Category Archives: black & white

I’m just a regular guy: Part 4.

It’s the “regular guy” thing again!   As I’ve mentioned before, it’s a real privilege to photograph the same people over a period of time, especially kids.  You see how they’ve grown and changed, and the shoot is easier, because you’ve photographed them before.   At a recent portrait shoot, two brothers and their respective families, came along.  I’d photographed the […]

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Family fun!

Had a really fun family (Mum, Dad, 2 children &  their dog) for a studio portrait shoot recently.  The shoot was mostly in our studio in South Oxfordshire, as it was pretty cold outside – although the light outside was soft and flattering. The children had loads of energy, and their daughter was especially good at jumping.  The […]

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What’s Black and White and Red all over?

Well, the old joke (about a newspaper) is supposed to say “What’s black and white, and read all over?”, but you get the picture.  In this case I’m talking about the background colour in your photographs.  It ought to be simple, and not make much difference, but in creative portrait photography the colour of the background can make […]

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Bringing back the craft

2010 marks the start of my 10th year in business as a professional photographer!!!  It’s been a fascinating ten years, and the one thing that has remained constant is this; the need to continually change!   My latest change is that I’ve launched a new portrait photography service and a new wedding photography service, and updated my website to reflect these […]

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