Pet photography in Cuddington, Cheshire with Mitch the Border Collie

2021-08-09T13:59:13+00:00November 22nd, 2020|Cheshire, Dogs, Pets, Uncategorized|

‘Life is like a box of chocolates’. Obviously Forrest Gump was referring to life in general when he said this. But, the same goes for photographing pets. You never really know what to expect.   My own bundle of furry joy is Rocky. Many of my clients have met Rocky [...]

Liverpool | Family portrait photography in Hope Street

2021-08-09T14:02:11+00:00November 22nd, 2020|Family Portraits, Liverpool, Uncategorized, Urban Portraits|

Liverpool, home of The Beatles, is one of my favourite locations for one of my favourite types of photography. A genre with raw edge and a degree of cool that doesn’t really happen elsewhere. Urban portraits, street portraits, there are loads of different names for them but they are amongst [...]

Northwich | A family portrait session with young children

2021-08-09T14:03:22+00:00November 22nd, 2020|Cheshire, Children, Family Portraits, Uncategorized|

Northwich in Cheshire is one of the most popular places for me to go to take family portrait photos. I’m lucky that I’ve been chosen by so many families and pet owners to take their portrait photographs. This session from March 2019 was taken as part of a practice session [...]

Lymm Dam | Family portrait photography

2020-09-01T16:25:55+00:00May 28th, 2020|Children, Family Portraits, Warrington|

Here’s a story about a beautiful family portrait session at Lymm Dam. I’ve photographed literally hundreds of family portrait sessions over the last twelve years and most have had a significant reason behind them. The family portrait session I did for Jane and her children was poignant and marked an [...]

Pets | Lifestyle product photography

2020-09-01T16:28:56+00:00May 22nd, 2020|3. Commercial, Dogs, Pets|

This post is about a product photography session I did last year for It’s been a while since I posted any commercial work on here. I usually post my commercial work on my commercial photography website Very occasionally there is a cross over to my social photography and [...]

How might family group portraits look in the future?

2020-09-01T16:29:50+00:00May 15th, 2020|Children, Family Celebrations, Family Portraits, Liverpool, Manchester, Warrington|

The Coronavirus pandemic has caused so many problems in so many areas of our lives. Social distancing and hand washing have become the norms. We smile and wave as we cross the street to avoid people coming towards us. Apart from the terrible death toll and economic impact, the virus [...]

Dramatic portraits – seven years apart

2020-11-21T08:06:21+00:00April 14th, 2020|Family Portraits, Fashion portrait, Teenagers, Urban Portraits|

Portrait – what does it mean? It means different things to different people but the dictionary definition is ‘A portrait is a painting, photograph, sculpture, or other artistic representation of a person, in which the face and its expression is predominant. The intent is to display the likeness, personality, and [...]

Dog photography | A Golden Retriever in Chester

2021-08-09T14:05:18+00:00April 5th, 2020|Cheshire, Dogs, Pets, Uncategorized|

Chester is a great place for dog photography with some great locations within the city and in the surrounding countryside in Cheshire and just over the border in North Wales. Dog photography is one of my favourite parts of portrait photography. There is something really special about capturing the character, [...]

Urban portraits in Manchester – Argentine tango

2021-08-09T16:31:48+00:00March 31st, 2020|Manchester, Uncategorized, Urban Portraits|

This was supposed to be a family portrait session but it didn’t quite work out like that. Jan’s friends bought her a gift voucher for a family portrait session and a bespoke framed photograph for her and her two sons as birthday present. The only problem was that her sons [...]

Hartford Golf Club & International Women’s Day 2020

2021-08-09T14:08:03+00:00March 8th, 2020|4. Events, Cheshire, Commercial events & Conferences, Uncategorized|

Hartford Golf Club played host to International Women’s Day on 8th March 2020. This year it falls on a Sunday so many of the events to mark the occasion were held in the week before and I was invited to photograph one of the largest events in Cheshire. It was [...]

Family portraits in Holmes Chapel

2021-08-09T14:06:22+00:00February 9th, 2020|Cheshire, Children, Family Portraits, Uncategorized|

Holmes Chapel in Cheshire has become an important destination for me over the last ten years. I’ve photographed lifestyle family portrait photography sessions, pet portrait photography sessions and equine portrait sessions in and around in some of Cheshire’s most beautiful villagesincluding Holmes Chapel regularly since 2010. The village and the [...]

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