Donside mum wins gold for photos

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A Donside mum has gotten another golden gong for her photographs of newborn babies.

Specialist newborn photographer and Lumsden resident Donna Gray is celebrating another gold award for her baby photography.

Her image of Baby Ava, pictured right, in a basket with balloons, was the only image in the baby category to be awarded gold in last months international competition for The Society of Wedding and Portrait photographers.

As well as scooping the gold award she was also awarded a highly commended for an image of a newborn baby and his older sibling in the studio portrait catagory.

Over the past three years Donna has trained with some of the best U.S. photographers in the newborn genre.

Donside Donna is just back from London after training with 2 of the most respected newborn photographers in the world; Carrie Sandoval and Brittany Woodall; the Baby as Art team who flew in from the USA.

Donna said: “It was lovely to return from London to the news of another gold award, s and to be the only image to be awarded gold in any particular month feels like quite an achievement.”

Some of Donnas training has been on-line based, fitting in re-training, around her own young family.