Modelling »

[27 Apr 2013 Comments Off on BBC: Economics of being a model | 1,946 views]

Interesting article on the BBC site about earning a living as a model
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/magazine/8356921.stm
A good working commercial girl will make between £30,000 and £50,000 a year
From my experience hourly rates range from £15 – £150, but a typical locally working model can expect around £25, with the better models running at around £45 / hour.   Now, I’m not talking about leading models here, just local girls who are promoting themselves locally.   So, with a bit of effort promoting yourself you ought be able to achieve £150 a day and be working …

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Wedding Tips and Ideas »

[15 Apr 2013 | 2 Comments | 45,318 views]

Had a call this week from a bride who had booked a photographer and basically got crap photos and crap service.
She gave me the name and I looked them up.   £50 an hour of shooting was what they were charging.
OK, let me tell you, you are gonna get what you pay for at £50/hour!
On the face of it, it sort of sounds reasonable, that’s about what a hair-dresser or plumber might charge.   But trust me, with photographers what goes on behind the scenes is just as important as what happens …

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Wedding Tips and Ideas »

[11 Apr 2013 Comments Off on Love is the drug!! – Here comes the science… | 1,761 views]


Have you heard of the natural hormone “oxytocin”?   It’s become known as the “Love Drug”, because it is the thing in your body that makes your heart go Boom, Boom, Boom, your tummy flip-flop and everything else that happens to you when you are “in love”
 
It also is the hormone that makes mothers bond with their babies and seems to have a general empathy effect too.
 
Well Linda Geddes got married and asked Paul Zak, the leading scientist in the field of oxytocin, to monitor what happens to her body on …

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Wedding Tips and Ideas »

[23 Mar 2013 Comments Off on Brides Often Regret Not Spending More on Wedding Photography | 2,495 views]

If you’re set to get married soon and are in the process of planning for the big day, here’s a tip that might save you from some sadness further down the road: don’t go cheap on the photography if you can help it. It turns out that spending too little on photography is one of the biggest regrets brides have after their wedding, while spending too much rarely causes remorse.

For a wedding issue that will soon be hitting newsstands, New York Magazine created an infographic titled The magazine asked …

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General Photography »

[22 Mar 2013 Comments Off on FEVA Test Video | 1,820 views]

For several years now I have been working with Feva http://www.fevadesigns.com/ a Cheltenham based clothes store that specialises in international designers. I always love their choice of clothes in any season. So when Jan and Nicki turn up with this seasons shoot rails it’s always a buzz to see what they’ve brought.
We’ve worked with different models over the time, but our main star, featuring in every shoot is Sasha. Sasha is one of those girls who brings that perfect mix of fun, enthusiasm and professionalism to her shoots. For catalogue …

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