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So Relax – my tips for portrait photography

  One of the biggest challenges for any photographer is to get their subjects to relax during a photo shoot. Most people aren’t used to encountering a professional photographer unless it’s at a wedding. A regular client of mine is a retailer of equine clothing and accessories called Equiemporium. Rather than use professional models, they […]

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Business Portraits (part 2)

Staying on Location In my previous post about Business Portraits, I covered why they are important to your company, planning the photo shoot, the best time to hold it, dress code and background or location. I hate the term “Head Shot” as the sort of photo you have on a passport or security ID is […]

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Business Portraits (part 1)

  Apart from the largest companies, who physically publish Annual Reports, the main requirement for new Business Portraits is normally when businesses and organisations – of all sizes – decide to update their websites. The “About Us” section of a website is almost always the second most-read section of any website and that is where […]

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The stories behind ten photographs

Ten Photographs I took advantage of some free time between Christmas and New Year to do some housekeeping on our website and to select 10 photographs that would represent the variety of work we undertake. It’s one of those jobs you keep putting off until you have to. I’ve added several new photos to the […]

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Smartphone or Camera?

  I am often asked, with the huge improvements in the cameras fitted to smartphones, why anyone should buy a conventional camera? Let’s start by talking about tiny dots Most of the photographic work that I do these days is transferred to my clients on a USB drive or via an online gallery where they […]

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Sammy and Heiki

A few weeks ago, we were on a location shoot for new clients who run an equine clothing and accessory company in Southport, called Equiemporium. https://www.facebook.com/Equiemporium The shoot took place in the grounds of Scarisbrick Hall School near to Southport, a Grade 1 listed building that was designed by Augustus Pugin.  Three top riders – […]

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