Review: Saal Digital Photobooks

As a professional photographer I create thousands of images but only a small number ever get a physical print and then mostly it is in magazines or marketing materials from my clients rather than anything I have printed. I more recently I have been making photo books for weddings. The look on their face when they see a quality photo book, instead of the plastic sheets with loose photos slotted in, they may have been expecting is priceless. I have also printed a couple of portfolio books for myself. I have used several companies for prints with varying results so when […]

Shooting with a Twitter fan

At the start of the year I checked out the blog of one of our twitter followers that had made some nice replies to our posts. I was intrigued by the dramatic writing about her daily struggles but what most interest me was her challenging her self to be brave, adventurous and say “yes” to more things. I invited Shrinking Violet to come shoot with us not knowing what she looked like or where she was but on the off chance she would like to put into action her desire to say Yes. I was thrilled to get her positive […]

Throw Back Thursday: First shoot with Holly Stone

I have gotten to work with many wonderful people over the past 4 years and some have become a regular collaborator and inspired many shoots. One such muse is Holly Stone and this weeks #TBT looks back at our very first shoot back in April 2012. It was the start of something special that has lead to a dozen shoots over 2 and a half years.

Coffee at the mall

I had the pleasure of a morning coffee and chat with model and friend Hannah of SW12 Model Management. A casual meet up but a chance to get out the camera and snap a few casual shots. A real natural beauty as this gallery of unedited images shows.

a new beginning

The end of 2014 is proving to be a new beginning for ESL. New website, new studio,  new projects and partnerships with designers and working closely with a new model agency – lots of exciting work to be shared soon. The website will take a few weeks to take shape so please contact us via our Facebook page for now.

Street photos with Francesca

Francesca wanted some raw natural images so braved the streets of West London with no makeup and we snapped away. Plenty of hilarious outtakes later and we had a great set of photos showing how great she looks stripped down to no make up and no help from photoshop.