Published on Thu Feb 2, 2012 by David J Colbran
I was recently commissioned to spend a day with Liverpool John Moores University's events team. Their goal was to produce new images of facilities for marketing and publicity materials. I worked closely before the shoot with the team to suggest what they could do in preparation; dressing the rooms, ensuring they were clear of clutter and clean and finally that all the rooms were available and not being used. We managed to cover facilities across 4 sites and even found time for some tea and cake !
Of course, I've loads of experience taking photographs when these spaces are full of people - check the events portfolio for examples.
My highlight of the commission was visiting a studio in the Art and Design Academy and seeing a demonstration of a 3D laser cutting machine - impossible to photograph as it was working, but I provided a nice set of images of finished products for the team. Here the technician is holding a sheet of wood, that a series of animal shapes had been cut from, for a student project.educational, universities, interior, conference Author: David J Colbran
A couple of weeks ago I was honoured to be asked to present and exhibit some of my artworks at the “Unmasked” Digifest and annual research conference 2021, based in Durban, South Africa
A lot of my recent commissions have been as a construction photographer in Merseyside and beyond. I've worked for both development companies and directly for manufacturers as their products are being installed on site.
"I have employed David for conferences, presentations, social engagements, marketing materials, open days, portrait shots, official document signings amongst many others. David has always been amenable to our sometimes short notice and has delivered our photos in a quick time frame as agreed and sometimes much quicker depending on our needs. He has always been very helpful, he follows and delivers on the brief and is able to give additional value to jobs with minimal briefs. I am more than happy to recommend David and he will no doubt deliver the same quality he provides us."