Family Photoshoot - Family Portrait Photography Luton

Family Photoshoot - Portrait Photography in Luton

We have 2 main family portrait photography options – Classical Generation Portraits and Informal Family Portraiture.

Our award winning team ensure your family photoshoots will capture your family portrait in the style your want to ensure you have a memory to last a lifetime.

Formal Generation Portrait Photography

We are proud to be known and recommended for our family photoshoots and love creating 2, 3, 4, and 5 generation family portraits which we know are highly treasured by our clients.

These portraits are taken in the formal area of the Studio as this does tend to lend itself to a more formal style of our work which is  more appropriate if the portrait is to include great-grandparents or the less mobile.  The record for our Studio to date is 26 in a family photoshoot with a great mixture of adults and children.

Contact us if you have any further questions or if you need help and advice on dress code.

Informal Family Portrait Photography

Our informal style of family portrait photography works better with a lighter background and we use  a variety of poses and positions, including some floor work.

For these sittings we would suggest smart casual wear.

We are more than happy to give advice on what works well or what is best to avoid. Contact us for full details today.

We require a £30 refundable deposit for your Family Photoshoot Session

Our Special Offer Details 

The refundable deposit for your Family Portrait Session is £30.

Our special offer gives you access to our  portrait collections where you can purchase images, digital files or wall art.

There are many options available which can be discussed with us.

If you have any questions, please contact us and we will be happy to help.

We also may include enviromental family portraits in our beautiful garden studio(please bring sutible extra footwear for these portraits) N.B. It is not always possible that these add ons to your portait session will be undertaken due to the vagaries of our ever changing UK climate

Why you should book Oakley Studios….

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David Doyle of Oakley Studios Luton was awarded an Associate qualification of the Master Photographer Association (AMPA) in 2006. (David first qualiified in 1994 as a licentiate with the MPA).

Associateship of the MPA, is a very difficult qualification to achieve within the photographic profession, as this takes a great deal of time, work and dedication to your art to reach this level. Many photographers entering the Association remain at Licentiate level, so reaching the required high standards of this qualification is a massive achievement.

Not only do you have to submit an extensive panel of photographic images, which are displayed and judged in front of 5 highly respected Fellows of the industry, but you also must produce an in depth working profile, about your work and business practices. This document covers essential elements such as Health & Safety, that must be understood when dealing with the public, and also documents a photographers creative approach and future ambitions.

This is the reason why the public should only book a qualified professional photographer to record those precious memories in life; their wedding, pets or family and children, as it’s the only way they have of knowing they will get the best creative photographs and personal service possible.

Sue Doyle of Oakley Studios was awarded her Licentiateship of the Master Photographer Association (LMPA) in 2008 with a stunning panel of Images of portrait, which is Sue’s speciality.

The judges’ comments given to Sue, included words like sheer quality, impact, stunning, outstanding and unique, which explained the strength of the whole panel.

Licentiateship of the MPA, is the hardest qualification to achieve within the photographic profession, as this takes a great deal of time, work and dedication to your art to reach this level. Entering the Association at probationary level and reaching the required high standards of this qualification is such a massive achievement.

Not only do you have to submit an extensive panel of photographic images, which are displayed and judged in front of 5 highly respected Fellows of the industry, but you also must produce an in depth working profile, about your work and business practises. This document goes into the Health & Safety elements that must be understood when dealing with the public, also have professional insurances that protect the public.

This is the reason why the public should only book a qualified professional photographer to photograph those precious memories in life, their wedding, pets or family and children, as it’s the only way they have of knowing they will get the best creative photographs and personal service possible.

Our other Qualifications gained in 2020

We have 6 new qualifications to shout about from The Master Photographers Association.

Our individual skills have been assessed by the MPA Qualifications Team, with a successful result.

These are an assessment of our business practices and the systems we have in place:

  • Certified Professional
  • Studio Lighting
  • Family Posing
  • Customer Experience
  • Business Foundation
  • Newborn Certification.
  • Truly professional and friendly service. David & Audrey make everyone feel at ease, and go the extra mile to achieve fabulous images.

    Vicky N.

    Recently took my 4month old to see David and Sue for his 4month Cherub session, I took the option of the USB stick so I could print the pictures as many times as I want. All of my Christmas presents are sorted! The pictures look fab. Thank you David!

    Amy S.

    Will definitely recommend, absolutely gorgeous photos, lovely and welcoming service.

    Donna E.

    Fabulous photos definitely would recommend thank you David for all 3 boys perfect photo sessions.

    Claire H.
  • Absolutely loved how amazing the fairy experience was. David & Sue we're so lovely and accommodating. Amazing with the boys. Anita was also amazing with the boys and the photographs are truly stunning. We can't wait to receive them. Definitely recommend and will be returning 100%

    Charlotte J.

    Fantastic photographer, very understanding when little one isn't playing ball and not looking at the camera. You can feel at ease knowing you haven't got to rush. And the new studio is just amazing.

    Sarah G.

    Amazing photos of my little man, they always managed to make him smile! Excellent service and excellent photographs, highly recommend the cherubs club, can't wait to see the finished product and see how much my baby has changed!

    Katie M.

    I have used Oakley studios for a family session and loved them so much now I am using them for their cherubs package with my new baby. Having a large family they worked wonders with our then 4 boys ( now 5) and got amazing photographs. They are both friendly and professional and I highly recommend them. I can't wait for my baby's next 2 cherub sessions and then another family session. Thank you Oakley studios. Xx

    Louise D.
  • Amazing Photographer thank you for today David kids loved it and cant wait to see the photos

    Julie N.

    Fantasic photographer and such a kind and understanding man too. 🙂

    Helen H.

    Fantastic photo shoot. Photos are amazing thank you David

    Cassie H.

    I can truly say that I have been overwhelmed by the professionalism shown with my grandsons photographs. The images are so beautiful .
    Well done David .

    Mary F.
  • I would highly recommend Oakley Studios.David,the owner is not just friendly but highly professional too.I had a sitting with three kids running around and all but David and his wife were very patient with us .I absolutely love their work and would love to work with them again...

    Sisi C.

    Just had a fairy experience, what can I say....wow!! My daughter enjoyed every minute. Thank you David,Sue and Anita for making us feel so welcome.

    Angela H.

    brilliant photographer who captures the best photos of your baby x

    Carol H.

    The best! David and Sue are amazing, they have taken the most beautiful pics over the last year of our son and we couldn't be more happier! Their props are brill and overall have never failed to please us! Will defo be using them in the years to come �

    Sajni S.
  • Had a great photo session with our 4 month old and her older brother yesterday! Both very good with our children, got some amazing shots! Can't wait to see them next week 🙂

    Nikki A.

    A massive thank you from myself and family, it was a absolute pleasure from us and the twins. We are so glad we choose you and the photos are amazing, were over the moon. Look forward to seeing you for next session.

    Staci R.

    Amazing photos so happy with my experience at Oakley studios

    Tasha R.

    Fabulous photographer!! Very professional.

    Sarah L.
  • I took my daughter for her 1st cherub session last week and went to view the photos this evening with my Husband.

    David and Sue were very welcoming, they instantly made me feel at ease, and more importantly my Daughter loved them both!

    The pictures are just beautiful - we ended up purchasing a memory stick and cannot wait until it’s ready to collect. Thank you so much! We can’t wait for our next sitting.

    Gemma P.

    Wow....what a fabulous thing to do !!
    Only negative thing about this is having to chose from all the beautiful pictures as everyone is just brilliant.
    David and Audrey are so great with the children and nothing is ever too much trouble... highly recommend to anyone xx

    Amy L.

    David and Sue, what a fantastic duo for photographing babies! Both of you made us feel welcomed and relaxed in the beautifully warm studio! Herbie has never smiled and laughed so much and David managed to capture it all. Viewing the images with my husband was a lovely experience, how could we resist our baby's beautiful face!!

    Jennifer H.

    positive review Have had 2 of the 3 shoots from the Cherub package and was made to feel so welcome and got some beautiful smiles out of my little one. Amazing photos in a lovely environment at good prices couldn’t recommend them more!

    Hazel W.
  • The shoot was a breeze and I could have chosen every single photo. Loved it, can't wait for the next shoots.

    Liz D.

    I absolutely love The cherubs photos taken of my beautiful baby Beau. Second time working with David and Sue, both brilliant at what they do. Can’t wait for the next sitting.

    Bernadette W.

    My husband and I have loved all the pictures of Mischa and really enjoyed the whole experience. I thought she would hate it but even when she got there in a bad mood, she cheered up straight away. Would totally recommend it!

    Sarah J.

    Just received our photos from our little girls shoot.. they are beautiful! Thank you 🙂

    Kelly R.
  • Excellent service, always very friendly and the photos are just beautiful. Cant wait to receive my latest set of Cherubs photos. Would definitely recommend to everyone.

    Donna J.

    We recently visited Oakley Studios with our little boy Oakley. We had the new born Cherubs Photo shoot and had a lovely experience. They made us feel very relaxed and at ease as they created a lovely calming atmosphere.They have a beautiful studio located in their back garden - a really beautiful set up! David and Sue are very friendly and so professional at what they do Highly recommend Oakley Studios... we can’t wait to go back for our next session xx

    Kerri T.

    David and sue were very friendly and welcoming!. Loved viewing the photos from the first cherubs session. They were amazing:). Can't wait to receive the photos, and looking forward to the next 2 cherub sessions. Thank you!x

    Lisa M.

    Beautiful photos. ...a memory to cherish. X

    Rachel G.
  • positive review Amazing 5* experience, my daughter has been to quite a few shoots but this fairy shoot was by far the best..would recommend these guys to everyone!

    Charelle T.

    Our daughter had 3 sessions with David for the cherub package and he really captured her at each different stage, can’t recommend him enough

    Jenna B.

    Just received the pictures from the first Cherub session for my little girl and we absolutely adore them!
    Highly recommend Oakley Studios for their great work and excellent service - Thanks again from Justina, Michael and Everly x

    Shampoo L.

    Went today with my twin daughter for their first sitting and they was absolutely brilliant and professional with the poses and props can't wait to go back again for the second sitting and prices are extremely reasonable.

    Josey H.
  • Where do I start! My sons 3 photo sessions produced beautiful photos of an extremely high quality and the best photographer we have ever used. David certainly knows how to get the best shots! Our families loved receiving updated pics of our little man growing in his first year. Thanks

    Gemma H.

    Could not recommend Oakley Studios enough!! Friendly & professional, from start to finish they were great, my daughter enjoyed dressing up & trying out different poses. We picked out her photos today & we can’t wait to see the finished product, thank you from the Riding Family x

    Cheryl L.

    Picked up our digital file images today.. and I love them.. coming to the studio we was welcomed by friendly David and Sue. They made us feel very welcome and comfortable.. everything was explained to us in detail. They were so good with my daughter during the photoshoot. So pleased with the service. Look forward to the next session.

    Nicole P.

    Had an amazing fairy experience with my daughter. Extremely well organised and great people. Thank you x

    Shelley H.
  • positive review Would like to thank David and Sue for their beautiful photos for my son, on his cherub sessions. Outstanding photos, would highly recommend to all families, brilliant experience.

    Lisamarie G.

    Lovely relaxed viewing and beautiful photographs of our gorgeous Grandson

    Sally W.

    positive review We had a great time at Oakley studios for the fairies and elves photo shoot! Anita, Sue and David were brilliant with the children and made the photo shoot easy and fun. We were thrilled with the beautiful photographs!

    Rebecca D.

    We have 10 years of excellent memories. Thanks for all the photography.

    Carl H.
  • Recently took my daughter for her first cherub session. The pictures look amazing. Thank you so much. I can’t wait for her next ones.
    Highly recommend!!

    Louise F.

    Princess Leilah had a fantastic time at her photo shoot really looking forward to seeing the photos �

    Bridget R.

    The pictures are fantastic and such a lovely experience. Rhys felt so relaxed at the sessions which produced such lovely shots. Lovely momento of his first year. Would thoroughly recommend Oakley Studios

    Susan M.

    had an amazing fairy experience with Anita, David and Sue yesterday - the pictures are wonderful!

    Abi L.
  • Had a family photo done after winning a free photo in a school raffle , brilliant experience and was made to feel so relaxed and welcome. The photos were absolutely fantastic and had difficulty choosing.
    Thank you Oakley Studios I will definitely recommend you.

    Kelly J.

    David and Sue are both so professional and put 100% effort into the sessions.. I have some lovely photos and my kids were quite comfortable. Thank you 🙂

    Ashley L.

    A friendly and polite service! Would definitely recommend! The photographs are gorgeous 🙂

    Jennie C.

    We have been avid fans of Davids work for many years. He has captured our children growing since 2005! Always a recommendation from us! David also donates generously to my fundraising events in aid of Keech Hospice.

    Kirstie M.

Let’s Help Plan Your Session

Please call us on 01582 491499 or 07751757515  to book your session.

We can discuss, dates and times available, or as an alternative we have a zoom video pre-consultation appointment

to discuss what to wear and who takes part and to give you a guided tour of our beautiful studio location.

When you call, please have your diary to hand, and a few dates in mind.

Once booked, you’ll receive a confirmation email, with all your session information.

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We’ll meet some time before your session, to break the ice with younger family members and / or pets, so that everyone is relaxed during your session.
I’ll create a variety of images, so you’ll have plenty to choose from.
Your portrait session may last approximately one hour.

A few days after your session, your best portraits will be ready for your viewing.

Our luxury viewing lounge is the location for your ordering session where you may choose your images.

We take a 50% payment with your order or you may pay in full.

If you have paid a retainer deposit , this will also be deducted from your total order.
Payment plans can be arranged, please ask for details.
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Your order will be available  4 to 6 weeks after your ordering session.

Contact Us To Find Out More About Our Family Photoshoots