young girl putting autumn leaves on womans head who is laughing in ashridge family shoot

An Autumn Ashridge Family Photography Shoot

May 19, 2020 | Portrait

I was so pleased when my friend Katherine asked for an Ashridge family photography shoot last autumn.  Not only is Katherine a very good friend of mine but her daughter Lily is one of my daughters best friends. It was an honour and a privilege to capture their precious family memories. Plus it was a joy to spend some quality time with my friends, whilst doing the job I love. They chose Ashridge for their autumn family shoot as they go there a lot as a family for days out.  Ashridge is one of my favourite places for photographs all year round as it is full of beautiful backdrops and interesting features. Plus the kids love it as they can run around and jump off things!

Autumn is absolutely my favourite time of year.  I just adore the beautiful colours all around and I love to get out with my camera and get leaf throwing!  Katherine brought her sister Lizzie along too and you can really see how close they are as a family. I will be photographing Lizzie’s wedding next year and I cannot wait!

We started the shoot as I always do, nice and relaxed. We met outside the cafe and went for a walk around. I directed Lily over to some leaves and she was more than happy to get throwing, completely unaware of me and my camera. Kids are great in photos as they have no inhibitions and just go for it!

“Autumn…the Year’s Last, Loveliest Smile”

youn girl throwing autumn leaves into air in ashridge family photo shoot
young girl throws autumn leaves into air in ashridge estate
young girl standing in autumn leaves smiling off camera in ashridge family shoot
young girl putting autumn leaves on woman's head in ashridge family photo shoot
two women swing young girl in woods in ashridge family photo shoot
two women hold young girl who is laughing during family photo shoot in ashridge
two women hold young girl and girl kisses her mum in ashridge woods in autumn shoot
two women hold young girl between them and one kisses her on cheek in ashridge woods
two women hold young girl between them and tickle her in woods in ashridge estate
woman holding young girl and both laughing in ashridge woods during family shoot
two women and young girl sitting on tree branch in woods in ashridge during family shoot
youn girl in middle of two women in woods in ashridge estate, smiling at camera
young girl being kissed on the cheek by her mum while sitting on tree branch in ashridge estate
young girl sitting on tree in ashridge smiling at camera during family photo shoot
two women and young girl sitting on tree smiling at camera in ashridge estate
two women kiss girl on cheeks and squash face in ashridge during family photo shoot
young girl peers from behind tree in ashridge woods to smile at camera during family photo shoot
two women sit on logs in ashridge smiling at camera during autumn family shoot
young girl stands on tree stump smiling at camera in ashridge family photo shoot
two women and girl sit smiling on tree stumps in ashridge during autumn family photo shoot
two women hold young girl and all smile while standing in autumn leaves in ashridge
two women hold young girl and all smile at camera in autumn ashridge family shoot

I really hoped you enjoyed my Ashridge family photography blog. I love Ashridge and spend a lot of time there doing family and engagement shoots. If you would like to book a session or talk about your photography requirements please contact me here.

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