Budding actor Ross got in touch to arrange a character and costume shoot. After some discussion we settled on the idea of using the props in the studio to improvise a steam punk stage set and compliment it with a combination of way-out costume accessories. Harnessing Ross’s acting skills, some coloured gels, backlighting and stage smoke we achieved a really atmospheric set of images.
Up-and-coming model, Callum, already signed with Maverick models in Manchester, wanted more images to diversify his port, so we worked on some fashion shots, formalwear, fitness and some more casual outdoor images.
Having worked with male model Brenden previously, he suggested we did a duo shoot with his partner Emily to include fitness, casual and fashion shots for both of them. We managed to cover an amazing wide range of styles in a short space of time resulting in a great variety of shots for all our portfolios.
I arranged a shoot with up and coming model and actor Matthew for a ‘Peaky Blinders’ themed shoot complete with retro costume and a specially constructed studio set to experiment with lighting and gels. We also managed to fit a few formalwear shots into the session.
Mervyn got in contact to arrange a shoot to build his portfolio. Our studio session was very productive and we produced some dark and atmospheric character shots with low key lighting and a few of the many props available in the studio.
Amy got in contact to book a shoot for fitness and publicity images for her personal fitness blog. We choose Salford Quays for our location and met to shoot there on a freezing morning when the temperature didn’t exceed 1 Deg C! Amy bravely posed in the cold for over an hour and the Quays provided a dramatic backdrop. Follow Amy on Instagram: @amyferriss and visit her website:- https://icanandiwilldotwebsite.wordpress.com
Damien booked a shoot to add more variety to his fitness portfolio. We shot a variety of themes, from standard fitness portraits to low-key atmosphere images. JBDI-photography can provide personal trainer, bodybuilders and fitness competitors with a full range of portfolio options from studio sessions to outdoor location shoots.
After our remarkable aeries of images shot last year at Balcombe Viaduct, 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
Up and coming model Joseph (Instagram joe_blinqz) booked a shoot to expand his growing portfolio with some studio fashion and portrait shots
Specialist retro fashion model Jobless Mermaid came into the studio to update her model portfolio with some images featuring a Chinese style 60s dress, retro hat and a veil.
Totally new to modelling, Talent contacted JBDI-photography to help hime start his modelling portfolio. We managed to capture a range of images to give hime a great start to his modelling career.
George is a new model in the process of building a modelling portfolio. We tried various different styles and looks during the shoot to give him greater variety in his portfolio. WARNING: This shoot contains some artistic nudity.
Tyler visited the studio for a portfolio update. We were able to experiment with several different styles and ended up shooting some moody low key shots and some retro gypsy style images!
JBDI-Photography was contacted by Jobless Mermaid to set up a retro fashion shoot to ado her portfolio. We played around with props and lighting in the studio to create some vintage-sttle fashion portraits.
Newly graduated actress, Sherry contacted JBDI Photography to provide headshots, publicity and model portfolio images as she embarks on her acting career.
JBDI was lucky enough to able to arrange a shoot with widely published and heavily tattooed model Dickie Smith and we came away with some dramatic and atmospheric images.
Up and coming actor Louis visited the studio to update his actor headshots and to start a portfolio with a view to getting more bookings as a male model. We manages to cover a wide range of styles and poses in a relatively short space of time.
Recently graduated from the Musical Theatre course at the Arden School of Theatre in Manchester, Edd booked a shoot to build his portfolio of acting headshots and modelling images. We managed to cover a broad range of styles in a relatively short time – including a homage to Steed of the Avengers!
Diversity Travel engaged JBDI-photography to provide headshots for staff at its office in central Manchester for business and email profiles. A long day’s shoot produced more than 250 images to sort and edit and another day of headshots is planned!
Rob came into the studio to update his model portfolio with some fashion, underwear and fitness shots. We got some exciting high-key images and some moody portrait shots.
Newly graduated actor and dancer, Jonathan Hands, contacted me to arrange headshots for his portfolio. We covered a range of styles to give agents and potential bookers an idea of the range of his talents!
Up and coming model Sam came into the studio for some new images to add to his portfolio. We created a mixture of portrait and fashion shots.
Actress and model Emma wanted to update her portfolio after a few years away from the industry. We started with some traditional actor headshots and then got some great fashion shots with aid of the studio hair blower!
Sean needed up-to-date headshots, so we booked the studio for an hour’s shoot and achieved some really characterful shots for his portfolio.
JBDI-photography was booked to visit the offices of IRG Executive Search to provide the staff with high quality commercial headshots for their webpage and for professional networking sites such as Facebook and
Footballer and up-and-coming model Stephen booked a shoot to build his portfolio and gain some experience in front of the camera.
JBDI-photography was asked to supply headshots for the staff of the new Manchester office of international law firm Latham and Watkins.
With portable lighting equipment and backgrounds we were able to visit their city centre offices and complete the shoot in a morning.
Alex came into the studio to add some atmospheric and moody portraits to his portfolio.
Professional model Darling visited the studio for a shoot and discovered a costume and props and we created some Edwardian themed Pre-raphelite inspired images!
Manchester based actor Nick Whitley got in contact to arrange a shoot to update his headshots for his agent’s website and for publicity material
JBDI Photography was contacted by TradeOnly to provide a complete set of business headshots for staff at its Middleton and Sheffield offices. The task was completed during 2 days in November spent at their offices.
Ross is a model from Southampton who booked a shoot while he was visiting Manchester to add some new images to his profile
JBDI-photography was commissioned to take a series of photos for a proposed Channel 4 documentary about up-and-coming JD Jack aka ‘Liquid Authority’. The shoot took place at a tattoo parlour in Altrincham where Jack has a basement studio.
I met Divyesh in Marie Louise Gardens in Didsbury for a shoot to provide business and publicity head shots plus some more casual images
Actor, Model and Film maker, Miguel Alves-Khan got in contact and arranged a shoot in the city centre to update his head shots and to get some good publicity shots for upcoming projects
A 3 hour photoshoot at their Manchester offices provided images for a new brochure, PR and website updates for the executive recruitment company Finegreen Associates http://www.finegreen.co.uk
With portable lighting equipment and backgrounds, photoshoots can be arranged at offices and conference centres to help promote businesses in Manchester and surrounding areas.
Lorna wanted head shots to update her CV, as well as for her corporate and business profiles. Here are the results of a home shoot by JBDI photography:-
David wanted a headshot or two for dust jackets and publicity material for upcoming books.
Actress Chrisine Hall booked a photoshoot to update her portfolio.
JBDI photography returned to document the dress rehearsal of New Live Theatre Co.’s Love Shy Neighbour in the run up to the performances at the Robert Powell Theatre at Salford Uni. The show features Norma Kelly, Betty Webster, Bob Young, Julie Parton
and Christopher Taylor. the performances on 25th and 26th Nov. received a 4* review in remotegoat.co.uk
See galllery below and also portfolio page
A recent photo shoot for Katie Deem to provide corporate headshots for an upcoming publicity brochure.
Paul Kenney, author and director of New Live theatre Co.’s production of Love Shy Neighbour asked me to provide pre-production publicity photography for the company. Some shots are to be seen below and in the Portfolio page.
The show will play for two nights at Salford’s robert Powell Theatre on 25th and 26th Nov.