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TRACK DAY PHOTOGRAPHY AT GOODWOOD MOTOR CIRCUIT

23/05/2018

Brands Hatch Morgan held their annual track day at the historic Goodwood motor racing circuit. The day had over forty Morgans from the early 1930's to the modern day range, with novice drivers to regular visitors to the stunning location of the Goodwood Road & Racing Club ...more

BEGINNERS DIGITAL PHOTO COURSE IN CANTERBURY

21/05/2018

On Sunday 3rd June at Tower House in Canterbury, Kent I will be holding a Digital SLR photography course . The course is a great way of learning more about your camera's manual facilities. On the day, you will have practical sessions with a model and also access to the beautiful Westgate Gardens where your knowledge from the course will allow you to be in control of your final pictures rather than relying on the camera's Auto functions. ...more

UNIVERSITY OF KENT FINE ART DEGREE SHOW

21/05/2018

Saturday afternoon and an annual visit to cover the photography at the Chatham historic dockyard for the University of Kent's fine art degree show... ...more

EXCLUSIVE WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY IN THE UK

19/05/2018

Wedding photography has always been a small part of my business, I only cover around six weddings a year and always through clients, friends or recommendations. With the Royal Wedding on today I thought i'd share some of my photos from the last couple of years... ...more

UNIVERSITY OF KENT PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY

17/05/2018

Kent University had asked me to cover some portrait sessions for its School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research departments, these took place in Medway and Canterbury... ...more

BROOKLANDS MUSEUM CAR PHOTOGRAPHY COURSE

15/05/2018

Brooklands Museum has been the host for my car photography workshops now for eight years, in that time I have had a great variety of cars for the photographers to capture against the stunning historic landscape... ...more

BROOKLANDS RELIVED 1940'S DAY

13/05/2018

Brooklands Museum has been running the 1940's event for a number of years now, it celebrates the vintage styles, vehicles, dancing and military from this era perfectly, mainly down to the number of volunteers and public who adorn a variety of outfits to take you back in time during the second World War... ...more

UNIVERSITY OF KENT POLITICS PHOTOGRAPHY

11/05/2018

One of the warmest days of the year so far and a days photography in the sunshine for the University of Kent Politics department, the coverage was mainly for a workshop that the students had put together covering global issues... ...more

WICKED STONE ROCK BAND PHOTOGRAPHY

09/05/2018

Wicked Stone are a five piece Kent based rock band, with a loyal following across the UK they have been touring constantly, with new Guitarist Callum in place this evening was a chance to get some new band photos of the guys... ...more

MORLEY COLLEGE EDUCATION PHOTOGRAPHY

08/05/2018

Morley College was the location for the Learning For Life annual conference last Thursday, in between some of the speeches I also covered some classes for the marketing department... ...more

AUTO ITALIA CAR PHOTOGRAPHY AT BROOKLANDS MUSEUM

07/05/2018

Brooklands has hosted the Auto Italia magazine sponsored car show for a number of years now, their can be very few displays where you can see a forty Lamborghinis with a 1993 Fiat Tipo among these brutal and exotic super cars... ...more

HIGHER EDUCATION CONFERENCE PHOTOGRAPHY IN LONDON

04/05/2018

Morley College in Lambeth, London hosted the Learning for Life annual higher education conference to a packed audience, with guest speakers and workshops running throughout the day... ...more

LAND ROVER 70TH ANNIVERSARY

01/05/2018

The first Land Rover went on display to the public 70 years ago today at the 1948 Amsterdam motor show, the story of how the utilitarian vehicle was created as a stop-gap vehicle after the Second World War features many of the company’s landmark products and, of course, the people who make and drive them... ...more

LINKEDIN WORKSHOP AND CORPORATE HEADSHOTS

30/04/2018

Jason Dodd Photography has linked up with the award winning I Do Marketing company for a tailored Linkedin training session and professional corporate portraits for local businesses in Kent... ...more

ST EDMUND'S SCHOOL CANTERBURY PHOTOGRAPHY

27/04/2018

St Edmund's school in Canterbury had the official opening of its first phase of the Academic Hub, this is a fabulous new classroom building for their pupils and is the first of a new series of buildings which will border the perimeter of the centre of the school... ...more

BUILDBASE PR PHOTOGRAPHY IN KENT

25/04/2018

Buildbase is one of the UK's fastest growing builders merchants. All of their branches are long established companies which have been serving local trades people for many years, with knowledge and experience to match. A recent PR photo shoot took place at the Herne Bay branch... ...more

KENT COUNTY CRICKET YOUTH TEAM PORTRAITS

23/04/2018

Kent County Cricket Club have ben running successful youth squads for many years, with the programmes they run their aim is to show the youngsters how a professional team operates and over two days a photo shoot was arranged in two Kent venues... ...more

KENT UNIVERSITY PROFILE PORTRAITS

21/04/2018

Doctor Rocio von Lungenfeld is a lecturer at the University of Kent, today I took a series of portraits of her at the Engineering and Digital Arts studio where she is a researcher and lecturer. The images will be used for staff profiles, press releases and on the new University website... ...more

BELL LONDON ENGLISH SCHOOL OPENING

20/04/2018

Wednesday in London for the official opening of Bell English and their new school based in Bear Gardens, just around the corner from the Shakespeare Globe on Bankside... ...more

WW PLUMBING & HEATING SERVICES PHOTOGRAPHY

19/04/2018

Early morning start in Faversham for local plumbing and heating company, Weatherall and Wyles today. The photoshoot took place by the Guild Hall in the historic town of Faversham... ...more

PHOTOGRAPHY LECTURING AT THE UNIVERSITY OF KENT

17/04/2018

I have just covered a three month period as a guest lecturer on Digital photography and image editing for the University of Kent, teaching the fundamentals of photography, both theory and practical to over seventy students has been great fun... ...more

KENT FESTIVAL OF SCIENCE PHOTOGRAPHY EVENT

17/04/2018

Canterbury Christ Church University hosted the Kent Science Festival where over 1,000 visitors attended the two day insight showing the work that local companies and the University have been covering in this field... ...more

ARCHBISHOP OF CANTERBURY PUBLIC LECTURE

15/04/2018

Canterbury Christ Church University hosted their third public lecture of the year. The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby was the guest speaker in front of a packed audience... ...more

KAYAKING LEE VALLEY WHITE WATER PHOTOGRAPHY

12/04/2018

Susie Cassagne is in preparation for a white water kayaking trip down to the Alps later this year, the best facilities in the area is the Lee Valley white water centre, located in Essex and was built for the Olympics back in 2012... ...more

UNIVERSITY OF KENT MATHEMATICS SCHOOL PHOTOGRAPHY

11/04/2018

Today I was continuing the ongoing photography work with the University of Kent of their new website, the area being covered today was the School of Mathematics, Statistics and Actuarial Science, or SMSAS for short... ...more

BELL ENGLISH SCHOOLS LONDON PHOTOGRAPHY

10/04/2018

Bell London opened their brand new London School last week and booked me to cover some general photography of the staff, students, building and some general landmarks of the surrounding Bankside area... ...more

MILLIE KNIGHT & BRETT WILD PARALYMPIAN MEDALLISTS

07/04/2018

After an amazing couple of weeks at the Pyeongchang Winter Paralympics, Millie Knight and guide Brett Wild returned to the UK with a trio off medals. Today was a chance to catch up with them for a post Paralympics photo shoot... ...more

KENT UNIVERSITY BIOSCIENCES PHOTOGRAPHY

07/04/2018

Kent University's Bioscience department has a reputation for being one of the top locations in the UK for its research and Industrial applications from its extensive programmes and ongoing development in this field... ...more

CAR PHOTOGRAPHY COURSE AT BROOKLANDS MUSUEM

03/04/2018

Brooklands Museum has been the host for my car photography workshops now for seven years, in that time I have had a great variety of cars for the photographers to capture against the stunning historic landscape... ...more

SPORTS PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY

31/03/2018

Yiannis Christodoulou is part of the Great Britain Aquathlon squad and I have been covering the photography for him since 2015. The sports portrait photos are partly to show off some of his new training kit (which I am proudly a sponsor) and some action photos, this is to attract new sponsors and to raise his profile.. ...more

UNIVERSITY OF KENT ENGINEERING & DIGITAL ARTS PHOTOGRAPHY

28/03/2018

University of Kent Engineering and Digital Arts had an open day which showed off the facilities to future students, it also made for a good variety of photographs that can be used on the University website... ...more

UNIVERSITY GRADUATION PHOTOGRAPHY

27/03/2018

Canterbury Christ Church University hosted their second graduation ceremony this year, held at Augustine house it was a celebration of the students achievements after years of hard work... ...more

MINI DAY CAR PHOTOGRAPHY AT BROOKLANDS MUSEUM

26/03/2018

The annual Mini day that is held at Brooklands Museum in Weybridge, Surrey always attracts thousands of car enthusiasts and Mini fans. With in excess of 1000 cars, modern and classics the day had a great atmosphere and just goes to show why Britain has had a love affair with this little car from the 60's... ...more

ASTON MARTIN DBS CAR PHOTOGRAPHY

22/03/2018

Between marking photography student assignments at Kent University i've been able to fit in some car photo shoots, Daniel Cramphorn, owner of Broad Oak Performance in Canterbury asked me to photograph his stunning Aston DBS... ...more

MODEL PHOTOGRAPHY IN LONDON

19/03/2018

London is full of amazing locations for photography, especially the Brick Lane area where numerous amazing artwork adorns the streets from graffiti artists, today I was working with professional model Anusha... ...more

HYUNDAI i30N CAR PHOTOGRAPHY KENT

23/03/2018

Hyundai have decided to take on the Hot Hatch market with a brand new N performance brand, the first model to come from them is the i30N. Today I had the car for a local based shoot in Kent... ...more

ROAD TRIP TO ANNECY

16/03/2018

Geneva International Motor Show celebrated its 88th Anniversary this year, and over the course of last weekend with a group of friends we decided to utilise the Golf R's all round capabilities for a four day road trip down to SAnnecy, and visiting the show en route... ...more

MERVYN KING PUBLIC LECTURE

13/03/2018

Canterbury Christ Church University hold regular public lectures, these are free to attend and always have a prominent speaker, this evenings was no exception with Lord Mervyn King in attendance... ...more

GENEVA MOTOR SHOW 2018

12/03/2018

Geneva hosted the 88th International Motor show which opened to the press and public last week, conveniently located next to the airport this show is one of the highlights of the Motoring calendar... ...more

MILLIE KNIGHT 2018 PARALYTICS WINTER OLYMPICS

07/03/2018

Millie Knight has been using my portrait photography services for over six years now, with the 2018 Winter Paralympics officially opening this weekend in Pyeongchang she is seen as one of our best hopes for an Olympic Gold medal... ...more

VW UP GTI CAR PHOTOGRAPHY

06/03/2018

Volkswagen will always be remembered for the introduction of the hot hatch, back in the 70’s they made the everyday Golf in to an icon by adding the GTI badge to it, 40 plus years later and the Up model now shares the iconic badge… ...more

STANNAH LIFTS COMMERCIAL PHOTOGRAPHY

05/03/2018

Stannah based in Hampshire are the UK's leading independent supplier of lift products supplying goods ranging from loading systems, platform lists and stairlifts... ...more

LIVE ART EXHIBITION PHOTOGRAPHY

01/03/2018

Earlier this month students from Astor College in Dover put on a live art exhibition in collaboration with the Sidney Cooper Gallery in Canterbury. The photography was to capture the various installations and the involvement with the public and students... ...more

MOTORLINE GROUP HR RECRUITMENT PHOTOGRAPHY

28/02/2018

Motorline Group have in excess of fifty dealerships across the UK, they cover a wide range of manufacturers and with such a vast number of staff and the expansion of the company they are always looking to recruit in various areas, hence the need for todays photography.. ...more

CORPOARTE HEADSHOTS

27/02/2018

Corporate portraits for coach and consultant Audra Lamoon this afternoon, using the Innovation Centre in Canterbury for some lifestyle and studio portraits for the clients website and social media platforms... ...more

THANET COUNCIL EDITORIAL PHOTOGRAPHY

26/02/2018

Thanet Council commissioned me over two days to cover portraits of their staff at work, mostly documenting the behind the scenes work that goes on during a daily basis... ...more

PRO SHARE CONFERENCE PHOTOGRAPHY IN LONDON

23/02/2018

Pro Share celebrated twenty five years last year and today they were celebrating again with a conference in London championing the winners from last years awards event. Companies from Aviva, BT and Superdry were represented and showcasing how they achieved recognition... ...more

ANTOINE ET LILI FASHION PHOTOGRAPHY

21/02/2018

Sunday morning and a fashion shoot had been commissioned by French boutique retailer Antoine Et Lili, this would showcase their bright and colourful clothing range and give the first store its own catalogue of imagery... ...more

BARRETTS JAGUAR LAND ROVER SERVICE CENTRE

19/02/2018

Barretts of Canterbury have been around for over one hundred years now, in that time they have constantly been moving with the changes in the automotive industry. The investment in to the new JLR showroom and service facilities over the next 12 months is testament to their commitment to this iconic brand... ...more

PROTEX CAR CLEANING PRODUCT PHOTOGRAPHY

15/02/2018

Following up from a studio session for automotive detailing firm Auto Useful earlier in the year, today was based at the companies offices and covering some themed product photography set ups... ...more

BUSINESS PORTRAITS IN FAVERSHAM, KENT

14/02/2018

The Beauty Spot is situated in West Street, Faversham. Owner Trina had contacted me about covering portraits of the staff at the salon on Friday afternoon, I also covered some informal and product photos as well... ...more

UNIVERSITY OF KENT DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY LECTURING

14/02/2018

Digital photography and image editing is the subject during my guest lecturing slot at the University of Kent, for the next ten weeks I will be teaching the fundamentals of photography to over seventy students... ...more

REGENCY IFA PORTRAITURE IN KENT

11/02/2018

Barry Williams set up Regency Independent Financial Advisers in 2001, set in the heart of Dover the company has a reputation for visionary thinking in the industry... ...more

PUB CHEF OF THE YEAR AWARDS HOUSE OF COMMONS

11/02/2018

British Beer & Pub Association hosted the British Pub chef of the Year awards on Wednesday evening at the House of Commons in Westminster. After the eight chef cook off two weeks ago the two best chefs were crowned in front of a packed audience... ...more

PHOTOGRAPHY NEWS LIGHTING EDITORIAL FEATURE

08/02/2018

Profoto asked me to write an article talking about the integration of the brand new A1 portable flash system with the rest of their equipment that I use. It has just been published in the magazine which is available online... ...more

FOUR SEASONS FILM FESTIVAL AWARDS

07/02/2018

After a successful weekend of art, music and film at Cadogan Hall, the inaugural Four Seasons Film Festival ended this evening with eight awards to celebrate the favourite films by the judges and attendees that had been shown... ...more

FOUR SEASONS FILM FESTIVAL IN LONDON

05/02/2018

Holmlands in partnership with Green Owl Films hosted their first Film Festival in the impressive Cadogan Hall in London, showcasing a variety of film, art, photography and live music it made for a busy weekends photography... ...more

FASHION PHOTOGRAPHY IN THE STUDIO

02/02/2018

Studio photography at a friends studio in Woking today, chance to get some images together for my students at the University of Kent where I am a guest lecturer, and secondly to shoot with new model Danielle Morrison... ...more

CLASSIC PORSCHE 914 CAR PHOTOGRAPHY

30/01/2018

Pohschedesigned a two seater targa topped roadster from 1969 to 1976, the car was marketed with Volkswagen and to this day still looks great, especially in the setting of the University of Kent and Greenwich campus in Medway... ...more

RUTH HUNT PUBLIC LECTURE PHOTOGRAPHY

30/01/2018

Canterbury Christ Church University hold regular public lectures at the Old Sessions House theatre, based on the North Holmes Road campus in the heart of the town centre. This evening Ruth Hunt was holding a talk on her research and campaigns... ...more

UNIVERSITY GRADUATION PORTRAITS IN CANTERBURY

29/01/2018

Christ Church University had their first graduation ceremony of the year, taking place in the historic setting of Canterbury Cathedral on a dry but cold Winter's afternoon... ...more

BRITISH BEER AND PUB CHEF COMPETITION

25/01/2018

The British Beer and Pub Association hosted a National Pub Chef competition at Hospitality House, in London yesterday. With eight finalists from two age groups it was a busy afternoons photography documenting the event... ...more

KAYAKING ADVENTURER PORTRAITS

24/01/2018

Susie Chassagne is taking on a kayaking expedition to the Alps in the Summer time, with no experience and looking for experts in the field of the sport she is embarking on a challenging trek to show that anything is possible when your life hits a traumatic event, today was the second series of photos that will be used in Kent Life magazine... ...more

POLITICAL LECTURE AT CHRIST CHURCH UNIVERSITY

23/01/2018

Canterbury Christ Church Universities political lecturer, Dr Amelia Hadfield delivered her inaugural lecture this evening to a packed audience at Old Sessions House, situated at the heart of the campus... ...more

JAGUAR EPACE CAR PHOTOGRAPHY

21/01/2018

Eastwell Manor was the location for the brand new Jaguar EPace for Barretts Jaguar, the Mini SUV is a compact and sports orientated car that defies its rugged looks with a drive and handling of a hot hatch... ...more

RM AUCTIONS CAR PHOTOGRAPHY BROCHURE

18/01/2018

Next month is the first European auction of the year for RM Sotheby's, during the latter part of last year I covered two German classic sports cars for the respected auction house, they are now in the online and printed catologue... ...more

GIRLING'S SOLICITORS CORPORATE PHOTOGRAPHY

17/01/2018

Girlings solicitors have offices in Ashford, Canterbury and Herne Bay, Kent. Todays photography had been booked to cover a variety of scenarios showing their lawyers and staff at work in and around Ashford... ...more

UNIVERSITY OF KENT SPORTS PROFILE PORTRAITS

16/01/2018

Kent University has a great reputation for its sports and science programmes and this afternoons photo shoot took place at the Medway Park centre where the students have laboratory and gym facilities... ...more

PORSCHE 718 CAYMAN SPORTS CAR PHOTOGRAPHY

15/01/2018

Porsche Tonbridge are just over an hours drive from me, and on a cold,but dry Saturday afternoon I set off to the dealership to photograph the 718 Cayman... ...more

LEXUS RC COUPE PHOTOGRAPHY

11/01/2018

Always difficult to photograph your own car as you are fitting it in between other shoots on location, then the weather isn't right or the location doesn't work. So after 6 months of ownership I have managed to piece together some photos of my Lexus RC Coupe,,, ...more

CAR CLEANING PRODUCT PHOTOGRAPHY

10/01/2018

Spent a morning in the office today covering some product photography for automotive detailing company, Auto Useful and their brand of cleaning products Protex World... ...more

NEW HOMES PROPERTY PHOTOGRAPHY IN CANTERBURY

08/01/2018

Barretts property holdings have just built a range of premium properties in the heart of Canterbury, with views of the Westgate Towers, Canterbury Cathedral and the Marlowe theatre it is all about the location. The photography will be used to advertise the properties through Finn's estate agents.. ...more

COMMERCIAL AND PRESS PHOTOGRAPHY IN KENT

08/01/2018

Sometimes all of those incidental jobs don't get mentioned on my blog, quiet a few recently which include headshot for a solicitors, property photography, plus work for the Post Office and Shepherd Neame brewery... ...more

NEW YEAR NEW HEADSHOTS?

05/01/2018

One area that’s continually covered in my photography work is the corporate portrait, with social media so active now companies are keen to update their portraiture and to have new staff photographed as soon as possible.... ...more

2017 PHOTOGRAPHY REVIEW

03/01/2018

Highlights of 2017 are aplenty, i've just compiled a small selection of some favourite images that show a variety of the work that has been covered across the UK, and also a memorable road trip down to Tuscany... ...more

BROOK LANDS MUSEUM NEW YEARS DAY CAR EVENT

01/01/2018

With over 1,200 vehicles expected, live music and a winter barbecue there was something for everybody amongst the vast and diverse displays of classics all descending on Brooklands to kick start 2018 in style, also present were newer modern classics and a wealth of American cars and trucks... ...more