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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Bishy Road – Summer party and Dog Show

Bishy Road – Summer party and Dog Show

BISHY ROAD SUMMER PARTY AND DOG SHOW PHOTOGRAPHY   I adore living just off Bishy Road in York.  It’s officially Bishopthorpe Road but now fondly known as Bishy Road.  It has won the coveted Great British High Street of the year award in 2015 and has also been nicknamed the Notting Hill of the North.  Underneath all of these accolades though is a ridiculously friendly community and a great set of independent shops and cafes.  Bishy...

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MADE IN BRITAIN – MANUFACTURING PHOTOGRAPHY FOR WILL’S MARQUEES

MADE IN BRITAIN – MANUFACTURING PHOTOGRAPHY FOR WILL’S MARQUEES

MADE IN BRITAIN Manufacturing Photography for Will’s Marquees   I always know a commission is going to be totally up my street when the photography brief includes the phrases; handcrafted, made in Britain and artisan.  I know the team well at Will’s Marquees through my wedding photography so it was great to be asked to work for them in a commercial capacity.  The company stand out in the marquee hire industry for their amazing...

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Knickers Models Own – Photography for Fashion City York

Knickers Models Own – Photography for Fashion City York

KNICKERS MODELS OWN Photography for Fashion City York   Another highlight for me during Fashion City York ‘Six Days of Style’ was documenting the Knickers Models Own event.  The event was hosted by Caroline Higginbottom from Seasons Style who is a professional fashion stylist and was held in York’s only 5 star hotel – the luxurious Grand Hotel. Caroline Jones is the wonderful lady behind Knickers Models Own which...

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Paul Costelloe – photography for Fashion City York

Paul Costelloe – photography for Fashion City York

PAUL COSTELLOE Photography for Fashion City York   I was absolutely honoured to be lead photographer for Fashion City York this year for their annual showcase event.  This year it was titled ‘Six Days of Style’ and covered an exciting array of events across the city.  I’ll try and share as much as I can of my work from the week in future blog posts but I thought I’d start with a real highlight of the week for me...

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Clifford’s Tower – Public Rally against English Heritage Visitor Centre plans

Clifford’s Tower – Public Rally against English Heritage Visitor Centre plans

CLIFFORD’S TOWER Public Rally against English Heritage Visitor Centre Plans   I went into photojournalist mode today to document the pubic rally against the English Heritage Clifford’s Tower visitor centre plans.  The rally was organised by local independent York Councillor Johnny Hayes and featured a great line up of speakers who all spoke passionately about their opposition to the existing plans. If this is a new issue for...

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Commercial photography – Hands at Work

Commercial photography – Hands at Work

COMMERCIAL PHOTOGRAPHY HANDS AT WORK   Whilst editing a recent commercial website shoot for a York based Pilates studio I was struck by how effective hands are in telling the story of a business.  I’ve always loved photographing hands in action as these are shots that give a wonderful senses of process and expertise. Every business regardless of its industry type has a story of process to tell.  For the product based business,...

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