Author Archives: Neil Mann

New Canvas and Fine Art Print Design & Printing Services now available

We are delighted to launch our new Canvas and Fine Art Print design and printing services. Our new online store at www.nqmediadesigns.co.uk offers a range of great designs for a wide range of occasions. From prints designed to celebrate special moments in your life like a Christening, Engagement, Wedding, Birthday through to celebrating you as […]

Newark Amateur Operatic Society – Production of CATS

Every now and again you may be fortunate as a photographer to be asked to capture something extraordinary, exceptional and truly inspiring. That was very much the case in March when we were asked to take the official dress rehearsal photos of the Newark Amateur Operatic Society’s production of CATS at the Newark Theatre. To […]

Classroom Portraits – Brant Broughton School 2016

In early November we were invited to Brant Broughton Primary School for the first time to photo the children at their desks in their classrooms. We would like to thank the staff and children at the School who were very welcoming and accommodating on the morning we visited. The atmosphere in School felt very happy […]

Outdoor Family Portraits – Fox Family – October 2016

In September I was asked by the lovely Fox family if I was available to take some candid and some slightly more posed shots of them out for an evening walk. The idea was to take the photos during the ‘Golden Hour’ which  is regarded generally as the period shortly after sunrise or before sunset […]

Portraits using Natural light

Taking portraits in pure natural light is a favourite of ours and this series of photos was taken indoors on an overcast day in front of a large glass filled door. Having your subject’s face evenly lit and avoiding any casting shadows makes it much easier to achieve a satisfying result. For this photo we […]

Summer School Photos 2016

Another enjoyable week with Coddington Primary School taking their Summer school portrait and class photos. So often a School has great locations around its grounds that would be ideal for a School Portrait. Whether its a case of a fear of bad weather or just sticking to what has always been done in the past, […]

Experimenting with New Olympus 75mm F1.8 and 4K Video

A major advance in recent times has been the availability of 4K Video and with that the option to extract a still from that video filmed at 30fps to then save as a 8MP photo. The Panasonic G7 camera allows the user to extract the still in camera which is a great feature and great […]