February 1, 2018No Comments

Interactive Web Promo with Adobe Spark

We created an interactive web promo with Adobe Spark.

This isn't the first one we've created, back in the days of Adobe slate we created one to promote a holiday cottage in Spain that was very well received, but for some reason we've never repeated the exercise for our product photography studio in Shrewsbury. Which is a bit bonkers really! Read more

January 8, 2018Comments are off for this post.

360° Panoramas & Virtual Tours

This peculiar photograph is a flattened version of a 360° Panorama I created today of our studio. 360° Panoramas & Virtual Tours are very big in Europe and America right now and we think that with recent improvements to the UK's Broadband Infrastructure that the time may be right to investigate this branch of photography/video further. Read more

December 4, 2017No Comments

How to Shoot Wine on a White Background

How to Shoot Wine on a White Background is a companion piece to my earlier post How to Shoot Whisky on a White Background. The techniques are identical, except for the lighting. Read more

November 22, 2017No Comments

How to Shoot Whisky on a White Background

Learning how to shoot whisky on a white background requires an appreciation of physics (light), aesthetics (look and feel) and technology (lenses, depth of field, post processing).

Light

A photograph records the light returned or reflected from an object. Light travels in straight lines (more or less) and can be modified in a number of different ways. It can be reflected, diffused, polarised etc. Read more

October 26, 2017No Comments

5 Tips for great Product Photography

Great product photography is harder to achieve than it looks. The good news is that it is not too difficult to get right as long as there is clarity about what you are trying to achieve. Read more

September 19, 2017No Comments

Content Marketing with Microvideo

Content Marketing with Microvideo is all the rage this year, we've been applying ourselves to seeing what works and what doesn't. This post shows what we've discovered. Read more

August 29, 20172 Comments

Drone Certification

Delighted to say that I've passed the practical and theoretical elements of my drone certification. Having spent months practising the manoeuvres in the wide open spaces of the Shropshire countryside I replicated those performances within the much tighter confines of a field neighbouring a hotel garden in Chester with views of motorways and the decidedly un-medieval end of  the historic city. Read more

August 18, 2017No Comments

Flat Earth & Other Viewpoints

Shropshire Artist Elizabeth Turner commissioned us recently to photograph her exhibition "Flat Earth & Other Viewpoints" at  the VAN Street Gallery in Shrewsbury. Read more

July 6, 2017No Comments

Steampunk Weekend Blists Hill

We've been working at Blists Hill, Victorian Town in Shropshire on a series of videos and photographic assets for their web site and social media. As a  venue for a Steampunk weekend Blists Hill is difficult to beat.

Steampunk is a movement that has its origins in science fiction and has surfaced in fashion, music and film. Think Jules Verne, Mad Max, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and Alice in Wonderland. Its a chance to dress up, parade and have fun. Read more

June 21, 2017No Comments

Cat People

To paraphrase Randy Newman, there are no people like cat people. This is a fact. We have two rescue cats that started life in a bedsit in Camden Town shared with a human with poor mental health and twenty seven other cats. They have been a delight and so when Shropshire Cat Rescue needed a photographer to record the launch of their magazine "The Cat's Whiskers", we jumped at the chance, on condition we could also photograph the cats. Read more

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