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 […]

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 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 […]

Studio Portrait Photography: The Ice Queen

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Studio Portrait Photography Ice Queen

An “Ice Queen” themed studio portrait photography session was another great opportunity to work with Make up Artist Michele Bromley.Michele and a fellow make up artist worked on Olivia, the model, for about 3 hours to create the look of an Ice Queen ready to be photographed in the studio. This time, I was able to watch the progress of the make up being applied. It was […]

Photographing Truro Cathedral Choir

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Last month, I was invited to photograph the Truro Cathedral Choir while they were rehearsing for an evening concert. There is nothing more pleasing to the ear than listening to a choir in a cathedral. Photographing them while they rehearsed was a wonderful opportunity. It’s always an interesting challenge to photograph in the cathedral. The light is in constant flux due to the vagaries of the outside weather. […]

Top 10 Photograph Assignments of 2016

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2016 has been a truly incredible year. I have photographed royalty and 100 year olds, pugs and chihuahuas, authors and families, mad swims across cold rivers and art installations.In just a few days we will be entering 2017 and, as I always like to do at this time of year, I have been reviewing my achievements and good times. Here my top 10 favourite photography jobs from 2016.

PR Photographs: Marie Curie Trewithen event

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PR Photographs - Trewithen

In September, Marie Curie South West invited me to take PR photographs of their annual fundraiser at Trewithen House and gardens. The Classic Cars and Country Show at Trewithen was a perfect day. The weather was wonderful. There were classic cars, food stalls, art and crafts, a dog show and archery. There was even a visitor from Penryn: the Town Crier. It is common for organisations to […]

About me

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I am a Cornwall photographer who lives to capture the business of Cornish life and to creatively explore the art of photography and its applications. My name is Claire Wilson, and I have grown up in this wonderful county. Focusing on both Commercial Photography and Life Photography, I look for the authenticity that makes a moment unique and special. I work to capture connection and […]