Archive for July, 2010

The story so far – ‘Checkum’ celebrity charity campaign

The story so far – 'Checkum' celebrity charity campaign

[slidepress gallery=’checkum’] The Checkum celebrity Testicular Cancer awareness campaign (sponsored by Macmillan Cancer Support and formerly Nikon UK) is now gathering pace, gaining national recognition and global media attention. I have therefore decided to create a quick blog post hosting a gallery showing the majority of the Checkum posters we have created so far in […]

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Birmingham Royal Ballet – dancing for Checkum!

Birmingham Royal Ballet – dancing for Checkum!

One of our most demanding Checkum shoots to date took place on location at the Birmingham Hippodrome. In one day we photographed four male and one female artist from the world-famous Birmingham Royal Ballet (BRB). Throughout the day, each artist took turns in performing to camera, something they are undoubtedly very used to. However, on […]


Ex-Coronation Street’s Adam Rickitt – Checkum

Ex-Coronation Street’s Adam Rickitt – Checkum

The latest star to join in with the Checkum testicular cancer awareness campaign is ex-Coronation Street actor and music star, Adam Rickitt.  Joined by my regular Art Director, Andrea and Make-up Artist, Sadaf Saeed we photographed Adam in Manchester at Slaughterhouse studios around a week ago. This time, some additional video footage was captured during […]


The making of a successful celebrity shoot

The making of a successful celebrity shoot

For around 20 years I have been involved in photographing celebrities, whether it be capturing the action during a TV or Film shoot, or a private commission to shoot an individual for a publication or advertising campaign. I’ll now describe how we execute a successful celebrity shoot, from start to finish. Firstly, teamwork and planning […]