Search

Can you help find the perfect baby model to star in special charity project?

PUBLISHED: 08:25 16 May 2018 | UPDATED: 08:25 16 May 2018

Shellie Wall, newborn and baby photographer, will be launching a 2019 charity diary later in the year. Pictured is Pippa Grocott and big sister Poppy, who are set to feature in the diary. Picture: SHELLIE WALL PHOTOGRAPHY

Shellie Wall, newborn and baby photographer, will be launching a 2019 charity diary later in the year. Pictured is Pippa Grocott and big sister Poppy, who are set to feature in the diary. Picture: SHELLIE WALL PHOTOGRAPHY

Archant

A Norfolk photographer is on the hunt for a special model to feature in a charity diary to help raise funds for a vital emergency service.

Shellie Wall, newborn and baby photographer, will be launching a 2019 charity diary later in the year. Picture: SHELLIE WALL PHOTOGRAPHY Shellie Wall, newborn and baby photographer, will be launching a 2019 charity diary later in the year. Picture: SHELLIE WALL PHOTOGRAPHY

Shellie Wall, newborn and baby photographer, will be launching a 2019 diary later in the year and is hoping to add a very unique addition to the line-up.

The diary will be raising funds for the East Anglian Air Ambulance, based in Norwich, and Mrs Wall hopes to find a baby who has been helped by the charity, to feature as a model. The baby would ideally be less than a year old.

The mother-of-three lives in Yaxham, near Dereham, and has been working as a photographer since 2009. She said it felt like time “to give something back”.

“The idea originally started off as a tiny thing,” she said. “But it has now evolved into a diary project.

Shellie Wall, newborn and baby photographer, will be launching a 2019 charity diary later in the year. Pictured is Pippa Grocott, who is set to feature in the diary. Picture: SHELLIE WALL PHOTOGRAPHY Shellie Wall, newborn and baby photographer, will be launching a 2019 charity diary later in the year. Pictured is Pippa Grocott, who is set to feature in the diary. Picture: SHELLIE WALL PHOTOGRAPHY

“I’ve been working as a photographer for a long time now and I just wanted to do something nice.

“I’ve never needed the air ambulance for myself or my children but I felt like it was the right time and I wanted to give something back.”

Mrs Wall was inspired to help a charity following the work she does for parents whose babies are unable to come home from hospital straight away.

She added: “I would love it if when we got the diary published, to be able to get it into newsagents and shops across the country.

Shellie Wall, newborn and baby photographer, will be launching a 2019 charity diary later in the year. Picture: SHELLIE WALL PHOTOGRAPHY Shellie Wall, newborn and baby photographer, will be launching a 2019 charity diary later in the year. Picture: SHELLIE WALL PHOTOGRAPHY

“I am hoping to have it ready for this year’s up-coming baby shows, around September, but I also want it to appeal to a wider audience.”

Half the money raised from the diaries will be donated to the air ambulance.

Mrs Wall is also looking for sponsors to feature in the diary and is currently in talks with printers.

The East Anglian Air Ambulance is a charity providing helicopter emergency medical service in East Anglia.

- If you are able to sponsor the charity diary, or know a suitable baby who fits the modelling brief, please contact Mrs Ward via her website at shelliewallphotography.co.uk or ring 07752 180081.

Other news

Yesterday, 16:47

An ambulance boss has said pressures on the NHS are no longer confined to just the winter and are instead seen all year round.

Yesterday, 10:05

The long May Bank Holiday weekend will see and interesting mix of weather, with humid conditions, heavy rain and a risk of thunderstorms.

Yesterday, 09:02

For thousands of students around Norfolk and Suffolk, exams have now arrived.

Wed, 10:58

Police were filmed breaking up an illegal rave in riot gear on Saturday in the third such event this month.

Most Read

Wed, 10:58

Police were filmed breaking up an illegal rave in riot gear on Saturday in the third such event this month.

Read more
Network Rail

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 20°C

min temp: 12°C

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Watton and Swaffham Times e-edition today
E-edition

Show Job Lists

Newsletter Sign Up

Watton and Swaffham Times weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter