Rachel, your photographer

Find out a little bit about me, my life, and how i started out as a photographer.

Rachel x

I’m Rachel, the owner of Rachel Barron Photography. I look forward to welcoming you to my beautiful studio based in the seaside town of Whitby, North Yorkshire. 

I specialise in newborn, twins and cake smash photography, creating images that are timeless and strive to capture the beauty and innocence of childhood. My sessions are relaxed and fun as this helps to deliver genuine emotions in your images.

My interest in photography started when I chose it as one of my subjects at Alevel. I was fascinated using the dark room and developing images I’d taken. This has never left me and I love having the ability to freeze a moment in time we will never get back.

I have had a number of careers since leaving university with a degree in marketing management. These include a branch manager, family outreach worker, creche manager and a marketing manager to name just a few. I decided to pursue my dream and open my own my photography business when my second son Max was just a few months old. I’d spend hours photographing him and and trying to capture and preserve those tiny special details that only newborns have. I soon realised that this was where my passion in photography was. I have been trained by some of the world’s best photographers and I am now the proud owner of many photography awards from competitions from around the world.

My husband, Nigel and I have two children, Finnley and Max and a fur baby cockapoo called Dolly. We moved to Whitby in 2018 from Leeds to escape city life and follow our dream of moving back to a town next to the sea. We bought a beautiful Grade II listed house that has been a massive renovation project for us! (and still is) We love nothing better than spending our days on the beach, enjoying walks with Dolly, catching up with friends and seeing family that are now close by.