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Follow Your Dreams

When I first started photography I went down the wedding and party route, but I very quickly realised that just wasn’t what I wanted to do.

In all honesty I felt a little lost.

I’d finally found this thing that I loved, that I enjoyed and was really passionate about, but I didn’t know where I wanted to take it.

I was still working full time in a care home and just used photography as a hobby for the next few months... but I knew I wanted to take it further.

My friends started having babies and I would practice on them, furthering my camera and editing skills...

and that’s when everything fell into place! I’d finally found what I loved to do.

I invested in some proper kit, some good courses and just worked my bum off doing free shoots to get the practice and confidence that I needed to take the next step.

I then opened the business and started charging customers... and it just went from there.

A couple of years later I had saved up enough pennies to move house and build a lovely garden studio which is now where all of my shoots take place!

It took a lot of time, patience and practice.. but I am so glad that I stuck with it as I now have my dream job and something that I love doing!

I could of given up right at the beginning when I decided I didn’t like shooting the weddings.. but if I did then I wouldn’t be where I am today - Photographing your beautiful babies and your gorgeous families!

‘Only photograph what you love’ because this is where your passion will push you!

Author: Annie Allen

Professional Photographer specialising in maternity, newborn, baby, birthday and family photography

Aldershot Hampshire based (covering Guildford, Farnham, Camberley, Woking, Reading, Basingstoke and Bracknell areas)


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