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Monthly Archives: October 2008

Hair and make-up design shots

I usually enjoy myself when I am shooting, but yesterday was particularly good fun. Make-up artist Emma Courtney and Woking hair studio Rush asked me to produce some portfolio shots. And when the wonderful Oatlands Park Hotel gave us the run of the hotel and grounds I knew we were going to get some great […]

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Andy - Soem fantastic shots there Martin, it’s quite close to the portrait images I’d like to produce.

All the best,

Laurey, Hugo and Fudge’s shoot

I spend a lovely few hours today with Laurey, Hugo and Fudge around their home creating images as a present for dad’s birthday. Fudge was surprisingly co-operative, after a little bribery with chicken pieces. Hugo was a wonderful model; very willing and allowing us to experiment with tops. Laurey’s initial reluctance to be photographed subsided […]

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Dan’s Head and Shoulders shoot

Head and Shoulders in a photographic sense, of course. Dan wanted some shots to replace his current profile shot on business networking sites like LinkedIn and Ecademy. “Professional and approachable, business-like and warm” was the brief. I also wanted to throw in something a bit different; a little unexpected both in terms of setting and […]

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Dan - Martin was professional, but also made me feel comfotable straight away. I’m not a natural in front of the camera and the last time I tried to get some profile shots with another photographer I wasn’t happy with the results.

This time I’m delighted Martin, you’ve understood exactly what I’m looking for, well done.

Dan

Healthy [looking] shots

Bridie has just finished writing a book on holistic medicine and needed some shots for the cover, among other uses, that depicted health, vitality, fun, life. Bridie thoroughly enjoyed herself and this comes across, I think, in the shots.

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Beautiful portrait shoot in Scotland

I was in Scotland recently on a business trip, staying with a friend. Her nephew and his wife had recently had a baby and I took some images of them all. Jamie only had an hour and the baby, of course, slept most of the time! But this did mean that Kat and I had […]

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