Back in 2011 we began hosting styled shoot workshops with Photography Farm. The advantages for photographers are multiple and possibly the biggest is that we do all the hard work. Producing shoots can be quite challenging, just because there are so many different elements to bring together. But attending a Shoot Day means that you just rock up and shoot, it’s so much easier than organising your own.
They are also pressure free. There is no client to please so they are a great place to push your skills and experiment. We have group leaders on hand for any advice that you need on camera settings or directing models. We keep the groups small so that everyone gets what they need and the atmosphere is friendly and non competitive.
For this one at the wonderful Chiddingstone Castle, I confess that the amazing Rebecca Carpenter did all the hard work. She brought together the styling team, created the concept and styled the models. Then on the day, she also led groups along with myself and Nick at Rix Weddings. So this is the first Farm Shoot Day that I actually had time to shoot at! I loved being able to shoot and lead a group, let’s face it 2020 has been incredibly challenging and I think I’m now just very grateful for all the opportunities that I have to shoot. Have a look at some of my images from the day – the full list of wonderful suppliers who worked on this is down below and if you want details on upcoming Shoot Days, just head over to the Farm Website.
And so it is, just like you said it would be. Life goes easy on me, most of the time. And so it is, the SHORTER STORY, no love, no glory, no hero in her sky …
Venue – Chiddingstone Castle
Stylist – Pink Palm Events
Hair + Make Up – Knot Your Average Bride
Videography – Rix Weddings
Floristry – My Lady Garden
Cake – Nevie Pie
Stationery – Aimee Willow Designs
Furniture – Hire Love UK
Tableware – Prezola
Jewellery – Hermione Harbutt
Model – Abigail at BAME
Shoot Assistant – Nicky Allen