Bishy Road Street Party 2018 – Music, fun and people

Bishy Road Street Party 2018 – Music, fun and people

BISHY ROAD STREET PARTY 2018 MUSIC, FUN & PEOPLE   Every couple of years Bishy Road throws a massive street party and this year was absolutely brilliant.  Cars are banished and the street fills with stalls, food and of course people.  Bishy Road has been home for us now for 6 years and I adore living here.  There’s such an amazing sense of community which really came into it’s own in the organisation of the party and the...

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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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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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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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