Helen Bartlett / Family Portraiture

Category: Parties and Occasions

Blog posts of parties and occasions, showing the event work of London family portrait photographer Helen Bartlett. Helen captures quiet moments in conversations, emotional reactions to speeches and, as ever, children being themselves.

02Jun

Super Heroes, Water Fun, and Family Photos in Kensington W14

A brilliant morning in Kensington resulted in these lovely pictures from my third photo shoot with Martyn and his wonderful family. It was such a pleasure to spend time with the family and hear about what they have been up to. It’s been such a pleasure to photograph them over the years and I’m already looking forward to our next session.

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13Nov

Christening photography in Buckinghamshire

I love photographing christenings and so I was thrilled to set off from London bright and early for Jessica and Harriet’s christening in Buckinghamshire recently. I was lucky enough to meet twins Jessica and Harriet a year ago, when their mother Liz invited me to photograph the girls when they were ten months old. We […]

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11Oct

Family and children’s photography in Cornwall

Earlier in the summer, I travelled down to Falmouth in Cornwall to photograph Jonathan and his wonderful family and I thought you would be interested in seeing some more pictures from his fabulous session. We had the most incredible time on this photo shoot. It was an extended family get-together occasioned by having his daughter […]

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06Aug

Christening and family photography in Ascot, Berkshire

Today’s blog post features a selection of images from baby Archie’s wonderful christening in Ascot, Berkshire. I was thrilled when Nikki contacted us and told us about the family’s plans for Archie’s special day, it sounded amazing – a lovely service at their local church St Mary’s in Winkfield and then a beautiful drinks and […]

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10Apr

Family photography in Lyme Regis, Dorset

Today’s blog is the first of two posts from Ed’s fabulous 40th birthday weekend. I’ve been lucky enough to know Ed for many years now, since my first history lecture at Cardiff University when he sat down next to me and introduced himself. He has been one of my closest friends ever since and I […]

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04Feb

Children’s birthday party photography in Wimbledon, London

Two blog posts in a row featuring the same family – slightly radical, but it will all make perfect sense! After our morning family portrait session in Cannizaro Park in Wimbledon, I grabbed a bite to eat before returning to Kristina’s beautiful Wimbledon home to photograph her daughter Violet’s fourth birthday party. I love photographing […]

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26Sep

Christening photography in London

I truly think the best thing about my job is seeing families again and again, building up friendships with the parents and the children, and recording milestones in their lives. I love being the ‘family photographer’ who everyone gets to know – it is a privilege and a pleasure. So I was thrilled when Karen […]

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