Last Minute Small Adventure

Last minute plans to do something and we end up in Newcastle in antic furniture shop, going for food, cloths shops and space golf. A last minute though before rushing out the house was to grab my polaroid just incase and My gosh I’m happy I did! So happy with these photos, enjoy

Placement- Supertato Event

I had the fantastic opportunity last week to Photograph Sue Hendra and Paul Linnet with their children’s story Supertato Event and Book signing. Children go wild for the character Supertato who of course is a super hero potato. It was a great event to photograph, Paul read/acted out the story with props and voices too. The […]

Placement- Magpie & Nest Studio Takeover

Photographing the exhibit in the studio being used by the public. The space is used for children to take part in craft workshops and share with their families/carers and enjoy. These photos are will mainly be used for Social Media content and brochure      

Placement- Tour Photos

I had the chance to photograph Nest Makers & Magpies Nest tour. Photographing the tour was a challenge with children unpredictably running around. Parents trying to avoid the camera but also trying to photograph their child on their phones, sometimes just in my shot. Children can be difficult to photograph either they hide away or spend […]

Placement- Product Photography

I have had the chance to photograph products for the bookshop’s website, Facebook shop and social media content. I photographed the products for the shops website on a plan white background using a mini fold up studio kit. Which works well. The Bag however would not fit in the mini studio kit and was photographed […]

Placement- Author Workshop

Photographing Jim Whalley’s Work shops in promotion for his first book Baby’s First Bank Heist. There where two work shops, the first for under 10’s featuring Whalley reading his book, burglar mask making and a bank heist game. The next for 10+ which entitled a work shop on writing and rhyming skills. The children and their […]

Placement- Sensory Session

I had the most wonderful chance to Photograph the first sensory session for Children here at my placement, at Seven Stories. The incredible team of ‘Story Catchers’ that work there have the ability to tap into every sense, working closely with less abled children and their parents/carers. This experience was so magical, seeing the children […]

Placement- The beginning

So I’m just over a month in on my placement as ‘Digital Bookshop Assistant’ at Seven Stories, The National Centre of Children’s Books Newcastle.  I’m really enjoying it, it’s such a fantastic opportunity too. My main role is to work with the Bookshop and their online shop. In my first week or so I photographed […]

Getting ready

(From a few weeks ago) I headed down the the exhibit as it was being installed for a sneak peak. The installers allowed me to photograph them in the process and they told me how the project. They explained how the project came about and the ideas behind the inspiration too. I watched the space […]

Placement Progress

So I started a placement at Seven Stories – The National Centre for Children’s Books Museum in Newcastle. I get the chance to photograph, Video and create digital content for their website, social media platforms and leaflets. I recently had the chance to write a blog post for their official website blog. It’s exciting and Harry […]

Reflection- A Year Since Graduation

So a year on from graduation and how’s life?      No-one prepares you for the months of applying for jobs and not hearing back. The constant knock backs and automated declines. Even applying for part time retail/bar work is hard to come by.      Well I’ve been working at a supermarket for 8 […]

Escape to London

Quick trip to London to indulge in exhibitions and culture! On my first day I visited the Royal Academy exhibition which this year was curated by the wonderful and Colourful Greyson Perry. Seeing work by the likes of Greyson Perry, Banksy, David Shrigley and Michael Landy. Then to see the iconic Dorothea Lange exhibition at the […]