Halloween photoshoot based on the ring.

Halloween Photoshoot at Berry Pomeroy Castle, based on ‘The Ring’

I love the summer but I have to admit, I do like going on Halloween themed photoshoots, especially when the model is a dancer so can come up with some scary and creepy poses.

The location was Berry Pomeroy Castle, reputed to be the most haunted castle in Britain. I have spent many, many days and nights at the castle. Some find it terrifying, I find it strangely relaxing.

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18th Birthday party photography in Torquay, Devon

The weather held off just long enough for Summer’s 18th birthday party to be held outdoors. With 2 marques, a DJ booth, a huge BBQ and a bar, the Barton end of Torquay came alive with music, fun and laughter.

With a mixture of 3 lenses and a flash towards the end, they wanted a birthday photographer who could tell the story of her special day. I used a mixture of wide-angle, portrait and zoom lenses so I could capture the types of photos you can’t get on a phone.

If you have a Birthday, anniversary or event coming up and you like my style, I would love to have a chat with you about it, preferably over a coffee 😊

The Nikon 50mm F1.8

Event photography with a basic camera. Tips and tricks

So you’ve been given a level entry DSLR camera, like the Nikon D3300, D5300 or the Canon EOS range. Most come with a kit lens and you’d love to take professional-level photos at events? Although I’ve upgraded to professional bodies, let me share some event photography tips and tricks to help you on your way using the type of camera I started off with…

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