’s amazing how much they can show you if you stop and look. I love capturing who they are, just as they are. Over the years, I’ve found that the

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Podcast

Why new sucks?

Ever not bothering trying because you don’t want to suck? Subscribe to Raw & Real Mom’s Podcast Apple | Spotify | Stitcher In today’s episode… We’re talking about how hard new can be, and the two best ways to handle new and difficult conversations.  Conversations  Creativity    Conversations You’re not

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Mom and daughter cuddling - Are family photos worth the effort?
Learning Photography

Are family photos worth it?​​​​​​​

Jack found my childhood family album, and he was totally engrossed. “It’s little mommy”, I really haven’t changed much over the years. This got me thinking about what our family photos would mean to him as he grows up, especially when I think about how much his changed in just

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Behind the Scenes

Will my house work for an at-home photoshoot?

I love in-home photo sessions, after all it’s about capturing what your life is like at that moment in time. It’s a common reaction to feel “my house isn’t nice enough for an at-home photoshoot”. We understand that feeling, but that’s where I come in. You might be thinking “I

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Learning Photography

Phone Photography 101

What is phone photography? Phone photography is no different to normal photography, it’s just a different camera! Just like going from DSLR to mirrorless, it’s all about learning that tool, but the fundamental principles are the same, now that technology. The biggest issue with smartphone photography is people believe that

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Photography Session

10 Most Common Photography Questions and Answers

So you’ve got your camera sorted and you’ve decided you want to get into photography. Great! But you’re overwhelmed with all the jargon and complex concepts that surround learning photography. Where can I find good resources for a beginning photographer? I truly believe that it doesn’t matter how good a

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Desk coaching journal
Learning Photography

Is photography coaching right for you?

https://youtu.be/TSq-xJTcw_s Is Photography Coaching right for you? Why do you need photography coaching? To help you identify and focus on what’s important to you. What is coaching? Coaching challenges you to focus time and energy to actually DO what you want and need to do, and gives you the clarity,

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Laptop coaching call with blog title
Learning Photography

Best ways to learn photography

There has never been a better time to start learning photography. We live in an incredibly visual oriented world, especially now with Insta, Flickr, and Pinterest and more and more people are expressing themselves visually. However there’s a big difference between wanting beautiful photos and wanting to learn digital photography.

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Holiday Photography

Top 8 Christmas Morning Photo Tips

Christmas morning is so special when you have kids, and each year is completely different. Here are my top Christmas morning photo tips to ensure you send the morning having fun, rather than reading a manual. 1. Prepare for Christmas Morning It might sound obvious but make sure you have

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Christmas Tree Family Photo
Holiday Photography

Christmas Tree Family Photos

You’ve been wracking your brain about how to get the glowly christmas tree family photo, but you have no idea where to start. This is one of my favourite tutorials. This isn’t just another christmas family photo. There’s so much more magic involved. The innocence of childhood, how much they’re

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Preparing for your photoshoot

Receive the toddler proof plan

Want to capture that super sweet moment, without everyone ending up in tears?

Learn how to get the most out of your photo session even if you’ve got kids who refuse to sit still or even look at a camera in the first place, with this printable session planner & checklist.

  • Avoid wasting your session and ONLY capturing ugly side of motherhood
  • Create a perfectly timed magical family fun experience you will want to remember forever
  • Plan your child-proof outfits, so that you can finally sit back and relax

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