JET Productions Testimonial with Ewan Mathers

My good friends, Brett and Jason, at Jet Productions have uploaded a short testimonial video they have made with me on You Tube, take a look if you dare! Testimonial Video for Jet Productions    

Photography Workshops – What do you want to learn?

Along with Holly Booth and Helen Rose we are planning a series of photography workshops and would like your help in deciding on the topics covered, price point and length of the courses.  So here is a link to a little survey we would like you to complete; just takes a few minutes!  We have […]

Focus on Imaging 2013 at the NEC

It’s getting near to tie of year when the NEC opens it’s doors to the biggest photographic show in Europe – Focus on Imaging.  I just got my ticket in the post and can’t wait to get to the show and look over the latest cameras, lenses, papers, ink, printers, tripods, bags, lights and all […]

Photo Professional Magazine – Top Tip #6

In the very latest edition of Photo Professional Magazine, February 2013, there is an article called “16 ways to make this your most successful year ever”… and Tip #6 is from me!  Next to my tip is one of the photos of Oona with Sian’s amazing body painting as an example of a collaborative project. […]

iPhone Camera App 645 PRO

Just a quick thing I saw recently and downloaded straight away for all you iPhone users.  On the iPhone the camera is fine but the JPEGs images are rather small to use sometimes. Well 645 PRO intercepts the image between the time of taking and the compression allowing you to save a 16mb TIFF file […]

Photography Workshops – coming soon!

Recently I was asked to present a half day photography workshop for the Derby City Partnership, DCP, on Studio Lighting.  This was very successful with five attendees and some great feedback from all involved.  We had a model, Rachel, and Sian did the make-up so there was lots to photograph and process during the session. […]

Alternative Fashion Week Collection for Derby University

Derby University Fashion department go each year to the Alternative Fashion Week in London with a selection of garments made by their students.  This years theme was ‘Blue’. Holly Booth and I were asked to photograph the collection for a long line up shot. This time Holly took the photos and I have done the editing […]

Nikon D800 – how is it going so far?

Having acquired a Nikon D800 36 mega pixel camera recently I have been constantly asked – how is it performing?!  Well here are a few first thoughts – I LOVE IT!! It even makes a lovely sound when I press the shutter.  I just feels right and I have had to do nothing about changing […]

Wanda Brookes – Fine Artist

Another artist I have worked with recently is the painter Wanda Brookes.  She has just launched her new website, designed by Katherine Cory Design, with the photographs of her work taken by me.  Many of Wanda’s pieces are large so I went to her studio in Banks’ Mill Studios – just along the corridor from […]

Photographing Fine Art Sculptor Shyama Perera

Something that I have done quite a bit of is photographing the work of 2D and 3D artists; painters and sculptors for example.  One of these is Shyama Perera and her bone china collection, “Unus Multorum”.  The idea was to capture these delicate pieces so that they could be used for business cards and postcards […]