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About Me

Hey there - I'm Julia

I love exploring life's moments and capturing them on camera. Big ones like the first steps, simple ones like a family outing or a spontaneous embrace. Years later, when we look back and relive them, it's as if no time has passed at all. Like magic...

I'm inspired by the simple sweetness of the everyday, the stories of families being themselves. I love using natural light because of its beautiful, soft quality, and how it changes over time. In the autumn, when the sun is low in the sky, it creates a hazy, ethereal effect. Summers are for crisp, bright smiles and winter has a calm, white purity to it. With spring comes a joyful relief, a soaking in of warmth and light. I work with these colours, or the lack of them, to capture authentic, emotive images of real family connections. No posing necessary. No forced smiles. I believe in surprises, in little messes, in moments when kids think no one is looking