Headshots for Rachel

Rachel is a friend who has in the past competed in beauty competitions, most recently Miss Wales 2017. Rachel has asked me to create some headshots for her which I had agreed to do so. The shoot went well, despite the fact that Rachel is my friend the atmosphere in the studio was very professional…

Beatons

Before the Christmas break Fiona and I have visited Beatons in order to photograph their cafe and food in order for them to have promotional photographs for them to use. This shoot I felt hasn’t gone as well as the one I had done with the international office despite the fact that we had more…

Interim exhibition

On the 14th of December the photography students had an interim exhibition of the work we are currently working on for our final exhibition in May. My project this year started with wanting to work on fashion photography, however at the start of the year due to various personal reasons I had become disconnect to…

Guest Lecture-Laura Robertson

Laura’s lecture was about writing artist statements. This lecture was right on time, as later on in the same week all photography students had to submit their artist statements for our interim exhibitions. I was struggling writing mine because it’s difficult talking about your own work, and it’s even more difficult talking about art without…

Fashion students shoot

Last week I had two days of shoots with the fashion design students. Originally I was meant to photograph the first years on one day, and second years on another day, however as most second years were not ready with their work, that shoot was moved to after the Christmas break, and so the second…

Callum Peters; Guest Lecture

Yesterday we had a talk from Callum Peters, a UX designer for the BBC and a university of Chester graduate. Callum’s talk focused on how he got to where he is now, from his work placement in second year to his current job at the BBC. Callum’s work placement in second year, from how he…

Ladies Lunch for Children Today

A couple of days ago Delphine Wilson, the head of department for fashion design, got in touch with me and asked me if I could work with her and her students on some projects in the upcoming weeks, one project was a fashion event that raises money for the Children Today charity, the other project…

International Office Project-Chester Day

Today we had the second shoot for the international office project. We had a bigger group of people to photograph today as well as different shots and locations to have during the day. We started at the Chester Christmas market, we photographed some of the girls interacting with the stalls and the goods on them….

Chester Art’s Fair; Live Project

On the 17th of November I had worked with event’s management company Black Mango and photographed Chester Art’s Fair in the Chester racecourse. The brief for the event was pretty clear, we need to photograph the people rather than the art, our client Emma made it clear that she hoped to have images of young…

Guest Lecture: Fig Taylor creating a portfolio

Today we had a lecture regarding building a portfolio by portfolio consultant Fig Taylor. Fig’s lecture was very informative regarding building a portfolio. Many of her tips were relevant to all faculties, the biggest tip that came from her lecture was regarding what we should and shouldn’t include in the portfolio. Taylor has spoken of…