2020 is here!

Well it’s the start of another year! I finished 2019 as always in the Apley Farm Shop Santa’s Grotto, which was a fantastic event where we got some brilliant photos. I’m looking forward to making some changes to the lighting layout for 2020, although that’s months away it’s still good to get some thoughts down […]

Top Hat Midlands Promotional Video

What a great time I had doing this! I’ve already worked with this fantastic dance and stage school earlier in the year, photographing and videoing their first stage production at Theatre Severn, Shrewsbury in July, so I was delighted to be asked to produce a short promotional marketing video for them to showcase just how […]

Maize Maze

Now this was a fascinating assignment to photograph for a number of reasons. First – I do have to admit that I love a maze. There are some spectacular ones I’ve come across in England and in France so the prospect of watching one being created was quite exciting. Second – I learned something while […]

Extenders (or Teleconverters!) Tips

As you probably realise by now, I’m a Canon user. A personal choice of course ( I’m not bashing their competitors here) – but once you’ve made a decision and invested in the kit then it’s not exactly an easy change. Anyway, I read a lot online where people give their views of Canon vs […]

How to take better equestrian photographs

As an event photographer I get to attend quite a lot of horse shows, especially in Shropshire and Staffordshire which I think must have more horse owners than any other county in England! I see a lot of people with their own cameras and they often come to have a chat and a look at […]

Severn Valley Trail Run

We had a great time at this event! The Severn Vally Country Park is located a few miles outside Bridgnorth in Shropshire. This was an event that I’ve had in my diary for a few months now (reminds me, I must get an event photography diary app!). It made a change to the food and […]