Xmas, it's so last year

January 04, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
OK so it's been and gone... but before we forget about it all together and start looking forward to Spring and then Summer where without a doubt we will complain about being hot, I thought I'd share these with you. My final shoot of the year was a bit of a personal project, an adventure around London with a camera bag, it started off light but...
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New Born Photography

July 12, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
New Born Baby There's something about taking pictures of a new born, ideally in the first few weeks whilst they are all still nice and scrunched up, generally asleep. Wait a little longer and they know you are there and make life just a little bit harder. Babies can be unpredictable at the best of times so I always make sure to have plenty of time...
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Having a good back up strategy

July 01, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
Back It Up I'm paranoid, it's true. First you've invited me to take your pictures, that in itself is scary enough to some people. But then what if the camera breaks, the cards fail or once we are editing the drives all crash. It's not impossible is it... That's why I do the very best to protect against all issues....
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Photo Tip : Shoot from a Low Angle

June 01, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
On from The Rule of Thirds try getting down or high up to really make the picture pop... look for a different angle and be rewarded with an unusual image
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Photo Tip : Composition Rule Of Thirds

June 01, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
Here's a really quick tip for photography composition use the Rule Of Thirds Instead of putting the key subject in the middle consider breaking the image into a 9 square grid and using the intersection points as places to put things of interest in the picture. So if you are taking pictures on the beach have the sea in the bottom third line not th...
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A bitter sweet shoot

May 10, 2016  •  1 Comment
The end of a long road It started just before Xmas and came to an end almost 6 months later. Over that period we shoot nearly 20 times and took almost 800 pictures. I know this will stay with the family forever, I know what it's printed it's going to look spectacular. Each week we took a set of pictures, in a series of stances, later I seelcte...
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Some times I do corporate work too ...

May 04, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
OK so when people ask me what I do I tell them I'm a photographer and I take pictures of people and pets. If it has eyes and a heartbeat then that's me. From time to time that changes. I've done some work for the Spire Bushey hospital, headshots and the like, and I got a phone call late last week. This isn't a word for word transcription but it wi...
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New Year's Resolutions ... How are yours doing ?

April 24, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
Back at the beginning of January I wrote a blog about New Years Resolutions. You can read it here. I live in London, where this weekend just saw the London Marathon. For many of the runners it would have been a resolution to complete that race. If you took part, well done to you. I'm wondering how we are all doing with any other resolutions you m...
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A Lot Can Happen In Year

April 20, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
Ok so every now and again I take a look over old work, find some of my best pictures, and dare I say some of my less best pictures. There's a lot to learn from old work and it's a rewarding exercise. Those of you that know me will know that whilst I've been taking pictures of people forever I've only been full time for a little over a year. I...
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A-Z C is for Chuppa

February 23, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
There are lots of candidates for C Celebration, Caterers and many others but I've settled on Chuppa A chuppah is the ceremonial canopy that a Jewish couple stand under for their wedding ceremony. Made of a cloth sheet supported by four poles. A chuppah can be a portable structure held by attendants to the ceremony or more often a temporary struct...
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