Monthly Archives: October 2012

How about this for a lovely smiley little boy? William (2) thought it would be a great idea to bring his mummy and daddy in for a portrait shoot. The original plan was to do the shoot outdoors with a nice autumnal backdrop, but unfortunately, the weather forecast was not as predicted, so we did the […]

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Wow! What a weekend I’ve just had! On Sunday I attended The Master Photographers Association (MPA) Diamond Jubilee Awards, which is the UK’s biggest award ceremony for professional portrait and wedding photographers. To my complete surprise and pleasure, I won two awards – namely the UK Under 5’s Photographer of the Year award and the UK Children’s Photographer […]

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I’ve always liked the traditional style of portraiture, i.e., dark textured backgrounds and Rembrandt style lighting. I’m convinced that classical portraiture will come back into fashion very soon. Shown above is my modern day interpretation of that great look – all done with some help from my subject, Fabian (10). Tomorrow I’m attending the Master Photography […]

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Two shots for you today. First up we have big smiles from Vanessa and her children Mary and Daniel. Next we have the very handsome Tango, who was very well behaved during the shoot. Would you like to see more of our family portraits? Visit our website here. All photographs: © Copyright David Calvert 2012. Copying strictly […]

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