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Fashion Photography: Urban Style Creative Shoot.

Portfolio shoot for recently arrived Aussie model Lora. I would love to do what most photographers dream of – to break into the world of fashion photography. As you would imagine this is somewhat difficult and it is all about who you know, although for me it is more about creativity. I do not generally carry

Commercial

Events Photography: Launch for breast cancer charity

What I really love about my job is its unpredictability, especially when it comes to events photography. This time I was asked to cover the launch event for the ‘Bust Up’ exhibition at the Lightbox in Woking. The event was organised for the breast cancer charity ‘Walk the Walk’. This charity is well known for

Architecture

Architectural shoot in the City of London

Taking you out of your comfort zone Background Although I specialise in interior design photography, I am always looking to increase my skills base. Part of this process is to challenge myself. I like to carry out creative shoots,  designed to stretch my capabilities. One such shoot was carried out recently in the City of

Commercial

Garden photography for contemporary coastal garden

Background and Brief This was my third garden photography shoot for landscape designer Tracey Parker. Previously I covered her show garden at BBC Gardeners World Live and a project for a national hotel chain. This time it was a residential project in Broadstairs, Kent. Tracey’s client’s requirements were “to make the most of a small

Events

Events Photography to market your business event

When it comes to marketing that all important business event, we all know how difficult it can be. How can you persuade busy business people that your event is the one that they must book? This is where events photography is key. It all comes down to various key areas such as: Promoting the event

Elena Ramona creative studio shoot Creativity

Creative studio shoot with emerging singer

Background to the studio shoot I really love a creative studio shoot giving me the chance to try out new techniques.This is all in the name of progress and personal development. It is also great to collaborate with other creatives and share the images. So working in the studio with local unsigned artist Elena Ramona

Photographing shapes in your work. Photographic Tips

Photography Tips – shapes within images

The Vision Here are some photography tips which will help to improve your photographic composition. Good photography always starts with a vision of reality. Something that arouses interest within the photographer. This forms the basis of what we call pre-visualisation. This is where in your mind’s eye you can imagine the finished image. Part of

Landscape

Travel Photography from the end of the world.

Kamchatka: Land of Fire and Ice Travel photography is a huge passion of mine. I think the emphasis is more on travel than the photography. Kamchatka is a place that most people have never heard of and I take great pleasure in enlightening people of its whereabouts. The journey Described as the ‘lost world’ or

Photographic Tips

Light: The photographers raw material

As well as undertaking commercial photography I also offer photographic tuition either in a group or especially 121 tuition. I thought that I would share some tips which form part of one of my group sessions as an example of what to expect. The simplistic definition of photography is painting with light and here I