PREPARING FOR YOUR PRODUCT SHOOT

It can be quite daunting when you’re having your products photographed professionally for the first time, or maybe just with a different photographer. I’ve put together a few tips on how to prepare for a product photoshoot, and a bit about how I...

PRODUCT PHOTOGRAPHY: OH CUT IT OUT

I was really excited when I had the enquiry for product photography from Karen at Oh Cut It Out – her papercut products are to die for! A fab range of greetings cards and prints all in gorgeous colours, the attention to detail in Karen’s work is...

PRODUCT PHOTOGRAPHY: GLITTER & SPARKLE CAKES AT BLACKBROOK HOUSE

Last week saw the long-awaited collaboration between Tasha (of Glitter & Sparkle Cakes fame), Lavinia from the fabulous Blackbrook House in Belper, Derbyshire and myself. It was the first time I’d ever been to Blackbrook. Tasha had already told me...

PREPARING FOR YOUR PRODUCT SHOOT

It can be quite daunting when you’re having your products photographed professionally for the first time, or maybe just with a different photographer. I’ve put together a few tips on how to prepare for a product photoshoot, and a bit about how I work.   Inspiration I...

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PRODUCT PHOTOGRAPHY: OH CUT IT OUT

I was really excited when I had the enquiry for product photography from Karen at Oh Cut It Out – her papercut products are to die for! A fab range of greetings cards and prints all in gorgeous colours, the attention to detail in Karen’s work is out of this world. And...

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PRODUCT PHOTOGRAPHY: GLITTER & SPARKLE CAKES AT BLACKBROOK HOUSE

Last week saw the long-awaited collaboration between Tasha (of Glitter & Sparkle Cakes fame), Lavinia from the fabulous Blackbrook House in Belper, Derbyshire and myself. It was the first time I’d ever been to Blackbrook. Tasha had already told me it’s one of her...

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SHOOTING CAKES – SOME TIPS

You put your heart and soul into making beautiful cakes for your clients.  You’re up half the night putting the finishing touches on a wedding cake and you know it looks amazing.  You want an image for your portfolio but your photographer isn’t available for every...

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THE IMPORTANCE OF A GOOD HEADSHOT

I recently heard the phrase "A good headshot is the new handshake" - and it really is!  So much business is done online these days, often without even meeting the person you're dealing with, that it's essential that you have a headshot that reflects your personality,...

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HEADSHOT SESSION: LYNN JACKSON, LJT ANALYSIS

Back in January I had the pleasure of meeting Lynn Jackson, of LJT Analysis.   Lynn booked me for a headshot session as it had been a while since she’d last had them taken and she realises the importance of an up to date headshot.  We met at Wollaton Park in...

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HEADSHOT SESSION: KERRIE SLADE, BEADWORK DESIGNER

On a really cold, damp day in January, with snow still lingering on the ground, I met the lovely Kerrie Slade at Wollaton Park for her business headshots.  Kerrie is a freelance beadwork artist and contacted me back in December - she needed an up to date headshot as...

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HILARY & MIKE’S DERBYSHIRE WEDDING AT SHOTTLE HALL

Hilary and Mike have been together for 12 years.  They had a long engagement as they were perfectly happy as they were, but over champagne and sparklers in their garden on New Year's Eve 2013, they decided they should set a date, and the planning began....

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HEADSHOT SESSION: TAMZIN PALETHORPE OF WIGGLE & GIGGLE

Today I met up with Tamzin at Wollaton Park for her headshot session.  Tamzin is the founder of Wiggle and Giggle, holding fun and energetic music and movement classes for children aged 1-5, in and around Nottingham. She contacted me because she wanted a...

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EMMA & GLENN’S TIPI WEDDING

Last month I had the pleasure of second shooting at Emma & Glenn's tipi wedding for a good friend of mine, Boo from Eliza Boo Photography.   When I work as a second shooter I'm usually asked to cover the groom prep, and this was no exception, so I made my...

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COMMERCIAL PHOTOGRAPHY: JUICE & CLEANSE IN NOTTINGHAM

One of the things I wanted to start doing this year was to highlight a few local businesses on my blog, so that I could expand my commercial portfolio and hopefully help out these small businesses in the process by giving them a little bit of extra...

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