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Shaun the Sheep versus Summer Pond

If you come to Bristol to see the ‘Shaun in the City’ charity arts trail, and you pop in to see the Shaun at the Bristol University Botanic Gardens, leave time to whizz in to the gardens

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Beautiful Kitchens Photography

Just completed a kitchen shoot for a well known kitchens magazine… Photography is made so much easier when the light is right, and we took full advantage of the sun at this shoot.

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This sort of product photography requires a light touch and informality so we used natural light mixed with a little fill in flash, and the models were shot quickly and with as little fuss as possible… hope it shows! the company is based in Bristol and the excellent Nicky Owen was stylist supreme…

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March 2013 magazine coverage

Great start to the year for interior photography with some lovely pieces being published… Homes and Gardens have just done two of my features, both houses shot in London towards the end of last year.

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Autumn in The Garfagnana, Tuscany

Anyone whose visions of Tuscan countryside revolve solely around the undeniably romantic idea of hilltop villas with cypress lined driveways snaking up through the vines, poppies or sunflowers has probably not made it up north to the Garfagnana.

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The Tasty Ski Company

Food Photography in this sort of situation is a balancing act. We were not in a studio, Tim was cooking, and we only had a dining room table on which to photograph the finished results. We had limited time, and were restricted to using available light. So, using the existing ‘props’ (plates, cutlery etc) and a bit of sunlight we managed to photograph a surprising number of expertly created dishes. It helps that Tim has worked with Heston Blumenthal (note the Butternut Squash ‘Foam’ above!)…

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Hotel Photography in Tuscany, Italy

I’ve just returned from a few days hotel photography at ‘Il Borro’, near Arezzo in Tuscany owned by the Ferragamo family – designers of very beautiful footwear

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Top Floor Rugs 2012

I spent an enjoyable day photographing the beautiful rugs designed by top designer Esti Barnes recently. Her company, ‘Top Floor Rugs’ has become a leading source for distinctive contemporary hand-made rugs and carpets

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East Prawle Cricket Club

“Personally, I have always looked upon cricket as organized loafing”. East Prawle Cricket Club, summer 2012 photography by Mark Bolton

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A Country Living wedding

The bride and groom had chosen the beautiful ‘Trevoole Farm’ in Cornwall, and Beth, the owner, and all her helpers had turned the place into a fairytale venue.. lanterns, vintage candelabras, garlands and rose arbours, it really was the perfect country wedding.

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