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Birthing through a Pandemic

Giving birth under normal circumstances can stir up such a mixture of emotions, from excitement and eagerness to apprehension and nervousness (plus a million more ). Add a pandemic to the mix, and I could only imagine how overwhelming and scary giving birth in these times could be! Three amazing mothers shared their stories with...

Why is family photography so important right now?

It’s fair to say that this year has been a pretty tough year for us all. Coronavirus has caused us all a lot of uncertainty but in many ways had brought families closer together than ever before.  I had the honour of taking family door step shoots when we were in lockdown and I really...

Beautiful family in the lavender!

I was honoured to be asked to take some photos of my good friends in the lavender fields this year. It was such a fun morning not only getting some gorgeous photos of this beautiful family but also getting to spend time with friends and meet their little boy for the first time. Thank you...

Top tips for planning your baby’s nursery

Making sure you have everything you need and that everything is going to be perfect when planning you nursery can seem overwhelming. With this in mind I wrote down my top tips for planning your baby’s nursery. I hope this helps keep it simple for you. LOCATION AND PRACTICALITY When planning your baby’s nursery and...

What to wear for a studio family photo shoot.

Choosing what to wear for a studio family portraits session can feel like a daunting task but it doesn’t have to be. Here are a few tips to get you and your family looking their best for your family portrait. Colour Choosing the right colours is really going to take your professional portrait to the...

Newborn shoots – post lockdown.

It is a really interesting time. With the UK easing more and more out of lockdown, there are a lot of parents with new babies that would love to capture some beautiful newborn images. At the same time, no-one wants to put their new precious bundle at risk. Newborns have such a small window in...

Newborn photographer in East Grinstead.

For those of you who haven’t met me yet, I’m an award-winning Newborn photographer in East Grinstead and my name is Pippa. A newborn baby is such a precious gift. I am really blessed to be able to wake up every day and photograph these incredible tiny little bundles of joy. I believe that children...

Sign up to receive our hospital bag check-list.

Going to the hospital for the first time to have your baby and feeling like you are diving into the unknown can be a little daunting. To help make it that little bit easier I have created a comprehensive hospital bag list for you to download. I did a lot of research prior to creating...

Elia by Pippa Tanko – Baby Photographer East Grinstead

Elia’s folks just loved watching her sitter session. It is the best session to capture after the newborn session because it is when your baby has developed his/her personality and Elia did not disappoint. She was all smiles the whole way through her session, even with a number of outfit changes! I definitely couldn’t have...