Welcome to Jan Sweeney Photography. I am a Baby, Child and Family photographer based in Leeds. I specialise in creating beautiful, timeless images for your home and to gift to your family and friends.  I offer Baby Lifestyle Sessions in your home and Outdoor Child and Family portrait Sessions using Yorkshire as the stunning backdrop.

I offer bespoke sessions to each of my clients so that I can create portraits that you can treasure for years to come. I like to consult with my clients before the session to discuss colour schemes and to find out what they wish to do with the images.

To book your session, all you have to do is choose the best session type, date and time for your family, and secure by paying the deposit.  Once the session is over, you will pay the balance of your session.  I will edit the best of the images (15-20) and I will email you a link to your own private online gallery where you can download the images and decide if you would like to purchase any prints or wall art.




A Baby Lifestyle Session will take place in the comfort of your own home.  The session is suitable for newborn babies onwards and can, of course include the rest of the family.  There is no requirement to get baby to sleep and the session is of course led by baby.

These relaxed sessions produce very natural shots using natural lighting, with limited posing and use of props. Instead, we use all the lovely things you have in your home, that are personal to you and your family.

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I encourage families to get involved in all my sessions. Sometimes, as tired parents, we don’t always feel like having our photograph taken but these are the images that our children will hold close to their hearts forever so I try to make you feel as relaxed as possible and take very subtle images which I promise you will love.
I love the great outdoors!  I feel that children are so much more relaxed when they’re allowed to run around doing their thing.   I adore capturing those natural moments where your child is playing, exploring, having fun. These sessions should be booked as far in advance as possible.
During your session, I love to discuss what you want from your images and we can look at the wall art I offer and what would suit your home best.  After each session, you will receive an online gallery which you can view in the comfort of your own home. 


These sessions will take place at Golden Acre Park and will be for sitter age children pre school age children. Siblings within the age category can attend.

You will receive five professionally edited images (chosen by Jan Sweeney Photography) as high resolution digital files. This price reflects the fact that I will have my baby with me which, as we know, can be a little unpredictable!

Kind Words

We met with Jan for a family photo shoot in Roundhay park. My boys were slightly nervous as they didn’t know what to expect but Jan was instantly friendly and professional and they all absolutely loved it. So much so that we’ve just booked our Christmas shoot! The photos were ready on the same day and the quality was exceptional. Thanks so much!

We were absolutely delighted with our family photos, especially given the constraints of an uncooperative toddler and the unpredictable weather. We were so impressed with Jan’s professionalism, communication, efficiency and flexibility throughout the whole process. Several people have admired the photos adorning our walls at home, and I have already recommended her highly to friends.

We first heard about Jan’s photography through a friend after we saw their family photos and thought we would love some of our own – plus they would make some nice Christmas presents for the grandparents! The whole experience was fantastic and despite our reservations of having a ‘photo shoot’ with a 4 and 1 year old it was actually a really enjoyable session helped massively by Jan and her professional and personable manner! By the end of the session we were all having fun throwing autumn leaves around laughing! The process of choosing and receiving the photos online was effortless and Jan went above and beyond to make sure we were happy with the final edits – we are!!! We cannot thank Jan enough for capturing our family so well and we would highly recommend her and the service she provides for anyone wanting some great photos to keep forever. We will be back in touch with Jan in a few years when we want an update! Thanks Jan!!!!

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16 The Mount
LS17 7QU
United Kingdom


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