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Category: Pr and event photography

An evening of elegance with the Profile Club at Malmaison Hotel, Manchester

The Profile Club recently held ‘An evening of elegance’ at the Malmaison Hotel in Manchester.  And it lived up to the billing! Held in the rather chic surroundings of the Ember Lounge cocktail bar, there were diamonds galore to gaze at and try on (courtesy of Boodles), fine wines to taste (courtesy of organic French vineyard Tour de Belfort), and good…
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Networking at Piccolino restaurant, Hale

Just over a week ago I was photographing a networking mixer for the Altrincham & Sale Chamber of Commerce; this time at Piccolino‘s restaurant in Hale. Piccolino’s is …… ‘atmospheric’ ….. or dark if you prefer.  Of course, shooting in dark places is what makes photography interesting.  Be it a mediaeval church for a 4pm…
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Wedding Vendors party at Vale Royal Abbey

You may know that I have two photography businesses: Commercial Photography North West, specialising in commercial portraits, PR, events and product shots, while I also run Martin Hambleton Wedding Photography, which kind of speaks for itself.  To be honest, this post could go in either category. A couple of weeks ago I was invited to…
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Altrincham Chamber of Commerce Spring lunch at Marriott Airport hotel

The Chamber of Commerce’s annual Spring lunch was this year held at the Manchester Airport Marriott hotel in Hale Barns. The lunch is always preceded by the AGM, whose business includes the installation of the new President.  This year, the existing President Tony Collier was reinstated for another year.  So, one of my first jobs was…
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Book reading event in Altrincham’s Stamford Quarter

To mark World Book Day last month Waterstone’s in Altrincham’s Stamford Quarter had another book reading organised, featuring author Diana Shaw, whose lastest work ‘Watchman William’ has recently been published.  You’ll see from a previous post that I’ve photographed events there before, and it was a pleasure to go back. Local primary school children were invited…
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