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What it takes to run a commercial photography business

(The first answer is …. a good alarm clock …) As it often does, it begins with an email. This time, it was from a company called Creative Eight.  It ran along the lines of “you’ve been recommended, are you free on …?”  I googled them, and it turns out that they make exhibition stands…
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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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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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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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