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Behind the scenes at the Flourish team photoshoot

A few weeks back we invited multi-award winning photographer Matt Pereira to take some team photographs of Flourish for our website. I'll share the actual images with you next, but I thought you might like to see some of the shots that I took "behind the scenes". Matt and I decided that we'd use the afternoon to bring the team together, have a bit of a giggle and exercise our creative muscles. I have to say, we had a huge amount of fun, Matt took some corking images and it was a fab experience.
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Behind the scenes at the Yarwood-White photoshoot

Five dresses, twelve pieces of jewellery, four hair do's and two clients. Oh, and my first time art directing a shoot. Well no one said it was going to be easy! When Clare Yarwood-White invited me to art direct her photo shoot for her latest collection I jumped at the chance. And we worked with a phenomenal team on the day. Russell of Blackburn Bridal was the second client of the day: he had commissioned Clare's latest collection and so it made sense that they both collaborated on the shoot.

What difference does a good headshot make anyway?

We've been creating a lot of blogs for people recently, and something I must sound like a broken record on in every briefing meeting is my insistance that bloggers work with a {good} photographer to get a professional headshot. I can't tell you the difference it makes. Actually I don't need to tell you the difference. You can see it just from the before and after above. I can't believe I'm sharing this with you but I'm reminding myself that I'm doing it for the greater good... Let's start