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Greater Manchester Business Awards 2019

Last Friday I was back in the dinner jacket, photographing the first Awards evening of the year – the Greater Manchester Business Awards.  It was a great evening at a venue I’ve visited as a tourist but not worked at before – the Imperial War Museum North.  It’s been on my hit list for a…
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Profile pictures – more powerful than you might think

We’re sociable creatures these days aren’t we?  We have profiles on Linkedin purely for business, accounts on other social media platforms for both business and our personal lives.  Our websites aren’t complete without an ‘About Me’ page.  In the past few years, doing business has become much more about getting to know the person you…
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It’s all about wellness | Photography for health businesses and clinics

In the past couple of years I’ve had an increasing number of commissions from doctors surgeries, dental practices, hearing centres and other health-related businesses to take photos for them.  They generally get in touch when they’re updating their website, or have commissioned a new one.  So, I thought I’d gather together a few images from…
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That was 2018 | A year in sixty seconds

I do love looking back over the year and reflecting on the assignments I’ve shot.  It’s wonderful to re-live twelve months by opening up the hard drives, scrolling through the thousands of photos and remembering the days, events and moments that made up the year.  I remember the new people I’ve met, the conversations about…
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“Do you want me to smile?” | headshot photography

Based on a conversation I’ve had with several people in the past couple of weeks, I thought I’d write a few words about one of the most common things I get asked about when shooting headshots for clients.  A day won’t go by when I’m not asked the question, “do you want me to smile?”…
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