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Camping and Caravanning Club Photography.

Frost and Snow in the lakes I had the great pleasure of working on some new Photography for the Camping and Caravanning Club. The client’s brief was to capture lifestyle images with a Winter and Christmas theme, and the art direction was provided by Matt Skidmore, a long-standing client with whom I have had the […]

What Does A commercial photographer do ?

A commercial photographer takes corporate headshots for website team pages and product photography for brochures, right? The scope of commercial photography is probably far broader than you might think. We live in visual times. Businesses today need a plentiful stock of high quality imagery for everything from websites and social media to press editorial, advertising […]

Commercial Portrait Photography case study :

Hospital Ancillary staff and key Workers Commercial portrait photography has changed a lot in recent years. Increasingly my clients are ditching posed, stiff professional headshots and asking for portraits of their people that feel relaxed and ‘more real’. This was definitely the brief when the Greenpea Agency commissioned me for a project taking portraits of ancillary staff […]

School prospectus photography with personality

King Edwards VI Foundation Birmingham, When parents are choosing a new school, they’ll have at least a couple of options to choose from. Eye-catching, energetic school prospectus photography can be what makes one choice stand out from the rest.  Forget the photos of carefully arranged groups of pupils with their shoulders back and arms neatly folded […]

Industrial Photography at Liberty steel Newport

This great opportunity has been bubbling about for some months and could be the start of one of my biggest ever commissions. The Industrial Photography at Liberty steel is very exciting news indeed. A real bonus in this time of Covid. The client GFG Alliance is a collection of global businesses and investments. There three […]

Students demand more from their University

Student Accommodation, Has gone super Luxurious !! Student Accommodation has certainly changed over the years. Gone are the grotty, damp, shared rooms in some falling down terrace, with dodgy landlords and dubious deposit schemes. Enter the high-spec purpose-built luxurious new build. Which can resemble a modern gym or Hotel spa, maned with a 24-hour concierge. […]

Plasma Cutting Photography For Esprit

I Finished Editing and processing some new Industrial work, great job, a great client, and well pleased with the results. I can now claim to be an expert at plasma cutting photography. This Plasma Cutting photography for Esprit was a large commission of 6 days, at locations throughout the country.   A specialist manufacturer of CNC […]

The Art of Manufacturing Photography

Is it Craft or could it be Art ? There is little doubt that the Industrial and manufacturing sector is perhaps the most unglamorous area of commercial photography, the question I pose, is their Art in manufacturing photography? Could it be something you would hang on a wall? There certainly is extraordinary craft, refinement and […]

Doncasters New i-port freight Terminal

The new I-port freight terminal facility and the logistic park  Doncaster, located directly off J3 M18 motorway was my home for 5 days earlier this year. Reach Stacker in action, what a Monster One of those mega transportation hubs the i-port freight terminal combines road and rail links for logistic specialists Verdion, a real estate […]

Location Photography for Stihl products

Overcoming the weather for dramatic location photography, I was lucky enough to have the pleasure of working on a fantastic campaign for Stihl commissioned by Hroc. Four days at four different locations, initial worries about being outside during the winter were to be realized with a mixture of wind, rain, and freezing temperatures. This certainly tested […]

Product photography for Croft & Assinder

 Special Works: prestigious Products   Studio product photography of  timeless design and quality products for Croft & Assinder.  Initially, when commissioned to do a product photography cabinet handles brochure you wouldn’t think it was going to be one of your most rewarding jobs of the year.Called Special Works,  uniquely British products, they certainly were.Firstly it […]

Photography for Samsung Microwaves

It was great to be commissioned by Barques to shoot a collection of images for Samsung’s range of professional microwaves, but the caveat came we would be working through the night! The Photography for Samsung Microwaves required a well packed car, full to its limits for this location photography assignment and hit the road, as […]

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 […]

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 […]