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You need some top images of your printed collateral? Read this blog post giving free tips on how to get the best photographs of your documents, reports and publications

Tips for Photographing documents, reports and publications

If you have a series of paper based items you need photos of, I can help you either via post or coming to you with my mobile studio

Published on Thu Aug 5, 2010

Photographs from Womad Festival 2010 by Liverpool professional music photographer David J Colbran, including Cerys Matthews, Horace Andy, Dobet Gnahore and Gabby Young

Womad Festival 2010

Stunning weather at the festival, an event I have been covering as a freelance photographer for two years. I had full press accreditation - get in touch if you need images

Published on Mon Aug 2, 2010

Music photography by Liverpool photographer at Glastonbury and Africa Oye festivals

Liverpool music photographer on tour

I have been busy working at two music festivals; Glastonbury and Africa Oye shooting for picture agency ArenaPAL.

Published on Thu Jul 8, 2010

Commercial photography Liverpool example of usage and case-study

Orange use Glastonbury photograph in commercial advertising

An image of mine was licenced to Orange mobile phone network for use in an online advertising campaign and competition to win tickets to Glastonbury festival, June 2010

Published on Fri Jun 4, 2010

Event photography at the London Marathon 2010 by Liverpool photographer David J Colbran

London Marathon event photography

It was great to work again at this event, it really is one of the highlights of the year. I was positioned on the Embankment this year, at the 40km mark

Published on Wed May 26, 2010

Why using Microstock photography is a poor business decision - an experienced professional photographer explains

Microstock photography - a poor business decision

Microstock photography - a poor business decision that could damage your reputation. Microstock works on the ‘pile them high, sell them cheap’ model

Published on Wed Apr 14, 2010

Liverpool art photography prints for sale by photographer David J Colbran

Prints for sale

I've a selection of fine art photography limited edition prints for sale - an ideal present. These are from a personal project investigating minimal landscapes

Published on Wed Feb 10, 2010

Respected journalist Martin Bell visits Liverpool - portrait photograph for licence

Rebel Rants - Martin Bell

Respected journalist Martin Bell visits Liverpool's Writing on the Wall festival for the first in the Rebel Rant's lecture series. A series of events and lectures featuring some of the most high profile, outspoken, controversial writers and campaigners in the UK today.

Published on Thu Jan 28, 2010

Liverpool wedding photographer launches website

Liverpool wedding photography site relaunch

I've just relaunched my Liverpool wedding photography website just in time for the new season

Published on Mon Jan 11, 2010

A documentary film-maker in New York contacts DJC Design to use music images in a film

Hypnotic Brass Ensemble film uses photographs

A forthcoming documentary film about the Hypnotic Brass Ensemble is to use my photographs of the band performing at the Womad Festival, England

Published on Thu Nov 26, 2009

"I have employed David many times over the years, principally as a music conference and high profile event photographer. He is always easy to work with, has a strong sense of what style is needed for each project and brings back results on deadline. He is skilled, experienced and understands visual language and lighting. Additionally, David often helps secure additional PR and media coverage."

 

Simon Green

Freelance Tour Manager

Music PR photographer - Lady Leshurr on tour image

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