BLOG 2019

This blog will keep you updated of my photography work over the course of the year, it’s updated regularly and shows the diversity of my automotive, commercial and editorial photography work across the UK and Europe...

PERFORMANCE MINI MAGAZINE PHOTOGRAPHY

21/05/2019

Kelsey Media cover many magazines, two that I am now a photographer for are Fast Ford and Performance Mini, a recent car photography shoot at Brooklands Museum covered Jon Thompson's modded Copper S... ...more

ST TROPEZ ROAD TRIP

18/05/2019

Ten cars, 2000 miles, some of the best driving roads in Europe and some fine dining along the way made for an epic road trip last week from the South East in the UK down to the South of France in St Tropez. It took some organising with the help of some friends but all worked out well... ...more

KEVIN RUANE PUBLIC LECTURE PHOTOGRAPHY

17/05/2019

Professor Kevin Ruane is a Historian and author of many books, most notably his work on Winston Churchill makes him one of the most knowledgeable people of the famous Prime Minister this Country has ever had. Tonight his lecture at Canterbury Christ Church University was the basis for his lecture... ...more

NVN MOTORWORKS LONDON

06/05/2019

NVN Motorworks recently opened its doors in London, with Mr JWW you tube and social media car enthusiast being at the forefront of bringing the successful formula of the Dubai studio to the UK it has had a buzz across the automotive world, today was a chance to tour this amazing facility... ...more

FERRARI CLASSIC SPORTS CAR PHOTOGRAPHY

03/05/2019

Days don't get much better than being asked to photograph four classic Ferrari's, a drive up to Essex early Tuesday morning along with some glorious sunshine made for a great days automotive photography for Atelier Petworth... ...more

UNIVERSITY OF KENT WEBSITE PHOTOGRAPHY

02/05/2019

Covering five schools based at the University of Kent at their Canterbury campus today for the new website platform, the photo shoot included academic portraits, the archives and other imagery that can be used across the universities social media platforms... ...more

CAR PHOTOGRAPHY COURSES IN SURREY

30/04/2019

Brooklands Museum has been the host for my car photography workshops now for eight years, in that time I have had a great variety of cars for the photographers to capture against the stunning historic landscape, today was no exception with an eclectic mix, the highlight a stunning 1959 Corvette and a McLaren 720S... ...more

I DO MARKETING PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY

26/04/2019

Local company I Do Marketing are run by award winning marketeer Lydia McKeown, the photo shoot was for future social media posts and also to promote a new workshop that the company are running on social networking... ...more

THE DAIRY RESTAURANT FOOD PHOTOGRAPHY

24/04/2019

The Dairy restaurant, based in Boughton, Kent near the City of Canterbury is a family run business, producing food of the finest quality using locally sourced produce. Today I had the privilege to photograph and taste their new menu... ...more

FORD MUSTANG 55th BIRTHDAY AT FORD UK

21/04/2019

Dunton technical centre in Essex is the UK headquarters for Ford UK and it hosted the 555th birthday of the American icon, the Mustang. Using the Dunton test track facility with a parade of over seventy cars was the highlight to a great mix of old and new cars on display... ...more

KITCHEN INTERIOR PHOTOGRAPHY

18/04/2019

Bespoke kitchens designed by the team at Root's in Kent are a speciality, and this modern design is no exception showing off the companies quality and attention to detail, the house in Canterbury is a traditional design but the design gives it a real modern flow inside the property... ...more

MUSTANG FEVER CAR FESTIVAL IN BELGIUM

16/04/2019

Ford Mustang celebrates its 55th birthday on the 17th April, so the weekend prior saw the 6th annual meeting by The Mustang Garage in the streets of Heusden-Zolder, Belgium... ...more

SHELBY SUPERSNAKE FAST FORD MAGAZINE PHOTOGRAPHY

15/04/2019

Fast Ford, the leading magazine for the blue oval badge commissioned me to photograph the Bill Shepherd Shelby Super Snake GT for a future issue of the magazine... ...more

MAJIQUE NAIL BUDDY PRODUCT PHOTOGRAPHY

11/04/2019

Majique Nail Buddy is an innovative product from a company in Kent, the photography today was based in their Ramsgate salon and also at the owners house to showcase the Majique and Nail Buddy being used together... ...more

UNIVERSITY OF KENT SCHOOL OF SPORTS & EXERCISE

09/04/2019

Medway building Chatham Maritime is where the University of Kent School of Sport and Exercise Sciences are based, the photography today was to cover a variety of social and classroom based scenarios that can be used on the Universities website... ...more

HIGH SHERIFF OF KENT CEREMONY PHOTOGRAPHY

08/04/2019

Paul Barrett MBE and Director of Barretts of Canterbury was installed yesterday as the new High Sheriff of Kent, the event took place in the picturesque Kent village of Wickhambreaux... ...more

STEEDA MUSTANG DRIVING DAY PHOTOGRAPHY

04/04/2019

Steeda are an American tuning company that specialise in the Ford Mustang, with the Simply Mustang owners club they hosted a driving day event at North Weald airfield in Essex, I was covering the photography for Fast Ford magazine... ...more

FERRARI CALIFORNIA TURBO USED CAR PHOTOGRAPHY

02/04/2019

End of the week and a drive down to the beautiful village of Petworth to photograph a Ferrari California T for Atelier Petwroth, a super car sales outlet. This will be the first of many photos for the company over the course of the year... ...more

BARONESS BROWN CLIMATE CHANGE PUBLIC LECTURE

02/04/2019

Baroness Brown gave an insightful and thought provoking lecture to a packed audience at Canterbury Christ Church University, where she went through the implications of the EU exit for both climate change mitigation and adapting to measures being taken and gaps that still remain... ...more

INNOVATE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY FINAL

01/04/2019

The University of Kent's Digital hub in partnership with Santander and Saga opened up a competition to students, the brief was to have a concept for a piece of technology that could work within the Kent based companies client base... ...more

AIR BNB PROPERTY PHOTOGRAPHY IN KENT

21/03/2019

Quested House is a property in Westgate on Sea, juts a few miles from the seaside resort of Margate in the county of Kent. The photographs of the house were for the owners Air BNB website and promotional use online... ...more

DUBAI WINTER BREAK TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY

20/03/2019

Winter time in the UK isn't the nicest way to start the year, so we decided to take a weeks break in Dubai, pretty much the guarantee of sun and temperatures in the high twenties... ...more

KESTREL SCHOOL PHOTOGRAPHY IN LONDON

18/03/2019

Kestrel School are a small and friendly independent special school for pupils aged 4-16 years who have Autism, additional learning difficulties and complex needs. The School recognises and values pupils for their unique strengths and their contribution to there school community. Today was my annual visit to the School for new photography... ...more

PORSCHE USED CAR PHOTOGRAPHY

06/03/2019

Porsche used car values are always consistent, a lot of private collectors are now looking to take advantage of their investments and selling their sports cars. Today I had a shoot of two early 2000 model year 911's... ...more

INNOVATION & TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE

04/03/2019

University of Kent's Hub for Innovation and Enterprise hosted a conference based on the future of technology, this included talks from keynote speakers on cyber crime, the modern work force and using innovation to start a new but successful business... ...more

EVANS & LANGFORD ARCHITECTURAL PHOTOGRAPHY

28/02/2019

Over the last few weeks I have just started on a large photography project for Evans and Langford, a structural engineering company based in Maidstone, Kent... ...more

PROSHARE MASTERCLASS CONFERENCE

28/02/2019

Pro Share now in its 27th year held its annual celebrating excellence masterclass, with a conference in London championing the winners from last years awards event. Companies from Aviva, Easy Jet and Rolls Royce were represented and showcasing how they achieved recognition... ...more

UNIVERSITY LECTURING CAR PHOTOGRAPHY

26/02/2019

As the lecturing at the University of Kent comes to a conclusion one of the final practical sessions was to capture the all new Suzuki Jimny on the campus grounds. This was a good lesson for the students to capture the vehicle and think about composition and lighting... ...more

PERSONAL TRAINER PHOTOGRAPHY

21/02/2019

Sam Sterling is a personal trainer and has a wealth of clients based in and around the Canterbury area. The photography today was to capture him at work with clients in and outside of the gym... ...more

STUDIO PHOTOGRAPHY SESSION KENT UNIVERSITY

19/02/2019

Just in the middle of the ten week practical photography lecturing at the University of Kent, this week we are covering the fundamentals of studio portrait photography, with model Chloe working with a group of students utilising the extensive lighting set up that is on hand at the studio... ...more

EMPLOYABILITY POINTS CONFERENCE

19/02/2019

Employability Points is a scheme for students that allows them to gain access to work within Industry, I have been involved with the University of Kent initiative for five years now and working with a different mix of students works well for both parties... ...more

LONDON CLASSIC CAR SHOW

15/02/2019

Busy days photography at the London Classic Car Show, I was covering the event for the Mustang Owners Club as they had a stand at the show celebrating the Mustang's 55th birthday and the clubs 40th... ...more

ST EDMUND'S SCHOOL SPORTS PHOTOGRAPHY

13/02/2019

St Edmund's School is a regular client and have a focus on sports throughout all of their age groups, recently I covered football and hockey photography for them... ...more

UNIVERSITY OF KENT EUROPEAN CULTURE PORTRAITS

12/02/2019

Two portrait sessions took place either side of the New Year at Kent Universities School of European Culture and Languages department, incorporating staff photos and classroom based teaching images... ...more

ATHLETICS PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY

11/02/2019

During the last four years I have been covering the photography for Yiannis Christodoulou, he is based in Canterbury, Kent and competes in the Aquathlon, recently he has just started trying for the Triathlon as well... ...more

ROOT'S BATHROOMS INTERIOR PHOTOGRAPHY

07/02/2019

Today more interior photography, this time for Root's who are a family run business in Boughton, Kent. They cover interior design and installation from bathrooms, bedrooms and kitchens... ...more

MORGAN CARS ART EXHIBITION

05/02/2019

Brands Hatch Morgan have asked me to take part in an evening of art at on Thursday 28th March, this will be alongside other artists showcasing this iconic British sports car company... ...more

FWD CONSTRUCTION BUILDING PHOTOGRAPHY

04/02/2019

FWD Construction based in Ashford have over thirty years experience in covering commercial and domestic building services across the South East, I have recently been covering some commercial photography work for them in Faversham and Hythe... ...more

BRANDS HATCH MORGAN CAR PHOTOGRAPHY

01/02/2019

Brands Hatch Morgan have been a client of mine for almost a decade now, from time to time I have the opportunity to photograph some of their cars, today a couple of Plus 4 models for their website where the vehicles will be up for sale... ...more

DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY LECTURING AT UNIVERSITY OF KENT

30/01/2019

Digital photography and image editing is the subject during my guest lecturing slot at the University of Kent, in my third year now and for the next ten weeks I will be teaching the fundamentals of photography to over seventy students... ...more

PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY IN KENT

28/01/2019

Portrait photography for companies and individuals is always a busy time of the New Year for me, the last week I have covered work in this sector for the University of Kent, Girlings Solicitors, Hartwood Joinery and Gloss Enterprises... ...more

KIA STINGER GT-S CAR PHOTOGRAPHY

23/01/2019

The Kia Stinger GT was delivered last year as the companies answer to the Audi & BMW sport coupe/GT cars. It’s a solid first effort at a sporting family car that proves the Korean brand is heading in a positive direction. In its top of the range GT-S guise the Stinger is an individual choice that can compete on merit in certain areas with its German rivals... ...more

CANTERBURY RUGBY CLUB PHOTOGRAPHY

22/01/2019

Canterbury rugby club was one of my first jobs when I started my photography business back in 2005, it led to work for the local newspapers and also connections with local Kent based companies, been a few years since I had last visited with the camera... ...more

FORD FOCUS RS HERITAGE CAR PHOTOGRAPHY

21/01/2019

The Ford Focus RS Heritage Edition celebrates the end of the Mk3 Focus RS as well as Ford RS’s presence in the UK. Only 50 examples of the runout model were produced, each costing £39,895. Haynes of Maidstone have a collection of classic and modern Ford's in their own museum and have added this Tief Orange edition to the fleet... ...more

PARLIAMENTARY PUB OF THE YEAR AWARDS

17/01/2019

Tuesday evening at The House of Commons in Westminster, not for the Brexit vote but to cover a more light hearted event, the Parliamentary pub of the year awards photography... ...more

HARTWOOD JOINERY COMMERCIAL PHOTOGRAPHY

15/01/2019

Hartwood Joinery have just moved their workshops to a new unit on the outskirts of Ashford, the business was set up by Director David Martin in 2010 and since then has some lucrative high end clients in London and across the UK... ...more

SCHOOL OF ARTS UNIVERSITY OF KENT

14/01/2019

University of Kent have an amazing set of facilities at their School of Arts department, situated in the heart if the Canterbury campus it offers a diverse range of art, film and other media for the students to explore... ...more

FERRARI 250 GT CLASSIC CAR PHOTOGRAPHY

11/01/2019

RM Sotheby's commissioned me to photograph a stunning 1960 Ferrari 250 GT, this Pinin Farina version will be at the Paris auction in February, valued between 600,000-700,000 euros ...more

FASHION PHOTOGRAPHY PORTFOLIO SESSION

10/01/2019

Chloe is a student at Folkestone College, studying health and beauty, in a joint collaboration with Antoine Et Lili, the French boutique clothes shop in Canterbury, a portrait photography session was set up early Monday morning... ...more

BLACKTHORN TRUST NEW WEBSITE

09/01/2019

The Blackthorn Trust is a charity based in Maidstone, Kent. Last year I covered Kayak for Blackthorn where Susie Chassagne ventured in to the Alps for a weeks white water rapids expedition to raise funds for the Trust, they have just recently launched there new website with my photography features... ...more

FAST FORD MAGAZINE PHOTOGRAPHY

08/01/2019

Fast Ford magazine is the magazine for owners and petrolhead who love the blue oval badge, my first assignment for the magazine featured a friends multi coloured Focus ST... ...more

UNIVERSITY OF KENT WEBSITE PHOTOGRAPHY

07/01/2019

After covering a variety of areas for the University of Kent, today the photography coverage was for the general website and marketing materials... ...more

CAR PHOTOGRAPHY BROOKLANDS MUSEUM NEW YEARS DAY

07/01/2019

With over 1,500 vehicles and 8,000 people in attendance, live music and a winter barbecue there was something for everybody amongst the vast and diverse displays of classics all descending on Brooklands to kick start 2019 in style, also present were newer modern classics and a wealth of American cars and trucks... ...more

2018 PHOTOGRAPHY REVIEW

03/01/2019

Highlights in terms of my photography for 2018 were full of diversity and amazing locations, at home and abroad. These included working at the Natural History Museum, Royal Academy and covering aviation and kayaking expeditions in Switzerland and France... ...more