Exploring emotional turmoil/mental illness

After going through a rough patch I became inspired to create a series based around emotional turmoil/mental illness. The first inspiration of the series was ‘Lost’ to represent the directionless and cynical haze I felt myself trapped in at the time. It ironically become a way for me to get my mojo back and kickstarted…

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How comically hard colour matching is

Have you ever got a print back from the printers and thought the colours were off? say overly bright or dark or with a bluish or yellow tone? Welcome to the world of colour calibration where you’re you’re about to find out how comically hard it is to match what you see on your screen…

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York Cake Smash – Ideas

Cake Smash Ideas Cake smashes are a very popular option at my studio for children approaching their 1st birthday. Customers can customise the theme of the shoot but aren’t always sure of what to do so here’s a showcase of some of my cake smash work which might give you a starting point:   Pink…

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Kerry & Chris’ Wedding – Skipton

The most relaxed bride ever? Kerry & Chris’ wedding is probably the most pleasantly surprising wedding I’ve done so far. The venue itself was a converted barn on a farm in the middle of nowhere (presumably used mostly by ramblers for the Yorkshire Dales) which was also housing their guests. Given the venue wasn’t particularly…

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Behind the scenes – photo editing

There’s more to it than you think A lot of people seem to assume the photographer’s job is done once the shutter button is hit… I wish, in fact more time is spent on the image processing than in the studio/venue, here’s an example showing some of the work which can go into tidying up…

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April’s Cup Cake Smash – York

Last week I had the pleasure of doing April’s cake smash, a cute and excellent tempered little girl, because she was so well behaved we managed to get a large haul from this shoot. Mummy had asked me to use colours of her wedding theme for one of the scenes (beige/peach/pink/mint green) and gave me…

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Dad’s in the shot

So the other day I had the chance to photograph a lovely family from York where the father is also a photography enthusiast. Same situation as I’ve found myself in, I have lots of  nice photos of my boys and wife but you’d think my wife was a single mother based on the bulk of…

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