Category: Commercial

Small businesses: Professional photography is Simply a must to compete on a big level.

Small businesses: Professional photography is Simply a must to compete on a big level. Love CBD

Present your brand As a professional photographer, I’ve worked with businesses of all shapes and sizes. Truthfully, I’m less interested in the scale of a business than I am in the scale of its ambitions. Because in this digital world, with the right approach to photography, even the smallest business can present a digital brand […]

Construction Photography Case Study: No Job Too Big on a Building Site!

Construction Photography Case Study: No Job Too Big on a Building Site!

As a Professional Photographer, I am always trying to impress on people the value that photography can bring to a business in creating the right first impression of them and the authenticity of their brand. How one well-planned commercial branding photoshoot can create unique bespoke images that not only capture the product or services but […]

Gift Hamper Photography with Crowley’s of Suffolk

Gift Hamper Photography with Crowley’s of Suffolk row of jars photographed for a hamper business

If your business exists in a crowded market and you’re looking to stand out, then let me be candid with you: Your commercial product photography is the key to getting noticed, securing sales, and carving out dominance. Oh, and talking about being candid, that’s exactly the kind of photography you need to drive those sales. […]

A food photoshoot in a zoo? Simply whatever next?

A food photoshoot in a zoo? Simply whatever next? Food photoshoot of Pizza restaurant in Banham Zoo

What better way to spend a day than a trip to the zoo? How about numerous trips to the zoo and a food photoshoot (one of my favourite commissions!) I’ve been lucky enough to have the chance to spend several days at Banham Zoo in recent months, mixing work with pleasure. In fact, between providing […]

Photoshoot with Snagging Inspectors, Snag Wise | Small Business Photography

Photoshoot with Snagging Inspectors, Snag Wise | Small Business Photography flatlay photograph of the equipment used by a snagging business

Whenever I am preparing for a photoshoot with a prospective client, my initial priority is the  pre-shoot planning and research. Even before I have packed my bags for the day, I will have gathered as much information as possible about the company, their people and their ethics; creating notes and ideas about the shots that […]

Showstopping Venue Photography for Mercury Theatre – Colchester’s Performing Arts Center

Showstopping Venue Photography for Mercury Theatre – Colchester’s Performing Arts Center

Theatre photography, what a thrill! I was recently commissioned to collate a portfolio of photographs capturing the extensive renovations carried out as part of the multimillion pound regeneration project at Colchester’s Mercury Theatre. The works were funded by the ‘Mercury rising’ appeal which amassed the amazing sum of £11.3million pounds, enabling the theatre to undergo […]

6 Steps to a Photography Business Plan You’ll Thank Yourself For

6 Steps to a Photography Business Plan You’ll Thank Yourself For Professional Photography Business

Recently, I talked about the creative skills required to become a professional photographer. However, that’s only half the story. Because beyond the photoshoots, there’s a whole world of spreadsheets, strategy and admin that goes into keeping things afloat and running a Professional Photography Business. And while this may not sound exciting, believe me, these skills […]

Taking Candid Care Home Photography in a Pandemic

Taking Candid Care Home Photography in a Pandemic Picture of a bedroom in a residential home

Recently, I worked on a big commission that was both emotionally and creatively challenging for a National Care Home. The brief would have been straightforward, had we not been in a pandemic. However, I love a challenging project, the bigger the better! And, with such a human angle this one was very close to my […]

6 Lessons I’ve Learned as a Professional Photographer

6 Lessons I’ve Learned as a Professional Photographer headshot of Cherry the Professional Photographer

Ever since I got my first camera, aged thirteen, I’ve been a student of photography. And while I may now be a Professional Photographer with many commissions under my belt, I still consider myself a student. I’m still learning new things, and if I ever stop, I know it’ll be time to hang up my […]