Professional Photography SELLS CARS

If you run a business, then you know the importance of web advertising.  Your website can be a powerful sales tool – but the images need to reflect your brand identity.  Make sure that you don’t undersell your product or project a substandard image by using photographs that are less than professional.

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There can be a temptation to ‘save money’ by leaving your product photography to one of your staff members with a phone.  I bring many years of experience to your website photography.

Want to learn how to do vehicle photography for yourself?  If you’re a dealer with a decent camera, and an ambition to upgrade your car imagery, I can help.  I can teach you the basics, to get the best from your camera and your stock, and write you a personalised brief for future reference.

Use the contact page to get in touch and I’ll tell you more.

Planning for Great Wedding Photographs

Planning for Great Wedding Photographs

At weddings I shoot a generally natural style, with some posed elements along the way, but that’s not to say that we can’t plan the day and the photography to make the most of all opportunities.  As part of the planning we’ll talk about the schedule for the day, but we can also talk about locations, styles and fun things to do.

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Baby’s First Christmas Photoshoot

Baby’s First Christmas is such an exciting time!  Why not make it memorable with a special photoshoot at our Dundonald Studio!  Bring baby, and up to five others, (parents, siblings, grandparents, pet…) and you can have a professional studio photoshoot with a 6×8 inch mounted print for just £49!

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Portballintrae

Last week we visited Portballintrae, a village right on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean, and close to the world-famous Giant’s Causeway, and the even more famous Bushmills Distillery.


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Portballintrae is very much a ‘dormitory’ village, now built up with modern apartments used a holiday home by people from elsewhere, which gives the visitor the impression that it is a soulless, sad place.  There is a small harbour, and a boat-club with a small clubhouse, and a decent beach, topped by an archeological treasure, the Lissnahall Prehistoric Earthworks.  A short drive leads to Bushmills, and I was intrigued by the bunting in the town square. Continue reading Portballintrae

Augher, Co.Tyrone

Augher Co.Tyrone.

Augher is a village on the road from Ballygawley to Fivemiletown, in Co.Tyrone.  I’ve paseed through it on many, many ocassions, but with a little bit of spare time after an appointment at Clougher today, I paused in the village to explore.  The main focus of my interest was the old Railway Station, once part of the Clogher Valley Railway.  The 3ft narroe gauge railway operated between 1887 and 1942, linking the GNR mainline stations at Tynan and Maguiresbridge.  It passed through Caledon, Aughnacloy, Augher, Clougher, Fivemiletown (where the trains ran along Main Street like a tram) Colebrooke, Brookeborough and Maguiresbridge. The old train station at Augher is still extant, used now as a coffee shop.

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Headshot Perfection!

Corporate head shots are now essential for any business with a web presence.And for individuals too – your LinkedIn account NEEDS a really good professional headshot! Remember that you never get a second chance to make a first impression!Today Richard came to Dundonald to get some images for his website, and build his business:-

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Do it right, with an image taken at our superbly equipped professional studio at Dundonald.

Baby Sebastian

This happy chappie is young Sebastian, who came with his mummy and daddy to visit the studio at Dundonald to begin his ‘Baby’s First Year’ sessions.  He smiled all the way through!

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Ballymartin, Co.Antrim

Ballymartin Road runs from the A57 Templepatrick Road to the Ballypalady Road, in Newtownabbey, and crosses the NIR trainline from Belfast to Antrim by way of a remote controlled level crossing.  It’s a single track line and trains cross the road every 30 minutes or so.  I first crossed it around 10 years ago, when I visited a bride’s home for photographs on her wedding day, but more recently a road closure forced me to travel along this minor road again.  I was reminded about the derelict building that sits at the side of the tracks, now covered in very professional looking graffitti.   It has chimneys and loos like it may once have been someone’s home – perhaps that of a railway worker?  At the time I made a mental note to pay it a visit again when next in the area.

I took the Fujifilm X-T2.  It was a cloudy enough October day and the light required an ISO around 800.  Here’s some of the images.

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F/16 @ 1/60th Sec on ISO800, focal length 16mm.

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Belfast Commercial and Family Photographer