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Hultons Landscapes Photography

_____   The third shoot for Hultons Landscapes saw me travelling around Cheshire and Manchester covering 5 more locations. Those include Moor Hall, Booths Hall, Edge Hill University, Embankment near Manchester Cathedral and Media City as well. In short, these...

Landscape Photography

A helping hand to Focus Clinics

_____ I'm always happy to help out a good cause. So when a business comes knocking asking for a donation of an image for a piece they are working on to promote good health, I'll usually say yes. To begin with, Focus Clinics are a laser eye surgery in London that...

Commercial Photography

Inspiring Awards Ceremony 2017

_____   I spent a super afternoon spent in the grand surroundings of the Midland hotel in Manchester photographing the award ceremony for Inspiring Awards. An incredible event, it is held every year and this year was also their 25th anniversary. The awards do...

Commercial Photography

Handrail Creations Photoshoot

_____ All about the Handrail Creations Photoshoot I especially love doing commercial photography with local businesses. And although I’m very happy to travel all over, there's something nice about keeping the local economy ticking over. As such it was great to work...

Commercial Photography

Haighton Manor Opening

_____   I was delighted to be asked to shoot the soft launch of the refurbished Haighton Manor on Sunday 4th September for Brunning and Price as it joined their family of pub restaurants. Strictly by invitation only, Haighton Manor opened its doors at 12.00...

Wedding Photography

Wedding photograph of the month

_____   A new feature as I do more and more wedding photography. I thought I would choose a favourite wedding photograph and tell a little story behind the shot. This could be on any of my wedding photos, be it a traditional group shot of a candid or...

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GE Robinson location photography

_____ Next up: a GE Robinson location photography shoot. In essence, a timber yard that operates out of several branches across the UK. I was referred via a design agency in Northern Ireland who had been commissioned by the parent company Haldane Fisher to design...

Commercial Photography

Nuts about photography

_____ Getting to shoot one of the best restaurants in the North West was an absolute joy. That’s one of the things I love about photography - meeting new people and making new friends. Nutters Restaurant Photography I met Andrew Nutter, celebrity chef and the...

Photography

Exhibitions, PR, Media and my TV debut

_____   It’s been a few weeks since my last post. This is mainly down to not having enough time to blog. Anyway, enough of the excuses... I thought I write today’s blog about my Industrious Manchester exhibition that is still one at the great Bay Horse Pub on...

Industrious Manchester photography
Landscape Photography

Industrious Manchester

_____   A bit of a preamble to the main event, but I thought it was worth sharing with you all. From 31st July, I'll be exhibiting a selection of my Manchester landscapes in the Bay Horse Pub on Thomas Street, in the Northern Quarter.  How did this come about...

Landscape Photography

Always turn around…

_____ It’s been a really quiet few weeks photographically with Christmas and the weather being so bad. I thought I’d reflect back at over the last two or three months which were anything but quiet. Firstly, my landscape photos published once again. Landscape photos...

Landscape Photography

The Great British Coast

_____   As a landscape photographer I think I'm pretty lucky to live in Manchester. A great city, full of top people, loads of superb architecture, both old and new, and gritty urban scenes to shoot. But it's also a great location to have as a base. I'm an...

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The minefield AKA SEO

_____ I'm pretty new to this, and as such would always accept any advice or help from anyone who knows more about it than me. But during my website overhaul (which has finally started to sell some prints as a result) I did some research on the best top tips on how...

Photography

The Story of the Creative – part two

_____   It’s been a busy few weeks for me recently, which is why I’ve been so quiet, but I’m happy to say that despite having missed the opening night in July of the Story of the Creative Exhibition in New York, I was able to fly out last Thursday as the...

Photography

The Story of the Creative

_____   Now I'm not going to lie. I'm a creative person at heart. I always have been. My qualifications in art based subjects totals seven across various media. I'm also a photographic enthusiast who secretly coverts a desire to be much more than an...

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Camera Bags: Shoulder, rucksack or swing?

_____ This is my first ever blog post, so please bear with me... Anyway... where to start. Ahh yes, the eternal search for the perfect camera bag... I mean, let's be honest. I got back into photography a few years back and my the number of bags I've owned since...

Photography

Designing Manchester

_____   As I've said before, my day job is a graphic designer. And I love combining the three things I love, typography, design and photography. Doing my own stuff helps me do this. Anyway, I work in the area of Manchester known as Ancoats, near the more...