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Fashion Photography, the Art, its History and Evolution

Fashion Photography, the Art, its History and Evolution

Fashion photography is an essential part of the fashion industry. Remarkably, while it is key to selling, it serves an even deeper purpose. From its early history, fashion photography is used as an effective means of storytelling. Historically, photography has transcended beyond selling — it is an intricate art form. Thus, photographers must create a […]

Jaeger shoot A/W 2017 collection on location in London.

Jaeger shoot A/W 2017 collection on location in London.

Jaeger shoot Autumn/Winter 2017 collection on location in London at our “ST JAMES” location house. A vibrant, multi-purpose venue offering unique opportunities for every kind of event. Located in the heart of central London. Two spacious 18th century reception rooms complete with balconies and stunning views over St. James’ park. Watch Jaeger’s striking Autumn/Winter 2017 video, […]

It’s official – Humber Street is the best in Britain.

It’s official – Humber Street is the best in Britain.

The fruit market regeneration scheme in Humber Street has received the accolade of the best street in Britain. Hull’s hippest street is now officially one of the UK’s trendiest thoroughfares. PRESS RELEASE > > >  https://www.fruitmarkethull.co.uk/news-and-blog/humber-street-wins-the-great-street-award/9/11/2017 Eight years ago Humber Street was full of rotting empty fruit market warehouses and facing an uncertain future. Today it’s […]

Street Style Photography, should it be Free or Not?

Street Style Photography, should it be Free or Not?

What is Street Style Photography? Over the last 10 years the street-style photographer scene has grown simultaneously with the boom of social media. The likes of influencers and bloggers have particularly taken interest in fashion. Brands have caught onto this trend and have started incentivizing influencers for posting images of people and models wearing their […]

WHITE IS THE NEW BLACK.

WHITE IS THE NEW BLACK.

White is the new black – ( YAWN ) This is now old news…as it’s a year ago since we made the decision to change the look and feel of Shootfactory. I made the decision to move from black to white when re designing the new web site. I thought, if are investing all of […]

#10MINSWITH: MICHAEL MINNS my Rockett St George interview.

#10MINSWITH: MICHAEL MINNS my Rockett St George interview.

The next Extraordinary Interiors homeowner to be featured on the blog is the super talented interior designer Michael Minns! Our first ever #10MinsWith guest Michael has gone from strength to strength and his photographic location agency and filming location library: The ShootFactory is a huge success. Living in Hull, Michael took on the interiors challenge to […]

Documentary and Editorial Photography with David Severn

Documentary and Editorial Photography with David Severn

Images are powerful tools that highlight stories that do not get or gain sufficient traction, and to amplify a wide variety of perspectives. They expose neglected or unseen realities, which is why they make the best in documentary and editorial photography. The most common term used in this field is documentary photography. While few have […]

eCommerce Photography and Product Photography Tips

eCommerce Photography and Product Photography Tips

Online users and customers scan a web page in seconds and according to latest research, most users will hang around for less then 59 seconds if they can find what they are looking for. There is just too much online information to take time to absorb every detail. Keep in mind that your online product […]

Portrait Photography with Ali Mobasser

Portrait Photography with Ali Mobasser

Photographer Ali Mobasser has garnered international attention, having earned himself the 2016 Portrait of Britain award, and with good reason. Born in Maryland in the United States in 1976, Ali’s early life was marked by travels abroad and those adventures as a boy and young man have had a profound influence on the portraits of […]

Food Photography Tips for Instagram Perfect Pictures

Food Photography Tips for Instagram Perfect Pictures

Have you ever looked at a mouth-watering dessert or main dish pictured on Instagram and suddenly lost your appetite when you noticed the dirty stove in the background? Unfortunately, it happens rather frequently. The proper background is important in all forms of photography, and food photography is no exception. Other factors can also attract or […]

Sofa Photo Shoot with the The Lounge co

Sofa Photo Shoot with the The Lounge co

The Lounge co recent photo shoot for their Sofa Range, “Hello I’m Violet”. The chosen Photo Shoot location was our London location house, Kempe.   The Lounge Co Love at first sit. That’s what The Lounge Co. is about – creating fabulous looking sofas for you to fall in love with, even more when you […]

Earn money from your Event Space as a Shoot Location

Earn money from your Event Space as a Shoot Location

Small Businesses are always looking for an additional revenue stream, but would you call your business premises an Event Space Location, we do! An Event Space, ( your business premises ) could be just what the next TV, Film, Advertisement or Photo Shoot director is looking for, you would be amazed at what the market […]

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 […]