Racing Post commissions brooch for the Queen’s 90th birthday

Last minute job last week for the Racing Post who had commissioned a brooch to celebrate the Queens 90th Birthday. The brooch was hand-made in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter by Alabaster & Wilson Ltd.

The brooch will be presented to the Queen at this weeks Ascot race meeting.

Queen's 90th birthday brooch

Making the Queen’s 90th birthday brooch

Queen's 90th birthday brooch

Filing the Jockey for the Queen’s 90th birthday brooch

Queen's 90th birthday brooch

Making the Queen’s 90th birthday brooch

Queen's 90th birthday brooch

The Queen’s 90th birthday brooch-19th century inspired design taken from a 1975 portrait of Fred Archer, jockey to the Prince of Wales (King Edward VII.)

 

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Day at the lake festival, Rudyard lake Staffordshire

recreation of Carlos Trower, “The African Blondin’s” daring tightrope walk

Recreation of Carlos Trower, “The African Blondin’s” tightrope walk by Chris Bull

A Day At The Lake is the first large scale festival at Rudyard, Staffs, for over 100 years.

To celebrate the event Chris Bull recreated the original 1864 tightrope walk across the lake.

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University and college prospectus photography

During the past few weeks I have been on location shooting several university and college prospectuses in the West Midlands and South Yorkshire.

University of Birmingham prospectus photography

University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham prospectus photography

University of Birmingham

Working closely with the marketing department of each institution, the images are lit and framed so they fit within the style of the prospectus or website.

Above are a selection of images taken for the University of Birmingham.

More of my education photography for schools and colleges can be seen here

 

 

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Portraits for Birmingham architect firm

One of my regular architectural clients recently had a major update of their staff photography.

13 people were shot in the morning and the portraits will feature on the firms website.

Birmingham architects

Birmingham architects

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Birmingham architects

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HM The Queen meets staff and students at Birmingham Dental Hospital and School of Dentistry.

HM The Queen and HRH The Duke of Edinburgh visited Birmingham today where they meet staff and students as they toured the new Birmingham Dental Hospital and School of Dentistry.

HM The Queen and HRH The Duke of Edinburgh meeting staff and students as they tour the new Birmingham Dental Hospital and School of Dentistry.

HM The Queen and HRH The Duke of Edinburgh meeting staff and students as they tour the new Birmingham Dental Hospital and School of Dentistry.

HM The Queen and HRH The Duke of Edinburgh meeting staff and students as they tour the new Birmingham Dental Hospital and School of Dentistry.HM The Queen and HRH The Duke of Edinburgh meeting staff and students as they tour the new Birmingham Dental Hospital and School of Dentistry.

HM The Queen and HRH The Duke of Edinburgh meeting staff and students as they tour the new Birmingham Dental Hospital and School of Dentistry.

HM The Queen and HRH The Duke of Edinburgh meeting staff and students as they tour the new Birmingham Dental Hospital and School of Dentistry.

HM The Queen and HRH The Duke of Edinburgh meeting staff and students as they tour the new Birmingham Dental Hospital and School of Dentistry.

HM The Queen and HRH The Duke of Edinburgh meeting staff and students as they tour the new Birmingham Dental Hospital and School of Dentistry.

HM The Queen and HRH The Duke of Edinburgh meeting staff and students as they tour the new Birmingham Dental Hospital and School of Dentistry.

HM The Queen and HRH The Duke of Edinburgh meeting staff and students as they tour the new Birmingham Dental Hospital and School of Dentistry.

HM The Queen and HRH The Duke of Edinburgh meeting staff and students as they tour the new Birmingham Dental Hospital and School of Dentistry.

HM The Queen and HRH The Duke of Edinburgh meeting staff and students as they tour the new Birmingham Dental Hospital and School of Dentistry.

HM The Queen and HRH The Duke of Edinburgh meeting staff and students as they tour the new Birmingham Dental Hospital and School of Dentistry.

Pictures were commissioned by the NHS and sent out to all media shortly after the event today.

 

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College of Optometrists diploma ceremony, London 2015

A selection of my pictures taken for the College of Optometrists at this years diploma ceremony in London can be viewed on the college’s Facebook page here

College of Optometrists Diploma ceremony 2015

College of Optometrists Diploma ceremony 2015 Westminster, London.

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