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Isabelle and her Simply Stella Ambassador Competition

How we helped Isabelle become a Simply Stella Ambassador I know that it has been months since I blogged….from the outside it must look like I’m not busy….the opposite is actually true and I really must try harder to find time. I do also have to work around the demands of 2 kiddies so last […]

How we helped Isabelle become a Simply Stella Ambassador I know that it has been months since I blogged….from the outside it must look like I’m not busy….the opposite is actually true and I really must try harder to find time. I do also have to work around the demands of 2 kiddies so last […]

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Sharing the love for Croatia, camper vans and taking some time out.

Work – Life – Balance. Hmmmm – that old chestnut. I’m not the poster girl for getting it right but luckily I live with someone who is trying to improve my form in this area. Normally I wouldn’t consider taking a week off during the ‘season’ but Brent found very reasonable flights to Croatia and […]

Work – Life – Balance. Hmmmm – that old chestnut. I’m not the poster girl for getting it right but luckily I live with someone who is trying to improve my form in this area. Normally I wouldn’t consider taking a week off during the ‘season’ but Brent found very reasonable flights to Croatia and […]

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People Photography and the importance of teamwork

Over the last few years working as a professional people photographer I have learnt that the success of my endeavours is not solely down to me. It is all about teamwork: ‘a co-ordinated effort on the part of a group of persons acting together as a team in the interests of a common cause’. You […]

Over the last few years working as a professional people photographer I have learnt that the success of my endeavours is not solely down to me. It is all about teamwork: ‘a co-ordinated effort on the part of a group of persons acting together as a team in the interests of a common cause’. You […]

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A blog for all photographers {people who create memories and make people happy}

Over my 40 years I have learnt much about friendship and typically along the way I have experienced times of stormy seas and there has been the odd casualty. Thankfully I have emerged into calm waters and have fantastic relationships that span decades and the different life stages. Why is this relevant? All friendships need […]

Over my 40 years I have learnt much about friendship and typically along the way I have experienced times of stormy seas and there has been the odd casualty. Thankfully I have emerged into calm waters and have fantastic relationships that span decades and the different life stages. Why is this relevant? All friendships need […]

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Winter Wedding Photography at the Roman Baths: Phil & Madeleine March 2016

I have been lucky enough to shoot some lovely wedding venues but I have to say that a civil ceremony in the Roman Baths (in Bath) is really something special. It is an incredibly romantic setting with the architecture dating back c. 2000 years, torch lit with steam rising from the pool of hot spa […]

I have been lucky enough to shoot some lovely wedding venues but I have to say that a civil ceremony in the Roman Baths (in Bath) is really something special. It is an incredibly romantic setting with the architecture dating back c. 2000 years, torch lit with steam rising from the pool of hot spa […]

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Training byLUMIERE and #60secs2changeyourlife

Sorry, sorry, sorry for not blogging more. From the outside it must look a bit like tumbleweed across your screen. The reality from this side of the glass is quite different because as well as running my photography business I have been working on launching a new and exciting training venture. We aren’t saying much […]

Sorry, sorry, sorry for not blogging more. From the outside it must look a bit like tumbleweed across your screen. The reality from this side of the glass is quite different because as well as running my photography business I have been working on launching a new and exciting training venture. We aren’t saying much […]

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What is Boudoir Photography and how should you prepare for a shoot?

What is Boudoir Photography and how should you prepare for a shoot? Boudoir is a very emotional experience and a gift that keeps on giving for the women, and their loved ones, who have the courage to book a shoot. The benefits go far beyond seeing gorgeous photographs of themselves– it is much more about […]

What is Boudoir Photography and how should you prepare for a shoot? Boudoir is a very emotional experience and a gift that keeps on giving for the women, and their loved ones, who have the courage to book a shoot. The benefits go far beyond seeing gorgeous photographs of themselves– it is much more about […]

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Plagiarism and Pandora’s Box

This is an article written for Creative Light Magazine and should be read after my earlier post on the subject. It took me a while to write this and get across how I feel about the issue. The issue of plagiarism in the photography community has crossed the pond and decided to knock on my […]

This is an article written for Creative Light Magazine and should be read after my earlier post on the subject. It took me a while to write this and get across how I feel about the issue. The issue of plagiarism in the photography community has crossed the pond and decided to knock on my […]

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Plagiarism, sigh.

I’m sure many of you were aware of the plagiarism ‘scandal’ that hit the US industry headlines (Doug Gordan & Jasmine Star) last year surrounding the written word. I would have thought most people would have learnt that stealing content or intellectual property is not ok – actually it’s illegal. I have been aware of […]

I’m sure many of you were aware of the plagiarism ‘scandal’ that hit the US industry headlines (Doug Gordan & Jasmine Star) last year surrounding the written word. I would have thought most people would have learnt that stealing content or intellectual property is not ok – actually it’s illegal. I have been aware of […]

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New Blog!

I have been really, really bad at blogging over the last year. Partly a case of life getting in the way and partly because Amazing Internet were busy developing new blog software. So here we are – I love the new layout – it feels much more intuitive and image based which is what makes […]

I have been really, really bad at blogging over the last year. Partly a case of life getting in the way and partly because Amazing Internet were busy developing new blog software. So here we are – I love the new layout – it feels much more intuitive and image based which is what makes […]

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