Author Archives: Sophie Bowdler

Working from home? Make your house a home (studio)!

flat lay photography tips

Working from home? Aren’t we all! Well actually, this is no big change for me… as I work from home all year round, in my home studio! Albeit I don’t usually have the toddler and husband at home with me 24/7, but it’s been a fun adjustment! If you are a small biz owner, entrepreneur […]

It’s time to stand out & use flat lay photography to enhance your brand (& stop buying generic stock images…)

When building your brand image there are many aesthetic elements to consider… Colour palette, logo, typography, products. As well as your brand message & ethos. All of these elements can be portrayed through the power of flat lay or branding photography, in a stand out visual way. By using free or purchased stock imagery rather […]

The Power Of The Flat lay

With the current situation, (don’t worry I won’t be talking about the virus, I think we all need a little break from that!) us small business owners and entrepreneurs have found ourselves in a super rare position… with lots & lots of extra time on our hands to work ‘on’ our business instead of ‘in’ […]

A surprise proposal at Durdle Door!

When Ben first emailed me about his plans, to surprise his girlfriend Mica with a proposal, at the stunning beach at Durdle Door… and have ME there to capture the whole thing… honestly, I did a little happy dance!! It’s not the kind of shoot you see very often, and a complete first for me!! […]

My 5 TOP tips for styling a flatlay

Flatlays are still some of the most popular images on social media and platforms like Pinterest, and I can see why! As well as being aesthetically pleasing to the eye, they can convey a message or idea within seconds. In a time when our attention can only be held for a few seconds when scrolling […]

What to expect at your Newborn Photography Session

I have wanted to write this blog post for a while, as I often have mums to-be asking a lot of the same questions when enquiring or booking their newborn photography session. So hopefully this will help answer some of your queries… Being a mum myself I completely understand how amazing but also overwhelming those […]

Parley Manor Wedding

Parley Manor Wedding in Dorset Andrea & Luke tied the knot on a lovely sunny day last July, surrounded by all their family and friends. We had an absolute blast capturing their special day and a lot of fun with their awesome bridal party! Suppliers: Bride and Bridesmaids hair by Beau Hair & Beauty Flowers […]

Sopley Mill Wedding Photography

sopley mill wedding

Some of our favourite images from one of last summers weddings. Emily and Jo’s Sopley Mill wedding photography, Dorset. Hues of pink, one of the most stunningly rustic wedding venues in Dorset, a cracking sunset and a crazy gorgeous bride… whats not to love!! More info on our wedding photography and packages can be found […]

Woodland Family Photoshoot

woodland family photography

A woodland family photography session. One of my favourite things to do is wrap up all snug & go for a ramble in the woods… Here is the adorable West family, not actually wrapped up that warm, although this shoot was at the end of October, it was super warm…lucky us! Click HERE to see […]