Posts in Advice
The importance of quality paper and inks.

This is my bugbear, it haunts me... the amount of money we spend on paper and ink each month is eye watering. It is possible to use cheap paper to print photographs onto, you may not be surprised to hear that this cheap paper is not as good as the more expensive type, but why?

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Retouching images, what's possible?

When it comes to retouching, our philosophy is less is more. Retouching = Photoshopping. Yes, that brand name is now a verb (you know you've made it when your company name becomes a verb). We often get asked 'Can you Photoshop that? ' and the answer is usually yes.

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Getting Daddy Involved.

I cannot tell you the number of shoot cancellations we have on a Sunday! It can be so disheartening to start the day with a full diary only to find that as the day progresses the appointments drop as we receive emails at the last minute cancelling...

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The BIG Picture Effect

When a customer turns to me at a viewing appointment and asks what size framed picture should they go for, you are doomed…My reply is always. GO BIG! I am a photographer, after all, we are a breed apart, we love big pictures, ask any photographer if he/she likes to see his images printed really

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How to choose family portraits.

This is a big question and one that should not be approached lightly. I would say that wouldn't I? We take a lot of images during your shoot, like any professional shoot an enormous amount is shot, why? The simple answer is that the whole process is one of refinement, we shoot a lot in order to

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Father Christmas Spoiler Alert!

Fatherly Christmas tips that work! Please ensure your little one cannot read this as it is the ultimate spoiler! If you have managed to maintain their belief in Santa Claus then I applaud you, there is nothing better than seeing those little faces light up on Christmas morning as they creep into

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How to store digital files

When you receive your Digital Negatives from us they will arrive in a pretty presentation box and within a very nice USB stick with our logo etched onto it. Probably the most important thing you can do on receipt of these images is to copy them to the 'Cloud' immediately!

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