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Wedding shows…

Last week we exhibited at the Future Inn Wedding Fair where we got the chance to meet lots of couples planning their big day. Wedding Fairs are a great chance to chat to couples face to face and get to know them a little, we always try and have a laugh with them and of course … Continue reading

Come give us a follow…

We love all things Social Media and if you guys are reading this then no doubt you’re also on Facebook and Twitter, if you are come and give us a follow! To keep up to date with what we’re up to as well as finding our latest offers and promotions find us on Facebook HERE and you … Continue reading

One-to-one studio sessions…

Over the next few months, we’re going to be running a few one-to-one studio sessions for anyone interested in developing their portraiture skills. Working with a model, this is the perfect opportunity for anyone who’s never been in a studio environment to work on lighting set-ups and posing etc.. It’ll be relaxed and informal – if anyone would like more information regarding dates and costs please … Continue reading

The rule of thirds and when to break them…

Anybody with a serious interest in photography will know that there are number of rules or shall we say guidelines that are to be followed when it comes to taking a picture. One of the biggies, is the Rule of Thirds and for anyone who doesn’t know what the Rule of Thirds is, it relates to the composition of … Continue reading

Create the off-camera flash look – without off camera flash

Using off camera flash is a great way to make your images look more dynamic but not everybody has an understanding of off camera flash, how to use it, or even the gear to create these types of images. Very recently we went to a wedding in Majorca and had to limit the gear we were … Continue reading

A little trip to Camden…

I wouldn’t normally post something completely non-work related but after taken a recent trip to Camden, I thought the place was well worth a short blog post. Every so often, my girlfriend and I take a trip up to London – when you live right down in the South West of England, London is like … Continue reading

Behind the scenes…

Occasionally on a portrait session or a wedding, we might take a couple of behind the scenes images – it’s nice to give people a better understanding of how we might achieve a particular image with a specific lighting set up for example. Its also great to look back on outtakes, they’re always funny especially … Continue reading

Newborn Baby Safety…

In the past couple of years, the number of newborn baby shoots we do every week has dramatically increased – and so has the number of inexperienced photographers in the area offering newborn shoots. We’re VERY safety conscious in the studio particularly with regards to newborn’s – the babies safety is our number one priority. These precious … Continue reading

Shooting for Book Covers…

When I was at college, I remember one of our lecturers telling us about a photographic stock library that specialised in book covers and that he regularly submitted work to the library and they used some of his images on the front of published books – and I remember thinking how cool is that??? Imagine walking into … Continue reading

Shooting Wide Open

Somebody sent me a message the other day via my Facebook Page asking how you take a photograph where someone is in focus and everything in the background was out of focus. I got back to them and explained that its do with your aperture and your focal length and as I went into a … Continue reading