gary-by-vince-squareHi, I’m Gary and welcome to my website. I’m a professional photographer based in Wollaton, Nottingham. My contemporary approach to photography has gained me a reputation for delivering unique and highly inventive photographs. Please have a look through my photography portfolio for an idea of the kind of images I can provide for you.

I have nurtured my photo studio and business over the years so I am able to offer commercial photography, wedding photography, model and fashion photography, engagement photography, product photography, portrait photography and I even photograph parties, shows and special events. I have been a professional photographer since 2010. I graduated from West Notts Art College in 1981 and I have always had a creative streak with an eye for detail, this has really helped to develop my photography career.

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Its great fun to meet with my clients and brainstorm ideas on how to achieve the photographs that really reflect their personalities, business or style. I am experienced in projects which require unique imagery whether in a family portrait sitting, commercial product photography in the studio or even at a wedding I always relish the challenge my clients set for me. Whether I am held strictly to a brief or you need some creative input, I am a photographer that welcomes any photographic challenge, big or small.

I first became interested in photography when I was given a kodak instamatic in 1977 when I was 13 but my first introduction to film and SLR’s in 1982. I found all the mixing of chemicals and fluids quite tedious and being stuck in a darkroom for hours didnt really help. It wasn’t until 10 years after the advent of the first commercial digital camera in 1990 that I started to sit up and take notice. I purchased a point and shoot, it was however quite basic but it was handy and I loved the practicability of it. In 2009 I purchased my first DSLR and I fell in love with the creativity it allowed me. My business started first with friends and family asking me to take a few photos for them, that grew until it was friends of friends of Kodak-Instamaticfriends. More and more people were asking until I realised that I might be able to make a living out of professional photography. I opened my first studio in 2010 in Beeston, Nottingham and although it was pretty much a baptism of fire I loved it and worked 24/ 7 to develop my skills further. Since 2013 my studio has been in in Wollaton, Nottingham and my business has really taken off, I currently shoot around 35-45 weddings a year. My family sessions have been a mainstay since I started and I have families coming back to me year after year. My commercial and model photography is starting to take up more of my time.

I really enjoy all the challenges my photographic disciplines give me but what drives me is the feedback I receive from my clients. You can read a few testimonials in the section just below this. If you would like to discuss your photographic needs, please drop me a line and we can have a chat.

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