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Pauline Minsky, Design Manager, Manchester Art Gallery

“As Design Manager at Manchester Art Gallery I am responsible for producing strong gallery branded communications. Claire was initially commissioned to provide our brand photography, communicating our values: welcoming, warm, fun and engaging. She continued to work with us over a 6 year period. She has produced exceptional shots for us. A good director, she works well with models (our models are our visitors), is highly professional, delivers great work, on time. Claire works incredibly hard to get the best shots, the end result is beautiful photography. I would not hesitate to recommend her.”

Recent News

May 21 News

Hello and welcome to my May newsletter. Firstly I want to share a couple of shoots with you from the past few months. Here is one of the spreads from my photoshoot with Siobhan Murphy for OK magazine. Siobhan was a finalist in the BBC's Interior Design Masters and her use of colour and pattern really blew everyone away.

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March 21 News

Hello everyone - I hope you are all keeping well and managing through this very long lock-down.  This time my newsletter is concentrating on one commercial photoshoot from back in February 2020 when very few of us were even aware of Covid.

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December 20 News

Hello, I hope you are all safe and well and have survived lockdown number 2.  I had a very quiet start to November with two weeks of virtually no work and then a flurry of jobs in the second half.  I wonder how December will pan out for all of us!

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October 20 News

Hello everyone and welcome to my Autumn newsletter which jumps back to July and August 19.  I had the pleasure of meeting Alex and his parents Lisa and Adam over in Manchester.  The shoot, for Good Housekeeping Magazine was about Alex's transgender journey and the wider family dynamics. 

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August 20 News

Since June my work seems to have got back up to about half speed and I'm hoping things continue to improve.  I've been doing the vast majority of my jobs in the great outdoors where I have either been avoiding downpours or nearly passing out from the heat!

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