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TEDx Bollington | Photographing an all day event

The TEDx talks came to Bollington a couple of weeks ago, and I was asked along to record the event by the organisers.  My job was two-fold.  Firstly, I was to create a record of the day’s events, and to create images that could be used for PR after the event and for marketing use…
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capesthorne hall dining room set for private dinner

Event photography at Capesthorne Hall

Event photography, like events themselves, comes in all shapes and sizes.  One day I’m photographing a keynote speaker addressing an audience of hundreds, the next I’m covering a business breakfast with a couple of dozen people present.  Locations vary widely too.  The majority of business events take place in hotels and conference rooms.  Bars and…
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Linkedin profile perfection | An interview with social media maestro Alex McCann

  If you live or work in the South Manchester area, especially Altrincham, then you will have come across Alex McCann.  Alex is the owner of Altrincham HQ, the number one social media marketing company in the region.  He’s also a thoroughly nice guy, and somebody I’m proud to call a friend.  I’ve known him…
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Profile pictures | The eyes have it

Imagine you’re at a networking event and you’re introduced to somebody you’ve never met before. You smile and say hello, stretch out your arm to shake hands … they look you in the eye, you shake hands firmly and you’ve both made a good first impression. The opposite’s true too, of course. The stranger who…
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Event photography | Adaptability is key

I’ve been doing a lot of event photography in the past few months, of all shapes and sizes, in all kinds of different places.  In fact, that describes the past fifteen years of shooting events! They’re a challenge, there’s no doubt about that.  But that’s also what makes them so great to do.  Every time,…
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