Izzy and the Christmas Hat

My daughter asked to make some mono images of granddaughter Izzy with a Santa hat on and showed me the type of image that she liked. It was colour popped ! So we set up an impromptu studio with a single Speedlight plus brolly and off we went. As with most baby and toddler shot…

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…

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…

An ‘Arty’ Approach

Having had a studio shoot recently I wanted to try to create something that was a little different to my usual ‘style. I had set up a few really simple shots with a view to working them a little in Photoshop as part of the post-processing stage. Below are a ‘Before’ and ‘After’ shot of…

Amber Tutton

I have wanted to photograph Amber for many years now, but with her being based in the south of England there haven’t been many opportunities. This series of shots was taken at Pure Studios in Preston, based in a typical old Lancashire cotton mill with many quirky little corners that need to be used. As…