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Veg-It-Up!

Veg-It-Up! A fresh take on the traditional base sauce,Veg it Up sauces are a vegan, gluten free vegetable alternative to Tomato and Béchamel sauces. Kathryn got in touch as food photography was needed for some new recipe cards currently in development.  With the studio temporarily looking like someone had emptied a months worth of food… Read More

Ice fresh Foods – Food Photography

I recently had Ice Fresh Foods back in the studio for their latest photographic shoot. Imagery was required for packaging photography,  for a new range of Frozen desserts for a leading retailer. Shot preparation is key with anything likely to melt!  Setting up the lighting and props with dummy items, the actual product is only… Read More

Norwich Cathedral

The brief for the job from the Norwich School was to shoot the Cathedral for a gallery of images for the entrance to the R.E classrooms. With the Cathedral being probably the most photographed building in Norwich I went into the project trying to capture images that were a little different to the standard architectural… Read More

The Olivelution – Olly’s Olives

I really love to work with new start up companies.  Full of enthusiasm and drive, Olly’s Olives are a fantastic new company specialising in unpasteurised olive pouches. With a clear brand identity using vibrant contrasting colours, it was an absolute joy working with Olly himself and James from Recommended Design in Norwich.   Go to… Read More

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