Author Archives: Matthew Jones

Subway

Subway

McKenna Townsend, are a multi-award winning, marketing and public relations agency based in Hampshire. We were delighted to be commissioned by them to photograph Subway in Ilkeston. Not least because we enjoy a Subway sandwich! Subway is an American privately held fast food restaurant franchise that primarily sells submarine sandwiches and salads. It is one of… Continue Reading

Tricky project successfully completed for BA Systems

Tricky project successfully completed for BA Systems

BA Systems are balustrade system specialists supplying and installing balustrades mainly in London and the South East. However, they are increasingly getting projects further north, particularly in and around Manchester. We undertook this project at Simpson Street in Manchester for BA Systems sub contractors to Bardsley Construction. Shooting glass products will always to be tricky, particularly when space… Continue Reading

Making the most of your photography

Making the most of your photography

We strive to produce quality photography that tells the right story and is underpinned with great customer care, before, during and after the photo shoot. Our team consists of Matt (me) the photographer and Cindy, who does pretty much everything else. Cindy is always on hand to respond to calls and emails, she organises photo… Continue Reading

Domestic Architecture

Domestic Architecture

Here are a few photographs from 3 Matthew Montague projects.  All have been shortlisted for awards.   Domestic architectural design is often minimal in new builds, not the case here though.  The Mill complex had a lovely feel and atmosphere.  As I was taking the photographs a number of residence took interest in what I was… Continue Reading

Architectural Photography Country Park

Architectural Photography Country Park

I’m always working on techniques to produce high quality interior and exterior photographs.  When natural light is good getting good photographs is relativity straight forward and this is the case for maybe 25% of the time. For most work though the biggest single challenge is lighting; shadows, highlights  and low contrast areas are a challenge. … Continue Reading

Construction progress August 2018

Construction progress August 2018

It is fascinating to witness the construction of a project as complex as the Teesside biomass power plant.  It is the largest purpose built facility in Europe.   Good photography is about control of the medium.  The approach I took for this was to shoot clear accurate and detailed photographs.  I kept the composition as… Continue Reading

Architectural Photography Derby

I love shooting new building projects. Architectural photography poses it’s own challenges.  The decisive moment is extended beyond a fraction of a second, but never the less the time and viewpoint are just as crucial. Generally light is more flattering during the hour after and before sunrise. In this case the student accommodation block is… Continue Reading

Architectural Photography Derby
Spalding construction

Spalding construction

A few shots of construction under way at APC’s Spalding site.   Ground works are near completion, the whole site was raise by several feet. The foundations for the turbine are immense and there is a huge amount of work underground.  Much like the Teessdie construction site the planning, organisation and scheduling is very precise and… Continue Reading

Construction Portraits

Construction Portraits

Portraits from Teesdock power plant construction.  It can seem chaotic with many activities taking place at once, however every piece of steel, every weld, every single activity is precisely planned.  Steel joists, pipes and boilers weighting many tens of tons in all sorts of configurations are lifted and welded into place with millimeter accuracy often… Continue Reading

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