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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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Stumped

The story behind a canvas wrap Walk into the main lounge at Southport & Birkdale Sports Club and you’ll see a large canvas wrap of this photograph on the wall. It sits next to one of the doors that lead out onto the patio, which overlooks the cricket ground. As Southport & Birkdale is often […]

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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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Southport RFC’s World Record Attempt

  The World Record Attempt At the end of July, 2015, Southport Rugby Club set out to break the World Record for the longest game of rugby ever played and I was going to photograph the event. The purpose of this was to raise money to buy a Physio Vest for the daughter of one […]

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Southport Ladies Rugby team

In a year that has seen the England Ladies rugby team win the World Cup and Team of the Year at the BBC Sports Personality of the Year awards, we thought it would be appropriate to post our photo of Southport RFC Ladies team. Ladies rugby is a fast-growing sport in the UK and Lauren, […]

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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 Six

For so many years I’ve been used to photographing racing drivers in their cars, where you never see the face of the driver behind the visor of a full-face helmet. It was only when I started to photograph cricket, rugby, hockey, tennis and squash that I realised the best sports photography is really just a […]

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