Photographing a funeral may sound unusual but deaths, like births, are key moments in any family's history. If done properly, photos of a funeral and wake can serve as a fitting memorial, bringing together happy and sad memories. Back in 2001 I bought FuneralPhotography.com. In a way it is an unfinished project, still sat there in stasis. I won't say it has lay there dormant and totally … [Read more...] about Funeral Photography
It was my first day shooting horse racing for the Northamptonshire Chronicle and Echo. If the truth be known it was my first time ever at a horse race. The only reason why I had been sent to cover the race day at Towcester racecourse was that all the more experienced 'snappers' were shooting rugby and football matches. New to the newspaper and still relatively fresh to photography … [Read more...] about Towcester Jumper – The Story Behind This Photo
Ok, so you all now know that Our Man inside offers professional digital photography and other new media solutions... Well if you didn't before reading this you should do now. But why use me and not just take the picture yourself? Now, how am i going to say this like I want to and make it a blog post not a blatant advert..? It's a sorry state of affairs at the moment in the UK if you are … [Read more...] about Why use a professional photographer?
Whilst in Edinburgh last week I found myself running low on mobile phone power. A friendly German couple in a phone shop on Home Street kindly let me charge it behind their counter whilst i was out and about. I had one of those weird heads on when you tend to see a picture in everything and wished i had taken my camera out with me. On returning to the shop i sparked up a conversation on … [Read more...] about Pocket Photography