Carol Leith Photography | Family and Children's Photography in Aberdeen & Aberdeenshire


Hi, I’m Carol and I am a family photographer based just outside Aberdeen in Westhill, Aberdeenshire. I can offer you a relaxed, stress free outdoor family photography shoot that will produce natural and emotionally special images that you will honestly be able to treasure forever. I love to meet families in a place that is special to you and join you in your day out and that allows me to capture natural expressions and spontaneous moments without YOU having to feel awkward in front of the camera.  For me the best family moments happen when you are being you, playing together as a family, walking, talking and having fun. They don’t have to have everyone looking at the camera and I try to get the kids laughing and smiling without asking them to it.

'Capturing connections' or 'perfectly posed photo' I know which feels more natural to capture and those tend to be the ones 'that everyone loves' My outdoor family photo shoots are  fun for the whole family and I often have parents telling me that their children wanted to come back the following weekend and do it all again!

Family shoots are not just for people either, the family means everyone, so bring your dog too if they part of family life. 


Photography is a way of feeling, of touching, of loving. What you have caught on film is captured forever…

It remembers little things, long after you have forgotten everything.' Aaron Siskind


Whether its a small family session or occasion when the whole gang gets together, family photos are a great way to preserve those times for generations to come. 


"Can we have ONE with everyone smiling?"  "It would be nice to have them looking like they like each other!"  "What about some with the new puppy?"  Of Course! but some with Mum and Dad too would be great.  

Family Life means everyone is involved!


Take time out somewhere your family loves and capture a moment from the here and now.  Everyone feels more relaxed outside, throw a bit of fun into the mix and you'll soon have a collection of images that are unique and capture your family in a natural way. 

Have you got a special occasion, like a special birthday, christening, relatives coming from another part of the world?  Celebrate everyone getting together with some beautiful pictures to remember that event

Outdoor sessions are great for maternity portraits for couples waiting for their first child, or fifth! They are also great for lifestyle sessions to promote your business or for headshots to capture your personality

When is the best time to have photos taken outside?

I love to work outdoors all year through.  Every season brings changes to the surroundings that make your photos unique. Take a look at the seasonal galleries for inspiration



Spring brings new growth, lush greens, bluebells and spring flowers.




Summer, perfect for the beach or many of the stunning outdoor spaces

were have in Aberdeenshire.  



Autumn when the leaves change colour is best in Deeside, or our parks

and gardens.




Winter is a great time when the sun is low and golden and the light is beautiful





If you prefer to have your photographs inside, please take a look

at my studio portfolio

If you are interested in booking your own session please get in touch below by filling in the request form below





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