Valentine’s Night In!

Valentine’s Night In!

all you need is love

Valentine’s Day is a totally different affair when you have a baby or young children, your probably very tired and may also find it difficult to get a baby sitter. All is not lost as I have pulled together some-must watch romantic movies and easy dinner ideas for a great Valentine’s night IN.

It’s also a great idea to get the family albums and photos out and reminisce over special moments that have been captured in photographs, not just as a couple but as a family.  I love to capture photo memories for my own family and for others,  I do like the fun everyday pictures but you can’t beat a professional studio portrait for really amazing quality images that you can treasure forever. You will never regret spending money on creating family memories that will get passed down through the generations.


Get in touch if you want to purchase a Valentine gift voucher – Get in Touch


I would love to hear what you think if you watch any of these romantic films, I need to choose one for me and my Hubby too.


  1.  To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before

  2.   To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You (this is set to begin streaming on the 12th)

  3.   Falling In Love

  4.   The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

  5.   Falling in Love

  6. The Kissing Booth

  7.   Always be my Maybe

  8. The Incredible Jessica James


  1.  The Big Sick

  2.   Breathless

  3.   Bridget Jones Diary

  4.   Ghost


This year I am going to go with a nice easy Valentine Meal Deal from my local supermarket, these are just perfect for a busy family short on time and energy.

SAINSBURYS  – Items priced individually


Choice of starter, main, 2 sides and dessert with either a bottle of wine or chocolates.

ALDI –  £8-15

They do some mini heart shaped pancakes that the kids will love

ASDA  – £15

Choice of starter, main, 2 sides, dessert and wine. Loads of options inc Vegan

M&S  – £20

Starter,main,side,dessert, prosecco, wine, mojito or soft drink. 30 options


Starter, main, 2 sides, dessert, bottle of wine inc their award winning Prosecco

I would love to hear how your night goes! So get the kids to bed early and get cuddled up for the night.



Love Kath x


Before and After

Before and After

I always love to see Before and After photos from other photographers, so I hope you will enjoy a little nosy at mine.

Its always best to get your images as perfect as you can in camera and then just a little enhancing in Lightroom/Photoshop is needed.

Kath x


Christmas Mini Sessions 2017

Christmas Mini Sessions 2017


Hello everyone,

Its that time again!  I Love Christmas!

Christmas Mini sessions are discounted portrait sessions with a Christmas theme and last around 20 minutes. They are perfect for Presents, Christmas Cards, Mugs, Photo Baubles, you get the idea. Cheesy but fun!

You have 2 options this year!

  1. Traditional Christmas hats etc.  – £50 inc 5 images (suitable for 1-2 children)
  2. The Festive Fun Cube – £85 inc 3 images (suitable for 1-6 children)


£30 deposit is payable when you book, but if your children are ill, or something comes up (like it often does) I will be happy to rearrange if I can.

Of course you can add other images, products ect later.

My most popular ‘add on’ is a Print Pack which inc’s 6 prints for £40


These sessions are only suitable for children who can sit unaided (from 6-8 months) upwards.

If you would like to book please get in touch –   01257 264346,   website

Bookings are limited!

Discounted Christmas Gift Vouchers are also available, to be used from Jan- march 2018 – Just £65 inc 1 10×8 print in a gift box,                                                                          (add a print pack for £50 includes 6 prints or images on a USB) 

Kath x




Photographer Chorley

Photographer Chorley


What is a ‘Sitter’ session?



If you have ever wondered what Photographers are talking about when then say ‘Sitter session’, well it means exactly that!  Its when your little one can sit up with out any support.  This is usually somewhere between 6 and 9 months.

I really love to photograph this age, partly because they have not learned to crawl yet and so can’t escape, but mostly because their little personalities are starting to shine.

I love their smiles, babbling noises, funny expressions, chubby cheeks, fluffy hair and baby soft skin.



At my home studio in Chorley, I provide a lovely relaxed setting to bring your Baby and we always have so much fun and create wonderful memories to treasure (I know all photographers say that, but its so true)  Even though I have been a photographer for 17 years I still wish I had taken more ‘professional’ photos of my boys. When I get my boys to come into the studio I know I have 20 minutes max before they have had enough and have to bribe them!!!    It’s so worth it though.

Get in touch to book your memory making session – 01257 264346 or click   HERE

Newborn, Baby and Child Photographer, Chorley, Lancashire




New Product

New Product


Introducing a brand new product to my range, I hope you love them as much as I do!

My Photoblocks come in a set of 3 x (6 inch square) with lovely rustic easels to display them on.  If you are looking for a different size please let me know.

The Photoblocks are hand crafted from the finest birch plywood, creating naturally beautiful products for your images. Your images are mounted onto the wood before being  sealed with a UV resistant layer. All photoblocks come ready to hang with built in hangers, meaning they lay straight and flush against the wall every time.

They are then finished with soft round edges and a fine brushstroke pattern creating a natural looking product with a hand painted effect.

Click  on the links below to find out more –




Newborn, Child & Family Photographer in Chorley PR6 0AS     01275 264346


Mummy & Me!

Mummy & Me!

Mothers Day Portrait
Mothers Day Gift

We all have loads of pictures of our children, right! but do you have any with YOU in them? You are the most important person in your children’s lives, and they will want images of Mum and Dad with them as they get older. Especially when they have children themselves (maybe) and you become Grandparents!!! I am really looking forward to this stage, but I have a while to wait yet.

I am also guilty of not getting IN those photo memories, and being a photographer I should know better.

Does your partner complain that you never take any pictures of them with the kids!!!

I hope I can help with that!

As Mothers Day is next month (26th March) I will be doing a competition to win a Mini Photo Shoot at my home studio in Chorley, Lancashire – more info soon x

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Bye for now

Kath x


Katherine Hancock Photography,   Chorley, Lancashire,                                                                     01257 264346