The Royal Photographic Society Biennial in Leicester

My photograph ‘Rebecca’ is now being exhibited in Leicester as part of the Royal Photographic Society’s Biennial Exhibition.

The exhibition contains 100 photos chosen from 9,000 entries to the RPS Biennial competition and includes some truly stunning work.

The exhibition is on display in the city centre opposite Fenwicks now until mid August. For full details, check out the link below.


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Corporate photography shoot for Pantherella Socks – AW2012

Scott Nichol Product Shot

Corporate Photography for the Pantherella AW2012 Brochure

Towards the end of summer last year I was contacted by Pantherella, a local manufacturer of high quality English socks with a proposal for some corporate photography. They were about to start work on their new advertising campaign and needed a photographer to get the product photography and lifestyle photography for their new brochures. Of course I jumped at the chance to be involved in such a large campaign. Read on to see how I got on!

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Impromptu Off Camera Flash Training Session – Leicester City Centre!

Simple one-light setup with umbrella

After my exploits at Bradgate Park in the morning, yesterday afternoon was a whole different kettle of fish as I ended up leading a small group of photographers, teaching them how to use off-camera flash. Read on to see how we got on!

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Digital Photo / Practical Photography POTY (Photographer of the Year) Shortlisted Finalist!



I am delighted to announce that I was a shortlisted finalist in the Portraits round of the highly popular Digital Photo / Practical Photography POTY (Photographer of the Year) 2011 competition!

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Winter Family Portrait – On Location Shoot in the Snow!

I was recently asked by one of my previous brides to do a portrait shoot as a christening present for one of her bridesmaids (must have been a happy customer!). Despite being told to pack light, I decided to be prepared, and took a small amount of lighting equipment ‘just in case’ – which came in handy when we spotted this delightful little wood pile!

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Mike Taylor – A corporate portrait with a difference!

When you’re doing corporate shots for people with a bit of character then you want to bring out that character.

Here’s Mike – and this picture just paints a thousand words!

Sarina’s 16th Birthday Party

I was asked to be the photographer for Sarina at her 16th Birthday party.
I took along my Lencarta Safari kit, along with Lencarta backgrounds and stands and set up a mini studio in the corner of one room.

Using a single key light, I angled a Lencarta Safari studio head from the right onto the subject, then used a Lencarta Ringlight from the back to lighten the background and add a little light from behind.

I think the birthday girl looked stunning!