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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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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Easier Online Checkout Experience

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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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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Merry Christmas 2016

A short post to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas! Plus it’s become a bit of a tradition/end of year summary, like last year. A massive year for myself and my photography as there have been quite a few achievements in 2016. Therefore I…


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1 to 1 Training – NOW LIVE

Last night I published a brand new service to the site in the form of 1 to 1 training, all to help the fellow photographer who’s looking to get inspired and learn. Something that I’ve been thinking about for a while now, mainly as from…


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Prescott Instruments Commercial Shoot

Prescott Instruments asked myself the other month to photograph their new Dynamic Mechanical Analyser (DMA) machine. Something a little different for myself and a project that would test my photography skills in a new way. I knew the shoot would be…


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Site Updates and Fitness Shoots

Some of you might have seen recently the updates and that the website had a bit down time. Whilst it was a little bit longer than I hoped, the reasoning was to work on the new look. It might look the same but overall everything is new and rebuilt.…


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Photographing Bank Statement Carp Clothing

I was asked by Kris Bingham the director of Bank Statement Carp Clothing, to photograph the companies products on location. The photos where then going to be added to their site as well as shared online via social…


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Busy Month of Shooting

It seems soo long since I've posted a blog post, epseically when the start of the month posted a few. Those posts were two different product reviews in the form of Elinchrom's new Skyports and then trying out the Ricoh Theta S, after I went a…


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Gear, Gear and More Gear

Photography is always a balance about having the right gear and equipment for the job and the creative vision to capture those all important moments. I’m a stronger believer in having the right tools for the shoot or project! I’d rather…


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The Start of a Busy 2016

2016 is here and it’s a new year with new beginnings. Already we are two weeks into busy 2016, and what a start I’ve had myself!! It seems that this is the year projects come together and my photography starts to get noticed. Already I’ve had two…


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Merry Christmas 2015

So once again it's that time of year where everyone is brought together in the festive season known as Christmas, to celebrate and enjoy this special day of present giving with the family. It's also the time where I try and get my dog to sit very…


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A New Fresh Look

So it might of taken a little bit longer than I wanted but finally I'm happy to say welcome to the new fresh look Matt Thomas Photography! This has been a massive change so a lot of hard work has gone into get this launched at last. The reason for…


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Solar Eclipse – Friday 20th March 2015

It's not too often that an event like a solar eclipse occurs, in fact the last total solar eclipse was back in August 1999. However this time as I'm much older I was able to capture the occurrence on camera, although I'd left mine at home, however…


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WordPress Future…

After watching some videos over the weekend on how powerful Wordpress actually is (I’m barely even using 10% of this tool) I think it’s time to ditch the old website and migrate the content into a Wordpress style site. The main reason…


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