Beautiful, light-filled, natural portraits of the most important people in your life.

I am a specialist family, child and pregnancy photographer based in West, South West and central London. I am known for the way I use natural light to create soft, light-filled portraits in outdoor environments. I would be delighted to photograph your family for you. 

 
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Outdoor baby portraits

For babies aged 5-12 months. Covering the milestone moments; crawling, sitting and starting to take their first tentative baby steps. Includes those all-important first birthday photos.

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Children & family

Beautifully natural photos of families and children, including toddlers and older kids. Can include both slightly more classic ‘portraits’, as well as modern lifestyle photos, depending on your taste. Yes, you can bring your dog (and the grandparents) too!

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Maternity photoshoots

Flattering, gently-posed photos for expecting mums 30-35 weeks into their pregnancy. Older siblings and partners are more than welcome!

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Black & white family photos

Classic and timeless monochrome portraits of families and kids in soft, rich, black and white tones.

 

My family photoshoots are held exclusively outdoors and last up to one hour.

Some of my favourite locations include Holland Park, Battersea Park, Hampstead Heath, Richmond Park, Chiswick House gardens and Fulham Palace, depending on the time of year, age of children and time of day.

My session fee is £225 and is paid for at the time of booking. This fee does not include digital images, fine art prints or albums, which can be purchased after your session as you wish.

 
 
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Heather is a joy to work with. She’ll happily direct you (if you want) and puts you at ease in an instant. Thank you!
— Isabella, Battersea Park, September 2018
 

Luxury fine-art prints and albums

 

As well as providing high-resolution digital images, I love to design beautiful pieces of wall art and fine art albums for my clients’ homes. I have partnered with boutique professional printers, Folio Albums, who produce stunning museum-grade fine art prints on a variety of fine art papers.  

 
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Hello, I’m Heather!

I am a specialist maternity, child and family photographer based in London. Before I spent my days scampering around after young children in London parks, I was a lawyer for over a decade. Life is much more fun now! I love creating beautiful images full of connection and joy, with the prettiest light I can find, and the freedom of running my own business. Nothing is more rewarding than happy clients messaging me to say how much they enjoyed their photoshoot with me, and how delighted they are with their photos.

I am lucky enough to have been featured in numerous international blogs and magazines, and most recently my child and family photography work was published in the UK’s leading photography magazine, Practical Photography (August 2018 edition). I am also a photographer for the prestigious Getty Images. 

 
 
 
Kind, easy going and beyond talented. Her photography is a gift I will cherish forever.
 
WOW!! The photos are beyond amazing. We have spent most of the evening looking through them all over and over again. We are so delighted I cannot tell you!
— Hannah & Dan, Battersea Park, July 2018
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These are amazing! Thank you so much it was such a great experience.
— Laura & Paul, Fulham Palace, September 2018
 

Contact me

I'd love to hear from you! Please contact me for any questions you have about availability, pricing, or to book your session. If you prefer, you can also email me at heather@heatherneilson.com. Either way, I will get back to you usually within 2-3 business hours. 

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