2BroPro Royal London Show

On the 10-11th March, I had the pleasure of being invited to the very first 2BroPro fitness show in London. This was the first bodybuilding show I’d been asked to photograph, so there was a mixture of excitement and nervousness. However,…


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Fast Kicking Action Photography

The other weekend I was approached by a local IFBB bikini athlete, Effie Parnell-Hopkinson, to create some unique photography for her social media channels. The main idea for the shoot was to capture some fast-paced action photography down at…


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The Big Photography Equipment Update

Back in 2014, I made the jump to swap my main camera, a Nikon D700 to the 36-megapixel beast – the Nikon D800. It was quite a jump and since then the D800 was my go-to camera. Countless fitness shoots and it produced some amazing results.…


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2018 Photography Checklist

As another year comes to an end, it’s time to prepare for what’s in store for 2018. This might be looking over all the shoots from 2017 and seeing what worked and where the improvements are needed. Maybe it’s time to update your…


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Winter 360 Gloucestershire

The festive season is well and truly upon us. Christmas parties, plenty of food and as of today the magic that is snow! It might have been two days for a “white Christmas” however nevertheless, the feeling of Winter was ever present.…


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2017 Review

As the year is finally coming to an end, it’s time to reflect on the past 12 months. 2017 has been quite an eventful one. So sit back and enjoy this short round up of events and various projects!! 2017 Review - The Year of Fitness…


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Creating Your Perfect Website

Having a website online for the world to see is a powerful tool and method of building business. However like any tool, if it’s not correct for the job then it’s just not going to work! Having a site that’s not correctly configured can lead to slow…


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Developing your Style as a Photographer

Being a photographer can sometimes be a stressful job but most of the time it’s a very rewarding one. Creating images that others enjoy as well as meeting new people with inspirational stories. When I first started photography my passion was…


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Making Your Online Checkout Experience Easier

Recently I’ve been spending quite a bit of time within the back end of the website, tidying up some code and developing some new exciting features. The main area I’ve been looking at is the online checkout, the final payment stage when…


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Owner vs King 2017 – Battle of the Beasts

Owner vs King is a well know event hosted byThe Gym Gloucester. The other monthly competitions include the Queen and King of the Gym events. The theme with all these different events are about proving your strength, endurance and willpower. Saturday…


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First Look: Elinchrom ELB 1200

If you’re passionate about location photography and use a lot of flash, then you would have heard back in February that Elinchrom replaced their old Ranger RX system. The new system would be a revolution in portability and the ideal power-tool…


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A Week Along the Amalfi Coast

At the start of June, I was boarding a plane to visit the sunny area of the Amalfi Coast. This was my first holiday in quite a while, therefore I was rather excited! The views along the coastline looked stunning and I couldn’t wait to explore…


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Colburn Homes – Project Overview

Colburn Homes are a residential development company based within Gloucestershire. For their latest project in Warwickshire, I was asked to capture a bespoke 360 virtual tour. The purpose was to highlight and showcase one of the new properties at the…


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Matt Tapp Memorial Jam 2017

This is the fourth year of the Matt Tapp Memorial Jam and this year was bigger and better than ever! Not only down the massive support from various different sponsors but also the increase in support from friends, family members and loved ones. It…


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Fitness Photography Lighting

I tend to get a lot of questions asking about my fitness photography lighting and what I use. I therefore decided on my recent shoot with Mark Weston to give a quick run down on my lighting. Lighting is something that can make or break a shoot in my…


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Holiday Planning 2017

It’s been quite a while since my last holiday or trip away, 2015 I believe. Therefore this year I just had to get away! The issue with trying to plan a holiday is knowing where to go and what to take. Should it be the traditional “beach…


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The Gym Gloucester Bench Press a Boeing 747-400

On Saturday 15th the guys and girls of The Gym Gloucester teamed up to lift not one, but two Boeing 747-400’s planes. The reason why was to raise money for Meningitis Now, a local charity and one that is close to member Ryan Newman’s…


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Site Improvements and Development

Summer is almost finally here which means it’s now the perfect time to get outside and start shooting more! Which I intend to do over the next few weeks and over Easter. One thing I have been doing is taking another look at this website and…


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Take a New Direction with Facebook 360

Facebook 360 was launched back in June 2016, which gave the ability to post 360 photos directly to timelines and also Facebook pages. When it was first released it allowed Facebook users who had captured a panoramic image on their smartphone a fun…


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First Look: Elinchrom Umbrella Deep

If you’re like me and sometimes you get a little excited over new photography products, then you are in for a treat! Elinchrom just launched some new accessories and one that caught my eye was their new Elinchrom Umbrella Deep. The main…


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