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Lensbaby Featured Photo of the Week

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Lensbaby Featured Photo of the Week

Industry recognition from a super awesome company… we’ll take that!

Earlier this month we had a pleasant surprise when we found one of our recent boudoir images had been selected by American company, Lensbaby, as one of their featured Photos of the Week.

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Taking a Cue from Electric Sheep: The Rising Tide of the Printed Image in a Digital World - by Mrs Twig

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Taking a Cue from Electric Sheep: The Rising Tide of the Printed Image in a Digital World - by Mrs Twig

With our iconic vintage-meets-avant-garde photography style, we are firmly rooted with one foot either side of the past and present. When it comes to choosing products for your wedding photography, we offer two choices set just as parallel in the form of printed albums and digital files. 

Just a few years ago, the latter was the top choice amongst a wired generation. It had become the norm for images to languish on our phones and society seemed, in general, to have forgotten the the power of a physical photograph.

But, over the course of the last 18 months or so, and to the delight of photographers up and down the land, we’ve noticed a distinct shift back towards the printed image and, more specifically, photo albums. It seems more and more of us are taking a cue from Ridley Scott’s replicants and we are recognising the importance of tangible photographs once again (for those who don’t appreciate the sci-fi references, don’t worry, they are few and far between!)

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Introducing 'Vintage Gloss' by The Branch

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Introducing 'Vintage Gloss' by The Branch

Many of you who follow The Branch on social media will have noticed that over the last year or so more and more images taken with vintage film lenses have been creeping into your news feed.

Vintage film lenses are pre-digital, they are all manual focus and have manual aperture setting rings. But, enough with the techie stuff, basically, we’ve grown to love the very distinct look these lenses create as it fits perfectly with our retro vintage vibe.

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Making Waves - Limited Edition Mermaid Photoshoots

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Making Waves - Limited Edition Mermaid Photoshoots

🎶 Look at this, isn’t it neat, wouldn’t it make your photo collection complete…. 🎶

Calling all merbabes! We’re making waves with our Limited Edition mermaid photo shoots.

If you’ve always wanted to know what it’s like under the sea the now is your chance to embrace your inner Ariel.

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Why I Don't Mind My Husband Taking Pictures of Other Women in Their Underwear - By Mrs Twig

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Why I Don't Mind My Husband Taking Pictures of Other Women in Their Underwear - By Mrs Twig

As the wife of a boudoir photographer, I am often asked if I mind that my husband spends much of his time surrounded by women in their underwear. The short, and somewhat surprising, answer is no. Granted, it takes a little getting used to being confronted with images of half-naked women staring out at me from the office computer as I happen by - but there’s something more to these images than bare flesh. 

I know what you’re thinking, what you’d say if you were in my shoes. If it were you the buxom blonde was staring out at from your computer screen. You’d be thinking ‘another woman who thinks she has to take her clothes off to succeed/get ahead/please her partner.’ Delete as appropriate. I know because that’s what I thought, initially (after asking my husband if he’d considered a career in landscape photography).

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