A PHOTOGRAPHER known for her shots of babies and children is up for two major awards.

Karen Wiltshire, who owns runs KW Photography in Poole, is in the running for the Photographer of the Year 2013 title from the Guild of Photography and Baby Photogapher of the Year from the Society of Wedding and Portrait Photographers (SWPP).

She is one of six in contention for the baby photographer award and among 10 in the running for the Guild award.

Her business, established in 2010, had its most successful year yet in 2013. Karen has won 39 awards in the last year alone.

She said: “I absolutely love what I do and am so grateful for the success I have had to date, so this recognition from such prestigious associations in the photographic industry is the icing on the cake.”