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…

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…

Your Best…

I get a great deal of satisfaction from running the courses, especially when delegates come on other courses so I can see their improvement over a few short weeks or months. The intermediate portrait course is a perfect example, we…

School Education…

As well as the courses I run from the studios, I get asked to travel all over the country lecturing to professionals on weddings and portraiture and more recently I’ve been asked to teach portraiture to ‘A’ students at school….

Boudoir Success

The first studio boudoir course we ran at a studios in Harlow (Flirt Studios) was a huge success, it was full (in fact we now have a waiting list for the next one), but the surprise was there was only…

The waiting was worth it….

I’m now a Granddad, a grumpy Granddad none the less, but I’ve got what I have long wanted, a beautiful little Granddaughter…. My daughter has gone through a terrible pregnancy and birth and is still not well, but baby Darcy…

By popular demand – Boudoir Course….

I have been running my 4 hour beginners course for 3 years now and then added the very popular Environmental course (only in the warm months) then because delegates wanted more added the intermediate portrait course and then put on…

The Last One…..

Last week we ran our last ‘Light it, shoot it, retouch it’ course for the year and what a great one it was, a wonderful model in Mollie always so easy to photograph, I asked each delegate to send me…