February 15, 2020No Comments

Colour Management & Product Photography

Colour Management & Product Photography go together like cheese and biscuits. You can have one without the other but at best you risk nuance, at worst you have a mouthful of dry biscuits.

Colour Management solves a problem that bedevils all types of photography to some degree. The colour you see when you open the image in Lightroom is not the same as the colour you saw when you shot it. And here's the kicker. If you're colours are off because your screen is uncalibrated then what will look good to you will look different to other people. They will be used to seeing colours consistently even if their screen is uncalibrated  Read more

January 16, 2020No Comments

Funky Frankwell in 2020 – The way forward

What is in store for Funky Frankwell in 2020?

We designed and built the website and took over the social media feeds for Funky Frankwell in 2019, growing a successful brand in the process and providing an online focus for events, shops and business owners in the area.

So what worked?

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October 22, 2019No Comments

Why WebVR is important to VR Providers

What is WebVR and why WebVR is important to VR Providers.

First things first. From the WebVR Project: "WebVR is an open specification that makes it possible to experience VR in your browser."  The goal is to make it easier for everyone to get into VR experiences, no matter what device you have. Read more

October 1, 2019No Comments

Septimus the Giant Shrewsbury Cobbler

Septimus the Giant Shrewsbury Cobbler is an Arts Council funded project by Thingumajig Theatre and Shrewsbury Morris. Helter Skelter Studios photographed and filmed the whole project from building the giant to the debut performance in Shrewsbury Square. Read more

September 4, 2019No Comments

Drones – Renewing the PfCO

Helter Skelter Studios use Drones - Renewing the PfCO (Permission to fly for Commercial Operations) is mandatory and involves a fair amount of work. We thought we'd share the results of our successful renewal because not only is it a lot of work, but it's also expensive. £190 renewal fee, of which only £66 may be returnable if the application is rejected due to significant errors or omissions. Read more

August 22, 2019No Comments

Virtual Tour Engagement

Across all our web sites and social media we are finding that Virtual Tour engagement is consistently returning figures of 10% minimum. This is not an average; certain tours have returned figures in their thousands within hours of being made public. Our Funky Frankwell project features Virtual Tours heavily and some have registered views in the tens of thousands, in a matter of days. Read more

July 30, 2019No Comments

Funky Frankwell Website

The Funky Frankwell Website went live today. It is a crowdfunded, VR powered site; one of a kind and it has attracted a lot of interest.

Crowdfunding

We'd never used crowdfunding to underwrite a project before, but for this one we made an exception. Why? Read more

April 12, 2019No Comments

Funky Frankwell Project

Lets put the Funk into Frankwell...

Help us put Frankwell on the map.. we're a bustling vibrant community just a stones throw from Shrewsbury town centre with lots on offer..

We don't want to be Shrewsbury's best kept secret! Our aim is to create a vibrant events based website with entertaining Video and Virtual Tours that bring to life all that this eclectic district has to offer.. and attracts new visitors. Read more

March 22, 2019No Comments

Understanding Google Content & SEO

Google, Content & SEO. What is the relationship and what does it mean for small businesses?

The reason I'm writing this post is that a client of ours was recently advised by her web designer that WordPress couldn't do SEO, that only a hand crafted site would get her on the front page. Now I know, because my site runs on WordPress and it is on the front page for relevant search terms, that the web designer was talking nonsense. So I thought I'd look into the relationship between Keywords, Content and Google Search. Read more

February 15, 2019No Comments

Product Photography Training in Shrewsbury

Helter Skelter Studios are running a series of One Day Intensive Product Photography Training courses aimed at businesses who sell products online.   Come and learn in a friendly creative environment how to get pixel perfect pictures that show off your product range to perfection for the print, web or social media platform of your choice. Read more

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