Claire Butler Photography Blog

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Norah 30 weeks pregnant

Its not often that I get to photograph friends with their bumps, photographing best friends with a baby bump is even more of a rarity. It is something in which I find so special and important to capture this beautiful milestone in her life.  Norah and I have known each other since we were about 3 years old and for both of us to be pregnant at the same time is just amazing and wonderful. We went to a nearby forest outside our home town that had beautiful bluebells and wild garlic. Norah has such a beautiful bump and it’s not long now until I meet her little bundle. Here is a sneak peek of my favourite images.

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Flynn 17 days old

Flynn was only 17 days old when I met him and he was so adorable. The perfect sleeping little baby. I love his little suit and bow tie such a cute wee man. Here are my favourite shots of him. 

 

 

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Rebecca (Bex) 37 weeks pregnant

Bex was so stunning as she arrived at my studio. I couldn't believe she was 37 weeks pregnant her bump was teeny tiny. The odd time Bex had to stick her bump out a bit just so we could capture that beautiful shape.

It was difficult to choose from so many great photos. I loved her energy on the day of the shoot we had great fun. From freezing our backsides off in the garden to capturing her beautiful bump relaxing on the bed.

I’m looking forward to meeting Bex's new addition. Bet he will be absolutely gorgeous just like his mummy. 

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Easter Newborn Photoshoot Competition

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Spring is in the air. I have bought some beautiful fabrics and props and I'm just dying to try them out. So I have decided to launch my Spring competition. The lucky winner will be announced this Wednesday at 12pm.

The winner will receive the following:

  • Up to 2 hour session time from my home studio.
  • Use of unique props
  • All photos taken on the day sent via DropBox 
  • Custom editing of up to 20 photos
  • All files will be uploaded into a private DropBox folder

All you have to do it like my facebook business page and comment on the post. You are more than welcome to share the post too! 

Good Luck Everyone!

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Baby Ruby and Big Sis Robin

Sweet, sweet baby Ruby! Your newborn session was divine. Proud parents Hannah and Paul invited me to their home in Brighton for an in home newborn photography and family session. It was filled with light and overflowing with love! There are a million and one reasons why I love photographing newborns and their families at home – but my favourite reason is that I have the opportunity to include personal and meaningful details into the photographs. I loved being at this wonderful family’s home with them as I photographed moments that only last for that short and sweet newborn time. 

I also had the opportunity to photograph big sister Robin and she was great fun. She was a dream to photograph if she would sit still long enough. I managed to capture her enjoying delicious cupcakes and giving her new baby sister plenty of kisses. 

As a parent, I know how fast and chaotic bringing home baby can be! I love giving parents the chance to check ‘newborn photography session’ off the list – way before baby even arrives! If you’d like to chat about which session or package would be perfect for you — send me a little email we will make your newborn photography session amazing! 

 

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BBC Baby Beauties

As some of you know, I was very fortunate to take part in a BBC Inside Out Sussex Film about fertility and babies. The whole process was really exciting.

They wanted to film me taking photos of newborn babies, so they could use it in their film. I was lucky to get three fabulous babies to take part, twins girls Lily-Mae and Ava-Rose and baby boy Fynne. Although stressful, I was pleased with the results from the shoot and both parents were over the moon with their photos. Here is a sneaky peek of the babies. 

 

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Fynne 17 days old

Today was an exciting day, I had back to back photoshoots and was being filmed by the BBC for an Inside Out Sussex film, featuring three beautiful babies.

The below photos are of one of the babies Fynne who was just wonderful. I know I say this every time, but God I love my job. Not a peep out of this little man, until of course I tried to put him in the basket. He was having none of it. No one puts baby in the basket.

I got some beautiful shots of him from being so cool in his tux to nestled in some nice chunky knits.

I want to say a special thanks to mum for letting this little man be part of something special and I hope she is happy with the images that she will cherish forever.

Tomorrow I will post the twin photoshoot with two incredible little girls.

Love Claire Butler

 

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Ruby 6 weeks old

Baby Ruby was just 6 weeks old when I was fortunate enough to capture some beautiful shots of her.  From natural shots with those beautiful big blue eyes to dressing her up as a princess. I thoroughly enjoyed spending time in her home, meeting Coco and Pugsy (the dogs) and photographing her big sis Robyn. 

Here is a tiny glimpse of her first baby photo shoot.

 

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Little Lukas Newborn Photoshoot

Those first days with your newborn is such a special and memorable time. These are your first moments of parenthood, and they are priceless!

I was very fortunate to capture some beautiful images of Lukas at just a few weeks old. He was a dream to photograph and slept through most of the shoot.  I love this series of little Lukas he looks so peaceful in all of his shots. I am looking forward to seeing this little man again when he is a little older.

 

 

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Christmas Newborn photo shoot

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 Get in there just in time for Christmas! Only a few dates left so get booking. The photoshoot will include the following. 

  • Up to 3 hour session time
  • Use of unique props
  • Over 100 photos unedited for you to choose your custom editing
  • Custom editing of up to 20 photos
  • Photographers time & talent
  • Files will be uploaded into a private DropBox folder

The photo shoot can either be done from my home or I can travel to your home. I currently work in the Sussex area only however a small charge will apply for outside Sussex. 

 

All of this for £120.00. A perfect gift for a loved one that you can cherish forever. 

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Ethan 4 1/2 weeks old

This sweet baby boy arrived at my home on a very cold Saturday. I was delighted to see that he was so calm and alert!  He really was a superbaby on the day. He  tried on different outfits from the hungry caterpillar to Father Christmas each one as adorable as the next! I was able to capture gorgeous awake newborn portraits as well as some artistic, modern sleepy newborn portraits. He was a photographer dream and I loved spending that time with him. Mum and Dad a happy with the shoot so here's a sneak peek. 

 

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Jack and George's Photo Shoot

Just finished Jack and George's photo shoot and I'm so happy with the results. I wanted to make sure that I kept them as natural as possible.  

Let me know what you think. 

 

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