The sportsman and the ballerina

I had the pleasure of working with two very talented people yesterday, Gareth Hains and Becky Blissitt. Gareth is a member of the 2009 England Under 21 Karate Team for the 2009 Karate World Championships Morocco (under 78kg section), Commonwealth Games Silver Medalist and 2008 British National double Bronze Medalist 2008 amongst many other titles. He is also one of the leading practitioners of Kata and had the idea to show the similarity of some...

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The problem with blogging

I keep saying that I am going to blog on a regular basis but as the majority of my blogs are about photo-shoots this presents a problem. The best time to talk about a shoot for me at least is just after the shoot, everything is still fresh in my mind and I’m full of enthusiasm for the results. In most cases I don’t have any images to show until the client has made their selection and I have subsequently edited them, this can be up to...

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Leah does Dita!

The lovely Leah travelled all the way from Gloucester and back in a day for a portfolio shoot. She brought some interesting outfits and wanted to do a Dita Von Tees styled shoot amongst other things. This girl has amazing stamina, a 4 hour drive followed by an 8 hour shoot and then another 4 hour drive. You can see more of Leah on her own website but here are a couple from our shoot. ...

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In the studio with Kayleigh

This feels like being at the confessional, it’s been two months since I blogged! What better way to start with some studio shots of the fantastic Kayleigh, we’ve worked together quite a few times in the past and decided to have an impromptu fashion shoot. Kayleigh was discovered by Select at the clothes show when she was just 14, she was signed by them and modelled for a few years before deciding to concentrate on her studies. She no...

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