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Day 2 of 3 with Ian Brooke Photography Embracing the Sun

Our second day with Ian was our Embracing the Sun workshop which is extremely popular with wedding photographers who want to be more confident photographing in bright sunshine rather than heading for shade, Sue and I photograph weddings all over the country and often on sunny beaches so are in a position where we have to shoot in the sun and once you master the art of shooting in the bright sunshine you will never look back and your photographs will be awesome.

We tend to shoot in one of 2 locations depending on the weather and time of year and today we chose a country estate and had a great shoot.  These photos were all taken in very bright sunshine most around mid day and I am sure you will agree they are awesome.

We started our day with heather and her 2 children working our way around the lake as the sun moved and it was just a great shoot,   The second shoot was With our friend Carolyn’s son who I am good pals with so that was such a laugh and then we finished in the afternoon with Stacey’s 3 children and that was a superb shoot and we all laughed so much and it was a fab way to finish our second amazing day.

If your looking to shoot more confidently in the sunshine then give us a call.

We hope that you enjoy these photographs from this workshop, we are very pleased with them and we feel they show off using your cameras AV and S mode very well and also the various focus and metering modes all of which are interesting to learn about and will take your photography to a new level.

Please contact us if you are looking for a photography workshop of any-kind 02380 767084   julianporter@mac.com    or txt  07720325336

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Day 1 of a 3 day workshop with Ian Brooke Photography, studio portraits

We recently had a conversation with Ian Brook a new wedding photographer from manchester who was looking to expand into portraiture and boudoir and asked about 3 of our workshops, Our Portraiture workshop, Our Embracing the sun workshop and our Ecole Boudoir workshop so we booked them 3 days in for this week and after sourcing lots of models we started our week with our Portraiture workshop and we had some fab models lined up.

On this day we teach our clients how to pose our models and communicate which is all important and we yeah them how to set up the studio lights to give the perfect high key and low key photography and to control the camera and lighting and adjust as needed. Its a fun filled day guaranteed to give you a buzz, lots of information and a whole lot of photographs for your portfolio.

We started with Ella who we have worked with lots of times and as always she was perfect, we do not use many professional models anymore simply because they tend to pose too perfectly and our clients learn nothing from that so its important that our clients learn to posse and talk to our models as well as the obvious lighting and editing skills.

We then had Claire’s 3 Children and that was fun a proper mixed bag but again fantastic training for Ian and we had another superb shoot.

After lunch we then photographed 3 year old Tom to finish with who was just awesome 🙂  and made us all laugh so much.

We hope that you enjoy these photographs from this workshop, we are very pleased with them and we feel they show off using your camera in manual mode very well whilst controlling the lighting perfectly.

Whatever stage your photography is at we can help you to create a successful and profitable business or we can help improve your existing business so please contact us if you are looking for a photography workshop of any-kind 02380 767084   julianporter@mac.com    or txt  07720325336

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Fun photo shoot and wedding gift

Last week I had a call from one of my running pals son Merl who was attending a wedding and wanted a “cheeky fun” gift and asked to book in a photo shoot for friday night for him and his mate Dave.

When the guys arrived they showed us a frame they had purchased and wanted 3 photos to fill it so we offered a few ideas and started shooting,  after a fun shoot we printed out the photos and filled the frame and off they went ready for a wedding filled weekend 🙂

I am sure the bride and groom were well chuffed with these 3 photos haha

Sue and I photograph hundreds of portraits every year and I am very proud to say we always get the results we want, we have very much an unhurried approach to our studio work, we often sit down for a coffee with our clients before the shoot and let the kids play on the background with out toys, this make the parents relaxed and the children comfortable and it gives us cracking smiley photos. The difference between us and a high street studio with a strict time limit is immeasurable because unlike them we never rush a shoot. We believe if people are comfortable and happy in our studio then they will come back again and again and its proved to work 🙂

It also helps that we both LOVE what we do………..

 

We are running some very special portrait offers at the moment so if your looking for photos of yourself or your  a couple or a family please take a look because I am sure you will find something that will interest you

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buy a portrait gift voucher

If your interested in booking a shoot or have any questions please feel free to contact us here 02380 767084   julianporter@mac.com    or txt  07720325336

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Smash the cake with Hungry Lottie

Last week we had another fabulous Smash the Cake shoot with one of our baby jp’s Lottie, Her Mummy and Daddy called to book the shoot and arrange to bring their own cake (which was very tasty by the way) so after a few minutes playing with Lottie we got started and although it was a slow start Lottie soon got the hang of it and started munching and smashing 🙂

I think she was the messiest little girl we have had for a long time and it was a whole lot of fun 🙂

We have lots of options with our cake shoots and normally choose a giant cupcake but we often change subject to availability.  We are also running some amazing offers for the Smash the cake shoots so please check out the links below.

Here are a few from this fun shoot, we hope you love them as much as we do.

We are running an amazing offer right now where you get a free framed photograph with the disk of images all for only £175.00 so check out the link below.

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Mini shoot with Paul, tara and ben

We had a super busy saturday and our last shoot was a mini portrait shoot with Paul and Tara and their new son Ben who is about 10 weeks old.

Check out our amazing mini shoot offer for only £100

We started out shoot with a few lovely family groups and then some with Tara and Ben and Paul and Ben and then we moved onto the main event 🙂  little Ben, we photographed Ben in a few poses and had a great afternoon.

Sue and I photograph hundreds of portraits every year and I am very proud to say we always get the results we want, we have very much an unhurried approach to our studio work, we often sit down for a coffee with our clients before the shoot and let the kids play on the background with out toys, this make the parents relaxed and the children comfortable and it gives us cracking smiley photos. The difference between us and a high street studio with a strict time limit is immeasurable because unlike them we never rush a shoot. We believe if people are comfortable and happy in our studio then they will come back again and again and its proved to work 🙂

It also helps that we both LOVE what we do………..

We are running some very special portrait offers at the moment so if your looking for photos of yourself or your  a couple or a family please take a look because I am sure you will find something that will interest you

portrait special offers

portrait website

buy a portrait gift voucher

If your interested in booking a shoot or have any questions please feel free to contact us here 02380 767084   julianporter@mac.com    or txt  07720325336

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To see Photos from recent weddings click here

See more amazing photography from an Awesome photographer now or Contact Jules and Sue now to secure your date!

Please read this  15 reasons why you should book us to photograph your wedding

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