Take better pictures

For over 30 years, I’ve been training professional photographers to help them build their skills and photographic businesses. I’ve taken keen amateurs and helped them develop their craft into something that has earned people a living and often awards and…

Circle of Life

A commercial client I have worked for 30 years, contacts me to shoot a job, they then send me a brief with address etc. I book it and go along on the day to meet with my contact and then…

See the BIGGER Picture

Well I’ve run the last environmental portraiture course of the year, and I rarely do one as late as October, as its unfair on the model, to ask her to stand around in the cold. Surprisingly the weather was a…

Commercial Portraits

I have been shooting Commercial industrial jobs since I first started in Photography and I really get a buzz from them as they are so totally different than shooting weddings or portraits, much more difficult. You have to be very…

Busy, Busy Week…

This is how I like my life busy from beginning to end, 4 hours beginners course, a commercial shoot, editing a wedding, and finishing off with an environmental shoot (in the rain). This is the first environmental class I have…

Fear and Trepidation!!!

This week I was booked to go to Eton college to photograph a new Kitchen instillation for a client I have worked for over 30 years. So often I turn up to these jobs just as the workman are leaving,…

A joy for ME!!!

It is always lovely for me running the weekly photography courses, when at the end I look at the delegates photos and see what good images they have taken and the joy in their faces when they see what they…

A Hot Day at School

As a General social photography studio, we get asked to do a lot of different jobs, yes the majority of our work is modern contemporary studio portraiture and around a dozen weddings a year, but we photograph lots of other…

A Happy day !!!!

Recently I was asked, ‘are you happy’, a question that makes you think, long and hard… Then he asked what makes you happy??? Well I had a day 2 weeks ago that made me very happy, and that was photographing…

Landscape Disaster

I believe in education deeply, but the education you get after leaving school. No matter who you are or what you know, you can always learn more, and no subject more so than Photography. With this in mind for the…

Great Shooting

Well its been busy to say the least with the usual 4 hour beginners courses each week and the Boudoir courses and we are now beginning to plan the start of the environmental courses, as the weather is looking a…