Photography review of the year 2017

Published on Tue Dec 19, 2017 by

2017 proved to be another busy year here at DJC Design, I've done quite a bit of travelling, won some fab new clients and had a heap of really interesting commissions. Obviously I am not going to list everything - but below are a few of my favourites that hopefully demonstrates the range of photography I undertake. With 2018 just around the corner,  I'm always searching for interesting collaborations and new challenges, so if you have something in mind, give me a call and we can hook up over coffee and discuss.

Industry photographer on location at manufacturing plant Liverpool

Some repeat business from a Merseyside based manufacturer. I had worked with them before on a large construction project, documenting installation of one of their products. The images were used extensively in brochures and in the trade press. So I was excited when they called to commission me to take images inside their factory and put some life into their processes. It was quite challenging, with loads of different light sources and obviously I couldn't go everywhere in the plant, due to health and safety. But really interesting and created some good images to include within case-studies.

Business photography in Liverpool

Business networking event at conference

Merseyside photographer networking event

As usual, lots of business type events. Capacity: The Public Services Lab commissioned me to cover their launch and has subsquently booked me for 6 other jobs in 2017 - which has been great. They work with and support loads of other community and social based groups in Merseyside and it was great visiting and working with some of their partners.

Liverpool photographer on location for a housing association

Social housing public relations photographer in Liverpool

Evening event photography

Quite a few photoshoots and projects with housing providers, from community events to key hand overs. 

Event photography North West dancers

PR photographer Wirral event - a charity ride photo for social media and press

Coffee store photography

Retail photography with brands in Liverpool

Really nice PR commission by retail brand Costa Coffee, for their Barista of the Year competition.

Outdoors event photography on the Wirral

Trade show photography for manufacturers in Merseyside

Trade show demonstration image by Liverpool photographer David J Colbran

Business portrait photographer based in Liverpool

Head and shoulders portraits using a mobile studio

Of course, lots and lots of business portraits - my mobile studio saw quite a few motorways and miles this year - locations included Southport, Manchester, Leeds, Chorley in Lancashire and of course, nearer to home here in Liverpool.

Interior Liverpool photography of office work space

Social housing photographer

Sea Cadets Merseyside photography by David Colbran

Lots of work this year from Liverpool John Moores University.

Large staff group photograph at Liverpool John Moores University

Evening party photographer at Liverpool event

Drama stage photography at a University

VIP visit and tour photography Liverpool John Moores University

Wellbeing photographer new business therapist

Lifestyle therapist photography - massage in Liverpool

I worked with a start-up therapy business - producing their website, as well as the photography for the site.

Post production Photoshop work on retail store front

Possibly the most technically challenging commission came from a Bradford based digital screen provider. They install large LED displays to many high street retailers and wanted multi-location coverage of night scenes. So quite a bit of post-production here, getting everything spot on for their advertising needs.

Business group photography at an event

Corporate photography Liverpool and Merseyside

Fun evening dinner gala photographer

Finally a few from a large business events award evening with Tesco and Travelex - loads of fun throughout the day and dinner later on.

Many thanks for making it this far. Have a fantastic seasonal break and a Happy New Year !

 

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"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."

 

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