Children’s Portrait Photographer Batsford Arboretum

Children’s Portrait Photography at Batsford Arboretum near Bourton on the Hill in Gloucestershire. Edward and his parents, Ruth and Oliver.   Weather conditions,  fine and sunny with an Autumnal edge to the air. The Japanese Maples were already colouring up.

Dog Portraits at the Woofs and Wellies Walk

We are delighted to be attending the second Woofs and Wellies Walk in aid of The Shakespeare Hospice. The event takes place on Sunday 12th April from 10am at Middle Spernall Farm in Great Alne, near Alcester, on the Heart of England Forest Project Land. Normally this land is not open to the public, but […]

Christening Photography Worcestershire Constance May

Portrait photography of the Christening of Constance May Sidney. The Christening was held at St Peters Church, Hinton on the Green near Evesham in Worcestershire. Refreshments following the ceremony took place at The Star Inn in Ashton under Hill.  

Horse and pony photography in Broadway, Worcestershire

The Left Family horse and pony photography in Broadway, Worcestershire We had a very enjoyable morning with the Left family doing some horse and pony photography in Broadway. The weather was perfect for portraits and equestrian portraiture in particular. The day was over cast but with some directional lighting which gave the portraits of the […]

Pet Portrait Photography in Worcestershire

Puppy Portraits in the Studio We had Lola a Springer Spaniel puppy in the studio for a pet portrait session. Typical of all 12 week puppies, Lola was full of beans and unfazed by the studio setting. Unlike many pups of her age, Lola was incredibly well behaved and sat whenever owner Abi gave the […]

Diamond Wedding Anniversary photography at The Dormy House Hotel

Portrait photography of John & Dinah’s Diamond Wedding celebrations held at The Dormy House Hotel.

Christening Photography Evesham, Imogen Grace

We photographed the Christening of Imogen Grace at St James Church in Badsey village, near the Worstershire town of Evesham. The after ceremony celebrations were held at the Wheatsheaf Inn, Badsey.

Double success for portraiture at Midlands photography awards

We are celebrating double success for our portraiture at the British Institute of Photography’s Midlands phototographic awards. The win was reportred in the Cotswold Journal and the Evesham Journal. Here’s what they wrote. Kevin Smith, who runs Cotswold Portrait Studios at Perrins Farm, Childswickham beat stiff competition to win both the portrait and under-five portraiture categories. […]

Teenage portrait photographer Evesham

It’s very important when photographing young adults that they need to feel to be a part of the portrait creation process. We had a parent of teenagers in the other week who had taken her ‘young adults’ to a studio only to have them treated like children. The photographs were taken against white and the […]

Mothers day portrait gift voucher Evesham

Are you looking for the perfect Mothers Day gift? This may well be what you are looking for. We should celebrate all our hard working mums, so why not treat your mum or your wife to an exclusive Mothers Day Portrait Gift package at Cotswold Portrait Studios. Personised Mothers Day Gift Certificates available now Here’s […]

Wedding Photography Dumbleton Hall. Horse and Carraige

A beautifully captured photograph of a horse drawn wedding carriage at Dumbleton Hall. Carrying the bride and her father to Dumbleton Church, The Church of St Peter, it was important to capture the moment and timing so important . The juxtaposition of the horse and carriage, the interaction between the bride and her father, the wedding […]

Family Portrait Photographer Moreton in Marsh

The Parcelle/O’regan family, travelled from all over the UK to meet up for the weekend at The Manor House Hotel in Moreton in Marsh. Family get togethers are so rewarding to photograph. Sometimes spanning up 4 generations, the family group portraits can be quite a challenge. Add small children into the mix and we really […]

Are you a new portrait venture?

We traded under the business name of Kevin Smith Photography, formerly in Cheltenham photographing weddings and then close to the iconic Cotswold village of Broadway. I guess it was inevitable progression; as our list of past wedding clients lengthened so naturally did the number of their offspring. Many had remarked upon the natural child portraits […]

Flower girls. Wedding photography at the Severn Valley Railway

Flower girls, this wedding picture taken at The Severn Valley Railway makes us smile. One of the great things about producing wedding albums for our clients is that we get to revisit the photographs, the memories, that we made on the wedding day. Andrew and Jane were married at The Collegiate Church of St Mary […]

Family portrait prize for Chipping Campden School Christmas Fayre

We are delighted to be donating a family portrait for the Chipping Campden School Tree of Promises. The annual Christmas Fayre is to be held at the school on the 9th November 2013. The Christmas tree of Promises will be in the entrance hall and be covered with numbered sealed envelopes containing gift vouchers donated […]

Autumn wedding photos at Cripps Barn

We always enjoy wedding photography at  at Cripps Barn and Karl and Lucy’s autumn ceremony and reception at the Gloucestershire wedding venue was true to form. The blustery rainy weather conspired against us when it came to photographing the couples portraits but we managed a few formal family and wedding party groups outside. Inside it […]

Wedding Photography at The Tythe Barn, Stanway.

We were delighted to photograph the  wedding of Anthea’s god daughter Kayley to Ben. The ceremony was held at St Peter’s Church,  at Hinton on the Green a sleepy little village in Worcestershire, just a few a few miles South of Evesham. Ben and Kay are regular bellringers at the church, so it made the ceremony […]

Styles of portrait photography

There are many techniques for photographic portraits. Commonly, the photographer captures the subject’s eyes and face in focus, allowing other elements to remain out of focus or perhaps in shadow. The emphasis is on the face. This is the sort of photograph most of us have in mind when we refer to portrait photography. There […]

A Portrait Gift Voucher. The Perfect Christmas Present.

I know that Christmas seems like a long way off, but the shop windows and the high street preparations in our local Broadway, the fact that we are lighting the fire every evening and the chill in the air as we walk the dog, collude to suggest winter and Christmas is on the way. What […]

Sweet Peas Flower Girls and the Ring Bearer

Wedding photography at Sudeley Castle Kevin and I were at Lower Slaughter Manor recently when we bumped into the family of clients whose wedding we had photographed at St Mary’s Church in Lower Slaughter and the reception held at Sudeley Castle.