Tag: local business

Portrait photography and subtle nuances

Portraits and portrait photography seems such a simple thing doesn’t it?  They’re just photos of people, after all.  Of course, when you dig a little deeper, things become more complicated. I shot these images for a health company earlier this year.  I was invited to visit them to shoot, principally, a magazine cover image; of…
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Gazelle industries | Flexibility in business

What’s a gazelle industry, I hear you ask?  Well, there are actually a couple of definitions, but the one that I’m about to use is one I heard at a business event a few years.  The speaker categorised two kinds of businesses – gazelles and elephants.  Elephant businesses are large, powerful and slow moving.  Gazelles…
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TEDx Bollington | Photographing an all day event

The TEDx talks came to Bollington a couple of weeks ago, and I was asked along to record the event by the organisers.  My job was two-fold.  Firstly, I was to create a record of the day’s events, and to create images that could be used for PR after the event and for marketing use…
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Flower Photography | Shooting product for e-commerce

Well, I say flower photography, but I could have also said portrait photography (of sorts), or photography for a start up company (one of my favourite kinds of company to work with). Ixia Flowers is a new company based in the Altrincham area, offering high class floristry through a series of pop-up events, as well…
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Product photography for Loving Foods

This job was, I admit, a bit of a departure for me.  When I’m asked what I do for a living my response is, “I’m a photographer …… mostly of people.”  Well, as you can see, there are absolutely no people in any of these shots. Product photography requires a particular set of skills, especially…
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