Category: commercial portrait photography

“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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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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Linkedin Headshot offer | Altspace Altrincham Thursday 31st May

Today, news of a special offer that I’m running in a week’s time.  I’m offering a mini portrait session (it’ll take 15 minutes of your time), plus your choice of three ‘Linkedin’ style head shots for the bargain price of £40 per person.  Normally, I’d charge £150 for this service. I’ve waxed lyrical all over…
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