Category Archives: News

How to Commission Industrial Photography

Images are a powerful medium for conveying your message. It is an old cliché but never the less a truism that an “a picture is worth a thousand words”. It is undeniable the power photography has in getting your message across and how it can communicate all your values. If you have convinced your client or […]

10 best photographic studio accessories

  We photographer’s love our gadgets and kit, I thought I would provide a list of the 10 best photographic studio accessories, the items I use, not the eye watering but excellent profoto B1 or the new Mac Book Pro but the every day, the most useful, in fact, the all most indispensable Tools I […]

Industrial Photography at Fletcher Moorland

Industrial Photography commission I had a couple of great days at Fletcher Moorland in Stoke on Trent, they are a specialist repair and servicing company for a wide sector from electro mechanical, HMI, to servo repairs. To be honest I just pulled that from their website, to me it looked like all manner of Motors […]

Beer Product Photography at Wye Valley

Beer Product Photography at Wye valley, Wye valley Brewery in Hereford commissioned us for their new product Beer Product Photography predominately for the new web site and as general collateral for marketing and publicity. It was always going to be a long one with 7 beers to do including the new lager. It was decided […]

Llandudno Pier North Wales

Victorian Pier  There is something beautiful and haunting about victorian seaside resorts in the middle of winter on a rainy Tuesday afternoon, Llandudno Pier is a pier in the seaside resort of Llandudno on the coast of North Wales between Bangor and Colwyn Bay. At 2,295 feet the pier is the longest in Wales and […]

Resurfacing of the M6 in the dead of night

Hot Rolled Tarmacing on the M6 Aggregate Industries using the widest asphalt paver in Europe the heavy duty ABG Titan set about re-surfacing a closed section of the M6 in the middle of the night.The technique was to hot roll over hot tarmac known as hot on hot, the pavers feed by a supply of […]

Executive Portraits for Global Tech giant Ciena

Ciena Corporation Telecommunications Giant, A great Commission  to provide a new batch of executive portraits for their marketing and social sharing. Ciena are a global supplier of telecommunications equipment, software and services, its products are used in telecommunications networks operated by telecommunications service provider, cable operators, governments and businesses, founded in 1992 and based in Maryland USA.That […]

Retail Park photography for Bilfinger Gva

Location Retail Parks Photography battling the Scottish spring with Rain, Hail, Snow and eventually Sun I Consulted a route planner booked a couple of hotels brought a audio book for the journey, stocked up with water, fruit and sweets and hit the road to what seamed like 10 day’s road trip living out of the […]

MET RX Poster and POS campaign

Great day and shoot for MET-Rx part of Holland and Barrett commissioned by Studio Press part of the massive St Ives group. It was real fun, model’s where part time employees who where also semi professional in their own sport and discipline, all massively committed and enthusiastic about sport, fitness and general well being. They […]

Spirotech new product campaign

Behind the scenes images from last weeks shoot for HROC and Spirotech, A selection of Fitters Standing proud against a tiled wall with boiler and product, used for various media and a couple of ad’s, all went well once we managed to get the tiles to stay on the wall. In attendance from HROC, Jim Duncan Creative […]

Fire Breather and Eater in the Black country

Fire and Brimstone in the heart of the Black Country, client Laney is embarking on a complete image rebrand launching a new website and introducing stunning locations, dramatic action and more edgy models. The location photography was at AngleRing the largest UK steel bending plant situated in Tipton as you can imagine the work force […]

Business portraits in Studio look at those eyes

  A self initiated project to promote my corporate business portraiture practice, Hanna Cates from Alan Sharman and make-up by Kellie Licorish. Shot in my studio using a mix of daylight streaming through my massive lovely windows and a small amount of controlled studio flash. The colour mix of warm tungsten bulbs with the cold […]

Location photography for Laney’s Lionheart range at Barbertown Worcester

Final processed and retouched image from the location shoot for Laney Music at Worcester’s Barbertown heavy on the Lightroom, my new post software after making the move from Apple’s now abandoned Aperture, but loving it. It was a great day made to feel very welcome by the owners although it was a tight squeeze with Photographer,assistant,models […]

Laney on location at Barbertown Worcester

             A new Photoshoot for Laney at Barbertown Worcester, the location being the first of many, we where set the goal of establishing the new look and style which will be run out for Web, press, brochure and ad’s. The aim was to produce four images during the day, along […]

Portrait studio session

Commercial portrait session with Hannah Cates, Charlie Pardington and Luke Boyden ,with hair and makeup by Kellie Licorich all from Alan Sharman Agency. Mixed lighting natural daylight coming through the studio window supplemented with a mix of low powered flash and using some of the modelling tubes to add catch lights to the eyes. I […]