Ready Freddie go…

August 3rd, 2008

Just to prove the weathermen wrong I had glorious weather for a recent shoot with England cricket saviour, Andrew “Freddie” Flintoff.   The location was Old Trafford,  Lancashire Cricket Club, and I was on a commission from Spin magazine to shoot some portraits of Freddie while he was working his way back to fitness from a recent injury. Read the rest of this entry »

Mr Manchester…

August 3rd, 2008

If there’s one guy who has really taken regeneration of urban areas (especially Manchester) by the scruff of the neck and shaken it until it squeaks it’s Tom Bloxham.  Tom’s property development company Urban Splash invests in regenerating inner city areas by taking old warehouses and office blocks and creating cool living spaces out of them.  Read the rest of this entry »

A food photographer…

August 3rd, 2008

… I am not!  But during a session in the studio that combined shooting stock with a bit of experimentation I found myself shooting some close ups of chillies and sun-dried tomatoes.   I was trying to get a shadowless wraparound light effect, soft yet well defined.  Read the rest of this entry »