I wish Easy jet still flew from Stansted to Newcastle, could do a job up North and be back for supper, no more, its back in the car for the long drive but there always silver linings, the A68 what a lovely driving road and Northumberland looks so good at this time of year. Any way some frames from up North, West and south.
Lancaster Gate is big grand development by Northacre on the North side of Hyde Park. Helen Green Design have just completed very large apartment and it was the first hue project that I have shot for them since Helen’s sad death, I think the lady would have approved of her teams work, it must be very hard to follow in the steps of someone with such a large presence within a company. www.thelancastershydepark.com, www.helengreendesign.com
What do you get when you mix the beautiful English countryside, the perfect spot to grow fruit trees and a man with passion? Timmy’s Damson Gin has a wonderful deep colour; this smooth and fruity gin is lovingly handmade and ripened by the British summer. The damsons are grown on the gentle slops then put into jars and seeped in London Gin and sugar and left to mature for at least eight months.
Boys playing at camps you can’t beat it, great few days away with Timmy living in the UK outback, driving tractors and taking a few pictures.
Shoot last week, in a old house where a old lady had live until she was in her 90s, the place had some great texture and colours to put product against but I could help thinking about the old lady that had live there and all the memories that must have happen there and now the house would been modernised and they would all be rubbed away, it made me feel quite sad, there again a new live and new memories will start again. Here’s a little port of off camera shots of the house.
I normally post a selection of images from my new work but with all the trips to the hospital lately I have not been posting but I am happy to say that my wife’s treatment is going along very positivity and I can now get back to posting more often.
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Its a simple but very effective trick to put fresh herbs into room flowers, give the room the feel that all the doors and windows have been open all day and the country side is flowing though your home. 2nd job for a new client all went well and she still smiling…where’s that beer.
I was going to do a couple of jobs in the Middle East but because of things out of my control, I would have been unable to re-enter India, so I didn’t shoot them, so have kept myself busy by shooting a friends house, she has tolled long and hard to get the standard in design and finish, its a bit hard to understand unless you have lived in India, but take it from me, to get the finished job that she has takes a lot of hard work, so well done her, here’s just a few images from the set.
Shot quit a few commercial jobs last year than my normal editorial work, don’t know why just goes like that sometimes, as old doors close new ones open…helpfully. So here are a few shots you don’t normally get to see as they are taken by my clients and used for their own requirements.
And that includes driving cars and riding bikes.
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