Archive for November 2010

Food, glorious food . . .

Back in my favourite field of photography last week at the Southampton Mercure Dolphin Hotel, shooting food for a forthcoming Daily Echo supplement. Gorgeous high windows in the hotel’s Georgian dining room meant it was natural light all the way with just a couple of carefully placed reflectors as kickers. Shooting direct to the laptop with Breeze System’s brilliant NK […]

“Please Fasten Your Seat Belts”

..or how to get that “in-flight” look without leaving the ground ! A very wet Tuesday morning saw Karen and I in the Sussex village of Lavant, loading cameras and a full lighting rig onto a Boeing 737 . Well, not exactly, as this was a fuselage section owned by Leki Aviation, who had kindly allowed us […]

Board photos don’t have to be boring !

Last week I was commissioned to shoot the executive board of the ACS International Schools group for their Annual Review.  It’s a shot I’ve done for any years and we normally go for a safe and steady picture – not too conservative, but not off-the-wall. This years format gave me a letterbox shape to work within and after […]