Arabella Carter-Johnson

Arabella Carter-JohnsonArabella Carter-Johnson is Iris Grace’s mother and a professional photographer. In 2008, she and her husband Peter-Jon settled in the rolling hills of Leicestershire where Arabella grew up.

Working as a freelance photographer, her work ranged from family portraits, landscapes, to film stills capturing unique images by using natural light and quiet observation.  The following year she joined a well-renowned portrait studio and became their lead wedding photographer. Arabella and P-J’s daughter, Iris Grace was born in 2009 and their lives changed forever.

Arabella has documented their journey through diary entries and photographs and now tells Iris’s story in her first book.

IRIS GRACE was published by Penguin to great acclaim in 2016 and has been translated into eleven languages.