Month: January 2014

January 29, 2014 / / Blog

Your business is all about you Not in an egotistical way, but any SME business owner knows that they are the “face” of their company. It’s unavoidable really – we create:- the business idea, the hard graft to get it going, the risks you take, the people you meet These things are all down to you So on their websites and print and social media, why do so many hide their “true” face away – when they could say so much with a great photo that shows them as they…

January 13, 2014 / / Blog

Just been asked to do one of these things… so thought I’d share!   Q. What do you do for a living? I help add personality to businesses by replacing tired, generic “stock library images” with stunning photos of their people, place, products, suppliers… to make their website tell their story.   Q. What makes you good at it? Infectious enthusiasm, lighting mastery, fun approach and my right eye…. it sees the photos for me   Q. If you could start over what would you be doing? I did start…

January 2, 2014 / / Architecture

  The Aire was high, roaring as it fell over the weir in Castleford – so for these first few shots I went to the banks to get some watery shots. All with the 70-200mm lens at the short end. It’s a great structure to photograph, with it’s lit, curved deck, neighbouring weir and odd angled legs.       After 30 seconds, the water smooths out, no more roaring waves, just this textured blueness.       This wider view shows the extent of the bridge – it’s probably…

January 2, 2014 / / Automobiles

  2013 is no more… I needed some new shots so on Thursday 2nd of Jan, 2014 I hit the road over to Ferrybridge to see if the sun was hitting the steam clouds over the cooling towers. It was to an extent, my usual spot by the canal gave some reasonable long exposure shots – and I found the bridge over the A1 which has become a popular place to stop for some dusk shots with the A1 in the fore ground. The one above is a vintage looking…