Street Photography in Berlin with the Fuji X100F

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I travelled over to Berlin for the first time in 2012 with my buddy Russell Evans. We had an awesome time and stayed at the super cool Michel Berger Hotel over in Warschauer Str. I remember getting to the city centre and knowing at an instant that this place might be the best city I ever visit so couldn’t wait to get back over to Berlin to explore some more with a camera by my side. Continue Reading

A British Seaside “Out of Season”

Walton-on-the-Naze

Our project “Out of Season” took us to Walton-on-the-Naze, a small British seaside town in Essex, to document the area just weeks before the British summer was officially due to kick in. We were curious to explore this coastline when it wasn’t filled with families lining the beach with deck chairs, rows of nurtured sandcastles, and people eating double scoop ice creams from a cone. Continue Reading

Pressing “Pause” on Creativity During the Pandemic

Street Photography of a young child against contrasting shadows

The Creative Struggle

One of the hardest things about being a photographer is managing that feeling of “Am I being creative enough”. To be honest, it’s a consistent nagging feeling. When I’m making a salad, I’ll wonder if it is colourful enough. I’ll fold my laundry and question the geometric symmetry. I’ll take a simple photo of a bank statement and question the quality of window light. The list goes on. Continue Reading

Creative Corporate Headshots London

Creative Headshot of a man in London sitting at his desk

Not So Corporate, Corporate Headshots

Corporate Headshots, Business Portraits or Company Portraits (however you refer to them) are an ever-increasing requirement for doing business. So while your phone selfies might be great for your personal social media, they just don’t cut it when it comes to your business.

Most business owners recognise that in today’s age of social media they have to wrap their heads around online business and all that it entails. Social Media and online business is, on the whole, a visual medium, so consistent and professional brand identity matters. In addition, many business owners (especially smaller companies and sole traders) are more often than not the “face” of their brand. What’s interesting though and surprising is that they are frequently reluctant to invest in professional portrait photography. We’ve pulled together some informaion below on why we think creative headshots and professional business portraits are so important for you brand and business.

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A Beginners Guide to Filming Yourself with a Smartphone or Tablet

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With ever-growing changes to the workplace, down to you know what…*cough*, Covid-19 (yup, I said it), we’re seeing a greater need for “self-filmed” content for professional use. At this very moment, we ourselves are in fact being commissioned to edit client-generated content. And while we’d always advise on having a professional film your corporate videos, not everyone has the choice at these times. So on this basis, we wanted to pull together some top tips when filming yourself with a smartphone. I must stress, this isn’t going to be an intimidatingly complex breakdown, more so a checklist to get you started. Following that, you never know, you could be the next Scorsese! Continue Reading

How Much Does a Corporate Video Cost?

Interviewing Meliz Cooks

The “Ah-Ha!” moment – when it comes to value

I remember once sitting in my local barbers waiting for my turn to be called up, and seeing a plaque on the wall that caught my attention. It read; “good haircuts aren’t cheap, and cheap haircuts aren’t good”. I found this quote incredibly poignant, not only because it’s true, but because it’s relatable to so many aspects of life when seeking a professional service. We all know somebody who’s opted for the builder that was half the price of all the others, only to end up with half of their extension finished before the contractors disappeared. Now, this isn’t to say that service providers who are competitively priced are no good, some amazing creatives may often choose to reduce their prices on specific briefs if there is strategic reasoning to do so. But those that are established and have the experience to go with it, will often charge relevant to their standard of service and product they deliver. So how much does Corporate Video Cost? Well, there’s no quick answer to this, but I’ll try my best to explain how we go about it.

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