Make Up The Wild

Occasionally I get approached to do a free collaboration on a project and occasionally if the project interests me I accept. I do this for a number of reasons, firstly it is always good to make new connections within the industry be it with stylists, designers, retouchers or whoever, you never know when that contact…

Production Paradise Interview

I was recently interviewed by the team at Production Paradise who are an online publisher of directories and digital magazines showcasing the work of the world’s leading photo and video professionals. The interview is now online in their blog section and gives a bit more insight into my working techniques and background. Behind The Scenes…

One Eyeland Awards

Very pleased to recently receive the achievements of being ranked third in the United Kingdom, and fifth in the World for Still Life photography voted by the esteemed judges at the One Eyland Awards 2019. The judging panel are made up mostly from creative directors from advertising agencies around the world, the exact people you…

Summer In The City

This project came about with a chance meeting with a model ( Sofia Jaskowsky ) during a shoot at an exhibition. Swapping details we later got in touch discussing the idea of a collaboration. The project was to involve Sofia’s hand modelling skills and my background in drinks photography. Liking the idea of a lifestyle…

Las Iguanas Cocktails

February saw me take another trip to Bristol to the headquarters of the Las Iguanas restaurant chain to shoot some new menu cocktails for Bacardi brands. These shoots are always colourful reflecting the Latin American heritage of the brand. This time the brief was to simply incorporate some fabrics and use hard light creating strong…

Creative Drinks Photography for Courvoisier

Earlier this year I won a commission to do some creative drinks photography for Courvoisier of three of their Cognac’s to run as ads for the Chinese market. These were all shot in the studio following briefs supplied from the agency, and with initial post production carried out adding all the different lighting elements together…

London Essence Company

This week we have been shooting the beautiful bottles for the London Essence Company, comprising of their three tonic waters, the Classic, Grapefruit & Rosemary, Bitter Orange & Elderflower and their delicate Ginger Ale.   The objective of the shoot was to illustrate the beauty of the multi faceted bottles, the Classic Tonic was the…

Straws Ready

As promised here are a few of the final shots from the Patrón Margarita shoot in February at the London Edition Hotel. Apparently Margaritas are going to be BIG this year so get your straws ready, this whole shoot was showing different Margarita cocktails all made using Patrón Tequila. Also while I’m at it I thought…

International Visitors

This week we celebrated the arrival of our five clients from Absolute Productions in India and the advertising agency handling the shoot for Pernod Ricard’s brand Blenders Pride Whisky. It was a fun filled week with brilliant clients, a great deal of whisky was thrown about the studio which meant that arriving in the morning…

Patrón Margarita Cocktails

We had a second visit to the London Edition hotel last month shooting for Patrón, with the guys from Five by Five, in the Punch room. The shoot was of a variety of Patrón Margarita cocktails all served in Minature Patrón bottles, some of which had the cork stoppers expertly drilled out by Mark with paper straws…