Wedding Photographer Smalley Derbyshire, Shaw
Friday 17th September 2021
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Ian Shaw yet
Hippy Hippo Photography
120 Main Road
tel:- +44 7854 496 400
web address:- www.thehippyhippo.co.uk/
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Returning to wedding and portrait photography after several years off, currently rebuilding portfolio and experience. Also time student for art photography degree course.
Type business: Semi Professional Photographer
My photographic style: Sensitive to the environment I'm working in, a combination of classic and contemporary.
My greatest strengths: Collaborative, personable, fun, quirky. Puts guests and subjects at ease.
I have been in photography: 25 years+
How I got started in photography: Trained in wedding and commercial photography in my early 20's.
My photographic skills: 25 years experience in a variety of wedding, commercial, landscape and contemporary art photography.
Works very well with alternative cultures and minority groups.
My personality: Personable, amiable, genuine, chatty, quirky, open.
Geographic areas I cover: Derbyshire, East Midlands, Glastonbury
Venues I frequently attend: Quirky, unusual, characterful, outdoors.
I found inspiration from: Nature, alternatives lifestyles, good hearted people whatever their background.
Success in photography: Megalithic Portal - Photography winner in 2014
Photographic training: Current undergraduate studies with OCA BA(Hons) Photography.
Wedding photography training with Alan Thompson Photography, Nottingham in 1990's.
My interests outside photography: British mythology; Megalithic Britain; Druidry, Bhuddism.
Major events: Once asked to do the photography for a death / Buddhist celebration of life - perhaps one of the more unusual assignments!
Testimonials: Absolutely love our wedding photos...thank you soooooo much. Rachael, West Midlands
The photos are brilliant, thanks, Mark, Derbyshire
Why I like the SWPP: A platform to engage with and learn. Progressive. Annual trade show much better focussed than consumer photo shows,
Tagline: Photographer inspired by good natured people...and nature itself.
Future plans: Continue to develop my wedding practice, especially with minority and new age groups e.g. pagan handfastings and civil ceremonies. Also to do more commercial work and environmental portraiture which I enjoy.
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