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Steven Heath and his friends live in Leeds, West Yorkshire.

Steven Heath gig, Belgrave music hall, Leeds A couple of weeks ago, I headed to the Belgrave Music Hall in Leeds to photograph Steven Heath, and his friends live. I will be the first to admit that I have not shot many gigs, but this year I am trying to say yes to more things which take me…

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Brand photography in Honley, West Yorkshire

Brand photography with Brows by Lucy Ward My next shoot for the Honley website was Brows by Lucy Ward. Anyone who knows me will understand I have no idea when it comes to looking after eyebrows. I have a monobrow and ask my barbers to sort it out every time I go, so that’s as much as I…

Wakefield portrait photography

Portrait photography, Wakefield, West Yorkshire

Two minutes photoshoot My good friend, mentor, business coach, life coach and pretty much everything else you can name Gareth Boot asked me to take a couple of pictures for him. I see Gareth weekly at his home, my house or via Zoom for a meeting. After our last meeting, Gareth asked if I could take him…

Fitness photography, Leeds, West Yorkshire

Marketing and fitness photoshoot, Leeds, West Yorkshire

Fitness shoot for The Village Hotel, Leeds North On Monday, I headed to Leeds, West Yorkshire, to The Village Hotel in Headingly. I was excited and nervous about the shoot as this was a new client, and I wanted to impress. I had been given a quick brief, so I had some idea of what the shoot…

Holm Valley Venetian, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire

Brand photography Huddersfield, West Yorkshire

Business brand photography for Holme Valley Venetian I had a business brand shoot with Ben from Holme Valley Venetian a couple of months ago. This photo shoot was to create pictures for Holme Valley Venetians business listing on the Honley website.   Storytelling I always approach my shoots with storytelling in mind, and this was no different. I knew…

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Putting myself in my client’s shoes

I hate having my photo taken. Every week without fail, I hear the phrase, “I hate having my photo taken”. Guess what? So do I. I bet not many people are as awkward in front of a camera as I am. I hate it! Hate is a powerful word, but that’s how I feel about…

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Business portraits in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire

Headshots for Grant Saunders, Hypnotist Grant is a good friend of mine, and now and then, I head over to his office/studio and shoot some new portraits of him. I needed some headshots and thought Grant would be the person to ask, and I could repay the favour by working my magic on him. Going…

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Kirklees Annual Charity Christmas Lunch 22

KACCL 22 Last Thursday was the Kirklees Annual Charity Christmas Lunch held at Cedar Court, Huddersfield. This event does a fantastic job raising money for charity and has raised over one hundred thousand pounds in the last few years.  Event Photography This was my third year photographing KACCL. When I photograph an event, I love to capture…

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Business brand photography for Gate Nine, Honley

Brand photos for Gate Nine printers My next business for my Honley project was for Gate Nine, print, graphic design and sign makers. I headed down to see Ben in his premises, and I realised that the room was full of impressive machinery. Tell the story I knew Ben didn’t have long, so I knew that I had…

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Brand photography at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Meeting friends I met with my fabulous photographer friends on Monday at The Yorkshire Sculpture Park. We initially met each other at the excellent Nine Dots conference in London a few years ago, and now and then, we have a little meet-up and put the world to rights. Competitors Being a photographer can be lonely…