McLaren motors – open evening with the design team

The in house design team allow customers to try their hand at clay model making. Fine tools sculpt the sleek shape of the world beating British sports car. The drinks reception allows customers and potential buyers to mingle and chat at the McLaren showroom in Solihull - Birmingham. Graham captures the relaxed vibe of the evening. Graham deploys depth of field - bringing into focus

McLaren motors – open evening with the design team2020-09-17T23:21:03+01:00

Sofas and Stuff!

When prestigious Furnishing and Fabric retail outlet Sofas and Stuff needed their new store covered for stylish images then Graham Oakes got the gig. A mix of public relations and creative photography images made up the brief. James the Sofas an Stuff showroom manager gets the money shot PR picture (above). Graham got a colleague to press the zebra crossing button which enabled him to

Sofas and Stuff!2020-09-17T23:18:51+01:00

Praise Be!

A job well done (and invoice paid!) is always nice, but extra rewarding when the client takes the time to reward you with a note of thanks. This can happen via e mail, text, WhatsApp or via Linked in and I’m very pleased to report that it happens time and time again. From Design & Publicity practitioners who recommend my services to an Interior Design

Praise Be!2020-08-06T21:15:06+01:00

We’ll shoot anything on site… Construction / Building Site photography

Birds eye view - up 4 floors, then up one more to get this storytelling shot of a very well attended event on the roof of a construction project for Coventry University. Photographer on Site - full PPI is a prerequisite for Site photography, hard hat, work boots, builder gloves and often clear goggles are the fashion statement I’m making. Arresting Architectural views are captured

We’ll shoot anything on site… Construction / Building Site photography2020-06-28T09:17:19+01:00

Big Brummie Bake – John Taylor Hospice Photoshoot

I'm not just your chosen photographer - I’m part of your team, a willing helping hand, a creative colleague, a valuable resource. Your company, your values, your passion are reflected and respected by Graham. Having my cake - and eating it. A behind the scenes shot from the John Taylor Hospice Big Brummie Bake photoshoot in Birmingham. Cookes Furniture Store kindly let us take over

Big Brummie Bake – John Taylor Hospice Photoshoot2020-01-17T19:00:10+00:00

Telling a story – my Business Cards mean Business!

People are always surprised by the presentation of my business cards, often fanned out with the reverse facing the subject. I ask them to “pick a card - any card” so they do, it's not a magic trick but it enables me to turn each card over to highlight my creativity and amazing diversity of work. Each card is different - and every card features

Telling a story – my Business Cards mean Business!2019-08-25T22:49:20+01:00

Green Screen Photography for Comedy Tour

On Site Photography for a Danish Comedy Tour Advertising Poster Having been recommended by Frosts Photo Centre in Mere Green Sutton Coldfield, Graham was asked to produce engaging and lively full length portraits to suit a Danish comedy tour poster. We had a discussion regarding the proposed layout and format - to enable Graham to bring out the best in each subject. The Real Cupboards!

Green Screen Photography for Comedy Tour2019-08-06T21:09:34+01:00

Fab Fashion Photo Shoot in Birmingham – Make Up Artist

Fabulous Fashion Make-Up shoot, Birmingham studio photography with Graham Oakes Start with a Gra Scale! All good shoots start with a Gra Card! Colour balance is extremely important no matter what you're photographing, having a good base is essential - ask any Make-Up Artist. We accurately measure light levels, contract and colour at the start of all our shoots. More Make Up

Fab Fashion Photo Shoot in Birmingham – Make Up Artist2019-05-27T21:55:12+01:00

A better choice than a Photo Agency

When a client looks for a Photo Agency what is it they are after? They’re looking for experts in a chosen field, with confidence that they’ll be commissioning a Professional Photographer – proficient in the specialist discipline needed. Advertising Agencies or large clients often reach out to Agencies who represent the best talent. Often just a small group of names are represented and charged out

A better choice than a Photo Agency2019-05-27T21:55:32+01:00

Recommendations and Endorsements

Nothing gets more work, nothing gets your foot in the door, nothing you mail, e-mail blog or post about works better than a recommendation. A quick e mail to say thanks - or a full blown endorsement on Linked In or better still a word in the ear of a likely customer usually lead to a chance to impress someone new. I'm both proud and

Recommendations and Endorsements2020-01-17T18:20:15+00:00
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