I have been a photographer for many years, and have always been involved with animals of one sort or another. My own many and varied pets throughout the years leave me with many happy memories of the companionship I have enjoyed.
This is what I want to capture for you, the character of your pet, and especially with dogs and horses, the bond between owner and pet through the medium of photography, and my technical ability
C&G in Advanced Wedding, Advanced Studio Portraiture, and Graphic Design. Ofqual 3 level
2013 Romsey show runner up
2015 Romsey show winner
2018 New Forest Photography group - monthly competition winner
Winner Viewbug "Summer 2020" competition
"I know you are good" Mrs. Sue Young who has asked me to cover events at St Luke's Church, Sway, on being informed regarding the Romsey Show competition result.
Regarding the Romsey 2015 win, one of the panel runs a photographic business and thought no wonder I was slow to claim my prize given the quality of the winning picture
September 2017 -"Thank you so much for sending these photos over, we really appreciate you taking these. They are fantastic." Alexa Hobday, secretary Romsey Show
March 2020 - "Shot recently with Howard at Inspire studio. Howard was easy to work with and didn't overshoot." Nicky Phillips professional model
Helmut Newton for portraits with a touch of glamour, eroticism, even having undertaken shoots for Playboy
Gina Milicia. Sicilian-born Gina moved to Australia and has photographed just about every celebrity worldwide over the past 25 years.
"Gina Milicia is one of the most widely known and respected photographers in Australia. She is the master of capturing that ‘magical moment’ both in the studio and on location, especially when working with people." - Link
The Gibson family, especially Frank, local photographers to the Isles of Scilly.
Dog and pet photographers Elke Vogelsang, Rachael Hale McKenna and Arica Dorff
Railway photographers - O Winston Link, Bishop Eric Treacy, Mike Esau
Sport and action - Dave "a good photograph is knowing where to stand" Black, and Graham "the cycling photographer" Watson, the latter showing how to identify a niche market and make a success of it.
Nikon D810, 24-70, and 80-400 lenses.
Canon 7dii 18-135, 100-400mm, for sport, action, and wildlife - the 7dii has an impressive burst rate
Canon prime lenses - 50mm (the "Nifty fifty") and 85mm.
My dream camera would be an updated Fuji S5pro, based on a modern Nikon body with a decent burst rate
Flashes - pixapro 580 (x2) I like the Li-ion batteries because they last longer than AA's and if running low do not start taking longer to charge the flash resulting in missed shots. Canon 550 speedlite x2, Yongnuo x1. All tilt and swivel.
Viltrox external monitor, both for low angle shots and offers a tethered view of shots taken
Filters - ND kit for landscapes and Polariser