Helen Bartlett / Family Portraiture

Portrait Photography in Chiswick W4


Chiswick Photographer for Families in W4

It was lovely to head to W4 recently to take portraits photographs of a family in Chiswick. I’ve always loved the Chiswick area and have had family photography clients there since I started my business back in 2003. The houses are beautiful, the parks are stunning, but most of all the people in Chiswick are always delightful, everyone is so relaxed and fun. I was thrilled when Fiona contacted me earlier in the summer to book an autumn family photo shoot with her family in the area around their Chiswick home.

The forecast had been terrible all week and yet the day dawned with a beautiful blue sky and glorious autumn light. It felt as if the whole of London was drawing a sigh of relief as I travelled to Chiswick, the world appeared to be smiling as the incessant rain had finally come to a halt leaving us with a truly stunning morning.

On arrival I was met by a very excited puppy who quickly decided that my boots made an excellent chew toy and had a happy time nibbling on them while I drank some coffee – better the boots than the cameras I thought as I enjoyed my hot drink.

Once the boys were up and had had breakfast we were off to nearby Chiswick House for a wonderful family photo shoot.

We had a brilliant time exploring the different areas, chatting together and playing rugby. The boys were fantastic to photograph and soon warmed up to the camera laughing together and enjoying the family time. It’s been so hard to choose a favourite with so many lovely images to choose from but this one kept catching my eye and so I decided to single it out for today’s Just One.

I love everything about it, the light, the composition, and most of all the expression. With older children and teenagers, it can take a bit of time for them to relax in front of the camera. For me, it’s always such a joy to find those natural moments of laughter and record them. I love the idea that these are the sort of images they can look back on as adults and see themselves totally relaxed and having fun with their family.

I hope you enjoy this beautiful portrait photograph from this morning of family photography in Chiswick. To find out more about my work with children and with teenagers do explore the website. I’m very booked up before Christmas but I’m taking booking for January onwards and I’d love to hear from you.