Summer morning

The Blackwood Forest is a favourite location for many families, and people travel from quite far away to have a session here! I like to think of it as Blackwood’s best kept secret.

We start at one top corner of the forest to visit the site of the former orchard manager’s cottage where interesting and rustic ruins remain. There are steps leading nowhere, welcoming trees to climb, long grass to hide behind and wide open fields to run through. Most kids LOVE this bit! 

The forest itself provides a great backdrop with fallen logs making convenient seating, and tall trunks to play hide n seek. 

The best part is it’s a great outdoor location all year round, even during the overcast and cooler winter months. 

"We had a family shoot with Deb and it was such a great experience. Deb was an absolute pleasure to work with and her photos are natural and fun. She took the time to speak with us before the shoot to get a sense of what we were looking for, provided advice on what to wear and had a thoughtful and well-planned photo shoot at a quiet spot in the Blackwood forest."

The idea of being photographed can be daunting. That’s why I provide an easy, relaxing, fun experience, which is equally important as the photos themselves. With me, you and your TEAM will feel safe and completely comfortable.