I’m noticing an increase in demand for strong, impactful and unique corporate portraits. There’s a fine balance where you can retain both professionalism and approachability – both key elements in a corporate portrait. Finding suitable backdrops can really help – as with this portrait here of Chris Merry the CEO of Stonehage Fleming at the Londoner Hotel.
Your profile portrait is the first thing a new client will look at. Is yours up to scratch? Does it reflect what you stand for? Is it unique or impactful? If not, I would love to help. Do email me at [email protected] to discuss further.
For more examples of my work, please visit my gallery of commercial portraits.
I’ve been photographing these siblings every two to three years since they were just toddlers – it’s been such a joy to witness them grow into wonderful and fascinating teenagers.
On each shoot, I photographed them within surroundings that are part of their childhood which not only makes the portraits so much more special, but rather nostalgic too. This shelter, in the park next to their house, has seen many different stages of their childhood – be it to shelter from the rain, play hide and seek, skate around, hang out with friends etc.
When I first started out as a children photographer, I found photographing young children so much easier – because they are unselfconscious and spontaneous – but as my children themselves grew into teenagers, I have found photographing teenagers every bit as rewarding. And the added bonus is, when I ‘previsualise’ an image they follow directions, as in this portrait here! This shelter engulfed them when they were little, but now they seemed to own it and the memories within. It also provided a wonderfully graphic frame in which to place them.