Portrait

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Angel of Corbridge

Ian from South Dissington Farm, Northumberland. This was an image created for a book project – the Angel of Corbridge. It was created with the “Food Heroes” feel, a style of image I’ve used on other campaigns to great success. 

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Angel of Corbridge

South Dissington Farm, Northumberland. From the book project, the Angel of Corbridge. Shot as a series of supporting images.

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Angel of Corbridge

Another image from the book project for the Angel of Corbridge. It was for a chapter on a pheasant shoot that would eventually end up on the customers plate, locally sourced produce from under a mile away!

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Bill Waugh

This image was commissioned by BT. Bill with his medals which he was awarded for his service to Britain during WW2. 

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Angel of Corbridge

Dave Mckie, Head Chef. Another image from the Angel of Corbridge book.

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Pittington Brass Band

A series of portraits of the members of Pittington Brass Band. There’s also a video about the making of this project.

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Pittington Brass Band

A series of portraits of the members of Pittington Brass Band.

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Pittington Brass Band

A series of portraits of the members of Pittington Brass Band. The mono versions of this project were created with a tilt and shift lens for an alternate feel to the colour examples.

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Pittington Brass Band

A series of portraits of the members of Pittington Brass Band. There’s also a video about the making of this project.

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Jack Henderson

An image to publicise a short film Born and Bred. The location was Tynemouth on a cold morning, dodging the joggers and dog walkers.

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Noah and the Flood.

Part of the Durham Mysteries campaign. Creating this caused quite a stir. The university boat club training session nearly ended up in the bankside! But, always remember, “never get out of the boat!’ said Cpt Willard.

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God’s Day Off

Part of the Durham Mysteries campaign. One in a series of ten shots.

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Amy Tinkler

Created for Northumbrian Water. Shot on location in Essex. A panoramic image created with a 45mm PCE lens. Only had an hour to produce four different images for various campaigns. A recce before Amy arrived made sure we could achieve the images we needed.

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NHS Doctor

Part of the Northumbrian Water Pride Campaign. Shot on location in Stockton. Another panoramic image created with a 45mm PCE lens, only had an hour, as per usual!

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Indigo Hotel, Durham

Indigo Hotel Durham for Northumbrian Water Pride Campaign, shot on location in Durham city centre. A panoramic image created with a tilt and shift lens. We only had an hour, as per usual! BTW not a drop of water was spilled, a true professional!

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Water Rangers

Northumbrian Water Pride Campaign, shot on location in Jesmond Dene. Everyone behaved impeccably including Sizzle the sausage dog!

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Beer and Bites

Pete’s Pudding for the Brew Story Lads, this is a promo still for the Beer and Bites film.

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Beer and Bites

Calder’s Kitchen, another for the Brew Story Lads, this is a promo still for the Beer and Bites film.

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Scottish Borders Housing

Location portraits of happy tenants for an annual report. Needed to be prepared for this job and it’s best to work as fast as possible!!

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Scottish Borders Housing

Location portraits of happy tenants for an annual report. Needed to be prepared for this job and it’s best to work as fast as possible!!

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Scottish Forestry Commission

A tricky one. All images had to be composed with space for titles/text and where possible, the forestry logo on a double page spread. This was a bit of a trek – a four day road trip around Scotland that amassed over 1,000 miles travelled.

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Scottish Forestry Commission

A tricky one. All images had to be composed with space for titles/text and where possible, the forestry logo on a double page spread. This was a bit of a trek – a four day road trip around Scotland that amassed over 1,000 miles travelled.

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Scottish Forestry Commission

Wildlife Officer, Galloway. This was the first image created for this campaign and we had to wait for it to stop raining, possibly not the best of starts. But it all worked out in the end with eight strong images for the annual report.

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Oldfields Food Heroes

Kielder Organics. Originally commissioned for the cook book “Passion for Real Food” as seasonal chapter breaks. These eventually became the “Food Heroes” series.

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Oldfields Food Heroes

Frank Round. Originally commissioned for the cook book “Passion for Real Food” as seasonal chapter breaks, these eventually became the “Food Heroes” series. This image has won quite a few awards and has been exhibited at the AOP Signature Awards!

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Oldfields Food Heroes

Joe Simpson, commissioned for the “Food Heroes” series. It was a little cold on this one!

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Oldfields Food Hero’s

Houghall Farm.Originally commissioned for the cook book “Passion for Real Food” as seasonal chapter breaks, these eventually became the “Food Heroes” series.

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Fulneck School

Annual report and school prospectus for a school in Leeds. Another commission with a long list and not a lot of time. This calls for lots of preparation also a location lighting set up that can be adaptable for any instance and can be used quickly.

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Fulneck School

Art class for a school in Leeds. Another commission with a long list and not a lot of time. Coming up with scenarios for the subjects to play along puts the subjects at ease and makes the images more believable.

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Foundation of Light

A commission from Northumbrian Water.  Spending a little time studying the subject(s) can pay off. Setting up a task that the kids were used to, then waiting for the right moment.

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Professor Paul Draper

A commission from Leeds University. Not the easiest of jobs this one. Studio portrait taken in an office the size of a phone box (slight exaggeration). Paul was inside his office while I was in the corridor shooting through the door, no one said every job would be easy!

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People Show – Angie

A commission from Cravens Advertising for Northumbria University. Sculpturally lit and created on Polaroid film 55/665 (not an easy film to work with). These won a Silver in the Roses competition.

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People Show – Helmut

A commission from Cravens Advertising for Northumbria University. Sculpturally lit and created on Polaroid film 55/665 (not an easy film to work with). These won a Silver in the Roses competition.

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People Show – Austin

A commission from Cravens Advertising for Northumbria University. Sculpturally lit and created on Polaroid film 55/665 (not an easy film to work with). These won a Silver in the Roses competition.

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Borderlands Conference

Documenting conference images of “as it happens” interaction between delegates is fun. People watching – waiting for the right expression – the longer the lens, the better!

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Opal

Workshop images of interaction from delegates.

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Hatton Gallery

Portraits for the Hatton Gallery relaunch. This commission also comprised of a large format Metro ad and a short teaser film for social media.

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Hatton Gallery

Portraits for the Hatton Gallery relaunch. This commission also comprised of a large format Metro ad and a short teaser film for social media.

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Happy Dog, Roker Beach

A stock image created for Northumbrian Water for a website rebrand.

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Deadpool

Have A Go Heroes for the Northern Corespondent. One of a series of images. This one taken at the beach in Saltburn.

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McCarthy and Stone

An editorial commission for a development in Morpeth, Northumberland.

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Stella

Studio test shot for McDonalds Hotels, Glasgow. This is Stella, a model from Leeds.