5 Top Tips on How to Write a Great Photography Brief

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5 Top Tips on How to Write a Great Photography Brief

Do you need to know how to brief a photographer to make sure that you get what you need? Photographs are used in many different ways: for selling stories, for highlighting your brand, for professionalising your image, or even to inspire. But how do you get that down on paper so that a photographer can understand what it is you need? Being able to write […]

Commercial Photography Model Photoshoot

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Commercial Photography in Cornwall, Claire Wilson of LLE Photography produced a photograph for a van design for Cornish Charity Cornwall Hospice

Cornish charity “Cornwall Hospice Care” asked me to help them with their commercial photography shoot needs at the end of last year. The charity were looking for an image to use as part of a new van design and to promote their furniture collection services. The models, Lily (from Cornwall Model and Promotions Ltd) and Lucas, were fantastic to work with and the photoshoot took […]

How can Professional headshots enhance your professional profile?

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It takes us only one tenth of a second to develop an impression about someone from a photograph. Just one tenth. And research from psychologists at Princeton University has shown that taking longer to look at an image only increases our confidence about our initial decision and does not change our mind. First impressions are therefore everything. If you are freelancer, own your own business, […]

PR Photography for the School for Social Entrepreneurs Cornwall

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PR Photography for SSE Cornwall

8 community business leaders in Cornwall graduated from the prestigious Community Business Trade Up Programme run by the School of Social Entrepreneurs Cornwall earlier this month. And I was invited to take the pictures! While I was there, we took the opportunity to photograph their CEO, Sally Heard and the team, as well as general PR images. The event was held at The Lynher, a […]

HRH The Duke of Cornwall visits Truro Cathedral, 22 March 2018

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On the 22nd March 2018, His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales (known as the Duke of Cornwall when visiting the Cornwall), visited Truro Cathedral and the newly refurbished Old Cathedral School. I was honoured to be asked to take photographs of his visit for the cathedral. His Royal Highness was given a tour of the Old Cathedral School which has recently been through a […]

How Event Photography with LLE helps capture the memories.

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Event Photographer captures all parts of an event, including these fireworks during a party in 2017

If you are planning a special event, how do you want to remember it? Do you want to be an observer or do you want to experience it? Hiring an event photographer can be that difference. I’ve done it myself… At Christmas gatherings or birthdays where, as the only photographer in my family, I have taken my camera. But what I find at the end […]

Photographing Lightning over Falmouth

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Photographing Lightning Over Falmouth and Flushing. 27 May 2018

Early yesterday I was woken by shouts from the streets below us. Shortly after, there was a loud boom of thunder. I have been waiting for this for a long time. Photographing lightning over Falmouth was a bucketlist item fulfilled. I was absolutely delighted. There were weather warnings for thunderstorms in place. The air felt hot and sticky. I knew I had to kept my […]

A Lifestyle Approach to PR Photography

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PR Photography Cornwall

Taking a lifestyle approach to PR Photography is one of the best ways to show people who you and your company really are.”Authentic photography” (real photos of real people) is essential for showing your audience and clients that you are genuine. It helps build a positive feeling towards you and your company, and it helps to develop an image for your brand.Gone are the days where […]

Event: Lostwithiel Jazz Cafe

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The Lostwithiel Jazz Cafe on the 15th July 2017 something really special. It was held at the wonderful Duchy of Cornwall Nursery in Lostwithiel, overlooking the valley and Restormal castle, flowers in bloom and a marquee for the band. The food was magnificent, and the atmosphere perfect.The Martin Dale Septet, featuring international singer Maggie Reeday, sounded incredible and looked great. It was the perfect evening and […]

Event Photography: World Pilot Gig Championships 2017

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It seems all so long ago now, but last month I was at the World Pilot Gig Championships 2017, which is held on the Isles of Scilly. Hundreds of gig rowers flooded the islands for the event, which is growing bigger every year.There were over 140 pilot gigs there this year, and crews from as far away as the USA raced it out on choppy waters, battling […]