Cycling fun in Yarmouth

Fabulous shoot a few weeks ago in sunny Great Yarmouth with a wonderful family.

I was on the lookout for some suitable models and up steps one of the most willing and helpful families around! Kindly giving up a couple of hours, they came, bikes in tow ready to pose along the bright and sunny seafront.

Thankfully Yarmouth has now added to the seafront appeal with some equally bright and cheerful beach huts which provided a useful backdrop.

Cemex Hackathon | Cambridge

What exactly is a Hackathon? that was the question I was asking about 10 days ago when a booking popped in for a two day shoot in Cambridge working with worldwide brand Cemex.

Arriving at the fabulous Moller Centre, it seems I wasn’t the only one asking that question… However, after two long days, lots of coffee, coca cola and tremendous food – the brains of the 150+ people certainly had a good workout!

Come 4pm on Saturday the final ideas were presented, prizes awarded and the commitment from the company to develop the idea.. what a fab way to generate ideas and ‘move forward’ as a brand.

 

Fabulous Business Shoot in Peterborough

Fabulous shoot a couple of weeks ago in Peterborough… lovely people, great building, inspiring tech and shockingly good food…

A long day with the camera gear, saw a variety of shoots throughout the building. People, food and events were the order of the day… timing the food shoots just before lunch enabled us to eat the samples (not all of them.. just the one dish)… bit unusual this, as normally it’s stone cold and heavily ‘made up’ – but the chef prepared it perfectly and it was ready to go on time and looking great.. .no make up required!

Tour de Broads North Photographs Online!

Photographs from the Tour de Broads North are now available to view online  http://julianclaxton.jalbum.net/

Start & Finish line images in time order. Images that were shot en-route will be available to view from tomorrow.
Congratulations to everyone who took part and indeed to the string of volunteers, who done a Stirling job!

All proceeds from image sales go towards #GiveaChildaCamera and help towards the expenses of running this amazing Africa based photographic project.

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Familes & Sustainable Travel in Norfolk

The 2017 Steeplechase Derby

The 2017 Steeplechase Derby was held in Norfolk on Saturday amidst sublime summer weather… once the warm up was through, the race started and competitors took to the jumps, running through water, over logs, through mud and up hills…

Well done to everyone who took part… I like to think I joined in the fun, standing in a dyke in my walking boots and then running alongside the course with my camera backpack to get ahead of the competitors… who ever said being a photographer was easy! – good fun though!

Learning at home PR Campaign

Brief in hand I popped along to my shoot location in Norfolk to a lovely property ready to shoot images of these adorable girls for a summer PR campaign… Greeted with waves, shouts and “the photographer is here” I set about capturing images of these children in various poses, trying to capture an essence of learning and homework… Using a couple of strobes and bowens battery pack, we managed to capture some good imagery.

Norfolk & Norwich Festival Garden Party in full swing

The Norfolk & Norwich Festival garden party was in full swing at the weekend, as crowds packed out Chapelfield Gardens to enjoy the free entertainment as part of the wonderful festival activities.
I particularly enjoyed having a go and embracing the retro gaming area… “those were the days” springs to mind…

Fabulous Cycling Festival Rolled to the Seaside

‘Gorleston in Gear’ was the place to be on Sunday, as a fabulous cycling festival rolled into the seaside town.

Kids and adults alike embraced the free cycling festival, which featured a 7 mile family ride, circus bikes, trial bike stunts, children’s bike ability/training and not forgetting the awesome paint bike!
Thankfully the weather embraced the occasion and helped everyone enjoy this spring cycling celebration