Welcome to Sal-ooo-stri Photography! I just love creating classy, timeless portraits of babies and children.
I have a studio space at my home in Benfleet for fine art and newborn shoots and also offer seasonal environmental portraits for families
Childhood is magical and fleeting…
photography captures it’s beauty
“Absolutely loved the photos and photographer, thank you so so much from the bottom of my heart”
Kirsty (***** Facebook review)
I take time to bond and carefully style the children I photograph. I provide beautiful clothing for fine art shoots and style hair, which little ladies adore!
For location shoots, we will go somewhere seasonally beautiful for a relaxed and natural shoot. These last for around an hour and are lots of fun. The season starts with daffodils late March, followed by bluebells, blossom, summer blooms and autumnal colours.
Full session fee
Commission a family location shoot, newborn shoot or any studio shoot by purchasing my session fee for just £35. This includes pre-shoot and styling advice and a one-two hour shoot in Essex.
Full Session Fee
I offer two straight-forward packages for all full sessions. Choose your package after you view your gallery of images. I print on beautiful fine art paper and prints are mounted ready for framing.
Print Box Collection
Folio Box and Framed Print
Christmas Mini Sessions
Exciting plans at the North Pole studio including my highly acclaimed Naughty Elf on a Shelf for babies and children. Includes one mounted 12×8 inch giclee fine art print.
Christmas Mini Session and Print
Baby’s First Christmas
Celebrate baby’s special first Christmas with an adorable Christmas mini session. Baby reindeers and baby elves, what more could you want for Christmas?!
Baby's First Christmas Print Box
Paola Salustri LMPA
I used to work in magazine publishing until taking a break to raise my three children: my total inspiration for becoming a photographer!
Having completed nearly two years of training, workshops and mentoring with some of the UK’s leading award-winning photographers, including Nina Mace, Saraya Cortaville and David Calvert FMPA, I earned my Licentiate Award with the Master Photographers Association. The MPA is one of the world’s leading professional bodies for photography.