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Studio photography and swimwear

Studio photography always makes me feel like a ‘real’ photographer.  It’s great to set up the backdrop, rig lights, get the lighting ratio right (trust me, you don’t need to know).  It’s fairly Old School, in the sense that you need to understand a few basic principles that haven’t changed, and you need to know…
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Manchester House restaurant | a short photo essay

Last year I was commissioned to attend a charity lunch at Manchester House restaurant to shoot photos – guests arriving, handshakes, smiles, some portraits, and the guest of honour the Duchess of Wessex (forgive the shameless name drop there).  As I often do, I arrived early.  It’s a good habit to have of course –…
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A round up of the year so far

Unbelievably, we’re already a quarter of the way through 2018.  No, I can’t believe it either, but somehow it happened. So, I’ve been looking back on the work that I’ve done over the past three months and have put together some of my favourite moments and images into another short slideshow – only sixty seconds…
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Flower Photography | Shooting product for e-commerce

Well, I say flower photography, but I could have also said portrait photography (of sorts), or photography for a start up company (one of my favourite kinds of company to work with). Ixia Flowers is a new company based in the Altrincham area, offering high class floristry through a series of pop-up events, as well…
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PR Photography | Business photography with Active Tameside part 2

Following on from my post a couple of weeks ago about shooting a PR campaign for Active Tameside, here’s the continuation … As I mentioned in the earlier post, the Marketing People at Active had planned a two-pronged campaign to promote use of the gyms and leisure facilities in the Tameside area.  In the first…
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