#mugshot

Posted on May 22, 2017

MUGSHOT: noun, informal. 'A photograph of a person's face made for an official purpose, especially police records'.

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“What’s in a name?”

Posted on February 26, 2017

"What's in a name?" wrote Shakespeare. I've been asked on many occasions about the name of the company and what it means or how I came up with it. Just under ten years ago when I was commencing work as a freelance photographer I spent quite a bit of time deliberating over what to call my new business. I pondered over the usual 'Angela Carrington Photography' or 'Carrington Photographic' options and also any geographical names such as 'North East ...

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Content is King!

Posted on May 12, 2016

Content is King or so the phrase goes. Anybody involved in social media, web design or marketing on any level would agree that the one thing a company needs more than anything else in today's digital world, is CONTENT. So what makes good content? It's pretty hard to write a blog without using a photograph. A tweet has much more impact and reach if it has a photograph as part of it. LinkedIn now allows a portfolio section on your profile. ...

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Event Photography – Shooting the Newcastle Stampede

Posted on November 4, 2015
Muddiest runner at Newcastle Stampede

One of the biggest events that we cover each year is the Newcastle Stampede Adventure Run at Newcastle Racecourse. This year was even bigger than normal with two days of action including a Mini-Stampede and two adult races. The size of the event means it can be a challenge to photograph but we manage to get pictures of everyone on more than just the one obstacle. This year we had 9 different photographers based on different obstacles over the ...

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Life in the Studio – What life is like behind the scenes

Posted on October 13, 2015
Alexander Rodgers

For each photo shoot that is done by our photographers, there is more work required behind the scenes.  This is where I come in, in the studio at The Biscuit Factory, Newcastle.  I make sure that the photography looks the best it possibly can for our clients. Each day when I come in, I complete any admin that is required, respond to emails and social media enquiries.  This week there have been a lot of these following our coverage of the ...

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5 Steps to Great Product Photos

Posted on August 9, 2015

Are you a company that produces products? Do you have ‘stuff’ to sell online? One of the hardest areas of photography to master is product photography. That’s why it’s important to come to the experts when you are wanting to maximise sales. But you want to know how we do it. Right? Well here's a quick 5 step guide to the process, from booking the shoot to receiving the images Step 1 - Booking the Shoot As soon as you get in ...

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Shooting On Location For Antionette Oglethorpe’s New Website

Posted on May 14, 2015
Antoinette Oglethorpe example website image

Back in November we popped down to the Toffee Factory for a shoot that was full of variety for talent development specialist Antoinette Oglethorpe. The shoot was organised by the company designing her new website - Arttia Creative. We chose the Toffee Factory as we knew that we could utilise the different environments that it could offer, to produce differently themed photographs for each part of the new site. The diverse building offers ...

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