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[8 Oct 2013 Comments Off on What shoot list should you give your photographer at a wedding | 1,533 views]

 
There are some photographer shoot lists circulating on the web for brides that are 2 or 3 pages long – while they are really great inspiration for you, please, please, do not give your photographer that whole list !!!!
 
Here’s why, you should trust your photographer to find the right shots for you, use their artistic ability and experience and talent to find all the great shots.  If you don’t trust them to do that – then get another photographer, seriously.
 
What you should do is maybe go through and pick out …

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[30 Sep 2013 Comments Off on US Passport and US Visa Photographs | 1,271 views]

 
You cannot get US visa or US passport photos from your standard photo booth.   The US (and a number of other countries) have different sizes for their passport photographs.
 
In the case of US passport or visa a 2 inch square image is required, with the head placed within strict limits within the picture.
 
We can provide a 30 minute turn-round service, including the shoot, fitting the image to the specific format required and providing either prints or digital images.
 
In particular for the US, you should not try to take these …

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[26 Sep 2013 Comments Off on Venture Style Photography | 1,395 views]

 
It’s not often I like to talk about my competitors, but I like Venture. 
 
If you don’t know Venture is a franchise that has studios across the UK.  They specialise in "trendy" photographs at very high prices.
 
So, why do I like them?
 
Well, firstly, they have established a baseline for what photography should cost.    Getting a quick snap or your baby from a spotty teenager in a department store is one thing, but personal portrait photography that captures you as an individual and is properly edited and processed is not quick …

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[14 Sep 2013 Comments Off on Open Top Cars | 1,418 views]

Open Top Cars at great photographically – if you’ve got a choice go open!
They let you see out, and others see in, give you plenty of room for the headdress etc and there’s nothing like parading round your home town in an open top car for all to see.
Just make sure that it’s got a roof in case of rain!
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[10 Sep 2013 Comments Off on Table Favours | 1,953 views]

Give ’em sweets!
I don’t know why, but bowls or baskets of childrens sweets always seem to go down much better than a little box containing a posh chocolate.
Whenever I see sweety baskets I also see happy faces – but people just don’t grin when they open their posh choccie.
Of course you might want to give your guests something to do or something to make – I’m sure there was some reason why this couple had to make hats – I just never found out what it was.

Some photographers get upset …

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