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Professional Liverpool photographer David J Colbran highlights some of his event and public relations photography for a variety of clients in the travel industry

Photography for the travel industry by Liverpool based photographer

Despite the ongoing Brexit uncertainty, it seems the Brits still love their holidays. I've covered a variety of events - from travel industry roadshows, tour operator previews, travel agent networking events, holiday prize give-aways to store promotions.

Categories: Photography, Events
Tags: travel, roadshow, conferences, business, fair, trade

Published on Tue Jun 11, 2019

Live music photography on a hotel rooftop in the centre of Liverpool - highlights from north-west based music photographer David J Colbran

The Real People, The Cheap Thrills: Shankly Hotel, Liverpool

An amazing gig that I was lucky enough to be asked to photograph - old friends The Real People and new kids on the block The Cheap Thrills - legendary night.

Categories: Photography, Music
Tags: gigs, live, music,

Published on Sat May 18, 2019

Liverpool press photographer covers London protest by Extinction Rebellion - images available to licence.

Extinction Rebellion Cyclists 'Swarm' Central London to Protest Insect Death

I caught up with some of the climate protesters in London recently - Extinction Rebellion Cyclists in central London / Tate Modern

Categories: Photography, Press
Tags: press, London, protest, CriticalMass, ExtinctionRebellion

Published on Tue May 7, 2019

File pictures of the late lead singer of UK rave electronic band The Prodigy Keith Flint performing live at Glastonbury music festival in 2009. Available to licence.

RIP: Keith Flint - file picture Glastonbury 2009

Sad news to hear that Keith Flint, lead singer with The Prodigy is dead - I took a series of live images of the band for an agency at the Glastonbury festival back in 2009.

Categories: Photography, Music
Tags: Glastonbury, music, live, gigs, festivals

Published on Fri May 3, 2019

Liverpool photographer details memories of shooting a band's album cover here on Merseyside.

Shooting The Wombats album cover for A Guide to Love, Loss & Desperation

In 2006 I was contacted by a design agency here on Merseyside to help them photograph their forthcoming debut album cover. Exciting times !

Categories: Photography, Music
Tags: music, album, promo, cover

Published on Thu Apr 18, 2019

Liverpool based photographer case studies an editorial style portrait in a maritime setting on Merseyside.

Editorial portrait photography at Cammell Laird shipyard Liverpool

Recently I was contacted by a Cambridge based PR agency, who represent a Swedish engineering company and for trade press they need some portraits of one of the chief engineers on a project.

Categories: Photography, Press, People
Tags: education, portrait, shipping, maritime, pr, press

Published on Tue Mar 26, 2019

Liverpool based photographer covers charity work north of the city centre with a group called Positive Futures for Comic Relief

Third sector charity photography Liverpool

I recently worked again with Comic Relief, at Tuebrook Amateur Boxing Club. I was asked to provide reportage style photographs at the club, as well as some portraits of key people.

Categories: Photography, Press, Events
Tags: charity, thirdsector, documentary, press, pr

Published on Thu Mar 21, 2019

Press coverage of Liverpool student strike

Youth Strike 4 Climate Liverpool Press Images

I covered the Liverpool part of the UK Student Climate Network and Schools 4 Climate Action demonstrations. It was a student strike, where pupils left the classrooms to have a day of protest in the city centre.

Categories: Photography, Press
Tags: protest, students, education, strike, demonstration

Published on Wed Feb 20, 2019

File pictures of Oliver Mtukudzi available - taken in 2009 in Liverpool by world music photographer David J Colbran

RIP: Oliver Mtukudzi file picture 2009

Sad to hear that legendary jazz musician Oliver Mtukudzi has died - some images from the African Soul Rebels UK tour with Baaba Maal in 2009.

Categories: Photography, Music
Tags: world, music, live, gigs

Published on Thu Jan 24, 2019

Liverpool product photographer David shows some affordable examples of his work of products and items for sale

Affordable product photography Liverpool

Whether you are an home eCommerce business targetting platforms like Amazon, Etsy and Ebay or a multi-national manufacturing business updating your site, having clean, crisp product photography is essential.

Categories: Photography, Architecture
Tags: product, macro, commercial, business

Published on Mon Jan 14, 2019

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"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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