#CastingCall – Looking for school leavers

The school holidays are here and summer has finally arrived. In a few weeks time the ‘A’ level results will be out and a lot of school leavers will start to prepare for a big change in their life. The beginnings of the next chapter. The move to University. Is that you? If so you’re
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Top photography tip to making better pictures

The summer has at long last arrived. It’s a beautiful day today. Bright sunshine. Lovely blue sky. Not a cloud in sight. It’s a beautiful day that is, unless you’re a photographer. All that sunshine isn’t good for a photograph. It’s too bright for the camera and it’s likely to be too bright for the
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Pre-Wedding Photography at Nutfield Priory

Pre-wedding photography at Nutfield Priory, Redhill, Surrey. Amazing venue. Romantic images. A wedding photographer’s dream location.


Event Photography – Masquerading at the Royal Marines Museum Ball

Event photography is real fun and sometimes just that little bit special too. The annual masquerade ball was just one of those occasions.

Portrait, Beauty and Headshots by QTPortraits

Make-up: The Secret Sauce of Photography

Is there a secret sauce that makes all the difference in photography? Yes. I really believe there is. It’s called Make-up. Not just any old make-up though. It has to be professional make-up with a product that will stand up to the fierce intensity of flash lighting. Related articles: Black Friday – Photography Gift Voucher
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STOP PRESS - Gavin Thorn Photography Press Release

New studio enquiry number

New studio enquiry number now live The eagle-eyed amongst you will have noticed a very subtle change to my website today. My new studio enquiry and booking number. As the business has grown over the last couple of years I’ve decided to move away from publishing my mobile numer on the internet, for obvious reasons.
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Strobist Photography Course - Guildford, Surrey

Flash Photography Course

On the 19th May, 2012 I’ll be running my Flash Photography Course at my Surrey Studio. If you’d like to learn how to make images like the ones on this page using speedlights rather than studio flash, read on. Several years ago I came across the work and techniques of Mr. David Hobby aka The Strobist.
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Corporate Headshot Photographer Guildford

Corporate Headshot Photography – Guildford

Corporate Headshots… How much more business could you get with a friendly picture? Related articles: September Special: Business Headshots £50 off Guildford photographer named Entrepreneur of the Month (again) Actors Headshots Photography Portfolio of a Guildford Photographer 2011 – A Year in Pictures Band Promo Photo-Shoot – Clare, Vocalist, Surrey

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Help for Heroes Calendar Girls – Cake Sale

The beginning of April saw the first meeting with the Help for Heroes Calendar Girls team. We had all the girls together for the first time, all dressed up in vintage military uniforms ready to run a cake sale at Fugro House in Wallingford, Oxfordshire. The girls has made a fantastic effort baking exceedingly good
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Will Todd Trio - Electric Theatre, Guildford

Jazz at the Electric Theatre

Last month I had the pleasure and the privilege of photographing a band promo for the Will Todd Trio in the Electric Theatre, Guildford. I love working with bands and this one was no exception. The best part was I got to work with them during their rehearsal so had my very own, private gig.
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