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Rachel Rimell

London family photographer

I am a London family photographer capturing real, raw and unscripted moments of family life to create stunning natural and contemporary portraits to treasure for a lifetime. With over 20 years experience, having started my career as a press photographer in the good old days of 35mm film photography, I bring a reportage and documentary philosophy to family photography to capture the real essence of you. No fake smiles or awkward grins, just natural personalities, expressions and gesture shining through.

Rain Rain Go Away: How To Take Photos Of Kids In Bad Weather

1. Start indoors. Get the kids playing with their toys or on an imaginary adventure and get the camera out. They'll love showing you - and the camera - what they're doing and an invitation into their world can bring about some great shots. If it's rainy outside a good old-fashioned raindrop on the window race can make for some great reflection images.
23/10/2017 11:43 BST

Those Digital Files Look Great On The Wall: The Lost Art Of Printing

So when did you last take a photograph? And when did you last print one? I'm willing to bet you probably took at least one photo today on your phone. But I'll bet you haven't printed any photos in a very long time unless you've just had school portraits done or got married!
26/09/2017 14:01 BST

Top Tips For Great Photos Of Your Children

I do manage to get an occasional good photo even of my own two children. Obviously I also have 20 years of experience and training behind me and a wealth of technical knowledge which does help. But here are my top tips that anyone can follow:
25/08/2017 15:02 BST

How To Rock Your Camera Phone Like A Pro!

I've taken some great photos and even had them published in my press photographer days with a small basic camera because that's what was in my bag when the photo moment arose. Most of us always have a phone on us and for most phones these days the camera is pretty good.
14/08/2017 12:16 BST