New year new website

The year started off mega busy with a mix of studio shoots and visiting premises. I share my Colchester Photo Studio with other Photographers & creatives for a nominal fee of only £25 p/h. To give more info about the studio I have updated the studio website here. I hire the studio out to film makes, pro photographers, students, amateur photographers and also offer tuition if needed. If you want to have a chat or find out more please call me on 01206 511986. Thanks

Colchester Photo Studio

Black Friday family photography deal ends at midnight-

Exclusive bundle for Black Friday only:

One hour studio family photo shoot

Two beautiful archival quality large 8×12″ print of your choice

Six high resolution professionally edited digital images

10% discount on all other products

All of this for only £199

Call now to book: 01206 511986 or 07756184916 or email me at lindsay@thefamilyphotographer.co.uk and QuoteBlackFridayDeal

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Are you looking to hire a Photography Studio?

I welcome all Photographers to come a long and share my studio, I only charge £25 p/h this includes use of all the equipment and a black or white backdrop. If you are not a pro but are interested in finding out more about studio lighting then I also offer tuition to help you get set up. All you need to bring is some enthusiasm and your DSLR camera.

You can book via my website  or call 01206 823299 if you have any questions or just want to chat about your requirements.

 

 

Images for your website…

You might be looking for product photography, a new headshot or a series of bespoke images for your website. I recently finished an assignment for Phil Toogood at Cranfield Philips who I worked with on numerous shoots to put together some images specifically for his new website. After meeting with Phil and his website design team Fever we hatched a plan and put together a draft for the different style shoots to fit with his brand and his new website design. See a few of my fave shots below…

   

Special offer – Family mini shoots

So now it’s the school hols I am offering a great mini shoot to families who want a quick studio shoot without having to break the bank. Throughout August I am offering a studio family shoot for 30 mins which includes lots of different fun poses and a choice of one high resolution digital image (jpeg) which can be shared, copied and printed with your friends and family. For more info click on an image or go to The Family Photographer. 

Collecting backgrounds

This is me up a ladder over the weekend taking pics of the village grass, why you may ask? I got a few looks but was armed ready with a story should anyone ask!

Clients sometimes ask me if I can put together a composite image (made up of disparate or separate parts or elements), this week I am working on an image which is advertising a football agility tool so I needed a background image of good healthy grass. The grass at the football and rugby club are a bit worn and sparse this grass from Bentley Village green looked perfect. It’s always useful to collect images of the sky, clouds and textures to use for backgrounds so whenever I see something I get my camera to shoot it to add to my background collection.

Headshots for Simon

Simon turned up telling me he felt a bit nervous, he wanted some headshots for his website for another project he is working on and for his personal use. The first image is the one I took when Simon first sat down, I told him not to worry about posing I asked him to tell me a bit about himself and what he has been up to lately, to relax and ignore me as I didn’t want him to focus on me I was just checking the lights. He started to tell me a funny story we both got the giggles, his nerves had subsided so we could then start to take some more serious pics. About half way through Simon asked me if I would mind taking some images of him in his grandads hat (of course I was delighted I love using props) he told me about his grandad and how smart he often used to look he remembers his grandad wearing this hat. I think you will agree the hat suits him…