Pet Photoshoot and his Family

Pet Photoshoot and his Family

On 17th December, we welcomed the Boydon family to the studio for a family and pet photoshoot with their lovely black labrador.

The photoshoot session was booked by brother and sister for their dad’s birthday to update their family portraits. A big part of their family is their 10 year old black lab. For 10 years old he has a lot of spring and bounce in him. He was a natural in front of the camera and very relaxed in the studio. Phil is great with dogs, as he grew up with family dogs around from a very young age.

The family were very keen on black and white photos, here are a few from the shoot. If you would like to update your family photographs including your four legged companion, contact the studio today. Booking fee only £20.


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Prom Photographer Sutton Coldfield and Tamworth

Prom Season 2017

We cannot wait for Prom season 2107! Although it’s a hectic 2-3 weeks, we love being part of the buzz and excitement photographing this very momentous occasion.

Your school Prom is the highlight of your high school years. Hours go into the preparations. For the young ladies there’s finding the perfect dress, and having your hair and makeup done. For the young men, looking very handsome in their suit / tuxedo. With our mobile studio set up, we are there to capture beautiful portrait photographs of you and your friends for you to keep as a treasured memory. Photographs are printed and mounted on the night to take home.

If you have more than 100 guests attending, there is no attendance fee. For less than 100, we may charge a small attendance fee, but please call us to let us know your numbers. For more information and to check availability, contact the studio.

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First Family Photoshoot

First Family Photoshoot Experience

Last week we welcomed a lovely young family to the studio for their first family photoshoot with their 11 month old son. The dad booked the photoshoot session as a birthday surprise for his partner.

When he called to book and have a chat about what to expect, he was very nervous about the whole experience, especially concerned of how his young son would be. After talking him through the photoshoot and assurance that Phil is great with children, he was a little more at ease. However, as we are all aware, children can be very unpredictable. You never know how they are going to be, especially in new surroundings and around new people.

The 3 of them arrived at the studio, and it was a lovely fun shoot. The little one was a natural in front of the camera, no idea what dad was worrying about. When he came back to look at the images he was really pleased with the results. So much so, he decided to have them all on disk. Just before leaving, he mentioned how both Phil and myself put him and his family at ease with our personal approach, and thanked us for an enjoyable experience. It was lovely to receive this feedback, as this is how we want everyone to feel when they come to us for their family portraits.

To book your photo shoot session, call the studio on 01827 215 707, or scroll down and complete the enquiry form.


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Family Photos for Mother & Daughter Time

Family Photos for Mother and Daughter Time

A lovely idea for spending quality mother and daughter time together is updating your family photos.

We recently had a lovely mum and her young daughter in the studio having a photo shoot session together. The shoot was fun and relaxed, the youngster was certainly a natural in front of the camera. To capture the fun and bond they clearly have was great for me as a photographer.

Here are a few images from the shoot. To book your photo shoot session, call the studio on 01827 215 707, or scroll down and complete the enquiry form.

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Lifestyle Photography

Lifestyle Photography for Mens Grooming Product

This week’s challenge for Philip Charles Photography, to produce lifestyle photography images for a beard comb. The images will be used on the company’s website and advertising campaigns.

The Brief  

To produce rustic style images, incorporating typical items you would find in a bathroom. The props we opted for were towel and razors. For the rustic look we used a dark wood surface. We kept the creative shots simple, with not too many props, so not to distract from the actual product.

Also required, product photographs on a white background for use on eCommerce sites such as Amazon.

Below are a sample of the images produced. We are really pleased with the outcome. If you would like more information on our Lifestyle Photography or other Commercial Photography services, contact us today. 

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Beautiful Family Pictures

Beautiful Family Pictures of Mum and Sons

What an excellent photo shoot session! A mum was given one of our gift vouchers for a photo shoot session. She used the voucher to update her family pictures with her two sons. She wanted to get them done before the eldest was too reluctant.

The family were a dream to work with. The boys really embraced the experience, which produced superb images we are all pleased with. Phil used the brick wall, white, and brown backdrop, producing a varied set of colour and black & white photos, which were very hard to choose from. So she had them all!

At Philip Charles, we do not show your images on a screen, we print proof copies so you can actually get your hands on them and take in every detail of the image. Vicky takes you through your images and order step by step in a relaxed atmosphere, mainly as she likes to have a chat along the way.

To book your photo shoot session, call the studio on 01827 215 707, or scroll down and complete the enquiry form.

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Creative Product Photography

Creative Product Photography for Stopford & Wells

We were contacted a couple of weeks ago by new start up business Stopford & Wells, which specialise in luxury Men’s accessories. Ahead of their launch on 01 Dec 2016, they needed some creative product photography shots for their marketing campaign.

The product to promote is their range of ties. The brief provided was a rustic and vintage theme, and to give the impression of a business trip. This got our creative juices flowing. From our wide choice of props and accessories we chose an old leather suitcase, a razor and towel, braces, and of course a couple of shirts. Our client was very pleased with the images produced, as are we. It’s great to see the images being used on their Social Media sites and website.

If you would like to discuss creative product photography for your business, please contact us today.  

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