Vintage Inspired & Wedding Shoot – Best September EVER!

September 2017 has been one of the most exciting months since I started my photography journey.   Back in August I ran a model call looking for people to be part of a vintage inspired photo shoot, but the shoot became so much more!   The Cottonwood Boutique Hotel in Bournemouth is one of the…

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How To Create A Vintage Look

I’m so excited about the upcoming Vintage Photo Shoot at the end of the September and The Bournemouth Vintage Emporium will be creating the look for our male model. Fashion has an amazing history, each era having it’s own distinct style, here are BVE’s top tips for creating the perfect vintage look… Armed with my…

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Model Call For Vintage Shoot

I’m thrilled to announce that I am looking for people to model for a styled vintage inspired photo shoot on the 29th September. You will be made to look the part by Dolly’s Makeover parties, loaned clothes by Bournemouth Vintage Emporium,  Le Maitre Design, Stephanie Frances Bridal and Fab Frocks, be able to borrow accessories and…

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Emerald Isle with Willow & Wildlings

When I started photography I was told that photographers are incredibly secretive and they will never EVER support another photographer in their area. I’m so glad to say that was RUBBISH, I’ve been so lucky to regularly speak to amazing talented photographers from all corners of the world, each with their own individual style. There…

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Bourne Free

  I grew up outside of Brighton and Pride was something I adore. To me growing up, it wasn’t just about the equality and acceptance of the LGBT community. To me, Pride is about love. The freedom to love each other regardless of race, gender, orientation or religious background. The freedom to love yourself for…

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Surfers Against Sewage

So this week’s blog is about the charity Surfers Against Sewage.  Now, I have no official affiliation with this lot, but I used to surf (confession, haven’t surfed in ages) and it is pretty gross when  you are out on your board and you see *gulp* stuff float by you. Since Lotus Photography is not just…

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A Night Of Jonny Phillips

  If you live on my side of Bournemouth, you know there is only on place to go for night of music. So I ventured off with my camera to Chaplin’s & The Cellar Bar and was lucky enough to catch Jonny Phillips. So there on the hottest day of the year so far, with my camera…

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Haters Gonna Hate

I always hear people (not just the women) say that they are not (tall/pretty/fit/clever) enough to be photographed, so here is my message to you: I am 5ft4, I am not too short. I am a natural blonde, this does not mean I’m an idiot. I have curves, this does not mean I’m a blob.…

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So you help charities and stuff?

Yep! I remember my first charity event. I was 6 and I organised (well my mum did, I just had a clipboard) a village jumble sale to raise money for the Blue Peter charity drive that year. I can still remember the smell of old clothes piled high in the dusty hall. I cried for…

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