Colin Cruickshank Photography: Blog https://www.ccpimages.biz/blog en-us (C) Colin Cruickshank 2020 colin@ccpimages.co.uk (Colin Cruickshank Photography) Mon, 16 Mar 2020 06:31:00 GMT Mon, 16 Mar 2020 06:31:00 GMT Jersey Portrait and lighting workshop 26th Jan 2013 https://www.ccpimages.biz/blog/2012/12/jersey-portrait-and-lighting-workshop-26th-jan-2013 London fashion portrait Colin Cruickshank20120903-8034-Edit

 

Have you ever wanted to learn how to take great shots of people! If so this is the workshop for you! 

The workshop will start by covering some theory on light and flash as well as using your camera in manual mode, don’t worry it’s much easier than it sounds!

The afternoon session will be spent on a location shoot with our model. The workshop will cover the use of natural lighting as well as the use of reflectors and flash. The kit we will be using is typical "strobist" gear ie cheep flash guns and wireless triggers, the same kit that was used to take the shot above in Regent street in London on a busy afternoon.

We will also be using a pro Elinchrom Quadra battery pack with various light modifiers. This workshop will also be a great way of building your portfolio.

The group size will be kept to a maximum of 6 clients to enable you all to have plenty of time with the model.

Date 26th January 2013

Time 10AM-3PM (Lunch will be provided)

Cost £80 (Transport and insurance not included)

 

About me

As well as being a full time professional wedding photographer I am also a qualified tutor and run photography workshops at Highlands College and the Arts Centre. to view examples of my latest work please visit my main website by clicking here

 
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Low light photography workshop

 

Low light photography is a fascinating and addictive type of photography. Have you ever wondered how those shots with misty water and streaky clouds are captured, well if so this is the workshop for you.

 

Clients are always amazed when bright and vibrant images pop up on the camera screen when to the naked eye it appears to be pitch black. This workshop will show you everything you need to know to capture those amazing images.

 

After a quick chat and run through on essential equipment including the use of filters we will start shooting local landmarks using the soft and warm afternoon light (hopefully!!). As sunset approaches we will turn our attention to shooting seascapes and getting those misty water shots. We will stay out whilst the light is good, this may be up to an hour after sunset. Small group sizes ensures I get to spend plenty of 1-2-1 time with each of you.

 

Group size limited to 6

 

Date Saturday 8th December

Time: 1:30-4:40 PM

Cost £40

 

Payment to be made at time of booking - transportation and insurance is not included in workshop

 

About me

As well as being a full time professional wedding photographer I am also a qualified tutor and run photography workshops at Highlands College and the Arts Centre. to view examples of my latest work please visit my main website by clicking here

 

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Have you ever wanted to learn how to take great shots of people! If so this is the workshop for you! 

The workshop will start by covering some theory on light and flash as well as using your camera in manual mode, don’t worry it’s much easier than it sounds.

The afternoon session will be spent on a location shoot with our model. The workshop will cover the use of natural lighting as well as the use of reflectors and flash. The kit we will be using is typical "strobist" gear ie cheep flash guns and wireless triggers, the same kit that was used to take the shot above in Regent street in London on a busy afternoon.

We will also be using a pro Elinchrom Quadra battery pack with various light modifiers. This workshop will also be a great way of building your portfolio.

The group size will be kept to a maximum of 6 clients to enable you all to have plenty of time with the model.

Date 1st December

Time 10AM-3PM (Lunch will be provided)

Cost £80 (Transport and insurance not included)

 

About me

As well as being a full time professional wedding photographer I am also a qualified tutor and run photography workshops at Highlands College and the Arts Centre. to view examples of my latest work please visit my main website by clicking here

 
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colin@ccpimages.co.uk (Colin Cruickshank Photography) Colin Cruickshank Jersey wedding photographer lighting portrait training workshop https://www.ccpimages.biz/blog/2012/10/portrait-and-lighting-workshop Sat, 13 Oct 2012 15:19:55 GMT
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Whilst shooting in JPEG is fine for compact cameras, the fact is to get the maximum quality from your digital SLR you need to shoot in RAW. Whilst a few years ago that meant using the clunky software that came with your camera those days are over, welcome to Lightroom.

This workshop will take you step by step through the different modules in Lightroom, however the vast majority of the workshop will be spent in the Library and Develop modules. 

You will need your own laptop for this workshop (However I do have a spare) On previous software courses clients prefer using their own computers as they are used to working in a certain way.

 

What we will cover

The advantages of shooting RAW

Installing and configuring  Lightroom

Importing and backing up images (you do currently back up your images right!)

Creating collections and smart collections (so you can find your images quickly)

Rating images

Finding images using metadata

Processing RAW images to extract the maximum quality and detail from the files

Creating export presets (this will save you loads of time)

This workshop will run over a period of 4 weeks on a Thursday evening in my studio. Don’t worry if you don’t have Lightroom yet as we will install a 30 day trial version for the duration of the workshop.

Spaces limited to 6 clients to ensure lots of 1-2-1 time

Date 8th - 29th November 7-9PM (4 Thursday evening sessions)

Cost £90

Payment to be made at time of booking

Tea, coffee and biscuits provided!

 

About me

As well as being a full time professional wedding photographer I am also a qualified tutor and run photography workshops at Highlands College and the Arts Centre. to view examples of my latest work please visit my main website by clicking here

 

 

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This year has been very busy shooting lots of weddings, commercial work and running training workshops. But due to popular demand I have added more dates for my very popular “low light” and “1 day photography” workshops. I’m also excited to announce I have added a couple of new workshops the first is on “portrait and lighting” and the second is on the use of Adobe Lighroom 4.

These courses tend to fill up quickly so please get in touch if your interested in attending.

For more information please click on the links below or contact me via the website  www.ccpimages.co.uk or by phone on 07797 717 583

 

   Lightroom 4 training 8th - 29th November (4 x 2hour sessions)

   Low Light workshop 24th November 2012

   Portrait and lighting workshop in Jersey 1st December 2012

   1 day photography workshop 2nd December 2012

 

About me

As well as being a full time professional wedding photographer I am also a qualified tutor and run photography workshops at Highlands College and the Arts Centre. to view examples of my latest work please visit my main website by clicking here

 

 

 

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Jersey low light photography workshop https://www.ccpimages.biz/blog/2012/10/jersey-low-light-photography-workshop  

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Low light photography workshop

 

Low light photography is a fascinating and addictive type of photography. Have you ever wondered how those shots with misty water and streaky clouds are captured, well if so this is the workshop for you.

 

Clients are always amazed when bright and vibrant images pop up on the camera screen when to the naked eye it appears to be pitch black. This workshop will show you everything you need to know to capture those amazing images.

 

After a quick chat and run through on essential equipment including the use of filters we will start shooting local landmarks using the soft and warm afternoon light (hopefully!!). As sunset approaches we will turn our attention to shooting seascapes and getting those misty water shots. We will stay out whilst the light is good, this may be up to an hour after sunset. Small group sizes ensures I get to spend plenty of 1-2-1 time with each of you.

 

Group size limited to 8

 

Date Saturday 24th November

Time: 2-5PM

Cost £40

 

Payment to be made at time of booking - transportation and insurance is not included in workshop

 

About me

As well as being a full time professional wedding photographer I am also a qualified tutor and run photography workshops at Highlands College and the Arts Centre. to view examples of my latest work please visit my main website by clicking here

 

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Due to popular demand I have added another world famous - well OK locally known and popular 1 day photographic workshop. These workshops are a great way of learning new techniques or simply improving the ones you have at a relaxed pace and in the company of like minded individuals in fact great friendships have formed between the participants on previous workshops.

 

Whether you are a complete beginner or an experienced photographer, this 1 day workshop is packed full of practical tips to enable you to improve your photography and unlock the potential of your camera. As well as the technical aspects of photography the most important aspects to understand are light and composition, and we will cover them and put them into practise during the day.

The locations have been carefully selected to ensure you to get the maximum benefit from our time together. The group size is limited to 8 clients, this ensures I am able to spend plenty of 1-2-1 time with each of you to ensure you get the most out of the day.

As well as being a full time professional photographer I am a qualified adult education lecturer and teach photography to over 40 students per term at Highlands College and I know the questions you need the answers to as well as the aspects that are confusing when starting out in photography. Full training notes will be supplied on CD for you to use as a future reference.

Maximum group size is 8

Payment to be made at time of booking to secure your place

 

Cost £115 (pub lunch included*)
Date Sunday 2nd December 2012
time 9AM – 4:30PM

Own transport will be required (although I can accommodate a few in my car)

* up to the value of £12

 

Payment to be made at time of booking - transportation and insurance is not included in workshop

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I recently shot some business images for Prestige Properties new website. The shots we took reflect the approachable nature and professionalism of Jane and her team. Prestige Properties is situated in a art deco style building at Green corner, St. Clement's coast road. I also supplied some stock images of Jersey for the website header images.

So if you have a need of a professional and approachable estate agent whose knowledge on the market is second to none contact  Jane, Mike and Steph or visit the new website at www.prestige.je

If you have a requirement for contemporary business imagery for your business or website or a requirement for stock images. Please contact me on 07797 717 583 or visit our website www.ccpimages.co.uk - Colin

 

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So for something a little different and and a bit of a change from weddings I went to London earlier this week and teamed up with Mike Brehaut  for another of our “inter insulars” this time we did some street fashion photography, I must say we did get some strange looks laying on the ground taking pictured on Millennium bridge but we did managed to bag some great shots and managed to resist the temptation to shoot a bride and groom who just happened to be on the bridge at the same time!

The first day we hired Sky Seraphin a great model who happily posed in front of hoards of (well a few) people during the day. We were keen to get images that “said” London with buses and taxi’s tube signs etc in the background.

We started at the Houses of Parliament then Millennium bridge, St. Paul’s as well as managing to fit in a few coffee shops on route and finally ended up at Piccadilly Circus using the colourful advert sign’s to provide the background.

For the second day we hired another fantastic model Katalin Kallo for some more of the same but at different locations such as the Mall, tower bridge and lots of natural light shots with some fantastic backdrops that only London can provide.

The weather was very hot with lots of bright sunshine which isn’t ideal for shooting so using the powerful Elinchrom Quadra we made the sun disappear and provided our own light where necessary and also used the beautiful natural light in the shade for some stunning portraits. Kit wise we deliberately kept it simple, couple of lenses a 14-24 zoom and a 85mm prime.

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I have been a bit lax as far as blogging my recent activities (well my excuse is I've been busy working on commercial jobs and weddings and I'm sticking to it) a little while back I was fortunate to have the opportunity of photographing Denise and Kevin's stunning wedding! As you can see the groom preparations got off to a great start on a luxury yacht for a few beers, how civilised!

Denise was busy getting ready at home and looked stunning in her dress, the house was quite busy as Denise's family were over for the occasion from Ireland, this gave us a great opportunity to get lots of candid shots, the ceremony was held at St. Brelade's Parish church and the reception was help at La Mare vineyards which is such an amazing venue giving us some fantastic photo opportunities in the vineyards and orchid. Some of my favourite shots of the day were the ones in the orchid these were taken in the break between the main course and the desert - well worth the 10 minutes we spent as we got some fabulous natural images.

 

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La Mare vineyards was the venue for Julia & Adrian's wedding recently and what a great location it is with the fantastic granite farmhouse and surrounding grounds! The weather even played ball raining in the morning, but by the time of the ceremony (3.30PM) the sun came out right on cue. Both Julia and Adrian wanted to take advantage of the wonderful grounds so we did all the locational shots in the orchard and surrounding area. There was a great connection between the happy couple that is there for all to see in the photographs! Many thanks for choosing us to capture your big day and we wish you all the very best for the future.

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So Thursday this week saw the continuation of the inter insular with Mike Brehaut of Creative Photography  What fantastic weather we didn't have! Gale force winds, boats cancelled. Shooting outdoor portraits was going to be a challenge to say the least. A BIG thank you to April our model for the day for braving the conditions. Apart from catching up with Mike again I was really excited to have the opportunity to shoot with the Nikon D800. The camera is simply fantastic the images it produces are truly stunning, the level of detail produced by the 36mp files are breathtaking. Nikon's ergonomics make the camera "just feel right" and was very similar to my D700 which is a good thing.

The auto focus was very quick and accurate even using the outer focus points in the very dark Plemont cave. The camera has dual card slots which is a welcome feature. The files are over 70mb in size so the cards will fill up very quickly so the camera is not the first choice for sports or weddings that is what the D700 is brilliant at, but when you need to produce large images, such as commercial and advertising shots the D800 is king.

 

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I bought the Nikon 16mm AF-D lens mainly with weddings in mind, however I decided to use it for some architectural shots and I love the wacky images it produces. In fact I think it improves the looks at times of what a rectilinear lens would produce. Have a look and let me know what you think!

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Raddison Blu waterfront hotel shot with the 16mm fisheye lens shot just before sunset

 

 

 

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As well as being a full time photographer, I also run photography courses for Highlands college, these have proved to be highly popular over the last couple of years, currently I have 5 courses per term (1 of which is a intermediate course) The courses ensure you have a sound understanding of the things you need to know! Namely being able to creatively control the aperture and shutter speed to achieve the desired effects. An appreciation of light and composition is essential to improve your photography. Ever look at a picture and liked it but not know why? Well this course will tell you the answers.

 

As well as the classroom theory sessions we also go out and about on shoots, this is a great way of putting all that new found knowledge into practise! These shots were taken last week during a practical session at the waterfront St. Helier. As well as the Highlands courses I also run Low light and 1 day workshops. Please get in touch if you would like to find out more!

 

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Due to popular demand I have added another world famous - well OK locally known and popular 1 day photographic workshop. These workshops are a great way of learning new techniques or simply improving the ones you have at a relaxed pace and in the company of like minded individuals in fact great friendships have formed between the participants on previous workshops.

 

Whether you are a complete beginner or an experienced photographer, this 1 day workshop is packed full of practical tips to enable you to improve your photography and unlock the potential of your camera. As well as the technical aspects of photography the most important aspects to understand are light and composition, and we will cover them and put them into practise during the day.

The locations have been carefully selected to ensure you to get the maximum benefit from our time together. The group size is limited to 8 guests this ensures I am able to spend plenty of 1-2-1 time with each of you to cover exactly what you need to know.

As well as being a full time professional photographer I am a qualified adult education lecturer and teach photography to over 40 students per term at Highlands College and I know the questions you need the answers to as well as the aspects that are confusing when starting out in photography. Full training notes will be supplied on CD for you to use as a future reference.

Maximum group size is 8

Payment to be made at time of booking to secure your place

 

Cost £115 (pub lunch included*)
Date April 29th 2012
time 11AM – 9:00PM

Own transport will be required (although I can accommodate a few in my car)

* up to the value of £12

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Natalie and Matthew travelled over to Jersey to get married at Cardington House back in the summer. Natalie who has her own florist business brought all her own flowers over too! I'm sure this added some extra stress to the day but Natalie did a brilliant job and all the flowers bride and bridesmaids looked fantastic.

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Our wedding album supplier was recently awarded  the accolade of best professional album  at the SWPP (Society of Wedding and Portrait Photographers) in London during the January 2012 SWPP trade show. Please get in touch if you want to see these stunning British handmade albums.

We can also build an album for you even if we didn't shoot your wedding - providing you have the high res images from your wedding photographer. Prices start from just £385. Please get in touch if you would like more info. As well as a range of main albums, we can also supply parent albums and guest books!

 

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There is something special about a winter wedding and Sarah and Matt's was no exception. The ceremony was at Chateau Vermont in Jersey which is a great location and makes for some stunning pictures opportunities in the lovely grounds. We were lucky with the weather and the light at this time of year is fantastic and makes a photographers life easy (well easier!) Matt got ready at home and had a few beers with the boys while Sarah was preparing for their special day at the Royal Yacht hotel. Here are a few favourite shots of the day! One of the best times to get some cracking shots is usually when the wedding party are sitting down to eat. I dragged Matt and Sarah outside and took a few shots whilst there was still some light in the sky using the high power Quadra lights.

 

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Sarah on her wedding day Chateau Vermont Jersey20111210-7008-Edit

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Evening shot at Chateau Vermont using Elinchrom Quadra by Colin Cruickshank20111210-7131-Edit-2

First dance Colin Cruickshank Chateau Vermont wedding20111210-7304

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colin@ccpimages.co.uk (Colin Cruickshank Photography) Chateau Vermont Colin Cruickshank Jersey wedding photography Royal Yacht hotel Jersey https://www.ccpimages.biz/blog/2012/3/sarah---matts-wedding Mon, 05 Mar 2012 20:09:00 GMT
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This Sunday we will be at the L'Horizon wedding fayre, so if you are passing come and say hello! as we have some very special offers for you! It will also give you the chance to see our stunning award winning wedding albums that we include in our wedding packages as well as seeing our latest work and finding out how we work to capture those magical moments. We will also have a prize draw where you can win a complementary pre- wedding shoot complete with a 20"x16" unframed print.

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colin@ccpimages.co.uk (Colin Cruickshank Photography) Colin Cruickshank wedding photography L'Horizon hotel and spa wedding fayre https://www.ccpimages.biz/blog/2012/2/wedding-fayre-at-the-lhorizon-hotel-this-sunday Fri, 24 Feb 2012 16:48:30 GMT
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I'm really looking forward to running another of my 1 day photography workshops tomorrow. This is the first 1 day workshop of the year. We usually start by having a coffee and a bit of a chat about the basics. Then go off taking shots and work on composition and light. After visiting a few different locations and getting to grips with camera settings we will have a well deserved lunch before working our way round to St. Ouen's for the sunset (hopefully!) Photography is really popular right now and this workshop sold out really quickly. I will be adding additional dates throughout the year, please get in touch if you want to put your name down for the next one.

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Handed over a large canvas wrap of this Red Arrow shot to a very happy client last week ! Love seeing my images hanging on the wall :) Please get in touch if you would like a copy, the image is available as a canvas wrap, block mount, super high gloss or framed.

 

 

 

 

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colin@ccpimages.co.uk (Colin Cruickshank Photography) Colin Cruickshank Jersey Air Display Red Arrows https://www.ccpimages.biz/blog/2012/2/red-arrow Thu, 23 Feb 2012 16:23:21 GMT
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My hosting provider recently introduced a blog to the website - I will be keeping it updated with recent projects and weddings and workshops ! So please bookmark it and pop back and take a look! I mainly use this site for client proofing galleries and e-commerce and still intend to keep my main gallery site www.ccpimages.co.uk separate.

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