Family photographer Edinburgh - Donna Green Photography

family portrait photography in Edinburgh


for stressed-out mums who deserve beautiful reminders they're doing a fabulous job

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Family Photographer Edinburgh outdoors natural childrens photography Lauriston Castle

Family Photographer Edinburgh

You have thousands of pictures of the children on your iPhone and not one on your walls.

The "baby" is now 3 and you never got round to getting him photographed properly, and Grandma keeps asking when she can have a decent framed print of you all for her mantelpiece.

And you must be invisible because you're not in any of them.

You’ve barely got the energy to get your highlights done, so the idea of rounding everyone up for family photographs just makes you want to lie down in a darkened room and slip some vodka into your chai tea.

You’re pulled in so many directions and stressed to the max in the chaos of balancing work and family - damn it, you didn't sign up for this!

You're at work, the older kids are at school, the wee one's at nursery, and the guilt burns you.

Family photographer Edinburgh - children sitting on well at Lauriston Castle

Working mum guilt

Poisonous, isn't it? I've been a working mum for 15 years and I KNOW your soft play hell, the never-ending play dates, the ferrying children around, the constant fire-fighting. 

I've been in the trenches too. You have an ally here  who knows all too horrifyingly well what it's like, but still survived.

Family portrait photography Edinburgh - headshot of Donna Green of Donna Green Photography, Edinburgh

Donna Green, family photographer Edinburgh

You're doing a great job

The family portraits I take give you affirmation that, actually? You’ve got this. You're doing a great job.
You're more than enough.

Take time out from your exhausting week and let's create beautiful, natural family portraits of the people who mean the world to you that everyone will admire. Gorgeous custom artwork for your home showing the different personalities that make your family what it is.

Switch your phone off, leave the dishes till later. What's the worst that can happen if you just walk away from all the chaos for a while?  

Family photographer Edinburgh - brother and sister sitting in daffodils - lauriston castle

I can’t help you clear your schedule but I can give you:

  • Affirmation right there for all to see that the heart and soul you pour into your family has paid off
  • Proof that you HAVE worked hard enough, you HAVE made enough time for them
  • Reassurance that your family is perfect in its imperfect crazy, messy, madness and that you're doing a simply incredible job

So let's plan this!

Don't make this another thing on the wish list that never happens.  As a highly personalised service is important to you, my availability is limited, so don’t leave it too late to book me!

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What fabulous pictures of J you just showed me – actually made me v emotional! You were brilliant, you have such a talent and really put her at ease to get the shots which I’m sure is the hardest part. They are amazing – you have really captured her personality to a tee, can’t thank you enough.

Rachel M - Edinburgh

We had a session and it was a wonderful experience. Donna has not only an eye to capture the moments beautifully but she is also able to connect with children. They feel relaxed and act naturally what makes the photos even more amazing. Donna without any doubts is a very talented artist who is able to capture the purity and the real beauty of the child or any object she photographs. Stunning and highly recommended!

Marta S - Edinburgh

But even if the washing up fairies didn't come when we were out ...

Beautiful images on your walls of quality time spent outdoors playing with your children and holding hands with your husband will always remind you of what’s really important. 

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