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…

Hard Times for Hedgehogs

This long hot spell is great for sitting out in or maybe going out to the beach or countryside for the day – but spare a thought for the British wildlife that are not equipped for this weather. Recently the plight of the Hedgehogs has been circulated in the media as they struggle to find…

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…

The Colour of Dance

Just a single image update this time. This one was shot against a very messy background with a window, pipes and all sorts of stuff cluttering up the image, unfortunately there was no option at the time.I really liked the shape and dynamics of the subject but it didn’t work for me, so time for…

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…