BLOG 2020

CASE STUDY: CHARITY ROAD TRIP PHOTOGRAPHY

09/04/2020

Continuing the case studies and on to one of my favourite ever commissions, two years back to back 2010-2011 I covered The Full Monte road trip down to the South of France, the trips were in aid of the Teenage Cancer Trust and my job was to photograph the day to day events... ...more

CASE STUDY: SHEPHERD NEAME SPITFIRE ALE

07/04/2020

First in a series of case studies from over the last 15 years, I’m going through the archives at the moment and wanted to revisit some memories from past photo shoots... ...more

PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY ON LOCATION

06/04/2020

As I start to delve in to the archives I just thought i'd cover a post of professional portrait photography and the different areas that I have covered over the years... ...more

STOCK PHOTOGRAPHY LIBRARY

02/04/2020

Due to current events it has been a chance to do those admin jobs that you never get around to during the normal busy schedules, I am going through 15 years of images from the archives and compiling a stock image library to supply unique images to clients and other resources... ...more

ONLINE CAR PHOTOGRAPHY PRINT SHOP

31/03/2020

After a couple of weeks just finishing off recent photo shoot editing and some administration I thought that with this downtime I would set up an online print shop, something I have been meaning to do for a some time now... ...more

FAST FORD CAR MAGAZINE PHOTOGRAPHY

30/03/2020

A recent car photography shoot for Fast Ford magazine in Kent was to photograph Danny's Fiesta ST. The car has had a wealth of upgrades making it a road car with very much a track focus to it... ...more

BMW M3 CAR PHOTOGRAPHY

27/03/2020

Managed to capture a couple of car photography shoots last weekend prior to the lockdown, BMW Car is the leading magazine for the German marque and a lot of work has been generated by the editorial team over the last couple of months... ...more

MINI MAGAZINE CAR PHOTOGRAPHY

25/03/2020

I have been covering a number of car photography shoots for Mini magazine, this covers the classic cars up until 1996 prior to the modern version being introduced... ...more

BMW 850 CAR EDITORIAL PHOTOGRAPHY

24/03/2020

Last week i took advantage of some lovely Spring weather and managed to get a handful of car photography shoots in for a variety of magazines, Tahmid who has a series of classic BMW's has just purchased this rare 850 CSI V12, a German muscle car for the nineties... ...more

DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP

23/03/2020

Having just started on my fourth year as a guest lecturer at the University of Kent recently I covered a second workshop for the hospitality and sports marketing teams... ...more

MORGAN SPORTS CAR PHOTOGRAPHY

20/03/2020

Brands Hatch Morgan who are based in Borough Green, Kent have been in contact with London Golf Club, based just a few miles from the dealership and in a twin collaboration asked me to photograph the three wheeler and Plus Six together at this stunning venue... ...more

ARTISAN MEMORIALS PHOTOGRAPHY

18/03/2020

Photography today for Mark Brooks of Artisan Memorials in Canterbury, the brief was to capture some work that had just been completed and also some generic images for the clients new brochures which are to be produced soon... ...more

GOODWOOD CAR PHOTOGRAPHY COURSE

16/03/2020

Yesterday was the first of three car photography courses at historic Goodwood road and racing circuit, nestled in the heart of West Sussex... ...more

LONDON PROPERTY PHOTOGRAPHY

13/03/2020

Last week I spent a day in London for International House School photographing a series of properties that are rented out to students, the buses were situated in five different locations around the capital... ...more

BMW CAR EDITORIAL PHOTOGRAPHY

12/03/2020

Another car photography shoot in Kent for BMW Car magazine, this time a rare and stunning example of the 3 series E30 325i automatic, silver with a grey interior and not a mark on it, the clean lines and paintwork were enhanced by the backdrop of Lydden Hill circuit and the triple light set up of the Profoto portable studio kit... ...more

QUADRIGA CAR CLUB EVENT PHOTOGRAPHY

10/03/2020

Like all good things the Quadriga cars and coffee meet was put together over a cup of coffee with fellow petrol head Shaun Hopper, all we needed was a venue, loads of petrol heads and fresh coffee. Shaun's connection with Lydden Hill race circuit in Kent was the location and with his company Quadriga car having following on social media we had the basis for our first meet of the year... ...more

WW PLUMBING & HEATING PHOTOGRAPHY

10/03/2020

Two years ago I covered a photography shoot for Faversham plumbing and heating company Weatherall and Wyles, yesterday was a follow up session with the addition of some new vans and staff... ...more

PERFORMANCE MINI MAGAZINE PHOTOGRAPHY

06/03/2020

As we start to come in to Spring and hopefully some better weather the magazine photo shoots have started to roll in, nice and local this time for Brett Michael's Mini Cooper S... ...more

CORPORATE HEADSHOTS KENT AND LONDON

04/03/2020

The start off the year always brings in a lot of corporate headshots for clients, the last few weeks have ranged from Insurance companies to the Bioscience departments at Kent University... ...more

INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION PHOTOGRAPHY IN LONDON

03/03/2020

Second days education photography in London for IH schools, the time the focus was to capture the facilities and one to one sessions between the students and teachers… ...more

ULTIMA SPORTS CAR PHOTOGRAPHY

02/03/2020

Had the chance to photograph a rare car, an Ultima owned by car builder and mechanic Shaun Hopper from Quadriga cars at the Kent based motorsport circuit Lydden Hill... ...more

LONDON CLASSIC CAR SHOW

28/02/2020

Last weekend saw the arrival of the London classic car show which debuted at Olympia for the first time, the previous years it had been held at the Excel centre... ...more

SWIFT AEROSPACE

26/02/2020

Welwyn Garden City in Hertfordshire was the location for yesterdays photo shoot at Swift Aerospace, this was an update for images that i had taken five years ago... ...more

INTERNATIONAL HOUSE LONDON EDUCATION PHOTOGRAPHY

24/02/2020

First day for International House Schools at their main location based in Covent Garden, London. Over the next few weeks I will be covering the photography for the website, brochures and social media content... ...more

DRIFT FORD MUSTANG PHOTOGRAPHY

23/02/2020

Jon Nielsen is the owner of one of the first drift Mustangs in Europe, I was lucky enough to photograph the car a few months ago during a Mustang Experience UK event at Millbrook proving ground... ...more

BMW CAR MAGAZINE PHOTOGRAPHY

18/02/2020

During the latter part of last year I borrowed the new BMW 135i from Barretts BMW in Canterbury, with a friend whose 140i had been purchased earlier in the year we done a twin car photo shoot, the results are in this months BMW Car magazine... ...more

PROSHARE CONFERENCE PHOTOGRAPHY IN LONDON

14/02/2020

Pro Share now in its 28th year held its annual celebrating excellence masterclass, with a conference in London championing the winners from last years awards event. Companies from Aviva, Marks and Spencers and other global brands were represented and showcasing how they achieved recognition... ...more

MODEL STUDIO PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY

12/02/2020

The practical sessions covering photography with the students at the University of Kent are coming to a close now, we ended this week with two models, Paralympian Millie Knight and fashion model Georgia Bliss so the photographers could use the workshop to work with two people that are used to being in front of the camera... ...more

PORTRAITS MILLIE KNIGHT PARALYMPIAN

11/02/2020

A portrait session and tutorial with the University of Kent students with Paralympian Gold medalist Millie Knight, have en't seen her for eighteen months so it was great to catch up and get a few new images in a studio environment... ...more

FAST FORD MUSTANG BOOKAZINE

10/02/2020

Fast Ford publication has just released a special edition Ford Mustang bookazine, dedicated to fifty five years of the US icon sports car... ...more

STUDIO PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY

05/02/2020

As a guest lecturer at the Engineering and Digital Arts based in the University of Kent I have to come up with practical sessions, having the studio as our base its on hand to run through a mix of studio lighting which covered the basis of this weeks lessons... ...more

BMW CAR MAGAZINE PHOTOGRAPHY

04/02/2020

At the weekend I had two cars to photograph for BMW Car magazine, this was a twin test with a 1989 M6 Coupe and a latest generation M6 Gran Coupe, worlds apart in performance and styling but very much iconic cars that provide subtle looks with straight line performance that embodies the M performance badge... ...more

MARKETING PHOTOGRAPHY TRAINING

31/01/2020

Having just started on my fourth year as a guest lecturer at the University of Kent the marketing teams contacted me about covering beginners guide to digital photography, this was spread across the hospitality, sports and theatre teams... ...more

WHICH? MAGAZINE PHOTOGRAPHY

30/01/2020

Which? consumer magazine has been around for a long time and over the years I have covered a variety of portrait photography for them, this months magazine covers Computing... ...more

UNIVERSITY OF KENT PHOTOGRAPHY LECTURING

29/01/2020

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

SCHOOL OF BIOSCIENCES PORTRAITURE

28/01/2020

A full days portrait photography session took place at the University of Kent at the School of Biosciences, capturing a selection of academics for some large display panels that will highlight the research that the University undertakes... ...more

CAR EXHIBITION VICTORIA AND ALBERT MUSEUM

27/01/2020

Saturday afternoon and a visit with a group of fellow petrol heads to see the recently installed Cars:Accelerating the Modern World exhibition at London's Victoria and Albert Museum... ...more

KITCHEN INTERIOR PHOTOGRAPHY IN KENT

24/01/2020

Bespoke bathrooms and kitchens designed by the team at Root's in Kent are a speciality, and the recent kitchen design and installation photographed this week in Whitstable, Kent show the companies quality and attention to detail... ...more

STREET MACHINE AUSTRALIA

22/01/2020

After covering a photoshoot for Mustang owner Shaun Parker last year, his 1965 GT has turned in to a global icon. Plenty of publications in the UK have covered it, and this month it has a five page spreads in Street Machine Australia... ...more

MORGAN PLUS SIX CAR PHOTOGRAPHY

21/01/2020

Morgan has been a big part of my car photography for almost a decade now, so when the team at Brands Hatch Morgan asked if I could photograph the new Plus 6 today I jumped at the chance... ...more

BMW CAR MAGAZINE EDITORIAL

20/01/2020

BMW CAR magazine is a publication covering the popular German marque, it looks to showcase all of the classic and modern vehicles from the companies vast history, a photoshoot from Autumn last year has juts been published in this months magazine... ...more

GIRLINGS SOLICITORS PR PHOTOSHOOT IN KENT

16/01/2020

Girlings Solicitors photo shoot this morning in Ashford, Kent. The backdrop for the photoshoot was the brand new Curious Brew brewery, part of the Chapel Down group... ...more

BRITISH BEER & PUB ASSOCIATION PR PHOTOGRAPHY

15/01/2020

Up in London today covering public relations photography for the British Beer and Pub association and there campaign to support the local beer industry in the UK... ...more

MINI MAGAZINE CAR PHOTOGRAPHY

13/01/2020

Another car photography shoot for Mini magazine, this time with Jeff and his modified 1994 Mini 35 which is a superb conversion and a delight to photograph... ...more

ESTATE AGENTS PHOTOGRAPHY TRAINING WORKSHOP

13/01/2020

Over the years I have covered numerous automotive, fashion and beginners workshops on digital photography. In addition to these camera courses I also run refresher courses for estate agents in the Kent region... ...more

DIGITAL CAMERA PHOTOGRAPHY COURSE 29th MARCH 2020

10/01/2020

Looking to use you Digital SLR in manual modes as opposed to the default automatic settings? This course is perfect for anyone using a Digital SLR, Mirrorless, Advanced Compact, Bridge or any Camera with Manual controls... ...more

HEADSHOT PHOTOGRAPHY IN KENT & LONDON

08/01/2020

Portrait photography for companies and individuals is always a busy time of the New Year for me, it is a great opportunity to use the new headshots for your social media, marketing and LinkedIn profiles... ...more

CLASSIC SUPERCAR PHOTOGRAPHY

08/01/2020

Last year I photographed a selection of cars for Atelier Petworth, based in Wes Sussex. One of the highlights was this stunning Ferrari Testarossa, a true supercar icon from the eighties... ...more

RENAULT ALPINE 110S CAR PHOTOGRAPHY

06/01/2020

Renault introduced the Alpine A110 model, this wasn't a new model though as the roots of the 110 go back to 1973 which was an historic year for the compact and lightweight sports car... ...more

TEAMTHEME KENT PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY

06/01/2020

Teamtheme are a sports education organisation that is passionate about encouraging and increasing children’s participation in sporting activities. This was the first job of the year and took place at the Canterbury Innovation Centre where my office is based... ...more

BEST OF 2019 CAR PHOTOGRAPHY

03/01/2020

Fair to say 2019 was a big year for the automotive photography side of the business, covering work across the UK and also in Europe for car clubs and editorial work for Fast Ford magazine... ...more