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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camera with weekly photo challenge title
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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7 Smartphone Photography Tricks (that you need to know)

Need some updated smartphone photography tricks and tips and you’ve already conquered the 5 days to better smartphone photography? Let’s face it. It’s no longer good enough to take a good photo to impress those hanging out on Instagram, because everyone learning how to do it. SMARTPHONE PHOTOGRAPHY 101 VERSUS SMARTPHONE

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Learning Photography

Everything you need to know when cleaning your camera

We all love our cameras, but how much love do we show them. It’s so important to how to clean your digital camera to get the most of it. Good gear can certainly take a small battering, but only if it’s looked after in between uses, especially when you have sticky

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Learning Photography

Training your eye – Learning to see like a photographer

Wish you could see the world how photographers do? This week we’ve been looking at exactly how you learn to see like a photographer and develop a creative eye for photography. Photography is all about the art of seeing, and how we perceive the world around us. It’s no secret that

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How to manage your photos
Editing

Best way to organise and back up your photos

If I asked you where your digital photos are, what would you say? My guess is that you would probably say your smartphone and maybe even the cloud, oh and your computer, Facebook, Instagram. Then, just as you think you’ve named all possible places, it dawns on you that you

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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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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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