Category: PR and event photography

capesthorne hall dining room set for private dinner

Event photography at Capesthorne Hall

Event photography, like events themselves, comes in all shapes and sizes.  One day I’m photographing a keynote speaker addressing an audience of hundreds, the next I’m covering a business breakfast with a couple of dozen people present.  Locations vary widely too.  The majority of business events take place in hotels and conference rooms.  Bars and…
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Greater Manchester Business Awards 2019

Last Friday I was back in the dinner jacket, photographing the first Awards evening of the year – the Greater Manchester Business Awards.  It was a great evening at a venue I’ve visited as a tourist but not worked at before – the Imperial War Museum North.  It’s been on my hit list for a…
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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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Awards events | Event photography

I’ve mentioned before that the winter seems to be the season for (business) awards evenings, and that this fills a lot of my diary.  But one of the most pleasurable awards events that I shoot happens in autumn.  It’s a series of evenings where the NCS (National Citizens Service) students graduate.  NCS is a self…
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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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