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Professional photo editing | What hiring a professional photographer is all about

Professional photo editing takes as much time as taking them in the first place.  Or sometimes longer, depending on what needs to be done to get the photo to its finished state.  When you hire me to shoot a half day for you, for instance, that means I’m with you for up to 4 hours…
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Making photos look consistent | The difference between amateur and professional photography

Let’s face it.  Smartphone cameras are an amazing bit of kit and so, in most circumstances, an amateur who knows nothing about photography can take really good photos.  The camera settings, improved sensor technology, and the addition of different lenses means that phones can be used in situations that, only a few years ago, would…
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In keeping with the brand

I’ve been shooting headshots in Manchester recently that look a little bit different. I’ve written many times of the essential elements of a good strong headshot.  The emphasis must be on the person and their expression.  That is key.  During any portrait session a great expression is the thing I’m working hardest to achieve (or…
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The headshot photo | Always different, always the same

I had to change my car recently, and it’s been an interesting exercise choosing a new one.  All cars are basically the same aren’t they?  They all have a steering wheel, seats, a dashboard.  You turn the key, put it in gear and drive off.  They do the same job – get you from A…
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headshots of young staff members

Headshots to suit your particular style | Bend the rules to suit you

I’ve spent years honing the way I shoot headshots, and now have a straightforward approach that works for most businesses and almost all locations.  It’s a simple and replicable formula that I’ve created, that doesn’t take long to set up, works to show off people at their best and provides crisp, clean photos.  Some good…
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