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Drone images of Sutton Park

February 23, 2021 - These photos were taken late afternoon recently, in freezing weather with snow on the ground and ice on Bracebridge Pool...
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Interior Photography for Body Shop, Bullring, Birmingham

December 22, 2020 - I was recently commissioned to photograph the interior of a newly fitted out branch of the Body Shop in Birmingham. The...
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Dusk photography

December 06, 2020 - Two more images from the shoot at Worcester Royal Hospital for Pinnegar Hayward Design. These are taken at dusk (the co...
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Photography of hospital buildings

December 02, 2020 - Some images from a recent shoot for Pinnegar Hayward Design, of the Aconbury East building in Worcester Royal Hospital,...
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Drone photography of St Anne's Church, Moseley, Birmingham

November 08, 2020 - These images of St Anne's Church in Moseley were taken in autumnal sunlight from my DJI Phantom 3 Professional drone. Ea...
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AirBNB photography

November 02, 2020 - A few images from a recent shoot of an AirBNB property in Wolverhampton. These interiors were photographed with a Canon...
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Elgar Unit, Worcester Royal Hospital

December 18, 2019 - A recent shoot for Pinnegar Hayward Design. These images are of the newly refurbished crisis centre of Worcester Royal H...
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Drone Footage of Moseley, Birmingham

November 14, 2019 - Taken shortly after I obtained my Permission for Commercial Operations (PfCO) from the CAA, this video shows Moseley, Bi...
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Drone photography of church interior

November 05, 2019 - To fly my drone (DJI Phantom 3 Professional) indoors, it is necessary to use it in 'Atti' mode, which means that it is n...
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Drone Photography of Sutton Park, Birmingham

October 23, 2019 - EDIT... paperwork is completed, and now I have Permission for Commercial Operations (PfCO) from the CAA, Hot news! I ha...
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Product training and installation photography

October 18, 2019 - This is the second set of images from my recent shoot for BMI Group. Having photographed products in the warehouse unde...
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Product shoot

October 18, 2019 - Images of products, shot on location at Besblock, Telford, for BMI Group. The products include blocks, spacers, membran...
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Habberley school campus photos

September 19, 2019 - Photography of Habberley school campus in Worcestershire, for Jacobs architects. These images were taken on a Canon 6d,...
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AirBNB

September 09, 2019 - Occasionally I photograph properties for AirBNB. I thought this one might be worth showing because the images demonstrat...
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Competition Win!

July 05, 2019 - I'm pleased to announce that this image, originally commissioned by Silva Timber as a product shoot, is the Midlands reg...
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A few favourites

February 04, 2019 - Not any particular project, just a few favourite shots from the recent past.
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Domestic interior photography

January 16, 2019 - A quick compilation of some of my shoots of domestic, care home and hotel interiors. Clients include Accor Hotels, Seddo...
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House photography

December 14, 2018 - Silva Timber, one of my regular customers, asked me to photograph a new luxury house near Weymouth. As it was a product...
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Care home, Buxton

October 12, 2018 - I was commissioned recently by Glancy Nicholls Architects to photograph the new Thomas Fields care home in Buxton. Timin...
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Wooden House

October 02, 2018 - This cottage in south Oxfordshire was extended and re-clad by its owner, a carpenter. The cladding material was supplied...
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Video of techniques in architectural photography

September 17, 2018 - I made this video a few years back, but the content remains relevant today. It's a demonstration of the way lenses, pers...
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Timber product shoot

September 06, 2018 - Another commission from Silva Timber, including both internal and external cladding. I was asked to highlight the diffe...
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Barchester Spires - dusk shots

August 20, 2018 - Part of the brief for this shoot was to provide dusk shots of the building. This is quite complex, both technically and...
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Care home, Bournville, Birmingham

August 01, 2018 - Some images I took a couple of years ago for Seddon Construction, of the Bourn View care home in Birmingham (now operate...
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Barking Magistrates' Court

June 12, 2018 - New shoot for a new client - IDP architects. This set of images is of the former Barking Magistrates' Court, now conver...
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More images of Omicron building, Stafford

March 27, 2018 - Having been commissioned last year by architects Pinnegar Hayward Design to photograph this building, there was a need t...
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Photographs of Hotel Refurbishment

November 20, 2017 - My first shoot for Accor Hotels has taken place at Ibis, Birmingham Airport. The pizzeria and reception area had recentl...
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Holden Lane Primary School, Stoke

November 06, 2017 - Another recent shoot for Pinnegar Hayward Design, this time mainly of the interior 'learning street' of Holden Lane Prim...
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Omicron Building, Stafford

October 09, 2017 - I was commissioned by a regular client, Pinnegar Hayward Design of Birmingham, to photograph the new building for Omicro...
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Work on permanent show, Guildford Cathedral

September 02, 2017 - Some of the photos from my residency at Guildford Cathedral have now been incorporated into the permanent interpretation...
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Exhibition at Guildford Cathedral

September 01, 2017 - Pleased to report that I spent a day hanging some of my photographic work as part of a semi-permanent exhibition at Guil...
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Knauf Product Shoot, Warwick School

August 09, 2017 - Some more images from a few weeks back when I went to Warwick Hall to photograph wall and ceiling panels for Knauf. The...
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Tewkesbury Primary Health Centre

July 25, 2017 - Some interior and exterior images of this new health centre, design by ADP Architects and built by Seddon Construction....
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Architectural Product Shoot

June 05, 2017 - Ceiling and wall products for Knauf - the building is Warwick Hall, a multipurpose hall and theatre in the grounds of Wa...
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Competition win!

April 10, 2017 - This image from my residency at Guildford Cathedral won the British Institute of Professional Photography regional print...
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Internal Aerial Photography using a Mast

March 08, 2017 - There are occasions when photographing an interior from a floor-based tripod doesn't show the space to full effect. Nowa...
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Light and text in images

February 22, 2017 - As part of my residency at Guildford Cathedral, I have been experimenting with using text within photographs. The theme...
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Guildford Cathedral by night

January 09, 2017 - In preparation for an early start on Sunday, as part of my residency, I stayed at the Asperion Hotel In Guildford on Sat...
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Tewkesbury Primary Care Centre

December 29, 2016 - Tewkesbury Primary Care Centre will soon host two GP practices and a Lloyd's Pharmacy. These images are of the GP sectio...
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Matthew Clark Distribution warehouse

December 21, 2016 - Another shoot for Pinnegar Hayward Design, of the new warehouse for Matthew Clark Distribution in Bedford. At this time...
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Birmingham Children's Hospital

December 02, 2016 - I was asked by architects Pinnegar Hayward Design to photograph the Emergency X-ray Department of the hospital recently.
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Hockley Heath Academy

November 02, 2016 - An extension including two new classrooms was recently built for Hockley Heath Academy, near Solihull. It was designed b...
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Telford College of Arts and Technology

October 12, 2016 - Images of a series of buildings of TCAT were commissioned by Pinnegar Hayward Design of Birmingham. These included class...
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Men at Work

October 05, 2016 - Humans on scaffolding give an idea of the scale of Guildford Cathedral
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Warehouse and industrial photography

September 27, 2016 - These photographs are of the Lawton Tubes warehouse in Coventry. The challenge was to make strong architectural images o...
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Keele University

September 18, 2016 - Commissioned photography of the new IC5 (Innovation Centre) building at Keele University, for Seddon Construction.
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School Photos

September 14, 2016 - Samples from a recent shoot at Joseph Leckie Academy for Seymour Harris Architects. Interior and exterior of a new build...
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Vertiginous....

August 26, 2016 - Images of and from the scaffolding at Guildford Cathedral
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Low Level Aerial Photography

July 26, 2016 - I am now offering low level aerial photography, from a 15 metre mast. This is an economical way of photographing buildin...
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Guildford Cathedral - the hidden organ

June 15, 2016 - The organ was removed to protect it during the current refurbishment. The pipes are currently stored in the Chapel of th...
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Scaffolding in Guildford Cathedral

May 19, 2016 - Work to remove asbestos and make other repairs has begun at Guildford Cathedral, where I am working as artist in residen...
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Article in EOS Magazine

April 21, 2016 - EOS Magazine is essential reading for Canon users, and many of the articles are useful for professional and amateur phot...
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McCarthy and Stone retirement apartments, Worcester

April 04, 2016 - A few interior and exterior images from a shoot a few weeks back for McCarthy & Stone. This development is St Francis Co...
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Oh dear Birmingham

March 03, 2016 - Whilst I'm all for having events, festivals and temporary features in civic spaces, I do think they need to have a bit o...
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Birmingham Central Library

February 22, 2016 - Taken with a 5 x 4 large format film camera early in 2013, just before dawn, this is a view which won't be seen again....
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Leeds - Clarence Dock and Royal Armouries

February 21, 2016 - Using a 5 x 4 film camera with negative film, I took these shots of the Royal Armouries and the adjacent Clarence Dock i...
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Changing Light

February 19, 2016 - Images of tower blocks in Stechford, Birmingham, taken about 8 minutes apart last night, showing how rapidly the colour...
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Extra Care Home, Birmingham

February 03, 2016 - Some interiors from a shoot last year for Seddon Construction / Gracewell Healthcare
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Night and Day

January 30, 2016 - Two contrasting images of the Library of Birmingham from almost identical vantage points. Both were taken using the same...
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More photos of Guildford Cathedral

January 17, 2016 - Two more processed images from my recent visit to Guildford, as preliminary work for my forthcoming residency at the Cat...
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Correcting images in Photoshop

December 31, 2015 - This is a video showing how I transformed a photo by artist Robert Barlow using some of the techniques available in Phot...
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Guildford Cathedral Residency

December 27, 2015 - I'm starting as Artist in Residence at Guildford Cathedral in April. In the meantime, here are some images from a prelim...
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Student Accommodation for Knight Frank

December 13, 2015 - Images from a recent shoot for Knight Frank. The building is student accommodation in Loughborough, Leicestershire.
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Copyright in Architectural Photography

November 18, 2015 - Last weekend I attended the highly stimulating INFOT conference at Derby University, organised by the British Institute...
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Blood Moon

November 10, 2015 - From a few weeks ago obviously. Taken using a Tamron 70-300 lens rather than a telescope, so just for fun, here's a sequ...
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Slater Street Extra Care home for Seddon and Sanctuary

November 07, 2015 - To complement the exteriors of this building, which I posted recently, here is a selection of the interiors. The images...
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Slater Street Extra Care for Seddon

November 06, 2015 - ​Some exteriors of the new Slater Street Extra Care home in Stoke on Trent. The photos were commissioned by Seddon Const...
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Shoot for Velux

November 02, 2015 - Cultural Centre in Willesden, London, designed by Alford Hall Monaghan Morris (AHMM). Skylights by Velux, who commission...
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Fog in Birmingham

November 02, 2015 - Some more early morning fog. Bordesley Green, Birmingham, near Heartlands Hospital and in the Cole Valley
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Partial solar eclipse viewed from Birmingham

March 22, 2015 - The clouds arranged themselves very nicely for the eclipse on Friday! These images were taken from my daughter's school...
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Mary Stevens Hospice, Stourbridge

March 02, 2015 - Some images from a recent shoot of the Mary Stevens Hospice, designed by KKE Architects - nice to see it featured in the...
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New Build Flats for Seddon Construction

February 21, 2015 - Recent images of a group of low rise apartments by Seddon Construction for Sanctuary Housing. The site is off Stafford S...
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Mary Anne Evans Hospice Interior Photography

February 02, 2015 - Some interior photography from the Mary Ann Evans Hospice, Nuneaton, designed by KKE Architects of Worcester. The main c...
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Mary Ann Evans Hospice, Nuneaton, near Coventry

January 28, 2015 - Some images of the exterior, taken last week for KKE Architects. These images were taken in hazy / cloudy / misty condit...
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East Midlands Airport interiors

December 30, 2014 - More work at East Midlands Airport, this time commissioned by Bam Construction. The areas photographed were the airside...
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East Midlands Airport

December 20, 2014 - East Midlands Airport serves Nottingham, Derby and Leicester. This set of images is from a shoot for Tobermore Concrete,...
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Faking It

November 25, 2014 - This image, from the shoot for KKE Architects, shows the 'faking' of a lit window when it was impossible to get the actu...
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Heart of Worcester College interiors

November 19, 2014 - Some more images from the recent shoot for KKE Architects, Worcester
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Heart of Worcester College

November 12, 2014 - Recently completed work by KKE Architects of Worcester. Some exterior shots here.
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Bloor Homes Interior Photography

November 11, 2014 - An unusual commission (for me, anyway). Bloor Homes asked me to photograph an interior for their forthcoming Christmas p...
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Correcting Architectural Photos

October 20, 2014 - When I first looked at taking up architectural photography as a career, it looked easy. And many people still think it i...
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Blaenavon Resource Centre

October 09, 2014 - First images from this weeks shoot for LSP Developments. This is the Blaenavon Resource Centre, with various healthcare...
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King Edwards School, Sheldon, Birmingham

October 03, 2014 - More work for Tobermore Concrete. This time photographing the exterior of King Edward VI School, Sheldon. Building desig...
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Lincoln University Faculty of Architecture

September 12, 2014 - This week I found myself photographing part of the campus at Lincoln University, including the new Architecture faculty,...
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Retaining wall

August 12, 2014 - Some more shots for Tobermore Concrete Products. Unlike previous shoots, the product here is a retaining wall system. Th...
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More paving products

August 04, 2014 - Some more examples of photographic paving products for Tobermore Concrete, at Bishop Wilson School, Chelmsley Wood, Birm...
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M.A.

July 23, 2014 - Not long after I set up this business, I started a part-time M.A. in Freelance Photography at Birmingham City University...
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Barratt Homes

July 21, 2014 - Some shots of showhomes for Barratt Homes at a new development in Worcester
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Birmingham's Hidden Spaces

July 01, 2014 - Recently went to this exhibition in the former Curzon Street Station terminus (Birmingham's 'Euston Arch') organised by...
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Private house

June 30, 2014 - Recent commission for Lloyd-Thomas architects: private residence, Warwickshire
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Paving products

June 18, 2014 - Some images from a recent shoot for Tobermore Concrete, showing paving for the new City of Leicester College.
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Birmingham under the clouds

May 19, 2014 - View to Birmingham centre from Tyseley Station bridge.
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Good Press Coverage!

April 30, 2014 - I have to admit to being pretty pleased with this.... http://www.birminghampost.co.uk/business/creative/birmingham-phot...
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Professional Qualification

April 07, 2014 - Having spent years claiming to be a photographer, it's now official!
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Birmingham Central Library

March 09, 2014 - Some images of the new(ish) library taken this afternoon. Couldn't waste the weather... and one from the evening as well...
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School Photos

February 12, 2014 - Some images from a shoot at Christ Church Primary School, Walsall, for Seymour Harris architects, Birmingham
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Effects of using shift lens

January 23, 2014 - I previously showed diagrams of how to set up a camera with a shift lens. These illustrations show the results. Again, t...
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Ancient but beautiful large format camera

January 15, 2014 - Having put up a post about the principles of a shift lens, using the manual to my ancient MPP large format camera, I tho...
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Principle of Shift Lens

January 09, 2014 - This diagram, from the handbook to my 50+ year old MPP 5x4 camera, neatly illustrates the use of a shift lens to overcom...
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Shoot at MAC (Midlands Arts Centre) Birmingham

January 03, 2014 - The photographs in this set are to show MAC's public spaces, and how design, branding and public art are integrated.
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Example of post-processing

December 29, 2013 - A recent image of Heythrop Hall near Oxford, showing 'before and after' Photoshopping. Shot using Canon 6D with TS-E17 l...
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Photography Development Weekend

November 10, 2013 - Just spent two days at an event organised by Redeye www.redeye.org.uk looking at a wide variety of aspects of working in...
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Interior Design images

October 22, 2013 - Here are few images from a recent shoot at the Opus Café, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, for interior designer Suzanne Barnes...
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The Michael Balcon Project

October 01, 2013 - I have been commissioned to provide photographs of locations in Birmingham relating to the filmmaker Michael Balcon who...
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Architectural Photography Workshop

September 13, 2013 - You've missed it! but let me know if you have any interest in a future event. Seriously, I'm getting hundreds of hits on...
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Birmingham City University

July 20, 2013 - Some images from a recent shoot for Birmingham City University's marketing department. These show the Parkside Campus, n...
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