Euan is an upcoming model and Instagrammer (@euanthum) who got in touch to arrange a studio shoot, which he hadn’t experienced before, his previous experience being outdoor and travel shoots for his Instagram account. We covered black and white portraits with leather jackets using some of the extensive wardrobe of costumes in our studio, formalwear shots, some arty fantasy shots with candelabra and decanter and ended with some spiky steam punk images!
Emil is a young model hoping to break into the modelling industry. We made a plan to cover areas that would expand his portfolio and show off his look at its best, using a combination of studio props and costumes to produce an eclectic mix of shots.
Dexter got in contact to arrange an underwear, fitness and physique shoot to boost his male modelling portfolio. We covered a range of themes from portrait through topless and underwear to some more revealing physique shots to give him a great choice of images to use for his online and agency portfolios.
Lauren booked a shoot to spice her port up with some alt fashion, gothic and glamour shots. We created some fantasy gothic images using a mini stage set that I constructed in the studio and moved on to some retro glamour shots. Lauren supplied some great costumes and we ended up with some amazing images.
Many more employees and business people are now working form home but they still require striking and effective headshots and portraits. JBDI-photography can supply great looking headshots and commercial portraits. Keiron and James recently booked shoots to obtain professional business headshots for their Linkedin, Facebook and workplace profiles. Please see the Business Headshots page for more information and fees.
Actor and model Harley got in touch to update his port with some portraits, headshots and costume shots using the props and outfits we have in our studio. We started with some gritty black and white portraits and then progressed onto a Dickensian/cosplay theme with top hat and tuxedo and ended the shoot with a sports and casual theme.
Ciaron booked another shoot to follow on from our previous ‘Johnny Depp’ and Medieval Knight themes. This time we chose the location of Burrs park in Bury as Sherwood Forest. Ciaron provided a full costume including bow, arrows, long sword, hooded jerkin and breaches and after a short walk beside the river Irwell, we found a wooded bank with many ancient oaks to provide an atmospheric backdrop, giving the resulting images an appropriate mythic feel.
Darren is a very dedicated and versatile model and actor who I have worked with on a number of occasions. He owns an extensive personal wardrobe as well as a huge variety of props that he can supply to give extra authenticity and excitement to any shoot. We booked a morning at Antwerp mansions, a dedicated run-down and urban photography space in Rusholme, Manchester. Using the grungy and dilapidated interior, we worked on several scenarios to produce some surreal, steampunk, alternative and sci-fi shots.
Tom booked a shoot after contacting me on Instagram @jbdi_photos to update and augment his portfolio. We started off with some moody low-key headshots, progressed to some 50s style formal wear images and then finished the session with some retro Hollywood style portraits.
Just a few examples of recent business headshots at our studio near Manchester Airport.
Please get in contact to book your business headshots. During Covid restrictions photoshoots in the studio can be conducted at appropriate social distancing due to the space available in the premises or outdoor shoots can be arranged in the Greater Manchester area.
After arranging a shoot with male model, Leon, he was very keen to try out a boxing theme. Luckily, we have a punchbag, boxing gloves and retro boxing shorts on hand art the studio, so all we needed was Leon to provide the action and drama. We experimented with some atmospheric back lighting, smoke, water spray and stage blood to create some gritty and powerful shots.
Kes’s second shoot took full advantage of all the props, furniture, costumes and make-up we have to offer. We started off with boudoir style images with the chaise long and chiffon, then experimented with a ‘gold’ theme with glitter and our newly acquired gilt frame and finished off with semi-formal all-white fashion shots.
A model of great ability and experience, Helen Diaz visited the studio to shoot a scenario dedicated to ‘Ariadne’ the wife of ‘Dionysus’. We constructed a special set to evoke the classical mythology and to pay homage to classical and renaissance art. Just for a touch of variety we finished the shoot with some ‘Film Noir’ shots!
Model and actor extraordinaire ‘The Bard’ visited the studio for a ‘ Johnny Depp’ themed shoot. he bought his own pirate costume and we combined his acting and characterisation skills with the many props available at the studio to create some inspired theatrical images with a real feel for the ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ films
Princess Bee booked a shoot to take advantage of some of the amazing props we have at the studio. We shot some weird and whacky steam punk themed images and rounded the shoot off with a few 70s inspired shots
Jiri arranged a shoot to boost his port – we covered several different looks from formal fashion through retro beachwear to American football to give him some more striking images to enhance his modelling career.
Tom visited the studio to create new costume images and enlarge his portfolio by taking advantage of the amazing variety of costumes and props available in our studio near Manchester Airport. We used a ceremonial sword and the peaky blinders outfit that is available to all models booking shoots with us.
After our Peaky Blinders style shoot over a year ago, Matthew contacted me again to arrange a portfolio booster for his male model portfolio. We covered a number of creative scenarios from 60s James Dean shots with leather jacket, 60s retro selfies with Milford Sportsman camers, through a cabaret costume with topcoat and stick to a ‘JR’ cowboy theme!
Darren contacted me to arrange a shoot to add some more dramatic images to his portfolio. We set up a ‘steam punk’ style stage set in the studio and Darren wore some outfits from his extensive leatherwear wardrobe. We ended the shoot with some moody portrait shots.
Budding actor, James, booked a shoot to enrich his portfolio with some actor headshots and character portraits. We focused on ‘Peaky Blinders’ style retro shots, traditional actor headshots and also experimented with some fitness shots with an American football theme.
Emma, an actress, former model and Daisy’s mother had worked with us previously to provide headshots for her own portfolio and contacted us to arrange a shoot to help Daisy expand her portfolio and give her more images for her Spotlight page.
Young, recently graduated actor and male model, Dale Brendan, visited the studio to update his actor headshots and also expand his male modelling portfolio images. We shot some classic headshots and also played around with some more varied fashion styles to give him a wider variety of shots for his portfolio.
Beau dropped by the studio to shoot some fashion images, in particularly an idea of mine to create a ‘hommage’ to the iconic Jean Paul Gaultier advert! We covered a wide range of male fashion scenarios to include a white tuxedo, a holiday theme and some male portrait images