I am Carly, Ipswich baby photographer, and I am the owner of Little Violet Photography.

I have always been obsessed with photos, but my professional photography journey started shortly after having my second child. I wanted to preserve all her little details to look back on as she was growing so fast, as her brother had before her. The curls in her hair, her gummy smile, the light in her eyes. I have a precious record of all her tiny details that snapshots alone would not have captured. I now give other people the chance to preserve their own memories too.

Carly Seaman Photography started in 2016 and, as of Summer 2018, has evolved into Little Violet Photography. I changed my business name to include the name Violet as it is special to me being my little girl’s middle name and my beloved nan’s first name. The pre-fix Little is because most of my clients are little so it made sense!

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A little more about me

What do you like doing when you aren’t taking photos?

I enjoy spending time with my family when I am not working. Family is everything and time is too short, so it’s important to take time as a unit. Whether we are just spending time together at home, all going out on the dog walk or a day’s outing, it is always memorable. I also love going to the cinema with friends and for a meal out.

Name a few of your favourite things!

I love reading and watching films. Usually with a thriller theme, I like something that engages my brain. I try to go to the cinema every other month with friends which is a nice chance to get some ‘me time’.

I am an avid horse rider and ride as much as I can. I love animals so have quite a few pets at home. I have a dog, two cats, six guinea pigs and a tank of tropical fish. They all keep me very busy as you can imagine!

Tell me a random fact about you

I actually wanted to be a journalist when I was at college, and have got a pre-journalism qualification. I have never used it though, as I soon decided the Arts is much more me! So I went on to get a 2.1 BA (Hons) in Graphic & Web Design at University. After working within the web design industry for a while, I then became a mum and started my photography business.


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