In this instalment of A Journey to Camera Confidence I want to explore how we can feel more confident showing up and being our authentic selves on social media. Perhaps you’ve just had a personal brand shoot and you want to start using your images to tell your audience a bit more about you, to introduce yourself and share your story. Or perhaps you … Read More How to feel confident showing up on social media
A Journey to Camera Confidence Part 3 Makeup can be a great way to boost our confidence and, much like our wardrobe, it’s an expression of our personal style. It’s a great way for you to look and feel your best for your brand shoot. But you also want to look and feel like yourself. As well as planning out your outfits in advance … Read More Makeup tips for your brand shoot
A Journey to Camera Confidence, Part 2 View the first blog in the series: The science behind why we hate having our photo taken For a lot of us getting in front of the camera, especially for a professional photo shoot, can be a daunting prospect. You may worry about how you will look in the final photos or perhaps you feel self-conscious and … Read More 5 Steps to feeling more camera confident
This week I am excited to share a few photos from a recent London brand shoot with Veronika Kloucek. Veronika is an international mental health advocate most known for helping smart cross-cultural professionals become emotionally smarter so they can thrive in their career and life. Founder and director of Veroconsult LTD, Veronika is an experienced, qualified and accredited psychotherapist, executive coach, and trainer with … Read More Personal Brand Shoot – Veronika
A Journey To Camera Confidence This blog is the first in a series entitled ‘A Journey to Camera Confidence’ It will explore why so many of us hate having our photo taken and struggle with our self-image. The series came to light as I was reflecting on my own struggles, I know as a photographer and a business owner how important having a good … Read More The science behind why we hate having our photo taken
London is such a great backdrop for a personal brand shoot. There are so many great locations, from iconic London sites and bustling streets to hidden gems and beautiful green spaces. There is something for everyone. And even though I have called London my home for over 15 years I’m always discovering new spots with my clients. I’m a big believer that shoot locations … Read More London Brand Shoot with Dr Jennifer Jones, Speaker, Author and Writing Coach
During the first lock down I was lucky enough to connect with the lovely Jules from Running Rewire. Jules is a running technique and fitness coach and I responded to her Instagram post looking for people to take part in her ‘Faster 5km 8 week Challenge’. Little did I know when I signed up that she lived just down the road from me and … Read More Brand Shoot with Jules
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
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
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
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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