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Six Streets Arts Trail 2017

Good morning everyone

We are pleased to invite you to the Six Streets Arts Trail 2017!

On Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 June 2017, the Six Streets area will once again open its doors and welcome visitors. Residents will host displays by artists and makers including painters, printers, textile artists, ceramicists, photographers and jewellery-makers.

Discover more than 40 artists and makers exhibiting at venues around the Six Streets area, located off Kedleston Road,Derby, at and near Wheeldon Avenue.
The exhibitions will be open Saturday 24 June 10.00 am – 5.00 pm Sunday 25 June 10.00 am – 5.00 pm

Explore the Six Streets area and enjoy refreshments in one of the pop-up cafes around the trail.

This year, as an experiment, entry will be free of charge – just look for the balloons!

We are pleased to be exhibiting there again – please come to say hello and join us to celebrate Derby and Derbyshire arts and crafts!

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Derby baby photography studio – six plus photos of Mr J

Hi there
These six plus photos of Mr J are good example of how well parents have prepared for the shoot. At our Derby baby photography studio we always welcome when mum and dad bring their own special clothes to have a special theme.

We started from simple shots of Mr J cap and jeans with braces. He liked just to sit, to smile and to look around. The blue theme for these first pictures always suits little boys.


We then dressed up Mr J in the Derby County football team uniform which his parents brought for the shoot. He certainly enjoyed playing with the ball 🙂


At the end we did few shots of Mr J sitting simply sitting on a Union Jack box, one of the most favourite toy for my little models 🙂


It was such a pleasure to photograph little Mr J – look forward to seeing him at his Cake Smash shoot!

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Eight months old baby boy photos of Mr G

I love when my little models are dressed up in shorts and a hat or a cap. I think this makes them so stylish! The eight months old baby boy photo of Mr G in this post show exactly how I like it 🙂

The newborn photo session of Mr G happened nearly eight months ago – you can find these photographs in the Mr G’s newborn post. How lovely it was to see him and his parents again!

Mr G came with his mum and dad in excellent mood. It was pleasure to dress him up and photograph him, as he was smiling all the way! Many thanks to his parents for keeping him so happy that morning. As you know, at the six plus sessions it is very important that Mr G could sit by himself, and he did it quite happily!

After all the preparations were made, we’ve started smiling, playing and taking pictures. The first set up was with this cute cap and shorts.

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Then Mr G got dressed in another hat and trousers with braces, and sat in the favourite prop of all babies – a small wooden cart. Here is how much he loved sitting there.

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We then did few more shots in the cart, without the cart, and then just lying down and laughing. We also had opportunity to photograph Mr G with mum and dad – such lovely people and caring parents!

That’s it for today. If you are curious on how Mr G grows, keep an eye on my blog – Mr G’s Cake Smash photos are coming soon!

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Newborn baby girl photographs – Miss E

I love photographing tiny princesses at my Derby studio! Let me introduce – newborn baby girl photographs of little Miss E! We met with Miss E’ parents long before she was born and even chose an album for her photographs at the same time. Our little princess is the third child in her family and her parents wanted the newborn photographs to be perfect! Miss E’s parents also suggested colour theme and we discussed many other details – thank you for showing so much interest in this photo shoot!

This little cutie was little indeed – just four days old, one of my youngest models! As for most babies in this age, she was in deep sleep during the session, just occasionally waking up to ask for more milk. She let me dress her in beautiful purple skirts, wrap in purple cloth, put little head bands and hats, and she was so sweet during the whole photo shoot!


Then we decided to play with different colours a little bit, now the theme was brown-yellow. Here is one of such pictures in a nest basket. She is so serenily, is not she?!


Enjoy the rest of the newborn baby girl photographs of Miss E, and keep an eye on new baby photography posts!

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Baby boy photographs Derby-Six Plus photos of Mr B

Hi everybody

Following his newborn photo session few months ago, Mr B has grown a little bit. Now he is just a bit older than 6 months, he can sit and crawl, and the world has become even more interesting. I would like to share with you new baby boy photographs Derby from a six plus photo session of Mr B. Now, when he has learnt to sit-up by himself he has much more to see! This curious look and enjoyment of some independence is exactly what we want to photograph at our six plus photo sessions!

The photo shoot was done in the green-brown theme, the same was was used at his newborn session. At Mr B’s newborn photo shoot we did a photograph with a little crocodile toy. At this six plus session we’ve done the same shot, with the same crocodile, in the same basket, but with Mr B grown. Quite a difference, isn’t it 🙂


I have plenty of props in my studio for my baby photo shoots. The wooden suitcases are probably the top toy for the six months babies as they can open them, close them, sit on them etc – here is one of such pictures with happy Mr B sitting on the top of the pile of vintage suitcases.


The next image Mr B’s parents ordered as a frame to put on the wall. They said it looks like a selfie, and called it “My first selfie”.


It was great to see little Mr B at his 6 months age – see you at your cake smash photo shoot when you will be one year old!

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Newborn baby girl pictures of Miss J

Hello everybody

Here are some newborn baby girl pictures of Miss J. She was 12 days old when she was photographed at my Derby newborn studio.

Very young children up to 14 days old have deep and long sleeps and my little model was not an exception. Miss J let me wrap her in various fabrics, put head band and other cute accessories which I’ve got in my studio. As for colour theme, we decided to have various bright colours, like red, pink or yellow, in combination with neutral brown background.


I enjoyed this photo shoot and it looks my little model too 🙂 Look forward to photographing you at your six plus photo session!

newborn baby girl pictures

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Derby newborn photographer – Mr B’s photos

Hi everybody

Here is a new set of baby boy newborn photographs by your local Derby newborn photographer Elen Studio Photography. Let me introduce you to Mr B, a week old little man.

Mr B’s mum and dad thought about the photo session in details – they brought some props and proposed a green-brown colour theme which I really like too. One of the things they prepared for this photo shoot was a little crocodile toy. They wanted it to be with Mr B throughout all three boutique baby photo sessions (newborn six plus and cake smash photo shoots) to see how their little boy grows. Here is a newborn photograph of Mr B with the crocodile toy.


Another thing Mr B’s parents brought was a tortoise costume for Mr B. Look at this picture, he looks so cute when dressed up as a tortoise 🙂


The session went very well-I really really enjoyed it! My little model slept well and I managed to take a number of interesting shots. Mr B even smiled on one of the pictures. It looks like he enjoyed the session too 🙂

I’d like to say special thank you to Mr B’s parents for bringing their little boy to my studio preparing so well for the session. Looking forward to seeing you at Mr B’s six plus session!

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Derby newborn photography studio – photos of Mr A

Hi everybody

I’m proud to present another set of newborn photographs from my Derby newborn photography studio. This time it is a newborn baby boy, Mr A. I think that Mr A has been the youngest model at my studio so far; he was just 4 day old when his mummy and daddy brought him to take some cute pictures of the little man.

Stacey and Jon, mummy and daddy of Mr A, wanted simple pictures with not much of bright colours. So we started off with some simple poses, gradually changing to something more unusual. As my little model was very young, he slept quite well throughout the shoot allowing me to take more and more interesting photographs, like the one just below.

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Then we moved on to wrapping and putting Mr A in a wooden nest and a stool. At the end, we also managed to get some fantastic family pictures which I absolutely love! Here is one of them


This photo session was followed by Stacey and Jon’s wedding photo shoot in few months, but that is a completely different story – see my wedding photography web site for weddings.

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Photos of Mr G at newborn photography studio Derby

Hi everyone

Here are some new photographs at our newborn photography studio Derby. Mr G, a little model at these pictures, was nearly one month old. It was unusual, as I tend to photograph babies before they reach the age of 2 weeks. The problem with photographing babies over 14 days old is often that they become more active, less sleepy and more hungry 🙂 But this was not the case at this photo shoot.

At the beginning Mr G was not asleep at all. He was observing the world quietly letting me to take few pictures of him looking around and smiling. After a while he fell asleep and that was good time to do something more creative, e.g. to put a tie or hat on him 🙂 We used different colour themes to give a variety to the photographs.

Mr G’s parents adore his little boy and really wanted to have few family photographs with him. We did one with mummy, one with daddy, and then several shots altogether. I love these family photographs of Mr G with his parents – they are truly beautiful and, I think, reflect connection between all members of the family really well.

I hope you will enjoy these lovely newborn and family photographs the way I do 🙂

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Mr J’s Christmas baby shoot in Derby


It is the time of the year when ‘Christmas is coming’… This is time to prepare presents for your loved ones, and a photographic present is not an exception. And here is an idea, a Christmas baby shoot in Derby with Elen Studio Photography.

It is increasingly popular these days to do photographic Christmas cards or Thank you cards. There are many other options out there, from small photographic presents to large wall frames…

But it all starts from having a good shot. I would like share with you some Christmas baby photographs for a Christmas mood. Here are some Christmas photographs of Mr J. In this photos he is around 10 months old and this is his first Christmas! I love Christmas atmosphere!

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