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Shooting a photo calendar | Photography for a great cause

Back in the spring I was honoured to be asked to help participate in a great cause, shooting some portraits for a photo calendar that was hoping to raise funds for Prostate Cancer awareness. To be honest, prostate cancer was something I knew nothing about until recently.  I started to learn a little more about…
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Event photography | Business Awards

The days grow colder, the nights draw in …. it can only mean that it’s the start of Business Awards season. This year is the seventh year of the Altrincham and Sale Chamber of Commerce Business Awards, and I’ve been (flattered to have been) asked to photograph each one of them.  This included 2014, when…
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The secret of great commercial photography | Collaboration is the key

It’s easy to think of photography as a solitary occupation.  After all, I work for myself, often turn up to shoots alone and it’s me who wields the camera, edits the photos and corresponds with you throughout the booking process, during the shoot and afterwards.  I’m no different to a lot of commercial photographers in…
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Summer 2018: commercial photography and family life

I try to update this commercial photography blog regularly, but this summer has been really busy at work and at home. I’ve been out and about on shoots more than I have been in my office, so haven’t found the time to post on here as much as I should have done. At home, we…
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Portrait photography on location … and stock

In the past couple of years I’ve offered a ‘website package’ that has proved popular with a lot of companies.  This has come about because I work closely with a number of web designers who refer their clients to me for new shots for the website that’s in development.  In essence, the package comprises staff…
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