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Why I love photography!

My mum was artist, watercolour, oils, acrylics and also pastels. Over the years I’d tried drawing, pastels and painting, but just didn’t take to any of them. In my 30’s I starting seeing Chris (now my husband) who introduced me to Adobe Photoshop. I was captivated on how you could put together an image using
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Anxiety

Until fairly recently I didn’t realise what anxiety was, and I didn’t know what an anxiety/panic attack was. Anxiety is basically worrying about future events (pretty much like fear, but fear is for current events). Anxiety can be very powerful and when people start suffering Anxiety (or panic) attacks these can be very unpleasant experiences.
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Self Image

Self image is how you see yourself, its like a photo snapshot if you like. It is purely your perception thats comes from your values, morals, how you look, your skills and what your might be confident or not so confident in. Your self image can also be tainted by how others see you. If
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Growing up LGBT.

Growing up a LGBT child can be a very frightening and isolating experience. The majority of our learning takes place at a very young age, how to walk, talk, what’s dangerous and our environment etc. At this time we also get taught stories and beliefs of the world around us. A lot of us (me
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Out in the Work Place!

It takes a huge amount of courage for a gay person to come out of the closet to family, friends or at work. Quite often if someone comes out while they are a student many then go back into the closet when they start work. Its all about rejection, and being outcast. Will friends still
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7 Essential Photos every Model needs in their portfolio.

Once you’ve made the decision that you’d like to start modelling, you first need to get on to the books of modelling agencies.  The good news here is you don’t need to spend loads of money on shots at this point, a simple snapshot will be all the agency needs to find out if they
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What is your favourite button on your camera?

Hi guys, hope you are all doing well? I read lots of blogs and comments from photographer, and one of the subjects that invariably crop up is around gear.  You have your age long debate around Nikon verses Canon (as well as other manufactures), the use of full frame or cropped sensor, and then you
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Personal Project -Recreate the Masters

I’ve read many articles on how photographers can learn more and better their craft.  Many of these centre around having personal goals or projects to immerse themselves in, the aim is to push boundaries, shooting more and so improve! A few years ago I did a 365 project (taking and posting on image everyday for
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Corporate Headshot Shoot – David Lloyd, Trafford

Hi Guys, Hope you are all doing well?  Did a great 3 session headshot photoshoot at David Lloyd, Trafford over the past week.  I’m the resident photographer there, they have received new uniforms for the new year and wanted updated shots of all their PT’s for their Staff Board and online.  Was great catching up
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High Quality Social Media Headshots

Hi! The use of social media for small business is on the raise, it doesn’t matter what product or service you are selling there is a place for it on social media. Having a Facebook, twitter or website for your business is one things, but attracting and creating sales is another! I’ve read many a blogs and
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