As a Derby photographer I’m asked to provide event photography for all kinds of occasions. One such event is the annual Peak Awards ceremony held at The Roundhouse in Derby, a fabulous venue for any event. It’s a celebration of achievements by learners across the College and its many sites. for the past few awards ceremonies, and here are a handful of images from the recent event. The photographs are used by the College to promote its business in Press Releases, promotional material, on social media and in the prospectus. In addition to photographing the winners with their trophies I try to capture some of the atmosphere of the event as the guests arrive and enjoy the entertainment and their meal. In the business world event photography is an important tool for communicating a positive image to potential customers. [Read more…]
Creating the right visual image for your company is a vital part of promoting your product in the modern business world. Of course, the product is what defines your business, but customers do like to be able to identify with the people behind the product, too. Consequently, companies are now very keen to use business portraits to present the human side of their business. As a Derby photographer I’ve been called on several times recently to provide corporate headshots and other portrait photographs for local businesses. Some companies prefer to have a location portrait as this can create a more informal look, where others opt to have a photo shoot with studio lighting and a white backdrop for a professional image. [Read more…]
Every so often a commercial photography job comes along which is a little out of the ordinary. I was recently contacted by Origination, the Derby-based marketing agency, to carry out a location shoot of a sporting nature. It transpired that the location was in Darlington and the job was to photograph the team members of Middlesbrough FC wearing their new season’s strip. The team is sponsored by Adidas, so the shoot had to be carried out with careful attention to presenting the clothing in the best light, and to make the players look appropriately heroic. [Read more…]
As a freelance photographer based in Derby I take on a wide range of jobs, including commercial photography. The work comes in many forms, but the main requirement is that the photos precisely meet the brief, and are delivered on time. [Read more…]
As a freelance photographer based in Derby I take on a wide range of jobs, including commercial photography. The work can come in many forms, but the main requirement is that the job precisely meets the brief, and is delivered on time.