Fashion Photography Special

Fashion Photography Special

Each year I work with some of the 3rd year Derby University fashion students photographing their final collections.  It is always interesting to see what they have designed and made and work with their ideas on the shoots.  This year there was a lot of variety as well as great tailoring.  Everything from a kind […]

Samways Cycles – From Shop to Workshop

Samways Cycles – From Shop to Workshop

Cyclists across Derbyshire know all about the family firm of Samways Cycles who have been in business for over 80 years. One of the unique features of the company is that they fit every bike to every rider in their specialist workshop.  They are so proud of this service that you can’t just go online […]

Male Fashion Coat

Male Fashion Coat

Here is a coat designed by Derby University fashion student Lara Cresswell and modelled by Matthew from Model Students.  The design was, in part, inspired by the WW1 commemorations this year and Matthew really looked the part with full moustache and moody looks.  

Hair Awards 2015 – a shoot for Deesh

Deesh Dindsa is a hairstylist working for the Sally Montague Hair Group at their Duffield salon and as I have worked with them a few times in the past I was happy to help him out with a shoot for one of his entries in this years Hair Awards for L’Oreal Professionnel Mens Image Award.  Just a […]

Vintage Model Company – Magnificent Flying Machines!

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 […]

Shed 2 Studios – Open Studios for Christmas

This weekend why not come along to se myself and all the other Shed 2 Studios residents at our open Studio for Christmas.  Friday evening we will have mulled wine and nibbles and the fire on to keep warm.  I will be taking portraits and you can get your print done while you wait.  We […]

Rachel Bowler – Super Model!

Rachel is a favourite model who insists that she is not really 6ft tall!  So when Rachel asked if I could take some model portfolio pictures for her agency I was more than happy to help. Siân Revill came along to apply make-up and we set about creating simple shoots to show off Rachel in […]

Jeweller Rachel Helen at Work

One of the advantages of sharing a large studio space at Shed 2 Studios is meeting and working with other creative people every day.  One of those is Rachel Helen Designs who makes amazing bespoke high end jewellery.  Rachel is going through the process of rebranding and wanted to show how she works.  So first […]

Derby University Fashion Collections

For the past few years I have worked with Derby University Fashion department and their third year students final collections.  This year the standard was very high and I had a variety of studio and location shoots booked.  There is always a big team behind each of these shoots.  The student designer, assistants, hair, make-up […]

Forklift Trucks and Warehouses

I get asked to photograph all sorts of things in all sorts of places but I had never been up close to a forklift truck before.  I was asked by Davis Derby to photograph their Trucklog product in use on a variety of forklift trucks at some of their premiere clients such as Sainsbury’s, Carlsberg […]