Product photography of Opti paint at the dentist

Product photography of Opti paint at the dentistProtec Finishes, which is based in Wetherby, North Yorkshire, provides premium commercial paints to business clients and the building industry, including architects, developers and local authorities.

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Interior photography with Harrogate Home Cinema

Interior Photography for Harrogate Home Cinema

Harrogate Home Cinema, which has a showroom on Bower Road, specialises in custom installations that include multi-room audio, home automation, home technologies and home cinemas.

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Product photography in the studio with Point Two Air jackets

Product photo shoot for Point Two Airjackets

The year started off well a few weeks ago, with a shoot in the studio with Point Two Air Jackets.

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Photography of the nativity plays at Ashville College, Harrogate

Photography of the nativity plays at Ashville College, Harrogate As a commercial photographer every day is so different! I love it when the phone rings as you never quite know what to expect.

Last week was no exception and I was asked to go along to Ashville College in Harrogate to photograph the nativity plays by the reception class and years 1 & 2.

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Photo shoot for NYnet – broadband press release

NyNet Broadband photo shootI was asked last week to produce some images to accompany a press release for NYnet

NYnet, formed by Yorkshire Forward and North Yorkshire County Council with funding from the European Union, provides a super-fast Internet network to ensure North Yorkshire is not ‘left behind’ by the rest of the world in the next phase of the Internet revolution.

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Photo shoot with Richard Daniels – professional singer

Richard DanielsThis was one of those shoots you really look forward to.

I’d met professional swing singer Richard Daniels at a networking event a little while back, where we’d got to talking about some promotional images he wanted for his marketing materials. We discussed the possibilities of doing a shoot either in the studio or out on location, which Richard preferred in order to capture him doing what he does best. This weekend he was performing at a wedding in Burnsall, which is a beautiful location enabling us to do some outdoor portrait shots plus a few performance ones indoors.

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Photo shoot with Ashworth Law – voted Harrogate’s best medium sized business

Ashworth Law Photo ShootAshworth Law are a dedicated team of solicitors based in Harrogate, and recently won the Best Medium Sized Company of the Year, at the Ackrill Media Group Business Awards 2010. I had done some studio work with the team before, and was asked to help them with images for their new website.

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My book – East Africa, a journey through Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda

East Africa - a journey through Tanzania, Kenya and Ugande

“Excellent work, keep on doing what you’re doing”  


For a time I worked as a tour leader in East Africa for an adventure travel company, and was lucky enough to lead tours into some of the most amazing places I have ever seen. Most of my time was spent in Tanzania, with the odd tour in Kenya and trekking to see the Mountain Gorillas in Uganda.

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Why is a strong image good for your business?

Autofill - architectural shot

Photo shoot for Autofil

The answer to this question will no doubt differ from one company to another. The truth is that photography is one of the greatest forms of modern marketing. We were once swayed largely by effective text, and while written content will always have its place, there is certainly truth to the old adage: a picture speaks a thousand words.

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