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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 […]

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 […]

Location Library London Behind the Scenes of Lordship Park

Location Library London Behind the Scenes of Lordship Park

We go behind the scenes with the owners of Lordship Park location house with Sarah and Brian, the owners of a photo shoot location house in London, who give us the lowdown on the reality of being a London shoot location. Represented by SHOOTFACTORY, Lordship Park hosts a variety of photo shoots and filming for […]

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 […]

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 splash 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 […]

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. 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 perfect”, and then change […]

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 […]

New UK Law May Make Photographers Unwitting Lawbreakers

New UK Law May Make Photographers Unwitting Lawbreakers

Proposed changes to copyright laws in the UK may require that individuals obtain licences in order to photograph designer items, even if those objects are their own private property. The Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act of 2013 states that the copyright of designer objects will be extended significantly, from 25 years from the initial marketing […]

London Photography Exhibitions this Spring

London Photography Exhibitions this Spring

Where to find some of the best Photography Exhibitions going on in London this spring. Conflict, Time, Photography From the seconds after a bomb is detonated to a former scene of battle years after a war has ended, this moving exhibition focuses on the passing of time, tracing a diverse and poignant journey through over […]

Pinterest Marketing of Your Photography Business

Pinterest Marketing of Your Photography Business

What makes Pinterest the perfect social network for a photographer’s business marketing? Pinterest is a social network especially suited to sharing visually. With a visual orientation, this social network allows the uploading of images or videos and sharing with others. Since the goal of Pinterest is to build a connection between “everyone in the world […]

Tips to Finding the Right Event Venue

Tips to Finding the Right Event Venue

Whether you are planning to host your own birthday or if you want to have a gathering for your family and friends, corporate event, press conference or latest product launch, finding the right event venue can be done by following a few steps along the way. Finding the right event venue is possible by understanding […]

Event Planning Tips for Businesses

Event Planning Tips for Businesses

Planning an event for your business is a big task, but the benefits of a successful event is well worth the work. A business event can raise awareness about the company and even generate new business leads. All it takes is a bit of planning to pull off the event of the year. Event Planning: […]

A Day in The Life Of A Location Company

A Day in The Life Of A Location Company

Behind closed doors at our Location Company, our agents are hard at work. As soon as the doors open, the phones are ringing and emails flood in. Location Company Day Begins We are a team of experienced photo shoot locations and filming locations agents. We receive a mix of telephone calls and emails from clients […]

ASDA MAGAZINE Shoot on Location

ASDA MAGAZINE Shoot on Location

ASDA magazine shoot ‘Get Set for Summer’ on location at our Dower location house in Slough.     Find quick and easy recipes for the family, home decor ideas, seasonal and themed menu ideas and the best kids activities on Asda Good Living. www.asdagoodliving.co.uk Magazine Shoot Location Name: Dower Location: Slough, SL2 This is a […]