Castlefield, Manchester family photography (Marni, Lisa and Paul)

Presenting… a little bundle of beauty to put a smile on your face ready for the weekend! I challenge ANYONE not to completely fall in love with little Marni – she is one of the most scrumptious little dudes ever. That face! She’s so expressive, funny, lively, affectionate, friendly and adventurous – I absolutely LOVED doing this shoot – the only downside was that I couldn’t take her away with me! (Although I did get one opportunity to do a runner with her – the last few shots of Lisa and Paul on their own were taken one-handed with Marni on my left hip!)

Another huge plus side to this shoot was that I finally got to meet the gorgeous Lisa of Lisa Devine Photography – aka mum to Marni! Lisa has been so positive and encouraging about my photography since the really early days and I’m so grateful for this support – we’ve only ever spoken via Facebook, twitter & email so it was great to finally put a face to the name! It’s such a big compliment when another photographer wants you to take photos for them, and Lisa is so talented (make sure you check out her work!) so it really did mean a lot that she wanted me to take these. She was every bit as nice as I expected and more.

Along with her lovely husband (and doting dad of Marni!) Paul we all spent a really fun hour traipsing around Castlefield in the sunshine. They are such a happy family, full of smiles and so easy and fun to spend time with. A perfect way to spend a sunny Manchester afternoon, thanks so much Lisa, Paul and Marni for sharing a little slice of your life with me!


  1. Charis Warrell

    I LOVE this shoot and I love Lisa too. What a wonderful family and a truly beautiful little lady. Marni, you have a stunning pair of eyes and the most gorgeous hair. It is so nice to see photos of a truly lovely lady and someone who has become my Twitter friend 😀 Now I know who you are Lisa.
    Well done Anna, as always these are a dream! x x

  2. *lisa

    Thanks so much Anna for these amazing shots. Still very weird being in front of the camera but you made us all feel so comfortable and we had a great time. The hour flew by so quickly!

    I just love that now I have really amazing photos of all 3 of us together that isn’t just me turning the camera round on us all (and normally cutting someone out!). I can’t wait to get them framed and up on my picture wall.

    And thanks Charis for your lovely comment… WE WILL MEET SOMEDAY I’m sure! big hugs to you and your gorgeous family xxx

  3. Den

    These pictures are joyous, what a wonderful momento of a piece of a very happy family’s life.

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  5. Jo Hastings

    Really beautiful photos Anna of Lisa, Paul and Marni. So nice to see these, I’ve only met Lisa in person once but we chat on Twitter etc, you’ve really captured what a fun lady she is and Marni looks scrumptious! Lovely work x

  6. Becky Male

    Beautiful photos Anna. Marni looks like a little poppet! Such beautiful eyes, a brilliant momento for Lisa.


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