New Photography Studio in Bristol city centre

In early December, I moved into a fantastic photographic studio right in the heart of Bristol. Sharing with one other photographer, the studio is large enough for a wide range of portrait and light commercial photography and I have already received several clients who love the location and space. There are multiple professional Bowens studio […]

Butterfly fashion shoot with makeup artist Jo Peters

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 […]

Giclee printing now available to clients

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 […]

Scientist to Siren: Vintage Makeover photography at The Watermill Studio

At its simplest, a professional portrait shoot offers a client a collection of beautifully-rendered images to enjoy for years to come… but it’s possible to go even further. Locally, I’m well known on the burlesque and cabaret scene, which often attracts lovers of all things vintage from the golden age of Hollywood onwards. I’ve recently […]

‘Dark suit’ – model test fashion shoot, Bristol

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 […]

South West Burlesque shoot at Pomegrante, Bristol

One little ‘personal project’ shoot I did recently saw me photograph members of the South West Burlesque Collective. The group serves as a networking and mutual support group for performers and others connected with the burlesque scene in the area. ‘Burlesque’ has grown massively over the last 5-10 years in the UK, initially reinvigorated by […]