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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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5 Tactics for Creating Mouth Watering Food and Drink Photography

We’ve all been scrolling through Instagram, flicking through the pages of a magazine or perusing a menu online, only to find ourselves practically drooling over a divinely delectable food photo. A well-executed food or drink snap will instantly attract attention and leave viewers craving [...]

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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 [...]

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5 things to know about website photography if you’re launching a business

In the throes of launching a business? Don’t know where to start when it comes to your website photography? Photographs are sometimes relegated to the bottom of the to-do list when building a website for a new business. But with the power to make [...]

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Organising an Exeter charity event? 5 suggestions to consider

Whether you’re a first-time organiser or serial event-planner, coordinating a charity event can often be overwhelming. You want to create a fun and memorable experience for your guests. And, educate them about your cause. And encouraging them to dig deep. From the basics, to [...]

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I’m hiring a photographer – what do I need to know about GDPR?

Calling all business owners! Have you got a commercial photography project on the horizon? Are you thinking of hiring a photographer for some professional staff headshots or on-site photography? If so, it’s important that you’re up to speed on the upcoming changes to data [...]

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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 [...]

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Why your ecommerce business needs product photography

The power of an image is hard to ignore. Research shows that people remember 80% of what they see, and just 20% of what they read. Plus, a staggering 90% of information transmitted to the brain is visual. How you showcase your products online [...]

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