2016 Lookback – Frank Dale Foods

Part three of my year in review brings me onto one of the most enjoyable projects of the year. Frank Dale Foods are a company that specialise in the production and distribution of Premium Canapés to commercial customers. The photographic shoot was on location at Frank Dale HQ due to the amount of products that… Read More

2016 Lookback – The Water Walker

Part two of my year in review brings me onto one of the most unusual and challenging product shoots of 2016. The Water Walker is an underwater treadmill for veterinary hydrotherapy. Constructed out of glass, stainless steel and painted to a high gloss finish, this combination presented a challenge in terms of photographic lighting. Minimising the… Read More

2016 lookback – Great British Biscotti Co.

  In the first part of my year in review I am looking back to one of the more colourful studio photography shoots of 2016. Creating images for the launch of a new food product for the Great British Biscotti Company: an artisan producer, launching an innovative range of sweet and savoury biscotti. The shoot… Read More

A Commercial Focus

The past 12 months has seen Alex Bailey Photography streamline it’s service to become Norfolk’s Premier Commercial Photography Studio, specialising in Clothing, Packshot & Food Photography. Initially establishing the company as a general photography provider, i.e. Commercial, Portrait & Weddings, with an ever expanding client list for commercial photography, I took the decision early in… Read More

New Season Clothing Photography

As I write this I am surrounded in the studio with new seasons stock from some of my very special Norfolk clients.   Getting high quality images out to the various shops and boutiques with a quick turnaround is something I pride myself on.  A quick turnaround is vital to get the new season items… Read More

How to shoot into direct sunlight

    Shooting in direct sunlight can lead to images that have high contrast, blown out highlights, lens flare and colors that might even look overly saturated. If you’re shooting portraits they can also lead to the ‘squint factor’.   So what’s a photographer to do?   Here are eleven quick and simple tips at… Read More

Food Photography – An Introduction

Interested in learning about Food Photography?  Read on for some introductory tips.   Visit any bookshop and head for the cook book section and you’ll be overwhelmed by the array of books filled with delicious recipes accompanied by excellent photography of the dishes. Colourful stacks of vegetables drizzled with rich sauces on a clean white… Read More

Photography editing – How much is OK?

Some say a picture never lies,  yeah right!  There are a lot of lies in photography!   Of course we all know this but it’s not a subject that a lot of people openly talk about, unless it is someone famous on the cover of a magazine.  I’m not saying that there are a whole… Read More

Baby boom

Hi, It’s been far too long since my last post. It’s been a crazy few months for me. In January my Son Samuel was born, which obviously has kept me on my toes! And as fate always has it, as soon as home life got busy – So did work! I’ve been flat out photographing… Read More

End of an era?

Today it was announced that the Photographic retailer Jessops has gone into administration, the biggest photographic name to struggle since Kodak filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy almost a year ago. In an age where consumer competition is fierce among retailers, it is hardly a surprise that some will fall away from the pack. Jessops, which… Read More