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Bring On 2021

January 05, 2021 - The pandemic has been the dominant story of 2020. Deserted streets, lockdowns, job losses, sickness, deaths and the NHS...
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Aston Martin DBX Shoot

December 16, 2020 - It was great to find myself working with @WheelsinWales again to shoot the pictures for an @astonmartin DBX road test....
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Purple Light and the International Space Station

December 10, 2020 - I was surprised to get a picture of the #ISS last week whilst photographing a building bathed in purple light to mark #P...
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Open For Business

November 12, 2020 - As Wales comes out of lockdown for the second time and the good news of a potential vaccine breaks, there is hope for a...
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What I Do.

July 01, 2020 - A short video showcasing the photography I provide to business clients throughout the UK. As we begin to recover from lo...
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Photography Post Lockdown

June 24, 2020 - Essential additions to the kit bag for the socially distancing photographer post lockdown. Like so many businesses I'm...
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A Lot Can Happen In Two Years

June 14, 2020 - Up until December 2019 The Ford Motor Company had been a major client of mine. For the previous seven years I had shot p...
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Shooting A Successful Selfie

June 10, 2020 - Shooting a successful selfie is not as easy at it sounds. Lots do it on their phones but is it really the sort of image...
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From The Archive No:37

June 05, 2020 - Came across these in the archive today taken back in 2004. A day in the life of South Wales super hero, Captain Beany. C...
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Exiting Lockdown

May 28, 2020 - As we await details from Government as to how the country will progress through the post lockdown process we can at last...
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A Day In The Woods

May 25, 2020 - I had it in mind to post just one image, the upright shot of the young man in a wheelchair, as part of my “From The Arch...
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From The Archive No:36

May 14, 2020 - A picture taken in June 2000 at Dalkeith Country Park just outside Edinburgh on commission for The Sunday Times. The bri...
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From The Archive No: 35

May 08, 2020 - Today's from From The Archive post is a shot of dance teacher Miranda who was looking for a new portrait for her social...
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From The Archive No:34

May 04, 2020 - A PR image shot in December 2008 is the subject of this post from the archive. I’ve always found this shot pleasing and...
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How To Get The Pictures You Want From A Photo Commission.

May 03, 2020 - A few tips for getting the most out of your pr, corporate or event photoshoot. You might think that simply booking a pr...
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Access To The Front Line

May 01, 2020 - A lot is spoken at the moment by photojournalists keen to document the sharp end of this Covid crisis, about the lack of...
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After Lockdown

April 29, 2020 - Social or networking events such as dinners, conferences, awards ceremonies as we knew them up to only a month or so ago...
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From The Archive No: 33

April 23, 2020 - Welsh National Opera Hansel and Gretel Witch Transformation. Three pictures which are from a 2008 Welsh National Oper...
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Virtual Conferencing Backgrounds & Tips For Presenting The Right Image

April 22, 2020 - We have the potential for several more weeks of lockdown ahead of us and if like me you're working from home virtual con...
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From The Archive No:32

April 16, 2020 - For many years I worked on a freelance basis for The Times Educational Supplement providing photographic coverage from S...
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From The Archive No:31

April 16, 2020 - Having had an interest in aviation since my early teens when my career ambition was to become a pilot, it has been a joy...
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MV Fridtjof Nansen Docks in Cardiff

March 19, 2020 - It was a cold start to a Saturday morning and the wind blowing across the wide open dock added to the chill. I was at Ca...
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Strange Times

March 18, 2020 - Safe to say the coming months are going to be difficult for all of us. The coronavirus pandemic is causing chaos through...
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A New Photo Restoration Service from Mediaphotos

February 06, 2020 - For forty plus years I've worked as a professional photographer. During this time I have been asked on many occasions to...
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New Year 2020

January 13, 2020 - Here we are again at the start of a new year, a time to remind you of the photographic services I offer through Mediapho...
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From The Archive No:30

January 06, 2020 - So much in life is about timing and that is particularly true when it comes to photography. Usually it's about hitting t...
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Bentley Bentayga Speed Test Drive Shoot

December 15, 2019 - Working with "Wheels Within Wales" I recently had the opportunity to photograph a Bentley Bentayga Speed, the worlds fas...
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Portraits & Headshots

October 07, 2019 - Portrait photography has aways been in demand in the business and corporate world. Either to accompany a press release w...
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Conference and Event Photography

September 02, 2019 - Like so many venues these days this one has little ambient light to allow projection screens to be visible to the partic...
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A Photographers Life

August 08, 2019 - Working as a freelance can be a little unpredictable at times. Work comes when it comes and it can sometimes be like wai...
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From The Archive No 28.

May 03, 2019 - This image of Take That was taken in 2009 on a commission from Volkswagen to publicise the bands use of VW Caravelle van...
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First Impressions of Using the Nikon Z6 Mirrorless Camera

April 28, 2019 - Nikon Z6 mirrorless digital camera with FTZ adapter and Nikon 14-24 mm F2.8G AF-S IF-ED zoom lens. It's a large lump of...
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From The Archive No 27.

April 25, 2019 - The very lovely Swansea based actress Joanna Page who had just starred in the hugely popular film Love Actually arrives...
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From The Archive No 26.

April 12, 2019 - American rock star Alice Cooper photographed in August 2006 approaching the eighteenth green at The Celtic Manor Resort...
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Why Use The Services of a Professional Photographer?

April 11, 2019 - In an age when it seems as though everyone has a cameraphone it’s an obvious question to ask. Why pay for the services o...
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From The Archive No 25.

February 12, 2019 - Chris Hoy training with the British Olympic Cycling Team at The Welsh National Velodrome in Newport at the beginning of...
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From The Archive No 24.

February 12, 2019 - Here’s a shot of popular classical singer Katherine Jenkins taken in February 2004. I’d been commissioned last minute to...
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From The Archive No 23.

February 12, 2019 - A shot of Prince Andrew playing a round of golf on The Old Course at St Andrews. This was just a case of being in the ri...
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From The Archive No 22.

February 12, 2019 - In 2017 I started a series of image posts from the Mediaphotos archive to mark the 20th anniversary of starting the busi...
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A Recent Interesting Commission

October 15, 2018 - A recent interesting commission from regular client, The Ford Motor Company was a little different to my usual work and...
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Video & Stills

August 30, 2018 - A short video clip illustrating my work from a recent commission to shoot both stills and video of The Youth Work Excell...
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Video Production

May 22, 2018 - Mediaphotos has moved into the field of video production. Here's a short video from a recent commission from The Alzhei...
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Four Men And Their Music

December 20, 2017 - I recently had the opportunity to photograph some musician friends of mine. My wife Trish and I have been following the...
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Twenty Years Of Mediaphotos”. No:21.

November 02, 2017 - A simple image that works well with the red flowers and makeup against a red background. I was working for a PR company...
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Twenty Years Of Mediaphotos”. No:20.

September 18, 2017 - A slight change from the norm with this post. Not only have I included the portrait shot that is the main subject of the...
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Twenty Years Of Mediaphotos”. No:19.

September 08, 2017 - A slight change of direction with this shot of male strippers, The Silk Sensation, performing at the North West Bowling...
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Twenty Years Of Mediaphotos”. No:18.

August 23, 2017 - The Royal Mile in Edinburgh during the Fringe Festival is awash with characters to photograph and this shot of Anthony,...
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Twenty Years Of Mediaphotos”. No:17.

August 17, 2017 - A portrait of actor John Hannah who was lending his support to Oxfam's 'Cut Conflict Campaign' on The Royal Mile in Edin...
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Twenty Years Of Mediaphotos”. No:16.

August 16, 2017 - With Daniel Craig being in the news at the moment after revealing he is to star in another James Bond movie I thought it...
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Twenty Years Of Mediaphotos”. No:15.

August 11, 2017 - A Scottish tartan for a Scottish appearance. Veteran American comedienne Joan Rivers donned a tartan cape for her appear...
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Twenty Years Of Mediaphotos”. No:14.

August 03, 2017 - A change from the celebrity photography of recent posts with this PR image from 1999. The picture is from a commission f...
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Twenty Years Of Mediaphotos”. No:13.

August 02, 2017 - UK Premiere of Billy Elliot at UGC Cinema, Edinburgh, Sunday 20/8/00. Pictured at the after show party are stars of the...
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Twenty Years Of Mediaphotos”. No:12.

August 01, 2017 - A portrait of Former Foreign Secretary Malcolm Rifkind in his campaign office in Colinton village, Edinburgh in the buil...
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Twenty Years Of Mediaphotos”. No:11.

July 25, 2017 - Former Champion Jockey Richard Dunwoody pictured at The Bonham Hotel, Edinburgh in 2000 where he was being interviewed f...
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Twenty Years Of Mediaphotos”. No:10.

July 24, 2017 - Star of screen and Broadway, Alan Cumming in reflective mood as he promotes his film, The Anniversary Party in Edinburgh...
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Twenty Years Of Mediaphotos”. No:9.

July 14, 2017 - I love this red carpet shot from 2001 of movie star Emma Thompson arriving for the premiere of her film Wit at The Odeon...
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Twenty Years Of Mediaphotos”. No:8.

July 06, 2017 - A portrait of Holywood actor Leslie Nielsen taken in 2000 after he had appeared on STV’s lunchtime TV programme, Room At...
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“Twenty Years Of Mediaphotos”. No:7.

June 30, 2017 - Former football hardman turned actor Vinnie Jones and his co star Vas Blackwood pose for me at the Edinburgh Film Festiv...
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“Twenty Years Of Mediaphotos”. No:6.

June 22, 2017 - Here’s a picture from 2007 that amply demonstrates what our Fire and Rescue service personnel face on a daily basis. It’...
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“Twenty Years Of Mediaphotos”. No:5.

June 14, 2017 - This image of film star Catherine Zeta Jones was taken more recently after our return to Cardiff but unbelievably it is...
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Twenty Years Of Mediaphotos. No:4

June 12, 2017 - A shot of singing star Robbie Williams and his pals Jonathan Wilkes and Neighbours star Daniel McPerson taken in 2002....
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Twenty Years Of Mediaphotos:3

June 07, 2017 - It doesn't seem possible that it's twenty years since Trish and I started Mediaphotos. Looking through the archive to ch...
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Twenty Years Of Mediaphotos No:2

June 06, 2017 - No:2 in the series is another shot form The Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Edinburgh in 1997. This image of...
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Twenty Years Of Mediaphotos:1

June 05, 2017 - This September I’m celebrating 20 years of trading as Mediaphotos. I’ve been thinking of ways to mark this milestone and...
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Highlights From The Week.

May 24, 2017 - The week started with a twelve hour shoot at The Celtic Manor in Newport with a full brief to record the event, surround...
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Variety Is The Spice Of Life

July 27, 2016 - I’ve always enjoyed the variety of work my career in photography has provided. In fact it’s been one of the major attrac...
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Corporate Headshots

November 20, 2015 - Most businesses require staff headshots for marketing purposes. Whether for use with biographies on the company web site...
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A Birds Eye View of Newport Docks

October 26, 2015 - During the many years I've been working as a photographer I've been asked to take pictures in just about every situation...
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Miranda Portrait

May 26, 2015 - A striking portrait of dance teacher Miranda from the Miranda Lee Dance School (https://www.facebook.com/pages/Miranda-L...
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Recent Magazine Spreads

November 19, 2014 - It's always good to see your work used nicely as in these picture spreads in the Christmas edition of Around Town Magazi...
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Caerphilly Castle Panorama

July 21, 2014 - It was a beautiful summers day in Caerphilly yesterday and the castle looked amazing in the sunshine. I couldn't resist...
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Cardiff Bay Panorama's

May 23, 2014 - I've been taking advantage of the recent fine weather to shoot some panorama's of Cardiff Bay. This one is made up of...
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Nash Point, Vale of Glamorgan

May 20, 2014 - In the digital age we shoot everything in colour but you really can't beat a good black and white image. Mode conversion...
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First Outing For The New Camera

May 14, 2014 - Photographing former pro footballer turned columnist and commentator John Hartson and his wife Sarah with their new baby...
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Australian Pictures

February 02, 2014 - A recent trip to Australia to visit family provided some stunning picture opportunities. The usual iconic tourist destin...
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From The Archive

November 13, 2013 - A favourite from the archive is this shot of The Simpsons creator Matt Groening which was taken on commission for Sky TV...
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A New Web Site For Mediaphotos

November 01, 2013 - The Mediaphotos web site has undergone a complete redesign. The cleaner design and streamlined interface is more intu...
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Corporate Portrait Commission

October 07, 2013 - Even the simplest shoot can be challenging. A recent corporate commission to shoot a portrait to accompany a press rele...
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The Last Throws of Summer at Three Cliffs Bay on The Gower

September 11, 2013 - One of the joys of working as a photographer is that despite a busy day shooting pr and corporate work there’s still tim...
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Ford Fiesta ST launch shoot

June 11, 2013 - A small selection of images from a recent three day commission to photograph the new Ford Fiesta ST prior to it’s Europe...
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Colourful Cardiff in the Spring Sunshine

May 17, 2013 - A stunning display of colour in Cathays Park, Cardiff, in the Spring sunshine. Hats off to the City Council gardeners....
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Clouds

May 16, 2013 - On the way to a photo shoot in Bridgend today and couldn’t resist photographing these clouds over a rapeseed field in Th...
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Celebrity portraits from my time in Edinburgh

March 25, 2013 - Browsing the archives can be an interesting experience. Once I could remember pretty much everything I’d shot but not no...
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From The Archive – Robbie Williams

March 15, 2013 - A 2002 picture of Robbie Williams pictured with Jonathan Wilkes and Neighbours star Daniel McPherson as they leave his E...
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From The Archive

March 14, 2013 - Vinnie Jones and Vas Blackwood in Edinburgh 1998 for the premier of Lock Stock and Two Smoking Barrels. I’d only been...
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The June 2012 Newsletter from Mediaphotos

June 20, 2012 - Welcome to the June 2012 newsletter from Mediaphotos. I usually e-mail a newsletter to all my clients on a six monthly...
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Porsche 911 Carrera 4S 3.8

June 13, 2012 - Click to view slideshow. An enjoyable morning spent in the Vale of Glamorgan this week photographing a Porsche 911 Carre...
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Tenovus St David’s Day Dinner – Event photography

March 08, 2012 - Click to view slideshow. The Cardiff based cancer charity Tenovus held it’s annual St David’s Day dinner at The Coal Exc...
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Behind The Scenes at The Welsh National Opera

February 14, 2012 - Click to view slideshow. A recent press day with The Welsh National Opera at The Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff, for...
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