I’m Cheryl, the Surrey photographer behind Cheryl Catton Photography. I am an award winning, fully insured maternity and newborn Surrey photographer, based in a lovely village called Horsell in Woking, Surrey (UK).
Originally from Sydney, I packed up my life in sunny Australia and moved to the other side of the world to start an adventure of a lifetime. Many years on and my adventure continues here in the UK, with an extremely supportive husband and two very energetic little ones running at my feet!
As a wife and a mother, I understand the desire to record these special, fleeting moments with your family. I absolutely love looking back at photos of my children, remembering the story behind the photos, how I felt and how they were, at that moment in time.
I love light and shadows, muted colours and my style leans towards minimalism and authenticity. The main aim during my sessions is to capture connections and emotions.
I am aware of how important safety is, when it comes to handling your precious newborn baby and have been lucky enough to be trained by the extremely talented Beata Baran, Kristina Mack, Gary Hill and Tracy Willis. I have also attended training with the award winning Nina Mace, who has been my inspiration for my outdoor family sessions.
I look forward to meeting you. Whether it be to capture precious life memories of you and your family, or to make your business shine through a headshots/personal branding session.
‘We did a recent session with Cheryl and she was a total pro! My daughter is 10-months and crawling so it’s slightly tricky to get her to sit for photos, plus was just having an off day and didn’t seem to enjoy being in front of the camera! But Cheryl was not only really calm and relaxed throughout (not to mention patient!), she also still managed to capture many beautiful photos – including a lovely moment where my daughter decided to pull my hair and found it hilarious so we were both in fits of giggles! It made a lovely shot. Her studio is lovely and relaxed and she even welcomed us with our names on a little lightbox and water and sweets for Mum to snack on throughout! Highly recommend.’
Cheryl did such a fantastic job of photographing our 9 month old, she really put us at ease and we are so pleased with the end results. I can’t thank her enough for capturing my son at this special age in such a beautiful way.
‘Cheryl was really friendly and welcoming. She was great with my newborn, making the session very relaxed and enjoyable. Very cute photos too!’
‘It was an amazing experience. Cheryl was amazing with my little one and somehow managed to capture the essence of my baby’s personality in the images. The set up Cheryl has is professional yet very comfortable and really relaxed, which helped my little on relax and be herself. Great value for amazing images. I’ll definitely use Cheryl again if I need other baby photos.’
‘Cheryl provides a fun, relaxed atmosphere and is really great with the little ones. She has captured some absolutely lovely photos of my daughter, as well as our family as a whole. We all really enjoyed the experience and it felt very natural throughout. I would definitely recommend Cheryl for anyone wanting family photos!’
‘Cheryl did such a fantastic job of photographing our 9 month old, she really put us at ease and we are so pleased with the end results. I can’t thank her enough for capturing my son at this special age in such a beautiful way.’
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