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Category: Pr and event photography

Photograph of author Sam Emony at a private book reading in the Con Club in Altrincham

What I think about when I’m shooting event photography

Do you want to know what makes event photography an exciting thing to do? It’s because it’s fast moving.  As a photographer, you’re constantly moving, looking and reacting to what’s going on around you.  While you might have a primary brief (“we want some photos of everyone enjoying themselves”), you’re also trying to tell the…
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private client event photography

Event photography for private clients

Private clients hire me to photograph events just as much as companies do.  And often the events are just as well planned, executed and as much fun as ‘proper’ business events.  In fact, they’re usually better! On the whole we’re talking about birthdays and anniversaries, although I’ve shot christenings, weddings and other milestone events too. …
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Working under Covid-19 restrictions

I get a lot of people asking me whether I can work at the moment, under current Covid-19 restrictions.  Because the vast majority of the work I’ve done for the past few years centres around people, they assume that I can’t.  However, they’re mistaken.  The simple answer is … yes, I can work at present,…
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ncs awards night stoke 2019

Event photos | Little details matter

I think that one of the most important things I can do when shooting event photos is to focus down on the small moments.  It doesn’t matter if the event is a handful of people sitting around a table or – as here – five hundred in a Victorian Hall, there are numerous little moments…
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Wine tasting at the Cinnamon Club | Event photography from the archives

I’ve shied away from posting any event photography work for the past few weeks during Lockdown; as I won’t be shooting any for a long while in the future, it seemed pointless somehow.  But as restrictions are easing and we’re venturing out more, with the prospect of more businesses opening in the forthcoming weeks, and…
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