Outstanding studio facility in Manchester.

I would like to thank Justin Windle owner of the BIG SHED in Manchester for inviting me to look around. I have to admit what I found was completely  unexpected. It is one of, if not the most sophisticated and …

Crowd funding discussion with Rob Evans.

I was very impressed with the achievements of Rob who was not only able to establish a very successful photographic studio in Manchester just three years after leaving as photographer to Granada TV Studios. He was also able to develop …

More Manchester research and mentoring.

As part of looking at the world outside of London I have visited a few photographers to gauge how they are coping with the current challenges. Moy Williams is a long established photographer right in the heart of Manchester. He …

Manchester Photographer

Had a very good conversation with the award winning Manchester photographer Jonathan Oakes. He has amazing facilities in the heart of the city. There are two large studios and catering facilities to match with each able to run separately.All …

Discussions with Dave Stewart.

I was intersted to discuss with Dave the issues related to innovative marketing initiatives. He has a distinguished history of creating events and a personal profile which surprises and entertains the market. We agreed that this is becoming increasingly more …

Long discussion with Dylan Collard.

Had a good long chat with Dylan looking at how he is doing and how the general state of photography is.

To cut a three hour chat short, he is still doing well and this is because he is concentrating …

An interesting gallery in Freiburg.

I have spent the past ten days touring Europe and of course looking at gallerys and their pricing structures.

It is good to see a number flourishing using quality spaces and locations to good advantage.

I have included a couple …

Amsterdam and Arnhem Trip

Dutch Media industry

The trip I organised to Holland was to attend the retirement party of Peter van den Hout a TV and radio personality and an old friend from our student days.

This gave me a chance to discuss …