Sometimes its good to just setup the studio and collaborate with other creatives and see what you can come up with. Sunday was just such a day, meeting up with Loretta Hope and MUA Helen Ginder. Helen trained with my good friend Neil Hughes and was keen to shoot something after a period away from [...]
This was an interesting shoot in that it was shot in a tiny meeting room in a Redditch hotel, to create and capture some Mayan Inspired body art/painting. Despite the limits on space, the possibilities are still endless. I teamed up with Makeup artist Liz Sifford and Simon Hall Jr. musician from Birmingham. The makeup [...]
If you have followed my blog you will know I adore working with make up artists, especially if the work is a something a little less ordinary. So todays shoot wasn’t in Warwickshire but just down the road in Redditch. There were four of us involved Lizzie Sifford a young but talented makeup artist, Loretta [...]
I am utterly baffled why I have not blogged this theatrical makeup shoot before. It is without a doubt one of my favourite shoots ever, what I have named Renaissance re-imagine but in reality i don’t think we ever came up with a proper name. The make-up was done by the lovely Karla Powell in [...]
I have known Neil Hughes now for a few years, and have had the pleasure of working with him many times. I find his work fascinating and inspiring, and love to see what he will bring out next. I travelled to Birmingham to meet up with Neil and his team to shoot some context shots [...]
Photoshoots for theatres and makeup artists have to be some of the most interesting work a photographer can do. It is less about getting the perfect smile but more about capturing the character the actor or artist is trying to portray. Recently I was asked to return to Solihull, after the wonderful production of Jekyll [...]
As part of my quest to ever improve my photography I have begun to enter the SWPP monthly contest. The contest is judged by some of the best photographers in the country and is another road to improvement. An image can be awarded Bronze, silver or gold awards, with Bronze being a competant professional image and a gold being something special.
I am very pleased to announce that I entered one of these images into the SWPP awards and was awarded a Gold.
Recently I had the pleasure of working with Neil Hughes, shooting images for his new Entertainment Agency. For those who haven’t seen Neil’s work before he is a very talented makeup artist and costumer. Specialising in extravagant and fantastical creations. Click image to read more about the shoot.