Category: Photography

5 tips for a more professional headshot selfie

Do you need a headshot in a hurry? Of course nothing beats a professional headshot session, but if you find yourself caught out and need to do your own headshot in a hurry then here are my top tips to taking a pain free and professional looking selfie. One that you won’t be embarrassed to use for your LinkedIn profile pic: 1. Set up … Read More 5 tips for a more professional headshot selfie

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How to choose the right outfit for your photoshoot

You’ve booked your brand shoot and now you need to choose the what to wear. The right outfit can inspire us to feel more confident and ready to face the world. It also tells the viewer a little bit about your personality and who we are. Finding the right outfit that reflects your personality and makes you feel confident in front of the camera … Read More How to choose the right outfit for your photoshoot

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How to combat Zoom anxiety

The way we work and interact with each other has changed, perhaps for the long term. For some it’s great not to have to commute to the office everyday. I have been enjoying working in the spare room in my jogging bottoms and pink fluffy slippers! Especially now it’s so cold outside. But the thought of a video meeting often makes us feel anxious. … Read More How to combat Zoom anxiety

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Headshots Vs. Portraits

What is the difference between headshot and portrait photography? Well, technically a headshot is a type of portrait (that clears that up then!) But there are some distinct differences, let me run you through them. A headshot is typically a photograph of a persons face, head and shoulders. They tend to be used for more professional purposes for actors, LinkedIn profile pictures or the … Read More Headshots Vs. Portraits

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Shades of blue

This photograph was taken in Guwahati, Assam back in April 2019.  It was early evening and we were out for a stroll, the streets were busy and lined with small shops and stalls.  I love to capture portraits of street sellers and this tailor was happy to take a moment and pose for me.  I love the many shades of blue the neat stacks … Read More Shades of blue

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Nap time, Bagan

It’s typical that when you don’t have your camera with you there arises a perfect photo opportunity! The photo below is a perfect example of this. We were exploring one of many magnificent temples in Bagan, Myanmar and turned a corner to find a man reclining on a chair for his afternoon nap. Taken quickly on my iPhone I just love the moment this … Read More Nap time, Bagan

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Driver, Italy

With more time on my hands I have been reminiscing on past travels, so I thought I would dedicate some time to sorting through several years(!) of travel photography, and spend the next few blogs sharing my favourites with you. I love capturing portraits while I travel and this was taken a few years ago in Amalfi. I love this mans face, it excuses so … Read More Driver, Italy

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Smoking woman, Lake Inle

I promised in my Reflections on 2019 blog to start sharing more of my photos from my travels around SE Asia.

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Biker Portraits

As you may know I love photographing portraits and this particular client wanted some photographs to incorporate his motorbiking hobby.

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What to wear – Headshots

What to wear for your corporate headshot – tips from a headshot photographer.

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Reflections on 2019

As we enter into 2020 and a new decade(!) I have found myself reflecting on the last 12 months.  2019 was quite a year for me both personally and professionally.  I was fortunate to take 3 months out to travel, exploring south east Asia, visiting 8 countries and 37 different places in 90 days!

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Lotus Weavers of Lake Inle

In June my travels took me to Lake Inle, Myanmar and a small village of lotus weavers.  Lotus plants are plentiful on Lake Inle and the women weave the fibres in to beautiful fabric.  Here are some photographs of the weavers at work…