Using the Bowens Luminair Octobank 140

One of the big questions I get more often than any as a freelance photographer, particularly from the guys, is what gear I use. There are millions of photographic accessories out there to shape and manipulate light but I tend to prefer simple quality over finickiness. When I invest in a new piece of gear […]

Summertime family portraits

Even the often grey British summertime presents plenty of opportunity for fabulous family photo shoots. Here’s one little 15 month old baby exploring the ground of Bristol’s Ashton Court Mansion. While I’m pretty busy with family shoots on weekends there may still be some suitable slots available so do get in touch if you would […]

Pinup photography with a Spanish twist

Here are some images shot with Wiltshire-based alt-model and burlesque performer, Luna Rocket, styled with the help of hair/makeup artist, Gemma Sheree. Our idea with to add a spanish, flamenco-esque twist to the pinup format inspired a little by the passing of iberian movie siren Sara Montiel, who died on the same day as Margaret […]

Music promo shoot with the The Veees

I recently took part in a photoshoot for Bristol-based all-girl anglo-french band, The Veees. The band was founded by French ex-patriate Anne Gallien in January 2010. The difficult to categorise music is described on the bands Facebook page as. A mix of chanson francaise a la Gainsbourg with chicago house beats, funky Bronks style, 80’s […]