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Older Newborn Photography Sessions in Herefordshire

Older Newborn Sessions what happens when baby is over 14 days? Lyndsey 7 February 2018 If you haven’t booked a newborn photography session whilst you are pregnant, you may find that you have missed the boat for your newborn to be photographed during their first two...

The Viewing Appointment

The Viewing what happens after the newborn session?     Lyndsey 31 January 2018 About a week after your session, you are invited back to the studio where we will view your images for the first time. You will no doubt be bubbling with excitement to see your beautiful...

The Newborn Session

The Session what happens during the newborn session?     Lyndsey 24 January 2018 Once your baby has arrived you will want not want to do anything other than sit and look at her beautiful sleepy face…but those first few weeks quickly fly by and once the newborn fog has...

The Booking Process

The Booking Process what happens at the consultation?     Lyndsey 17 January 2018 When you are pregnant there seems to be a never ending list of appointments to attend, and booking a newborn session in advance can be daunting with so many Herefordshire photographers...

Phew! What A Year!

Phew! What A Year!! Lyndsey 21 December 2017 As I complete my final day at the studio this year, I reflect on the past year, and wow, it’s been an great one! I saw beautiful babies grow right in front of my camera, from teeny newborns to sitters full of...

Boost Your Gifts This Christmas

Boost your Christmas gifts! Lyndsey 12 December 2017 Give the gift of a custom portrait session at Lyndsey Smith Photography this Christmas and get double the value! Whether you want to invest in a portrait session for your own family, a loved one or a close friend,...

Finding out the sex of your baby – the pros & cons

finding out the sex of your baby the pros & cons Lyndsey 25 November 2017 You can find out the sex of your baby between 16 and 20 weeks, but whether you should or not is often up for debate. With both my daughters, I found out. I’m way too impatient to wait for 9...

Wall Display Wednesday – November

Wall Display Wednesday ideas for your beautiful pictures Lyndsey 1 November 2017 I love mounted prints. I think they really make the images stand out. When they are framed they just look amazing, and of course the mount ensures that the print doesn't stick to the...

Join The VIP List For Limited Edition Christmas Sessions

Christmas Limited Edition Sessions are you on the VIP list? Lyndsey 11 October 2017 Did you know, Christmas is only 10 weeks away?! Do you know what that means? It's time to start watching Elf daily, yay! I mean, it's time for Christmas limited edition sessions! The...

Shooting Star Photography is now Lyndsey Smith Photography!

Shooting Star Photography is now Lyndsey Smith Photography! Lyndsey 1 October 2017 The last five years have been incredible for Shooting Star Photography but it’s time for a change! It’s still me, with the same great service, just a new name. Why the change? Over the...

Jasper Newborn Photography Session Herefordshire

As of October 1st 2017 Shooting Star Photography is now Lyndsey Smith Photography Jasper Newborn Photography Session Herefordshire Lyndsey 10 February 2017 Jasper joined me in the studio in November last year, at 9lb 9oz he was one of the biggest babies of 2016. I...

When To Book Your Newborn Photography Session

As of October 1st 2017 Shooting Star Photography is now Lyndsey Smith Photography When To Book your newborn photography session Lyndsey 3 February 2017 I’m often contacted by new mums after their beautiful baby arrives wishing to book in for a newborn session. Quite...

Fine Art Friday – January 2016

As of October 1st 2017 Shooting Star Photography is now Lyndsey Smith Photography Wall Displays I'm completely on the 'go big or go home' when it comes to printing your images, but the single image itself doesn't have to be huge, you can always put a few images...

Beautiful Nursery Ideas

As of October 1st 2017 Shooting Star Photography is now Lyndsey Smith Photography I don’t know about you, but I am completely obsessed with Pinterest! I could quite honestly spend hours and hours just looking through gorgeous pictures of peoples amazing...

Henry – Sitter Session Herefordshire

As of October 1st 2017 Shooting Star Photography is now Lyndsey Smith Photography Henry - Sitter Session Herefordshire I say it all the time, time flies when you have a baby. Those babies are not mine but I am always surprised when newborn clients get back in touch to...

Eva Newborn Baby Photography Hereford

As of October 1st 2017 Shooting Star Photography is now Lyndsey Smith Photography Lyndsey Smith Owner | Photographer 11 November 2016 Eva - 12 days I just love it when clients get in touch to let me know they are expecting again! Two years ago I photographed Eva's big...

What should I bring to the photo shoot?

As of October 1st 2017 Shooting Star Photography is now Lyndsey Smith Photography What should I bring to the photo shoot? Lyndsey Smith Owner | Photographer 25 October 2016 Having a new baby can be overwhelming without having to leave the house in the first two weeks!...

Introducing Memories For Life

As of October 1st 2017 Shooting Star Photography is now Lyndsey Smith Photography INTRODUCING Memories For Life   Lyndsey Smith Owner | Photographer 7 August 2016 I am so excited for todays announcement!! It is my absolute pleasure to introduce you to the new Memories...

Fine Art Friday – Childrens Photographer Herefordshire

As of October 1st 2017 Shooting Star Photography is now Lyndsey Smith Photography As our babies grow, we need to update our walls! Although baby photographs will never outdate, no matter how old our children are they will always be our baby, to look back and see them...

Exercising During Pregnancy

As of October 1st 2017 Shooting Star Photography is now Lyndsey Smith Photography Thank you to Marie of The Pilates Physio for this months guest blog about exercising during pregnancy. Keeping fit and staying active in pregnancy will certainly help you with your...

Fine Art Friday – May 2016

As of October 1st 2017 Shooting Star Photography is now Lyndsey Smith Photography I just love wall displays in nurseries! I think they look amazing! This display is made up of custom sized framed canvas, which is by far my favourite piece of art I offer, and my...

Hazel – Sitter Session

As of October 1st 2017 Shooting Star Photography is now Lyndsey Smith Photography Hazel came back to see me for her complimentary sitter session, it's hard to believe its been 6 months since her newborn session already! I try to keep the tones and poses similar to the...

Fine Art Friday – Newborn Wall Display

As of October 1st 2017 Shooting Star Photography is now Lyndsey Smith Photography I just love these 3 20x16" blocks with one image split across them all! What do you think? As of October 1st 2017 Shooting Star Photography is now Lyndsey Smith...

My Favourite iPhone Photo Apps

As of October 1st 2017 Shooting Star Photography is now Lyndsey Smith Photography There are loads of photo apps in the app stores, but which are the best? Honestly...I don't know, but I do know which I love the most! 1. Little Moments - £1.49 In 2014 I started my...

Planning A Baby Shower

As of October 1st 2017 Shooting Star Photography is now Lyndsey Smith Photography Thanks to Terri of Tides Events for letting us in on the secret of planning a baby shower. Did you ever see the episode of Friends where they threw Rachel a baby shower, and she ended up...

Maternity Session Herefordshire

As of October 1st 2017 Shooting Star Photography is now Lyndsey Smith Photography It's always nice to get out of the studio and get some fresh air. We couldn't have asked for a better day, sandwiched between two rainy days, the sun was out and there wasn't a raincloud...

Children Photographer Herefordshire

As of October 1st 2017 Shooting Star Photography is now Lyndsey Smith Photography Harry & Owen joined me in the studio after football and had never done anything like this before! They soon warmed up to the camera though and we had a great time! As of October 1st 2017...

Children’s Photography Herefordshire

As of October 1st 2017 Shooting Star Photography is now Lyndsey Smith Photography Beautiful Ava joined me for a morning of fun practicing her serious face! As of October 1st 2017 Shooting Star Photography is now Lyndsey Smith...

Daisy {6 Days New}

As of October 1st 2017 Shooting Star Photography is now Lyndsey Smith Photography Baby came to see me when she was only 6 days. She didn't even have a name yet! She was a little more interested in milk than she was sleeping but we got there in the end! When she came...

Fine Art Friday – February 2016

As of October 1st 2017 Shooting Star Photography is now Lyndsey Smith Photography Fine Art Friday - February 2016 Why not create a stunning hall display with three picture image blocks and three plain with text blocks. This display consists of six 12x8" blocks As of...

Child Photography Session Herefordshire

As of October 1st 2017 Shooting Star Photography is now Lyndsey Smith Photography Chloe joined me from the other side of Gloucestershire and I'm super pleased she did, what a great session! As of October 1st 2017 Shooting Star Photography is now Lyndsey Smith...

New Products for 2016!

As of October 1st 2017 Shooting Star Photography is now Lyndsey Smith Photography I always like to start the year with new, exciting, products and 2016 is no exception! Here are this years new wall art products: Box Frame, Fine Art Canvas & Float Mount Print. All are...

Shooting Star Fine Art Child

As of October 1st 2017 Shooting Star Photography is now Lyndsey Smith Photography As the newborn babies grow, they still need a photographer! I receive so many requests from previous newborn and baby clients that I thought I would grow the Shooting Star Photography...

What An Amazing Year!

As of October 1st 2017 Shooting Star Photography is now Lyndsey Smith Photography As I complete my final 2015 session, I have had the chance to reflect on the year, and wow, it's been an great one! I have been lucky enough to meet some amazing people, squidge some...

The Butterfly Wishes Network

As of October 1st 2017 Shooting Star Photography is now Lyndsey Smith Photography I receive lots of requests to donate to my services to charities. Sadly I cannot accommodate every request, regardless how deserving the cause.   In 2016 I will be focusing on a small...

Fine Art Friday – December 2015

As of October 1st 2017 Shooting Star Photography is now Lyndsey Smith Photography Fine Art Friday - December 2015 You don't need a single, large, image to create an impact, a collection can give you a wow factor which can be interchangeable as time goes by. The...

The truth about digital images

As of October 1st 2017 Shooting Star Photography is now Lyndsey Smith Photography Digital images are very sought after, after all, with a print release you can print from one file over and over, on your home printer (though I really would not recommend this!), in the...

Fine Art Friday – November 2015

Fine Art Friday - November 2015 A baby needs a nappy change on average 8 times a day so a wall display next to their changing table is a wonderful idea! This display consists of two 10x8", two 10x10" and one...

Fine Art Friday – October 2015

Fine Art Friday - October 2015 A baby's nursery is a wonderful space which can evolve as your baby grows. The truth is, baby may not sleep in a cot until they are around 3-6 months, perhaps older so it's the perfect place to add wall art of your baby as she grows....

Charlotte {1 year}

Charlotte returned to the studio for the final session in her baby plan. It's hard to believe that just 1 year ago she was a tiny newborn! She didn't think much of the cake, but she did enjoy bashing it with her spoon! Is there anything more fun that a bath when you...

Newborn Safety First

Newborn Safety First I have a new favourite pose! I'm sure you will agree, it's amazing 😀 As a trained newborn specialist, baby's safety is paramount throughout each and every session, so this pose is not as it appears. If dad was to hold baby up in the air as the...

Fine Art Friday – September 2015

Fine Art Friday - September 2015 I found the idea behind this stunning wall display on Pinterest. You can see more of my favourite display ideas on my Wall Display board. This display consists of (1) 26x20", (1) 21x11", (1) 17x15", (1) 21x17" and 4...

What’s The Big Deal About Coconut Oil?

I hear wonderful things about coconut oil all the time (I have a teeny tiny Pinterest obsession) and see all about the health benefits but what can it do for my skin? I was extremely fortunate to win a competition and I was able to try Kokoso Baby for myself and wow,...

Outdoor Photo Shoots

I specialise in studio newborn and baby sessions, but that little newborn doesn't stay so little for very long and before you know it, they are walking and talking, so I thought I'd get some outdoor training so we can carry on so I don't have to miss a single...

Fine Art Friday – August 2015

Given that when we think kitchen we think food, a great place to display cake smash images would be in there! I love this 4 20x20" quad wall art...

Fine Art Friday – July 2015

Sometimes people are scared to go large, especially with images of themselves but the bigger the better for me! I think large wall portraits look amazing. I'm sure you will agree that a 40x30" block looks much better on a wall than a...

Fine Art Friday – June 2015

I'm totally in love with images behind a sofa, I think they look amazing and really create a focal point. The below display consists of 30x20" and 20x16" block...

FINE ART FRIDAY – 29 MAY 2015

So far on other Fine Art Friday posts, I have shown how collections of images can go together to make a statement, but lets not forget how fantastic one, large, image can look! Shown below is a 40x30" block wrap Are you expecting a baby? Don’t wait to book your fine...

Harley {12 months}

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Fine Art Friday – May 2015

As of October 1st 2017 Shooting Star Photography is now Lyndsey Smith Photography Quality wall art will last a lifetime so it's a great idea to build a collection over your baby first year. This display consists of three 20x16" blocks, which can be added to as time...

Joshua {6 days} New Baby Photo Shoot

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Toddler Photo Shoot Hereford

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Choosing a Newborn Photographer

As of October 1st 2017 Shooting Star Photography is now Lyndsey Smith Photography Choosing the perfect newborn photographer is difficult if you don’t know what you are supposed to be looking for. I’m sure you have searched online for your local photographers …but now...

New baby pics Hereford

As of October 1st 2017 Shooting Star Photography is now Lyndsey Smith Photography Sweet little Myla was so excited for her newborn session that she arrived two weeks early! Since I only book two newborn sessions per week, it was not a problem to fit her in!  She was a...

Hereford Photographer

As of October 1st 2017 Shooting Star Photography is now Lyndsey Smith Photography I've been a Hereford photographer for just over 2 years. I originally hail from Lancashire but we moved to the area 3 years ago, we have lived in various places around the UK and spent 6...

Fine Art Friday – April 2015

As of October 1st 2017 Shooting Star Photography is now Lyndsey Smith Photography It's #FineArtFriday once again! Wall art does not have to be just for the main areas of your home, why not display in your little one's bedroom? I love this 3 block collection As of...

Fine Art Friday – March 2015

As of October 1st 2017 Shooting Star Photography is now Lyndsey Smith Photography How will you remember your baby so small? When you display your images proudly on the wall, you only need to glance up and see your tiny baby as she was at a week old. All your...

Fine Art Friday – February 2015

As of October 1st 2017 Shooting Star Photography is now Lyndsey Smith Photography Most people want art for their living room since they spend a lot of time in there but I just love this hallway design..I just wish my hall was this nice! This display is made up of 2...

Beautiful new products

As of October 1st 2017 Shooting Star Photography is now Lyndsey Smith Photography I like to introduce new products to the price list every year, I do a lot of research into new products and spend hours comparing suppliers to handpick the very best products available....

8 Month Baby Photo Shoot West Midlands

As of October 1st 2017 Shooting Star Photography is now Lyndsey Smith Photography Little Harley came back to see me for his 8 month baby photo shoot, the second of his First Year Collection sessions. He has grown so much! It's amazing how much a baby changes in just 4...

iPhone v My Camera

As of October 1st 2017 Shooting Star Photography is now Lyndsey Smith Photography Most people have a phone with a camera on it these days, whether it's a smart phone or not. I'm an Apple girl, so I have an iPhone...but this post isn't about what brand of phone is...

Fine Art Friday – January 2015

As of October 1st 2017 Shooting Star Photography is now Lyndsey Smith Photography Welcome to Fine Art Friday! Some clients aren't really sure what kind of wall art display they would like in their house and so opt for digital images. Digital images are great but they...

Happy Birthday Poppy – First Birthday Baby Photography Hereford

As of October 1st 2017 Shooting Star Photography is now Lyndsey Smith Photography Poppy came back to see me for her 12 month session. I first met Poppy at the studio when she was only 4 months old! It is amazing to see how much she has grown in that time, she is...

New Baby Photos West Midlands

As of October 1st 2017 Shooting Star Photography is now Lyndsey Smith Photography Beautiful New Baby Photos West Midlands As of October 1st 2017 Shooting Star Photography is now Lyndsey Smith...

Announcing Isla – New Baby Photos Herefordshire

As of October 1st 2017 Shooting Star Photography is now Lyndsey Smith Photography 12 day old Isla came to see me for her newborn session. Isla resisted sleep to begin with, but with a lot of patience she eventually nodded off. Once we got started she was a little...

Why I Do What I Do!

As of October 1st 2017 Shooting Star Photography is now Lyndsey Smith Photography When I first started Shooting Star Photography back in 2012 I flatly refused to do newborn photography and weddings. Why? Because I did not feel I was equipped for either. With a...

Little Miss M Rocks Her Newborn Photography Session Herefordshire

As of October 1st 2017 Shooting Star Photography is now Lyndsey Smith Photography Looking outside on this miserable October morning and I cannot believe there was once a lovely summers day! This July brought gorgeous weather and lovely sleepy babies, and Little Miss M...

IMAGE OF THE MONTH COMPETITION – August 2014

As of October 1st 2017 Shooting Star Photography is now Lyndsey Smith Photography Ok, I know it's now October...what can I say?! I am rubbish at blogging!! For those of you who follow my Facebook page, this is old news but I thought I would blog about it too! I...

The Guild of Photographers: Image of the Month Competition

As of October 1st 2017 Shooting Star Photography is now Lyndsey Smith Photography I joined the Guild of Photographers earlier in the year as I wanted to push myself personally and professionally. As I hadn't entered a competition before, I...

A Simple Introduction

As of October 1st 2017 Shooting Star Photography is now Lyndsey Smith Photography A Simple Introduction Newborn Photographer Herefordshire Lyndsey, Photographer 1 February 2014 Hi there! My name is Lyndsey and I'm going to tell you a little bit about myself so you can...

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Lyndsey Smith Photography, formerly Shooting Star Photography is a baby and child photography studio specialising in newborn portraiture serving Hereford and surrounding areas including Ross-on-Wye, Bromyard, Leominster, Ledbury, Great Malvern, Monmouth, Brecon, Worcester, Cheltenham and Gloucester.

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