Author Archives: Matthew Jones

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

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

Architectural Photography Country Park
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

Corporate Portrait Photography Package

Corporate Portrait Photography Package

I had a thoroughly enjoyable time working with David and his team at Sky Recruitment Specialists to produce this Corporate Portrait Package. We wanted to create a shoot that was both professional and relaxed with a cohesive corporate image. The beautiful Belper River gardens provided an ideal backdrop and as you can see from the… Continue Reading

‘Ride & Drive’ Electric Vehicle Showcase

‘Ride & Drive’ Electric Vehicle Showcase

Photographed the ULEV Experience at Nottingham Race Course, a programme dedicated to supporting businesses to understand, trial and implement low emission vehicle technology, funded by Nottingham City Council’s Go Ultra Low City project. This event was organised by CleanTech Business Ltd on behalf of LEVEL. The LEVEL (Low Emission Vehicle Enterprise and Learning) project delivers training courses, skills workshops,… Continue Reading

Construction Photography

I recently travelled back to Teesside to capture the progress of the CHP biomass power plant construction project.  The plant which will generate 299MW of low carbon power is located in Teessport. This photo shoot was proceeded by a shoot back in December, the progress has been significant. The project brief from Atlantic Projects Company… Continue Reading

Construction Photography

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