A few weeks back I had the pleasure of producing some beautiful promotional photography for a Bath-based Swedish artist, Jennie Gyllblad who is forging a growing reputation as a comic book artist and freelance illustrator. Jennie, who has a degree in Illustration, loves creating stories and characters using traditional media such as watercolour, gouache, ink […]
Recently I was lucky to work again with Bristol-based makeup artist Jo Peters, a makeup lecturer at City of Bristol college and something on an online celebrity with a hugely popular YouTube channel. Our model for the shoot was Jess who was keen to try out an idea I’d had making use of lots and […]
I can now offer high-end in-house giclee printing up to A2+ size for my clients, offering beautiful, vibrant images on archival-quality rated to last at least 100 years. What is ‘giclee printing’ and why does it matter? ‘Giclee printing’ is a term invented by American print maker Jack Duganne in the early 1990s to describe […]
Here are a few images of burlesque star, Tuesday Laveau. Taking trailer park kitsch and Anna Nicole Smith as our sylistic inspiration, this is what we created. Find out more about Tuesday and her performances at http://tuesdaylaveau.wordpress.com/ Musician? Dancer? Performer? For tailor-made promo packages, get in touch today.
Here are some more images of actress and model Jessica Elizabeth Swanson for you to enjoy. Here we were looking to create a sun-kissed, retro pinup fashion vibe. Hair was by Doug Hobbs at Hobbs Hairdressing, Bristol, and we used the garden at the back of his salon for much of the shoot. A brightly-painted […]
Between admin, tidying, and preparing for some big shoots next week, starting with a Sunday wedding, was time for a little bit of boudoir-style photography with local burlesque performer, Ally Katte. Ally, who bagged Second Place Best New UK Solo at London Burlesque Week in 2011 and has starred in cabaret shows across the country, […]
Last week saw me enjoy a fun test shoot with agency model, Milota, and a fantastic team. The shoot took place at Bristol’s Cox and Baloney’s, a cool, quirky vintage boutique on Cheltenham Road, which itself feeds in to Gloucester Road, famous for its assortment of interesting independent business and dubbed by one national newspaper […]
I recently had a small test shoot with Bristol-raised model Ozy Hussian. A Computing student and part-time model, Ozy was keen to show a bit more versatility in his portfolio, which currently contained some good sports/streetwear images. The obvious thing to do was involve a suit but dress it up in a way that wouldn’t […]
Family portrait sessions needn’t be a hassle when you can set up a professional-grade studio right there in a client’s living room. High-key, or ‘hi-key’ is something that many clients are looking for and has now become the dominant ‘look’ in high street portrait studios like Venture.