Case Study: Generation Distillers

Generation Distillers are drinks producers from Sussex. They are a husband and wife team and launched their Sussex gin in May 2018. They now have a range of gins on the market and are passionate about quality ingredients, great flavour and local sourcing. Their aim is to bring to people a gin that is enjoyable […]

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Case Study: Spithurst Hub

Spithurst Hub is a vibrant and professional co-working space, offering a welcoming, creative and inclusive work environment. They provide excellent conference and meeting facilities, combining the use of both indoor and outdoor spaces, and with the added option of enjoying home cooked food from the on-site So Sussex kitchen. Spithurst Hub aims to develop real […]

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Case Study: Watches

Here at Photography Firm we’re often contacted to shoot watches. A nicely photographed watch is truly an object of beauty, so we often look forward to such commissions with considerable excitement: shooting everything from just the watch itself in isolation, through to the packaging and shots of the watch worn by a model. As with […]

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Case Study: Harvey’s

For anyone in East Sussex partial to the occasional quality tipple – and even for many of those who are not – Harvey’s Brewery will require little introduction. However, those readers located a little further afield can perhaps be forgiven if this esteemed producer of fine traditional beers and spirits is an unfamiliar name: while […]

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Interiors Photography: The Definitive Guide

Photographers shooting interiors are often presented with a number of unique technical challenges. And as one quick look at the photos accompanying the average online property listing will confirm, many non-professionals clearly struggle to grasp even the most basic of these problems: awkward angles; ugly reflections; underexposed interiors and overexposed exteriors; poor use of flash; […]

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Food for Thought. A Reflection on Food Photography and Styling

Photography Firm recently had its ego stroked when a well known Gastro mag asked for our lead photographer Andrew Perris’ input on an upcoming article about food photography. As a field we’ve become more and more enthusiastic about in recent years, it was nice to have our efforts recognised (…or maybe nobody else answered the phone!) Having already baked a […]

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Honey, I Shot the Lids….

…and the jars and stuff…. err, ok, sorry about that. (Classic film though! AND there was a bee scene in it so, you know, relevant…) Anyway, we realised we had a pretty sweet deal on our hands when Real Health asked us to shoot their 100% Pure Australian Manuka Honey for advertising in Boots’ glossy Health & […]

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Going Large with Easy Gazebos

When you specialise in product photography, you expect your subjects to come in all shapes and sizes and you take the rough with the smooth when it comes to prepping your shoot. A diamond ring might take the merest buff from a clean cloth to look its best, whilst a truckload of fashionable clobber means we’re […]

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Locking The AF Point for Super-Sharp Photos

This blog relates to a simple trick which many shooters arrive at through experience (or other people’s blogs!!) but if you’ve not discovered it, chances are you’re leaving some of your photographic results to, well, chance…. or at least to the whims of your camera’s auto-focus system. Whilst this may not be particularly relevant for those hardcore, […]

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