Pippa D

I’ve been waiting to shoot Pippa for a while now and finally managed it at Pure Preston Studios. I’d created a few ‘moodboards’ to try to visualise what I wanted out of the session and shared these before we met up. As usual, I started off with creating some simple portraits to get the session…

Giant Asian Mantis

I tried my hand at a bit of macro recently but wanted to shoot something a little bit different. So I attended a ‘North Western Wildlife Workshop‘ held at Appleton’s Exotics in Wigan which was facilitated by Roy Rimmer and Mike Hudson. I had asked before I went if there were any Mantis available to…

Modern Dance

I had a quick photo session with Geraldine Bell to cover some dance moves in the studio. We did some static, posed shots but also did quite a few that involved capturing that moment when the move is at its peak, easier than it sounds! It took me a few moments to get my timing…

Touch of Ballet

Recently I spent a few hours in a studio with a couple of local dancers to try something a little bit different. These images are of Georgina Brown and capture some stylish moves and shapes from the session. I’m sure I will do more of this but I need to gather some ideas first so…

Pip the Gentleman

Just had a quick shoot with ‘Pip the Gentleman’ and wanted to share the results. Pip has quite a unique look about him and has a range of quality suits that make him stand out from the crowd. He is also heavily tattooed so offers a range of opportunities. The lighting set-up was fairly simple…

Carla Monaco

I had a studio shoot with Carla Monaco at the beginning of December and have been slowly working through the images since. I shot against black / white / grey walls with the intention of compositing the images into a different scene. I have used a range of textures, overlays and scenes to create these…