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This is Kat's Photography blog. Kat Hannon has over 12 years experience in the capturing the best photos in Chester, Manchester, Warrington and even the UK. She gives you an insight into the life, while also helping you expand your knowledge of Lighting, Posing, Locations and modelling. She has taken some fantastic images over the years and wants to help you do the same.

The 5 P’s

Professional Photography Tips: The 5 P’s   PREPARATION PREVENTS PISS POOR PERFORMANCE   I was told this is a mantra a few years ago and have tried to live by it ever since. I hope that some of these scenarios are familiar faux pars we have all had to deal with at some point our […]

Overcoming The Editing Process

After a days shooting, most photographers rush back to proudly assess the result of their creative juices. Excited in the knowledge that they may have just taken the best shot of their career. But that is not always the case. Especially when your not convinced you have any creative juices at all. Like some reoccurring […]

Budget Vs Investment

So you want to invest in photography but you’re not keen on the price tag that comes with working with a professional photographer? Well to be honest there is no way around it. Photography costs money, even to the photographer. It is an expensive and highly competitive game you’re entering and with digital imagery and […]

Modelling Portfolio Packages

Modelling Portfolio Standard If you’re starting out and want to tackle the dragons of the agency world, then you need to get yourself in front of a plain white backdrop. Presenting yourself as a blank canvas will allow the agency to see your picture perfect features in all their glory. Plus, you can get this […]

Photographers Keep Fit: 10 Ways To Get On That Journey

Photographers keep fit! Here are ten ways to keep you tip top throughout the day, and keep those back ache days at bay. Photographers are forever running around like a headless chicken contrasting with sitting intensely whilst editing a two-day photoshoot. Working long days, carrying heavy equipment and sitting still for long periods can take […]

Happy Valentine’s Day

Kristy Styles tells us about her experience being a model couple for The Kissing Campaign Photoshoot at last years Chester’s City of Love launch with Marketing Cheshire and Big Heritage #love #chester #cityoflove “That’s great guys,” Kat shouts encouragingly. “Can you gaze into each other eyes?!” We get fairly odd looks from passers by but […]

Hello New Year!

Planning for the year ahead- how imagery can help promote your business. There are now a multitude of social media and online avenues for you to exploit when marketing yourself and your business. Each with their own characteristics that can help lead to potential business coming your way. The images you use will inevitably create […]

Top Photography Purchases For Christmas

I know you’re thinking about it, that all-important wish list for Santa this year. I bet you have a few ideas already! From the sublime to the ridiculous, we all love a gadget or two, so let me help by suggesting some fun and fantastic photography gizmos to keep you snap happy this season. The […]

Christmas In Chester

It’s Christmas. There’s something in the air. You can feel the atmosphere gradually changing. As the leaves drop and the light fades, the quiet buzz of excitement begins to rise. As shop displays become evermore festive and the lights become evermore twinkly, Chester city comes alive with activity and celebration. As one of the UK’s […]

Autumnal Photography

As the days get shorter and your trusty winter coat gets its first airing of the year, it is hard to believe that autumn is already fast approaching. But don’t be down. Though the days are shorter, it doesn’t necessarily mean that your photographic opportunities have been axed. If anything, you need to get out […]