ARCA, the Asbestos Removal Contractor Association, offer a wide range of training courses to suit asbestos removal businesses and the individual worker needs, setting the benchmark for performance. So I was delighted to be asked to spend a few days with them, at their training facility, putting together a library of images to be used […]
Some time ago I decided to change from using traditional studio flash units and move over to LED continuous lights. I wanted to get LED’s that were an equivalent to my old system so that I could carry on using my collection of soft boxes, beauty dishes and shoots. After doing some research and a […]
Never tried a Kickstarter campaign myself but I hear that they do work. Liyang Liu, of Yois Design, came to me with his “Portable Lap Desk Installation No.1” and now I know they work. This clever design enables you have a portable desk that is firmly held on the wall, either for use, or storage, […]
The Silk Mill in Derby is credited with being the world’s first automated factory and is one of the historic Derwent Valley Mills. In the past the Silk Mill housed an industrial museum but it is now in the process of being transformed into a very modern museum. Re:imagining Derby’s Silk Mill The Silk Mill […]
Heather is a hairdresser! She wanted a shoot to promote her new looks and to help her complete her training. So Holly Booth and myself went to do the honours. I also used it as a chance to experiment with time-lapse photography and created a little behind the scenes video as well!
Littleover Building Services Ltd. are a company who, amongst other things, specialise in disabled adaptations for existing and new build properties. I have seen the quality of their work before on an existing property that I photographed in Wollaton, Nottingham so I was keen to see round, and photograph, a new build in Foxton featuring […]
The Sally Montague Hair Group are one of the top hair dressing companies in the East Midlands so when I was asked to photograph their winter collection I jumped at the chance. This years collection features L’Oréal Professionnel Hairchalk – something very new and rather special. The shoot was at The Old Hall salon in […]
Someone who I have worked with on a number of project is Coral Bell, now of Silk Model Management. I have photographer Coral a number of times but this was a shoot for two of her models from the agency, Sam and Adam. Coral just wanted some good studio portfolio shots to use to promote […]
The Derby Telegraph interviewed me last week about my “Sealines” exhibition currently on at the Derby Cathedral Centre. Today this was published in the paper and online! You can see the online story at the This is Derbyshire website.
Given the recent fun with Instagram I have been trying out some new photo apps on the iPhone and came across snapseed from Nik Software (now owned by Google). Nik have been around for ages in pro photography software so I was interested to see what they had to offer the app market. snapseed is […]