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Corporate headshots for Exeter’s Swanky Agency 

Following on from our recently published ‘guide for professional headshots’ (check it out here), we’re taking you behind-the-scenes of a local corporate headshots shoot. We recently had the privilege of working with Exeter’s very own ecommerce experts, Swanky Agency, to capture some professional headshots of their team. Here you can find out about the prep, the shoot and how we worked […]

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A glossary of photography terms and techniques

New to the world of photography? All the technical jargon leaving you feeling frazzled? Fear not, for we’ve created a helpful glossary of key photography terms and techniques, perfect for mastering the basics. Whether you’re just starting out as a beginner photographer, or simply want to learn more about this fascinating field, our glossary will […]

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A guide for professional headshots

In need of some new professional headshots for your business? Not sure what to look for when it comes to finding a photographer? Our handy guide will shed some light on what it takes to get the best business headshots, and even provide some useful tips to help you prepare for those all-important staff portraits.   Why are professional […]

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Food and Drink Photography: The Flat, Exeter

Interview with co-founder, Chloe Whipple We recently ventured on a food and drink photography expedition to The Flat restaurant: a bustling vegetarian/ vegan restaurant located on Fore Street, the hub of all things Indie in Exeter. Having just celebrated their first birthday, we sat down with co-founder Chloe Whipple. What inspired you to open a […]

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The dos and don’ts of successful lifestyle photography

Lifestyle photography is all about storytelling. It’s about capturing natural, relaxed images that document real-life events or situations. It’s about revealing personalities, relationships and feelings to give the viewer a sense of who your subjects are and how they interact. There’s a certain art to getting lifestyle photography just right. Finding the balance between directing […]

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Why does product photography play a vital role in marketing?

There’s no denying the importance of product photography in for a business. Product images are your ambassadors. They represent your brand across a range of marketing channels, both on- and offline. They provide information, engender trust and create desire. Quality product photography is a key driver of store engagement, conversion and retention, and overall customer […]

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Professional product photography – studio and location based photoshoots

Professional product photography can be the difference between someone purchasing your product or choosing a competitor’s instead. Your product photos play a key role in your business, providing important buying information. They convey brand values and create a sense of desire amongst consumers. They also maximise visual appeal, which helps to attract customers and ultimately […]

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