We have a Youtube Channel…

That’s right, we’ve been busy creating campaign videos and we would like to officially invite you to view some of our work on our Youtube channel.

So far, we have created videos for social media campaigns and general marketing – Food Recipe Videos, Conferences and Event Highlight Videos. So please get in touch with your video needs…

Pipeline:

  • Event Highlights
  • Corporate Case Study Videos

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Are You Planning Christmas Parties This Year…?

That’s right, it’s that time of the year where #Eventprofs and hospitality around the world are working hard to deliver exceptional experiences for their clients.

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As most of you know we are experienced event photographers specialising in capturing not just the key segments but also the pulse of your event, the joy and the moments that are worth sharing.

From private parties to large corporate events we work closely with you to ensure your brief is met with images that transport you right back to that moment.

Let’s talk about your upcoming events

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EventHuddle: New Gallery Page / Next Event

This is very cool.  I’ve been working with EventHuddle as their photographer for quite some time now and I’m so pleased that they have recently added a Gallery to their website which features the images I captured of past events as well as a little bio of yours truly…  Awesome!!!

Who is EventHuddle…?

EventHuddle is a regular topical discussion / educational forum for event & marketing professionals. Each gathering takes place at the prestigious 1 Wimpole street (home of the Royal Society of Medicine), in the form of an early morning panel discussion, placed between a sumptuous breakfast offering and an unbridled networking opportunity.

Next Event: 

  • Topic: Social Media for Events: 2018 Edition
  • When: Tomorrow – 30.5.2018, 08:15 – 10:30
  • Where: 1 Wimpole St, 1 Wimpole Street, London. W1G 0LZ. United Kingdom
  • Register here

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The Power of Event Design

It’s so great attending an event where you walk away feeling like you’ve learnt something, and I get to do that every time I’m shooting for Event Huddle.

The most recent topic was on The Power of Event Design discussed by Robert Dunsmore, Georgie Moran and Jordan Waid and chaired by the amazing and honourable Kevin Jackson.

I definitely recommend watching this (and other recorded) discussion here

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How to choose the right photographer for your events… Pt1: Style/Setting

Being an events professional, a photographer and as someone who got married not too long ago, I’ve had my fair share of experience when it comes to finding the right photographer for the job, that someone who can capture the moments of and visually tell the story of your event well.

Striving along my photography journey, I’ve had the good fortune to have photographed a wide range of events – conferences, weddings, concerts, showcases, parties, award ceremonies and recently baby showers – and on this journey I’ve learnt that there are types of events that I’m naturally suited for and do well at and then there are others that without having that clear communication and understanding of my clients needs, desires and vision, I would probably have missed the mark completely – a recent shoot comes to mind where the booking was confirmed a the last minute and with a 15min site visit and conversation, no visual examples or brief.  This made it hard to visually align and in situations like that the risk is that both parties are left feeling slightly unsatisfied and both could’ve done more… But, no problem.  I just checked in at intervals with the shots accumulated at that point.

However, if the following consideration were taken into account, it does help things run smoother….  This slides nicely onto this next part…

Photography is unlike working with other vendors or service providers whom you can hear, smell, taste or even see what they’re likely to be providing —with photography, you don’t really know what you will be getting until after your event and, unlike flowers and catering, the images will live long after. That is why careful research needs to be done so that you can be assured you are getting the quality that you want – professional skills, artistic style and personality are key when finding a photographer who can not only do the job well but also mix well with your guests.

So, where do you start…?

1. Style / Setting

The best place I like to start with when working with potential clients is Style / Setting – What look/finish are you looking for and where will the location be?

For some events, it might seem like a strange question until you consider that these images are going to tell the story of your event/wedding and/or represent your brand so selecting the right style for you, your client and for the setting is crucial…

Setting:

Is your event interactive, outdoor, sports, in a night club or a conference – what emotions/themes do you what to come through and capture…?

Styles to consider:

  • Documentary – Candid and Reportáge
  • Portraiture – The traditional posed shots you will find in wedding albums – against a chosen backdrop or roaming. Formal and informal.
  • Creative – Off-centre and titled images, play with depth of field to use bokeh, stage moods with the subjects to create an edgy, use of landscape and available props, etc…
  • Fine Art – A cross between Portrait and Creative, photographers that fall into this category will bring their own dramatic vision and style to the work. Often, very well studied and practised in the use of film. Most photographers will bring a degree of this to their work but ask yourself “is the Fine Art approach important to you?”…

This is just the start so it would pay to have a look at the images from your past events and pick which are the ones which align with your needs (or client needs), your vision and your brand…