In 2018–19, Liverpool reached the Champions League final for the second consecutive year, this time winning the final 2–0 against Tottenham Hotspur, securing the club's sixth European title and lifting their first European trophy since 2005. Here is my little story of what happened in Liverpool City Centre the next day after their historic win.
On the 15th of October, I had a huge pleasure to be a part of the fantastic post-wedding celebration at Leverhulme Hotel, Port Sunlight. It was my first time when I photographed at this place and I have to say I was very impressed. A very warm welcome from the staff who operate the Leverhulme Hotel definitely helped us a lot to create such a nice, relaxing atmosphere.
Air, the Bride, was wearing a traditional Thai dress and looked stunning next to her not so bad looking husband, Matt. Everyone who participated at this venue felt relaxed and happy. Entertained by some fantastic memories of Air and Matt's wedding, guests could feel the atmosphere of their actual wedding, which took place in Bangkok.
This was my first time I’d shot a Pimhill Barn at Lea Hall. I was greeted by the bunch of relaxed cows and the beautiful views which spread in front of this gorgeous place. Quick look at the Pimhill Barn was enough for me to know that it's going to be one of the most memorable events. And it was indeed. There was so much laughter, love and happiness around this wedding. Dad crying seeing his daughter the last time before she became the wife. Joe kissing his mum before he became the husband. So much energy and lots of happy happy memories. I am not going to give you all the details. Just see the images and feel how great it was :)
So I decided to challenge myself and take one photo everyday for the next 30 days. Well.. what is the challenge you might ask? Hmm.. good question, I don't really know but I decided to go for it :) I thought it'll be my personal project. No planning. Just pure everyday images. Let's start.
Day One: Mariam.
Newsham Park. I spoted her feeding pigeons and squirrels. We had a good half an hour conversation. She is there almost everyday and she loves it. I couldn't resist and took a few images of her.
Once we've decided on location, a typical session will last about 1 - 2 hours. During our time together, I will get you comfortable with the idea of begin photographed. I'll make you laugh, I'll make you smile, I'll make you do silly dance moves. Just kidding. Maybe. It's meant to be fun and it is. And that's what I try to capture. Sure, there can be "poses", but I'm trying to capture the real moments in your interaction and that natural smile that comes after laugh. We will experiment. We'll play with the immediate surroundings and the available light and try to get your personalities to come through. Sometimes I'll really like a particular spot and we'll stay a little longer there to get [...]
There are many people who ask me: "What is it, this engagement session"? Well, because there is some confusion about it, I've decided to explain a little bit more about the whole idea..
You've probably seen it in the bridal magazines, the wedding blogs, on Pintrest or Facebook. Two people kissing each other, holding hands, pulling faces at each other and so on and so forth. In the photography industry it's called engagement session but it's more about a chance for a professional photographer to bee able to capture two people in love - without all the pressure and others people's eyes. More than that, it's an opportunity for the couple to get to know their photographer, see how he or she works, and find [...]
Frontline Liverpool is an independent ( unsigned ) rock band. They are just about to release their first demo and I hope it will be a hit!!! Anyway, as usual , I just wanted to share with you some of the photographs we put together the other day.
I had a cracking time with them. I wish them all the best and can't wait for their first album.
As they said: "Watch this space guys!!! See yas all really really soon!!!!!! Thanx again for the support so far!!! Means alot to us all!! ".
Volunteers play a very important role in the NHS. Working in a range of settings and providing a variety of services alongside paid staff, volunteers are often a key part of patient services.
There are already thousands of volunteers in the NHS, involved in services ranging from mentoring, befriending and peer support through to assisting with recycling, working in hospital radio or cafes and even fish tank maintenance. Volunteering can help people to gain new skills and experience and, for some, can provide a stepping stone to paid employment.
Someone who is admitted to hospital for a routine appointment, for example, may meet many different volunteers who will not only greet them as they arrive in the clinic, but may also sell them a drink [...]