A business development mentoring session.

I have been working with a company at that very interesting stage of considering a large scale expansion. The challenges at this time are manifold but a session where the client can unload their concerns in a non threatening environment …

Strong commercial showing in difficult times.

The regular feedback I get from my ex students is heartening. The number of commissions with blue chip companies accounts shows that quality is still very much in demand.

The information about the Bentley Car shoot which produced a request …

SUN Awards in Manchester

I enjoyed these awards as I know more and more commissions are being enjoyed in this northern powerhouse. Good to see Fuji and others supporting these events. Also to see some ex-students attending and being in the awards. Doug Curry …

Session with students on engaging with clients.

Spent a day reviewing the students directions and where they could explore taking them in the future. Then we related this world view to who might share it and discussed ways of accessing them. Also looked at a case study …

More ex student achievements.

Dean Chalkley has a film he has directed showing at the V and A in London on the 30th of November. He is very much at the leading edge of contemporary culture and goes from strength to strength. He was …

Major Show in London

Dave Stewart’s new Gallery situated in Old Street area has hosted a show by him looking at the obsessive qualities and absurdities of the world of advertising. It has received great critical acclaim to the point that Creative Review decided …

Trip to London to see the AOP Student Awards

The AOP students awards as well as celebrating those aspiring to enter the profession gave me chance to gauge the health of the photographic scene with a couple of Agents I know.

The event was well attended. This year also …

Busy with lots happening,

At times it is a challenge to keep up to date with the range of activities that keep me occupied.

Over the past couple of months I have been discussing the potential of opening a new London gallery with Dave …