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Category: commercial portrait photography

Portrait Day is just a week away

In response to requests from a lot of my connections, I’m holding another Portrait Day in a week’s time.  The format will be the same as previous ones, and I’ll lay out the details below.  In case you’re reading this and don’t know what I’m talking about, let me explain.  Booking a professional portrait for…
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Your new headshot | The first step to a great profile

Last Monday I took part in a most amazing event.  In response to the collapse of Thomas  Cook, some of the businesses here in Altrincham got together to put on a day of support activities to try to help the people who’d been left without jobs (being close to Manchester airport, there are a lot…
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Achieving consistency with headshots | How to look like the team you are

Sometimes you want everything to look the same. You spend a lot of time, energy and money on getting your brand and its values across.  One of the most important aspects, especially if you’re a big company, is that you’re a team, all pulling in the same direction.  Unfortunately, making everything look the same –…
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Portrait photography and subtle nuances

Portraits and portrait photography seems such a simple thing doesn’t it?  They’re just photos of people, after all.  Of course, when you dig a little deeper, things become more complicated. I shot these images for a health company earlier this year.  I was invited to visit them to shoot, principally, a magazine cover image; of…
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Gazelle industries | Flexibility in business

What’s a gazelle industry, I hear you ask?  Well, there are actually a couple of definitions, but the one that I’m about to use is one I heard at a business event a few years.  The speaker categorised two kinds of businesses – gazelles and elephants.  Elephant businesses are large, powerful and slow moving.  Gazelles…
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