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Could the Fashion Photography Studio be Automated?

Could the Fashion Photography Studio be Automated?

Content branding is moving across a variety of visual mediums. From Instagram to Facebook to Snapchat to Twitter, brands are finding themselves in need of creating platform-specific visuals to engage their audiences. And while it takes a lot of hard work to create different content for different mediums, it is one of the best ways […]

Mastering Instagram Photography, Like a Boss

Mastering Instagram Photography, Like a Boss

Ensuring that your Instagram page looks as professional and appealing as possible is highly important to your brand’s image these days. A well-constructed, eye-catching page will draw followers and social interaction, which can skyrocket sales or drive traffic to your business site. All it takes is the right knowledge of what you’re photographing, where you’re […]

Location Agency brings HOLLYWOOD to your home!

Location Agency brings HOLLYWOOD to your home!

Would you love to see your home or property in your favourite film? Like the idea of a photo shoot with your favourite celebrity in your living room? Your Location Agency We have many home and property owner on the books of our location agency.   Many home and property owners in the UK have […]

London Photography Exhibitions this Season

London Photography Exhibitions this Season

This season marks some of the highlights of London’s arts & culture scene, with a rich line-up of photographic exhibitions showcasing both world-renowned and upcoming talents from around the globe. Bundle up and head out to these 10 must-see exhibitions, some of which are closing soon and shouldn’t be missed: The Radical Eye: Modernist Photography […]

Updated Images of Borough Location House London SE1

Updated Images of Borough Location House London SE1

BOROUGH LONDON, SE1 ABOUT Roof top conversion on a 1950s factory conversion just off Bermondsey Street. Panoramic views of London roof tops including The Shard, London Bridge and the Gherkin. The apartment comprises 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, guest loo, drawing room, dining room & kitchen. Over 3000sq. ft internal space and a further 2000 sq. ft of […]

Updated images of Grey location house, London N4.

Updated images of Grey location house, London N4.

GREY LONDON, N4 Large victorian 1864 regency house with beautiful cornicing and ceiling roses, with three floors of open shoot space. Front to back windows for wonderful light, with an extra large front door and easy access for props. Situated on a crescent for easy parking and unloading. The property has been tailored for easy shooting […]

Guide to Hosting a Press and Marketing Event

Guide to Hosting a Press and Marketing Event

Every brand, from time to time, will find it necessary to host a press and/or marketing event. For those of you who are new to event hosting, the situation can cause a case of nerves. It doesn’t have to. As with most things, planning your event in advance will save you time, anxiety, money and […]

THIS WEEKS NEWS ROUND UP…

THIS WEEKS NEWS ROUND UP…

This weeks news round up – We started the week with yet another announcement. Change is happening again for Shootfactory, not only did we launch our new look and feel web site this year. But – as of Dec 2016 we will be moving our northern office into The Warehouse on Humber Street ready for Hull UK City of Culture […]

Why it’s never dull in Hull…

Why it’s never dull in Hull…

Its unfortunate that “Hull” rhymes with “Dull” these two words always seem to skip off into the sunset hand in hand when people make ref to this part of the world. And – from quotes noramlly given by people that haven’t traveled north of the m25 perimeter in fear of a nose bleed. It’s never […]

Learn to speak “ULL”…

Learn to speak “ULL”…

On my way back to the car on Friday after checking in on the renovation work that is been carried out on our new northern studio space. #TheWarehouse. I came across a bench covered in “Ull”isums… “Dernt nerr” “Nowt” “Giz a skeg” This made me laugh – because, if your not from around this part […]

Change is happening…

Change is happening…

Destination Hull > > > Uk city of culture 2017 > > > www.hull2017.co.uk Exciting plans and multi-million pound investments are revitalising Hull. Hull was announced the winner of UK City of Culture 2017 in 2013. The award is given every four years to a city that demonstrates the belief in the transformational power of culture. […]

A Tour of England’s Architectural History

A Tour of England’s Architectural History

How far back can the history of architecture be traced throughout the British Isles? It’s a longer timeline than you may first imagine, since myriad generations of homo sapiens occupied and decorated caves when the isles were connected to mainland Europe. As ice ages came and went, our homeland emerged as an island empire, and […]

The Concrete Appeal in Modern Architecture

The Concrete Appeal in Modern Architecture

Concrete in architecture has became popular for a number of reasons. Like the brick house in the story of the three little pigs, the durability of concrete withstands the winds of time. It provides superior protection from the elements of nature while also providing a comforting sense of permanence. The definition of architectural concrete is […]

8 of the Hottest Interior Design Trends to Watch Out For in 2016

8 of the Hottest Interior Design Trends to Watch Out For in 2016

2016 is in full swing, and summer is the time of reinvention. That means that this year’s interior design trends are creeping up and we should all be in the loop about what is hot and what should be left in 2015. 1. Gallery Walls A style of wall art that has been popping up […]

White and Black Interior Trends

White and Black Interior Trends

The black and white is a trending style in today’s interior design world. This monochromatic concept is versatile and transitional and will add a spalsh of sophistication to any room. While some may view this colour scheme as dull or unexciting there are many ways to incorporate texture and patterns into the room to spice it […]

Instagram Perfect Picture Tips

Instagram Perfect Picture Tips

A beautiful photograph invites someone into an experience. Taking a photo is an art. It is perspective and it is full of emotion. Pictures are a form of expression and are a way to capture and handcuff time as it stands still on canvas or in a frame forever. Pictures are also becoming a powerful […]

Your Property as a Film Location

Your Property as a Film Location

Even if you are unlikely to star in a film, maybe your property could. Jonathan King, owner of London’s most successful location agency meets location managers charged with finding stand-ins for anything from a royal palace to a suburban terrace. The classic situation in my job is to walk into a house and say, “It’s […]

Kate’s Vogue Photoshoot

Kate’s Vogue Photoshoot

If you enjoy fashion and the royal family, you are about to be richly rewarded with the June issue of British Vogue. Here they will find pages dedicated to the Duchess of Cambridge and her unique style, as photographed by noted fashion photographer Josh Olins. This lucky British photographer can now boast of taking the […]

Trend Alert: Polished Concrete Floors.

Trend Alert: Polished Concrete Floors.

Trend Alert: Polished Concrete Floors. When it comes to floors, sometimes less is more. That’s what we love about polished concrete: It has a simple and stripped-down appeal that makes a big impact. Its smooth, polished surface provides just the right amount of shine to brighten up what once was a cold, industrial raw material. […]

On location: how to make your home an Oscar winner

On location: how to make your home an Oscar winner

If you are lucky enough to own a picturesque country estate, you are probably laughing all the way to the bank. Play your cards right and your property could become the next Downton Abbey, recognised around the world. But how about if you live somewhere less obviously easy on eye? Don’t despair! The demand for […]