Posts Tagged ‘cheshire’

How to light a Triathlete

How to light a Triathlete

                                    I am currently in the process of building a specialist portfolio related to Health, Fitness and Sports photography and recently completed a studio shoot involving Triathlete, Alison. Initially, the plan was to create a set of images […]

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Location shoot with band, White Eskimo

Location shoot with band, White Eskimo

A few months ago I was asked to update the publicity photographs for Cheshire band, White Eskimo, who I had photographed previously in studio (link to studio shoot here). Unlike studio photography, location shoots can be much more complicated since the photographer has much less control over the elements, such as light and weather. As it […]


cheshire wedding photographer – Ian thraves

cheshire wedding photographer - Ian thraves

Based in Wilmslow, Ian Thraves Photography operates a bespoke Wedding & Portrait service , covering Cheshire , Manchester and surrounding regions. Please click here to visit our dedicated Wedding and Portrait website. To find out more about wedding photography, call Ian on 01625 524018.


Corporate portraits that are crème de la crème

Corporate portraits that are crème de la crème

A couple of weeks ago I was asked to shoot some corporate images for Graham Shapiro, owner of GSD (Graham Shapiro Design). Graham had recently won the Crème De La Crème business award, another to add to his ever-growing collection of awards. Graham required a variety of images for press releases, magazine articles and other […]


Jodrell Bank – an astronomical view

Jodrell Bank - an astronomical view

In the heart of Cheshire and only a few miles from my home resides the giant radio telescope, Jodrell Bank. I pass this impressive structure quite frequently but yesterday noticed it looked very different. It was 6pm and the sky was pitch black and for the first time the giant white dish was illuminated brightly […]


Recent Checkum shoot and Press Release

Recent Checkum shoot and Press Release

Recently voted the best-looking housemate ever “BIG BROTHERS” Dale Howard is the latest celebrity to join forces with over 40 other top celebrities for the Famousmales Testicular Cancer Awareness Campaign in Association with Macmillan Cancer Support. Dale looking even better after leaving the BB house is now a Personal Trainer and is working in Manchester. Dale […]


Future Checkum images to be shot on Nikon D3x

Future Checkum images to be shot on Nikon D3x

Above – Nikon D3x test shot. Those who have been following my blog posts and Twitter ‘tweets’ will be aware that I have been approaching top camera manufacturers for a higher resolution camera body for use on future Checkum shoots (see previous Checkum blog posts). I am delighted to publish that Nikon UK have responded […]


UK Wedding Fayres – a great success!

UK Wedding Fayres – a great success!

I recently exhibited my wedding photography work at two local trade shows – Cotton’s hotel near Knutsford, Cheshire and the Manchester Central Wedding Show (formerly the G-Mex wedding show).  In addition to receiving a number of bookings, talking to the market direct was a valuable learning experience in terms of keeping in touch with the […]