Antonia Houston Couture – From Mill to Model

Antonia Houston Couture – From Mill to Model

ANTONIA HOUSTON COUTURE FROM MILL TO MODEL   Antonia Houston Couture opened York Fashion Week 2018 in style on Monday night with a catwalk launch of her new Yorkshire Dandy Collection in the beautiful Belmont Rooms at Bettys York.  Over the last few months I’ve been documenting Antonia’s journey from fabric sourcing all the way through to catwalk.  It’s been a fascinating process to be involved in and the images taken...

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Branding and food photography for Baba Ganoush Catering

Branding and food photography for Baba Ganoush Catering

BRANDING AND FOOD PHOTOGRAPHY FOR BABA GANOUSH CATERING   I absolutely loved working with Yorkshire catering company Baba Ganoush on a recent branding and food photography commission.  The shoot was booked to support a website rebrand with the brilliant team at See Green.  The core of the shoot was about styled food photography which will act as hero images on the new look website when it launches.   We also took the opportunity to...

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International Women’s Day – Charity fundraiser for IDAS

International Women’s Day – Charity fundraiser for IDAS

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY Charity Fundraiser for IDAS   It was wonderful to mark International Women’s Day this year in great company.  I have worked with IDAS on a few different photography campaigns so it was lovely to be able to give some time to document their fundraising event – ‘Make Some Noise for International Women’s Day’.  IDAS support people affected by domestic abuse and sexual violence...

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Branding photography for a creative business – Silver & Stone Jewellery

Branding photography for a creative business – Silver & Stone Jewellery

BRANDING PHOTOGRAPHY FOR A CREATIVE BUSINESS SILVER & STONE JEWELLERY DESIGN   I always adore branding photography commissions for creative businesses.  There is so much scope for documentary photography which sits so well alongside more styled set ups to showcase products and tools.  In these days of crowded digital platforms it is so important to make a strong first impression and also then tell a great story.  Photography plays a...

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Personal Branding Photography – Branding portraits for Yorkshire nutritionist

Personal Branding Photography – Branding portraits for Yorkshire nutritionist

PERSONAL BRANDING PHOTOGRAPHY Branding Portraits for a Yorkshire Nutritionist   Personal branding photography is such an important consideration for any new start up business.  It was therefore so great to work with Anna as she recognised the importance of being really visible across her website and wider marketing activities from day 1.  Personal branding portraits are about giving a genuine feel for the person behind the business and...

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Photography for Makers – Meiji Designs

Photography for Makers – Meiji Designs

PHOTOGRAPHY FOR MAKERS MEIJI DESIGNS   As a follow up to my previous ‘Look Book’ fashion shoot at Grays Court I was delighted to be commissioned again by Meiji Designs for a ‘Photography for Makers’ session at their studio in York.  It’s always such a privilege to see behind the scenes and observe first hand the love and expertise that goes into a piece of art or design. Meiji create stunning hand dyed silk...

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Food blogger branding portrait shoot – The Freelance Cookbook

Food blogger branding portrait shoot – The Freelance Cookbook

FOOD BLOGGER BRANDING PORTRAIT SHOOT THE FREELANCER’S COOKBOOK   There are some amazing brands developing on the food blogger and Instagram scene at the moment.  At the heart of these brands are individuals who are passionate about their subject and are exploring social media platforms in really exciting ways.  Engagement is so important for these brands and the core of this is giving the opportunity for followers to really get to...

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Yorkshire Tweed – Fabric sourcing with Antonia Houston Couture

Yorkshire Tweed – Fabric sourcing with Antonia Houston Couture

YORKSHIRE TWEED FABRIC SOURCING WITH ANTONIA HOUSTON COUTURE   I was thrilled to be asked to accompany and document couture fashion designer Antonia Houston on a fabric sourcing visit to Marton Mills.  The mill is situated in Pool in Wharfedale near Leeds and is a  family owned business with a heritage linking back to 1931.  Antonia was looking to source a specific range of Yorkshire tweeds for a new collection to be launched in Spring...

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