USA magazine December 2017 We were asked by one of our clients to shoot some creative wine bottle shots for an American publication. We are used to photographing beautiful bottles, but for this brief the client wanted an exploding wine bottle along with something graphic and sculptural using various props, pantone colours and grapes. This was a challenge that we enjoyed, and I think the results speak for themselves. Its amazing how difficult it is to smash a glass bottle […]
Delicate and intricate ceramics are often difficult to photograph. These beautiful masterpieces were produced by North Yorkshire designer-maker Maggie Barnes for her marketing campaigns. Her contemporary porcelain, sculptural objects, tiles, and panels are inspired by a lifelong interest in marine life, geology, and palaeontology. Soft delicate lighting was used to highlight the subtle colours and textures.
Today we worked with Jennifer Dunn, Collections Manager at Scarborough Museums Trust. The brief was to creatively photograph ancient relics for the museum’s marketing purposes. The items are almost 11,000 years old and were first discovered in the 1940s at a Mesolithic Settlement called Star Carr in a location just outside of Scarborough. It is one of the most important Middle Stone Age sites to be discovered. World renowned in fact, and it’s hard to believe that it’s right on […]
Our hometown of Scarborough has a rich history of art and culture. We recently photographed the interior of the former home of the famous artist John Atkinson Grimshaw. His paintings are evocative of Victorian times and during his life he lived and worked in a unique building which is called Castle By The Sea. It is now a guesthouse, which is literally perched on the edge of the cliff beside Scarborough Castle. The food and views are magnificent and we […]
Images produced for online company Moonpig for their Valentines Day campaign, which will be used as poster ads on the London underground during the run-up to February 14th.
A quick peek at my new marketing cards creatively and superbly designed by Fitzpatrick Design at Woodend Creative Workspace.
I was asked to create a series of contemporary monochromatic images for an executive recruitment agency in Leeds. The images will be used for their new web site which is currently under construction.
I have been commissioned to produce photography for a well known whisky maker for their point of sale marketing. The brief was to come up with iconic Scottish images that would lend themselves to the product.
The brief was to photograph a range of shoes for Do you like my shoes? forthcoming website. A rewarding, yet challenging shoot. Elinchrom softbox as main light Canon 1DS MK11 f 200mm lens Exposure: f22 1/2 at 1/125 sec Processed with C1 Pro Retouched withPhotoshop CS3
One of my first jobs in my new studio was photographing a striking watercolour by Eric Ravilious for a publishing company.