This week started with a “one to one” shoot for The Times at Woburn Golf Club with Ian Poulter who was launching the Autumn/Winter collection of his leisureware range. These events are typical of quite a lot of work I do for the paper. You usually go along with a journalist and get an hour to do both words and pictures, usually a 45/15 minute split, but often ends up with the snapper getting. 5-10 mins for pics.
Ian arrived wearing a black outfit which doesn’t photograph well. Luckily for me he had brought along a colourful combination with red tartan trousers and red jumper.
I found an area next to the putting green with some trees that with some nice even lighting and got a great set of pics.
The last time I photographed Ian was when be was driving BMWs around Brands Hatch and he was wearing a modified race suit with Union Jack flags sewn onto the legs.
Tuesday I spent the day doing photography for Sword Services new website. Sword Services are a security company based in Slough and offer a range of services from installing security cameras and alarms to entry systems.
Up early on Wednesday for a bit of business networking at Mary Flavelles Keller Breakfast. Mary, Berkshire’s self styled “Queen of Networking” oversees the best business breakfast meeting in Berkshire at the Coppid Beach in Bracknell. This week there were 50 people on the guest list with some great 60 second presentations.
Back to the studio for 2 business portrait shoots, Ceri-Jane Hackling of Cerub PR followed by Alex Reid from The Best of Bracknell. An impromptu business coaching session with Lisa Rowles from B-yond Belief followed by a trip up to Maidenhead for a meeting with marketing guru Nigel Temple.
Another shoot for The Times on Thursday with Neil Warnock, the Crystal Palace football manager.