Building Memories

“Photographing children and babies is about capturing the soul and not just their smile”  –  Claire Elliott

Newborn & babies

“Those tiny fingers and those tiny toes, squishy lips and button nose are just some of the things I love about photographing newborns”.

children & toddlers

“Photographing your children’s characters, personalities and expressions are just some of the things I love to capture”.


“Family units are precious,  where life begins and love never ends.   I’d love  to photograph and tell the story of your family as it grows”.

Ambassador & Trainer  –  UK

“Claire is one of the UK’s leading newborn and children specialist Photographers, with nearly two decades experience within the genre. After gaining her Master Craftsman status with the Guild of Photographers and gaining one of the highest scores to date in their international Image of the Month Competition, Claire was promoted to Panel Member and Judge within the prestigious Guild of Photographers and has helped to build the success of the Newborn and Children categories.  As a successful Mentor with a big passion for raising the safety standards in all areas of newborn photography, Claire has built her Newborn and photography training business up to one of the best within the United Kingdom and travels extensively to train others in the art.  She is also a founding trainer of the UK’s first Newborn Photography School.  To those that know Claire, she is humbled by her achievements and is known as their Fairy Tog Mother.”   Sandra Moffatt, StandInBaby®

Claire loves her coffee!

Before moving her Photography business to Richmond, North Yorkshire, Claire and her husband Peter,  ran a successful High Street Portrait Studio, Forever Memories in Crook, County Durham. Claire Elliott is a wife, a mother of four children and a lady who knows the importance of family life and documenting the milestones of her children’s journeys.

A qualified professional portrait photographer for over 18 years.   Claire is an Ambassador for StandInBaby, a company that provides simulated training solutions for Newborn Photography, Health and Educational Industries worldwide.

Claire is on the Panel for The Guild of Photographers and an Educator and Trainer of Baby & Newborn Photography.

Telephone Claire:  +44 7709 500 704

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