• Painting the studio – for a client’s video

    Paint the studio for clients video project

    Every now and then, a project comes along which requires going the extra mile and this project was no exception. One of the great things about having a photography studio is the flexibility it provides in creating environments for clients projects. On this occasion, we had to colour match paint to the customer’s corporate colours. […]


  • Headshots for staff and teams

    A selection of business headshot images to show styles

    Headshots, or business portraits, are great for executives of the business but if you have a team, or staff which are customer facing in any way, then it’s great to present them in a uniformed company headshot photo and this includes people who only talk to a customer on the end of the phone. Why […]


  • Industrial and Engineering Manufacturing Photography

    Industrial Photography - Spraying Fibreglass moulding

    Manufacturing, both engineering and industrial, is one of the reasons I enter the EEF Manufacturing Photography Awards (for which I was shortlisted as 1 of 7 this year). I love the fact that we are world leaders in this field and it’s something I feel we need to celebrate more, not only in print and […]


  • Why you should consider working with a business photographer…

    Industrial Photography - Spraying Fibreglass moulding

    Commercial photography is hugely important in telling the story behind your business. Words can play a significant part, but as the idiom goes: “A picture is worth a thousand words.” Whether you are looking for images for promotional, industrial, advertising or catalogue work, across web and print use, a business photographer is able to bring […]


  • Photographing really shiny things

    Photography Chrome

    When a manufacturer has taken the time to create their product and make it really shiny, you can’t just cover it with a matt spray and pretend that it doesn’t really look shiny! In fact, you need to ensure that the product shines and stands out from the crowd. Chrome is an absolute pain to […]


  • Chroma Key / Green Screen – What is it for?

    Chroma Key / Green Screen / Blue Screen is a way for the sold colour background to be edited out in post production and replaced with some other video or information. Have a look at the video below as I demonstrate how green screen can be used in your marketing videos to make them stand […]


  • How photography can help you to create a memorable brand

    We’ve all heard the old adage: ‘a picture is worth a thousand words’. The truth is, it really is. Conferring the ability to convey a complex idea in a single snapshot, the right image can help to encapsulate what your business is all about more succinctly and successfully than pages of words will ever do. […]


  • #studiolife – Photography studio set build for a waterfall

    An advertising product show which involves a waterfall build.

    Advertising photography requires all sorts of creativity and this day was no different. We wanted to create a waterfall background and instead of buying one, which probably wouldn’t do what we wanted anyway, I decided to build one. When thinking of this design in my head, I purposely didn’t build in a pump and decided […]


  • 10 Top tips on hiring a photography studio

    An infographic on 10 top tips on hiring a photography studio.

    ** Download the infographic at the end of this post ** There are plenty of benefits to hiring a photography studio. Not only are you in a purpose built space that is designed to optimise the quality of your photography, but you get to enjoy privacy, props, lighting and a creative space built entirely around […]


  • The importance of light in photography

    A selection of 4 images showing how light is used on the subjects

    Photography is all about light, and ways of using it to present an image. If we had no light then we would just have a black picture and if we had a flood of light, the picture would be pure white or at the very least, washed out.  Obviously I’ve taken that to the extremes, […]


Terry Livesey
@TELPhotography
Photography is more than just a job, it's a passion! ● Advertising, Product and Commercial Photographer based in the Midlands.
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