A Blog for Families

Giving back: A New Chapter

Giving back: A New Chapter

Hello lovely people! I've got an exciting update about an important aspect of my business. As many of you will know, I'm passionate about giving back and since the birth of Moments by Katie Mitchell Photography, supporting families and giving have been at the core of...

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Best Maternity and Newborn Photographer 2023

Best Maternity and Newborn Photographer 2023

I am super excited to announce that Moments by Katie Mitchell Photography has been awarded 'Best Maternity and Newborn Photographer 2023' by Luxlife magazine as part of The Perfect Gift Awards 2023. It's pretty amazing being recognised for the very sessions where my...

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A Magical Santa’s Grotto Experience for the Whole Family

A Magical Santa’s Grotto Experience for the Whole Family

The festive season is a time for magic, and there's no better place to experience that magic than at the Gloucester-based Moments By Katie Mitchell Photography Santa's Grotto. If you have small children then surely one of the most important Christmas events is a...

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How Old Should a Newborn Be For a Photoshoot?

How Old Should a Newborn Be For a Photoshoot?

Newborn photography is a gorgeous way of freezing those precious early moments with your new baby, from their adorable chubby cheeks to those teeny tiny toes. Lots of parents wonder ‘How old should a newborn be for a photoshoot?’ In this post I’ll dive into some of...

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Why You Should Let Your Baby Have Their Cake.. and Eat It Too!

Why You Should Let Your Baby Have Their Cake.. and Eat It Too!

After a year of exciting (and tear-jerking!) milestones, a first birthday cake smash is a fun and exciting way to celebrate your baby turning the big O-N-E. For those not in the know, the idea of a cake smash is that you place a whole cake in front of your baby - and...

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Baby Groups in the Forest of Dean

Baby Groups in the Forest of Dean

After the success of my 'Baby classes in Cheltenham and Gloucester' article, I thought I'd get started with some new posts helping families to find activities here in Gloucestershire. This is your list of baby groups available to you in the Forest of Dean. This page...

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Working with Foster Families and Looked After Children

Working with Foster Families and Looked After Children

I love my job and I am super grateful that I get to meet so many awesome people. Every family is different and they all have their own stories to tell. Occasionally I’m approached by families who’ve made the amazing decision to foster or adopt a child (or children!)...

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Photographing the Surrogate Mother: A Client Perspective

Photographing the Surrogate Mother: A Client Perspective

I love learning about each and every one of my clients, but every so often, someone comes along with a really special story to tell. I recently caught up with one of those clients who visited me a few years ago and it was a touching reminder that what I do isn't just...

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Katie is a lovely person and made me feel totally at ease during my maternity photoshoot, which I was a little apprehensive about! The pictures are gorgeous and something to treasure forever.

Rosie

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