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Central Florida Special Needs Photographer // Melbourne Family Session

“These photos are exactly what I had hoped for.” -Kirsten Photographing kids with special needs and their families is really important to me. I don’t imagine it was an accident or sheer coincidence that my flair for photography emerged just before my own special needs child was born.   This family are special not just...

Central Florida Special Needs Photographer // Evie at the Wyndham

“Elizabeth captured my girl’s personality and is so patient and sweet when working with her.” -Candice As many followers of mine will now, my daughter Grace has Rett syndrome. Because of this, photographing kiddos with special needs has become kindof a thing. Through photographing my own kid, I learned and improvised methods and ways of...

Disney’s Boardwalk Hotel // Florida Family Photography

Note: if you want to get on my mailing list to be the first to know when I have sessions open in Florida, pop your details in here. I tend to come home to Florida every February to coincide with the Disney Princess Marathon because this is when one of the big Rett syndrome charities (Girl...

Hampshire Children’s Photographer // Picture the Hope Photography Tour

Gracie May Photography is named after my daughter, Grace. Grace has Rett Syndrome and because of this, I’ve been catapulted into a whole new world in the last couple years. Aside from running Gracie May Photography, I’m on the board of a charity called Cure Rett and I also run the campaign to photograph girls...

Hampshire Family Photographer – A family of 7 in the New Forest, Dorset

I just got the most amazing email from this mum, Nicky. She said: “I had a great day yesterday. You made me feel relaxed and you were understanding of Robyn. I hope many people make use of your talents.” How sweet is that?! Indeed, it’s not easy to find a photographer who can be understanding when...

Hampshire Family Photographer – Ten Jelly Beans {a family session in the New Forest, Dorset}

This family is special for a whole host of reasons. First, Edie has Rett Syndrome and that makes her very close to my heart. She’s very close in age to my Gracie and so I was really looking forward to meeting her and making their portaits. It’s not easy photographing kids with special needs and...

Hampshire Children’s Photographer – Portraits of Rett Syndrome

Two years ago, just a few months after Gracie was diagnosed with Rett, I met other girls with Rett for the first time at a picnic planned specifically to photograph them for the newly established Rett Syndrome Research Trust UK. So last Saturday, almost 2 years to the very day, I photographed those same girls...