Alice in Wonderland production stills - Courtyard Theatre, London

Alice in Wonderland production stills – Courtyard Theatre, London

Alice in Wonderland production stills – Courtyard Theatre, London The theatre is always very magical. There’s something about a live performance on stage that one just doesn’t find in a movie. Yes, films have great special effects, amazing sets and awesome sound but they lack something. They just don’t have the same vitality and vibrancy
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Commercial Photography - ecommerce, menswear, Woking, Surrey

Not all photographers are equal… A true story

Not all photographers are equal… A true story Two months ago a friend asked me how much I’d charge for a photoshoot. She’s a fashion designer and was about to launch her first collection — we shot the lookbook for it a few months ago. Since then she’s been beavering away setting up her business
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Time of year is crucial for marketing images

Why does time of year matter for commercial photography?

Why does time of year matter for commercial photography? Whether your shooting inside or outside, the time of year is extremely significant for commercial photography. Here’s why… Late last October I had a call from one of the more prestigious conference centres just outside Guildford. They needed new marketing images as their current set were
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Commercial Photography - Elvetham Hotel, Fleet, Hampshire

Elvetham Hotel, Hampshire – Wedding Marquee

Elvetham Hotel – Wedding Marquee Deep in the heart of the beautiful Hampshire countryside there lies the most amazing place… It’s called the Elvethem Hotel. The site dates back to the Doomsday book and was the ancestral home of the Seymore family, being owned by Edward Seymore (the brother of King Henry VIII’s third wife,
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Kitchen

Edgeley Country Park Lodge – Interior Photography

Edgeley Country Park Lodge – Interior Photography How wrong could I have been??? They say “don’t judge a book by it’s cover” and that’s so true. This is the story about how astonished I was at what I’d been asked to photograph and how my own life experience gave me totally the wrong impression. Here’s
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Wings and Wheels - Dunsfold Park, Surrey

Wings and Wheels – Dunsfold Park, Surrey

Wings and Wheels – Dunsfold Park Vintage cars, vintage planes, super cars and modern jets — the Wings and Wheels show at Dunsfold Park in Surrey has it all. As a photographer, the best part about this particular airshow is it’s proximity to Gatwick Airport. That means it has what they call a ‘low ceiling’
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Commercial Photography - Machinery

Top soil processing facility – a Commercial Photography dream

Commercial Photography Assignment – Top Soil Processing When I was booked to make some marketing photos of a top soil processing facility just outside Surrey, I had absolutely no idea what to expect. It was an incredible assignment and an amazing place to visit — that’s why I love doing commercial photography shoots like this
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APlus Education Magazine (Hampshire) Front Cover

APlus Education (Hampshire) Magazine Cover

APlus Education Magazine Front Cover – Hampshire A couple of weeks after work we did for Archant Publishing for the front cover of the Hampshire Life Magazine featuring the Elvetham Hotel, the editor of APlus Education called. This assignment was for the front cover of the Autumn edition of the magazine (scanned image of the
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Commercial Photography - ecommerce, menswear, Woking, Surrey

eCommerce Photography for Woking Retailer

Mannequin Photography – eCommerce Images for Woking Retailer Shot entirely in a Woking menswear store using portable studio equipment, this was an interesting little project to undertake. There are massive benefits for the client too: None of the stock leaves the premises, thereby significantly reducing the chance of loss or damage Everything is there to
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Commercial Photography - Edgeley Country Park, Guildford, Surrey

A stroll around Edgeley Country Park

Deep in the beautiful Surrey countryside, not too far from Guildford, is a little villages called Farley Green. Next to the village is the Edgeley Country Park, a 26 acre site with carefully manicured grounds punctuated by clusters of luxury lodges. I have to admit that although I’ve lived in Guildford, Surrey for 20 years,
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