African Queen & Chainmail

I had a studio shoot in February with Natasha James which had been in planning for a while but in my mind for a lot longer. I had drawn up some mood boards with ideas based on two main themes, one being ‘African Queen’ the other being based on a ‘metallic’ theme. The mood board…

The Portrait

After a presentation at my local camera club I began thinking about my own approach to portraiture and how it has changed or even developed over the past few years. I began by attending organised shoots at various studios but soon realised that my input was minimal and that I was basically getting OK shots…

2 Studio Shoots

Just had a couple of studio days recently, the first for quite a while as I like to be outside with the wildlife whilst there’s still some light about.  So, when a couple of opportunities came along I just had to take them. The first was with Stephanie Dubois at a studio in an old…

Studio Day with Sophia Blake

I recently spent 6 hours in Studio 213 at AWOL Studios in Manchester with Sophia Blake. Sophia is a model who is fairly new on the scene but you would never know it from how she gets through the moves and poses and the stunning images she helps to create. She took direction well and…

A Dark Project

The winter months are here and outdoor photography will happen a bit less over the next months, so it’s indoors time. I have decided on a project where I will be creating images in Photoshop attempting a more graphic or artistic style. The theme will be Fear! and the name of the project – Fear…

Gemma Bortolozzo at the Old Hall

Had a studio day at the Old Hall, East Bridgford nr Nottingham at the weekend, aka Studio Antics. This is an old country house full of character and spacious rooms. Below are a series of shots of Gemma Bortolozzo taken in the grounds of the house.