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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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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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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