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Photography Exhibitions in London this Summer

Photography Exhibitions in London this Summer

Whether you’re a photo expert or maybe just interested in learning more about the art, there are countless exhibitions in London for you to explore. Brighten up your summer by paying a visit to any of the following galleries; Photography Exhibitions in London   Lizzie Sadin-The 18th Edition of the Carmignac Photojournalism Award May 15-June […]

GDPR and Your Photography Business

GDPR and Your Photography Business

If you are a photographer, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) may have become a reality for you. After its implementation in May this 2018, it has changed the way pictures are treated. According to this new data protection law, images that contain people who can be identified will be considered a form of personal […]

Property Interior Design Trends for 2018

Property Interior Design Trends for 2018

2018 property interior design trends are set to be full of wonderful ideas that you can bring into your home. Bold colours and new neutrals are printed in geometric designs. Unconventional places are used as the focal points for rooms. Natural materials are used to make rooms feel inviting, and trends from the past are […]

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 […]

Feeling blue?

Feeling blue?

Colour blocking “BLUE”over on our Pinterest- Tone On Tone > > > https://www.pinterest.co.uk/shootfactory/mood-blue-oct-2017/ It looks like I’m not the only one “FEELING BLUE” Michelle Ogundehin ( MO:Studio Ltd ) Still colour moodboarding over on > > > https://www.instagram.com/michelleogundehin/ My subconscious is cleary telling me something! #MOOD – Feeling a little ‘BLUE’? Just like our Instagram… […]

Shades of pink are this season go to hue

Shades of pink are this season go to hue

From soft pastel tints to burgundy hits, chic shades of pink are this season go to hue. I’ve been Colour Blocking “PINK” over on our Pinterest > > > https://www.pinterest.co.uk/shootfactory/mood-pink-oct-2017/ URBAN BLUSH – From Livingetc. Images – Paul Raeside Styling – Hannah Franklin Delcor – Furniture shoot at HEPBURN HOUSE. An exceptional and immaculate grade II listed manor house […]

Colour blocking using our home page for inspiration

Colour blocking using our home page for inspiration

With the NEW season starting in September, a NEW home page was needed. I didn’t think back then that it would take over my life. But – when work consumes you and your life, everything you do ends up looking the same. Its a good job I love what I do. It all stared with me […]

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 […]