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“I found Claire’s work via the internet and was really impressed by the quality and consistency of her photography. We therefore commissioned Claire for our school’s new website and she came in and spent a whole day with us and it is thanks to her that our new site looked bright, positive and welcoming. Claire was amazing … she chatted away and made every student feel relaxed and special which in turn encouraged natural smiles. Many shots were set up to allow for a portrait or a landscape crop, her attention to detail re backgrounds and the pupils themselves (whether it was hair, a tie and collar, positioning of a hand etc) was exceptional – every detail was considered to get the best shot. She focused in on the student and used soft focus in the background and at times, allowed for a plain background which would let us use an image as a cut out or a brightly coloured background which made the images look bright and positive.

Claire’s work is exceptional, she is very professional and efficient and I cannot recommend Claire or her work highly enough and I am hoping she will return to work with us again soon”.

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June 2020

Hello everyone, I hope you are well and coping with all the challenges.  Like almost all photographers and many self employed professions, my work dried up just before lockdown.  I took on the new role of homeschooling my two children, caught up on all my admin and tried to stay sane. 

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March 2020

Welcome to my Spring 2020 newsletter. This time last year I decided to treat myself to a day of play with Walter's Wardrobe. The organiser of Walter's Wardrobe pulls together a theme, a venue, four models, makeup artists and styling. As a photographer you just arrive and let yourself be inspired.

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January 2020

I met Joe Turner at the Co-op head office in Manchester to photograph the '10 minutes with' feature for the Food magazine. Of course these features take about 2 hour's rather than 10 minutes to shoot. Joe was lovely and patient, allowing me to shoot several different options, so the picture editor had plenty of choice.

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December News

It's been a while since I sent out my last newsletter as I've been spending all my spare time working on the new website - click here if you haven't seen it yet.  This time last year I got to spend a few hours with the world famous Hacker T Dog!  Girl Talk magazine sent me along to BBC Saturday Mash Up Live, in Salford.

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September 19 News

This time last year I had a really enjoyable shoot at Ilkley Grammar School with Neil from Expo.  Expo specialises in producing school websites and brochures.  Ilkley Grammar is a really inspiring and beautiful school located in a gorgeous part of Yorkshire.  The kids...

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