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My Top Tips for Event Photography

  I thoroughly enjoy doing event photography. I like to chronicle people enjoying themselves, being given awards, being entertained and celebrating special occasions. Almost everything I know about event photography, I learned from a county magazine that my parents had a monthly subscription for and which they would pass on to me. It always painted […]

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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 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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Behind the Scenes at Silverstone with Wayne Boyd

Join me as we go Access All Areas at the British round of the European Le Mans Series, at Silverstone in Northamptonshire. During a recent photographic assignment, I was able to meet up with Wayne Boyd, a racing driver who I last photographed a few years ago. He was about to take his Formula 3 […]

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The Print

This photograph was taken exactly 50 years ago in the year that England won the World Cup. It was taken in the revolving restaurant on the (then GPO Tower) in London, which had opened in 1965. On the right is a gentleman called John Butters. On the left is a business colleague of his called […]

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Backstage

Meet Jack Corcoran, lead singer and guitarist with Manchester indie band, “Shooting Pigeons.” I took this photo of Jack just before he was about to go on stage at Manchester University Students’ Union, where they were the headline act. It is a special privilege to be allowed to go backstage – whether it is to […]

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In The Zone

It is a few seconds before 3.00 pm in the pit lane at Oulton Park in Cheshire on the 13th of April 2009 and Wayne Boyd, the former UK Formula Ford Champion from Northern Ireland is about to go racing in his Formula 3 single seater racing car. I had been taking photographs of racing […]

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“The Yabba Dabba Doo” Charity Party

I really enjoy event photography! Whether it’s a few friends gathering at home or a black tie ball, there is something rather special about recording the occasion and preserving the memories forever. This is the second year that I’ve photographed an event in Lancashire called “The Yabba Dabba Doo” charity party. This year, all the […]

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Puddles

I’m self-taught in most areas of photography and photo processing but I’ve learned my portrait photography at what is considered to be the best school in the country, Aspire Photography Training in Burton-in-Kendal, Cumbria. Here, I’ve been trained by some of the top photographers in the UK, who have also been trained here and who […]

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