Tag Archives: Commercial Photography

We have photographed more than a few cups of tea and coffee in our time. A hot cup of something nice always makes everything better and that is true of photography as much as everything else. How to show somewhere is comfortable and welcoming? A nice cuppa sitting on the table by the window does […]

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Embargo – an order to temporarily stop something, especially trading or giving information: Having images embargoed is quite common in our line of work. From not letting on a couple has eloped to not sharing photographs of a product till it’s ready for launch by way of keeping pictures under wraps until the designer has finished tinkering with the website. These embargos […]

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I used to work in some rufty-tufty environments. Places full of excessive testosterone and misplaced machismo. Where men were constantly over compensating and women were glad they were elsewhere… Now I work pretty much alone and it’s quite nice. No toxic masculinity or competitiveness. Just me, my camera and lots of nice stuff to photograph. […]

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It’s quite important. In our part of the world it can be why people come here. it’s a big selling point. It’s one of the first questions those people ask about properties “What’s the view like?” No pressure then. All that we absolutely have to show is that where we are photographing resides in somewhere interesting/spectacular/astounding/breathtaking/beautiful. […]

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There are many reasons why you don’t  see all of our pictures. Confidentiality clauses, embargoes, keeping secrets and not spoiling surprises. Pictures are wrapped up and hidden away sometimes for months or years before we can share them. I’ve been sitting on pictures from the rather splendid BBC Alba TV series Bannan for a year […]

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