About five years ago when I was pretty new to photography I worked with a wonderful company called Daisy Dots Boutique who made gorgeous headbands. Two weeks ago the very lovely Margret who runs the company contacted me to ask if I would like to work with her again and of course I jumped at the chance.

Daisy Dots Boutique have some truly stunning products and if you have not visited their page already, pop along now to check them out – click here

I was sent some yummy new products and took my two little ladies out for a photoshoot. Here are a few images from the shoot and more can be found on Daisy Dots Boutique website.


Wow – its Christmas Mini Session time already!! These sessions are perfect for christmas cards for your family and friends and a great way to get a beautiful portrait of your little ones without having the cost of a full photo shoot.

Below is all the information you need about the date I have selected. Further dates might be added, subject to demand.

For those of you that emailed me asking for early information, those dates where sent out by email and I have a few slots booked already!!


  • Sunday 13th November


  • £95

Whats included

  • Half an hour session only
  • Online private gallery
  • 5 edited images of your choice (emailed to you)
  • The chance to purchase extra images from your session
  • A FREE timeline cover for FB

At the time of booking I will need to take a £40 deposit to secure your slot and this will be deducted from the final amount to be paid a week before your session by bank transfer.

If you have any more question or would like to book your slot, please email me at karen@klouarts.co.uk



I will be holding location mini shoots on two days over the holidays giving you the chance to get some wonderful images of your family or little ones without having to pay the full session price.

Below are all the details; I have already booked in a few people that have asked for these details early and if you would like to book in your slot, please email me at klouphotograpy@hotmail.com or karen@klouarts.co.uk

Price £95 

The price includes my time at your slot, my time to edit a selection of your images and 5 edited images of your choice emailed to you. You will also have the chance to purchase any extra images if you wish to do so.

Dates – Saturday 13th August and Saturday 10th September

Location – One Tree Hill/Weald Country Park

You will be given a 45 minute slot – This is will be a strict time slot as I will have 15 minutes between each client

Slots start from 10am till 3-45

A £50 deposit will need to be taken at the time of booking to secure your date and time.

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I met up with a wonderful family this Monday who have just welcomed the very beautiful Rose into the world. I also got to take some photos of Rose’s big sister Hollie who is just as beautiful. Here are a few images from our shoot, blog post with more images to follow shortly.

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Okay, so I have been naughty and not kept you all up to date with everything that is going on behind the scenes here at K Lou Photography, but I have finally got round to writing a blog post about it, yay!

So for the last 9/10 months, (maybe a bit longer actually) I have taken some time out from booking in any new photoshoots to concentrate on training and to make some changes that are long over due.

I did an amazing 1-2-1 with Kate Hopewell-Smith last year which changed the way I think about photography. She really opened my eyes and made me think about changing my business to something that reflects and represents me better. Kate is so amazing at what she does and has just launched a new training venture; click here to take a look.

I also did another amazing 1-2-1 with Andrea from Pink Lily Photography who gave me some confidence back and helped me work with light on location better and again be more creative with my images. I have more training courses booked in this year; one with the very talented Nina Mace in the summer which I cannot wait for!

So I have decided after a lot of thought and soul searching  that I will be closing K Lou Photography later this year and I will be launching Karen Ellingford Photography. I have just signed off my new logo and I’m currently working on the design of my brand new website – it’s looking amazing and I can’t wait to share it with you all!  I am working with a wonderful design company called Media Novak and I can’t thank them enough for all the hard work they have put in and for being a company that ‘gets me’ and what I am aiming to achieve. For more information on them click here.

With the new name, logo and site there will also be new prices and a new price structure that will give my clients options rather than having to pay one set amount and also some new products that I am excited to share with you once everything is in order.

So that’s all my news for now, I have been having a little play with colour recently and how it can change an image so here is a before an after of an image that was just a test shot.

Finally summer is not too far away and we have already had some really lovely days, now is a wonderful time to get booked in for a location shoot! Below are some of my images taken on location and to get booked in please go to the contact tab.


Top Photo – Before and Bottom photo – After


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