ARCA – Asbestos Removal Training Experts
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 […]
Pixapro LED100D Daylight lights in use
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 […]
The End of 2015
What a year 2015 has been. I have been lucky enough to photograph all sorts of things, places and people and enjoyed every last minute of it. If you have been a client then thank you for choosing me! If you are thinking about need ing a photographer soon then do get in touch and […]
Hilary Morel – Jewellery Designer
Hilary Morel lives in the Peak District and works in a variety of materials from her home studio. I got to visit her for another piece in Artsbeat Magazine and was fascinated by her intricate designs and style. She has exhibited widely, including Exploring Wonderland in Manchester – a celebration of Alice in Wonderland.
Four Three Six – Launch Event at QUAD
Following on from the product shoots for fourthreesix the launch party at Derby’s QUAD was a light and sound filled extravaganza! DJ James Mannion was on hand to perform a set – his was the first of the wearable releases – you can read more about James on the fourthreesix blog – here. There will be […]
Kerri Pratt – Fine Artist
I do like working with fine artists! Kerri Pratt is a painter who has a building reputation and is the current holder of the biennial £18,000 Jonathan Vickers Fine Art Award, one of the biggest in the country. The award is intended to bring a rising artist to Derbyshire to produce work inspired by the county’s […]
Portable Lap Desk Installation No.1 – A Desk and More
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, […]
Vintage Model Company – Magnificent Flying Machines!
When I was a teenager I spent a lot of time building models out of balsa wood and tissue, mostly yachts, and once I built a control-line diesel engine powered plane. I was not that great at flying it but I did enjoy the process of building and the smell of the engine! many people […]
Sparks fly at MDJ Manufacturing!
I love being asked to go to industrial places to find out more about manufacturing and have fun with big machines so when Andy from Out of the Blue asked if I would like to spend a day at MDJ Manufacturing photographing welding and a laser cutter I said yes! MDJ have been producing high […]
Deep Dark Mystery Fashion at Shottle Hall
Every now and then I get a notion just to photograph for no reason at all. I was watching a drama performance and spotted a woman who I thought, “I bet she is a model”. So I got in touch with Hope and yes she had done some modelling and would be willing to do […]