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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Photography for Creative Businesses – Hand Woven Rugs

Photography for Creative Businesses – Hand Woven Rugs

PHOTOGRAPHY FOR CREATIVE BUSINESSES JACQUELINE JAMES HANDWOVEN RUGS   I always love undertaking photography for creative businesses.  My documentary photography approach is perfect for this type of commission as it enables me to capture a sense of process and expertise alongside equipment details.  I also love bringing in a feel for the artist or craftsperson and hands always feature in my work alongside wider environmental...

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Location Branding Photography – mobile bar launch

Location Branding Photography – mobile bar launch

LOCATION BRANDING PHOTOGRAPHY LIQUID LIBERATION MOBILE BAR   It’s always great when businesses are proactive about photography opportunities.  My client Liquid Liberation are a great example of this and spotted an opportunity for a location branding shoot at a planned event at The Shambles Food Court in York.  The company were launching their new mobile bar at the event which has the rather magnificent name of Mrs Miggins.  Mrs...

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Start up branding photography – Ginny & Joy Luxury Gift Boxes

Start up branding photography – Ginny & Joy Luxury Gift Boxes

START UP BRANDING PHOTOGRAPHY GINNY & JOY – LUXURY GIFT BOXES   I always love start up branding photography commissions.  It’s such an exciting time as the new business owner pulls together their final visions for their branding and marketing.  Ginny and Joy curate beautiful luxury gift boxes which make the perfect alternative to the normal bunch of flowers.  Boxes are named for different occasions or themes.  The gifts...

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Branding Photography for Amur Energy

Branding Photography for Amur Energy

AGRICULTURAL PHOTOGRAPHY AMUR ENERGY   Following on from previous agricultural photography shoots undertaken for international company AB AGRI it was great to be commissioned for a branding project for Amur Energy.  Amur is one of the leading companies in the Anaerobic Digestion marketplace.  The location for the shoot was their digestion plant near Sherburn in Elmet in Yorkshire. I was in documentary photography heaven as the site...

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Fashion photography shoot for Meiji Designs

Fashion photography shoot for Meiji Designs

FASHION PHOTOGRAPHY SHOOT MEIJI DESIGNS   Meiji Designs create stunning hand crafted silk scarves and kimonos that are influenced by Japanese design and traditional hand dyeing techniques.  Their approach to creation is a stand against the fast fashion culture and means that each of their products are unique.  The pieces are so beautiful and each one has so much depth of colour and texture. I first met Natalie and Ruth from Meiji Designs...

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