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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.

Testing. Testing.

You have what you think would be a stunning idea for a photo shoot buzzing around your head for months. Now, whilst you may not be entirely sure how it will translate into a fully coordinated photoshoot, the best time to iron out those creases is now. Get your gang of merry men and women, […]

The Social Media Maze and Growing Your Business

Whether we like it or not social media platforms are proving themselves to be an invaluable tool. Not only to promote your own business and ideas but also to introduce individuals to networking opportunities that, without Mr Zuckerberg and his band of merry men, could have been completely overlooked. Only this morning I had a […]

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 […]