Family Shoot

Following on from the high and low key options, here are some different ways to present family portraiture, in duo or triple frames. Achieving a balance is the key to success and choosing images from the shoot that work together and help to tell the story of the day. Colour and monochrome images in the… Continue reading Family Shoot

Low key portraits

This is a very informal “low-key” photograph of John…and he just loved having his photograph taken. The secret of good portrait photography is to capture the essence of your model – whether posed or unposed, to bring out their character in the fraction of a second that it takes for the sensor to record the… Continue reading Low key portraits

Breast Cancer Care

We’ve done a couple of charity events for Breast Cancer Care recently. Here’s a photo from one. If you have a charity event coming up, check with us to see how you can get photos of the event and make a little profit for the charity by booking us at SteelOrchid.

What’s new in March?

Fine Art Shop It’s been a very busy month…but we managed to find enough time between weddings and events photography to get the new Fine Art shop on the road and on schedule. We’ll be adding more prints soon so please come back for another look. Wedding Shop We are also developing a Wedding Shop,… Continue reading What’s new in March?

New Fine Art Prints

Whilst Mike has been working hard on the innards of the new SteelOrchid Fine Art store (online shop), I’ve been populating it with products ready for next week’s launch – with some old favourites and some brand new work.  For discerning collectors we have introduced luxuriously double-matted signed prints in our new  “Signature” collection. If… Continue reading New Fine Art Prints

HP rules OK!

Hewlett Packard were top of my customer services list last week. My B9180 printer sprang a nasty surprise when it spat out a couple of its tiny pizza wheels a few weeks ago. That didn’t stop it making prints, but we decided to contact HP before the warranty runs out in August. A quick phone… Continue reading HP rules OK!