Harry Potter portraits at home! How to shoot spellbinding photographs

Harry Potter home photography
(Image credit: Katie Forshaw)

Lockdown may have meant that my studio had to close, but it has not meant that my imagination needed to shut down too. I am essentially a portrait and family photographer from the UK but, because of lockdown, families have not been allowed in my studio, so I have had to focus more on digital creations. 

I have run an Etsy shop since 2018, selling digital backgrounds to other photographers for their creative story book composite sessions. I base my ideas on books, favorite children’s characters, places I have been, and my own imagination. 

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