Category: PR and event photography

PR portraits for Sandy and the Secrets

This is a very recent commission, shooting studio portraits for recently formed 60s covers band Sandy and the Secrets. I attended a recent rehearsal the band were having at the Cinnamon Rooms in Bowdon, set up a mini studio and shot the portraits below in a break between songs.  The band only formed recently and…
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Prom photos

Prom photography is a style of photography that I’ve shot much more of in recent years.  The school prom has become a huge event, and I’ve found an increasing number of schools asking me to attend and take portraits as mementos for the students and as a record for the school of past pupils. In…
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Business Awards Photography at the AJ Bell Stadium

It used to be that business awards photography was something I did in the autumn and winter, especially in the run up to Christmas, but these days it seems to happen throughout the year.  For instance, a couple of weeks ago I was asked by RRG Group to cover a black tie charity dinner they’d…
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PR Images for Hale Business Association | ‘Love Hale This Christmas’ campaign

PR images of Christmas lights in March?  Well, sometimes things have to be organised well in advance. Two years ago Trafford Council withdrew funding for the Christmas lights that adorn Hale village high street, and the Hale Business Association, set up to create and foster a community spirit in Hale by supporting and promoting local…
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PR Shots | Helping Britain Blossom in Salford

I thought today I’d try to explain what I’m trying to do when I’m out on assignment to shoot PR shots for a client.  It’s a specialised part of professional commercial photography, and I don’t think people really understand what a PR job entails, or what is required in terms of the range of photographs.…
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