Are you a small to medium size company and use photo’s of yourselves on Social media sites like Linked in and Twitter and so on? Is it time for an updated photo perhaps? Maybe you have employed a new colleague and you want your images to match to present a unified look?

A local IT company certainly thought it was time for some new headshots and asked me to help them with it. I had previously helped them and they had a few new people join their team.

We had great fun, I rented a space near their office and set up my mobile studio.

If you need help with your headshots please get in touch, special offer for the afternoon of the 9th May, if in you are in the Ipswich area.

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Looking for an amazing Brunch in Suffolk? Look no further than the Unruly Pig in Bromeswell. This 16th Century Inn is located in Bromeswell in the beautiful Suffolk countryside, near Woodbridge. You can sit inside and warm yourself at the log fires or now spring is here and the sun is out perhaps the beautiful terrace is more appealing.

From delicious Oysters Rockefeller to Slutty Eggs and sweet treats like Belgian waffles which Dave and his team make with their own waffle maker! My all time favourite brunch food has to be eggs benedict, either with ham/parma ham or smoked salmon (Eggs Royale). The Unruly Pig has won heaps of awards for its food and Brendan and his team will give you a very warm welcome. Have a look at the brunch menu here to whet your appetite!

 

 

Fabulous news, one of my images won an AOP (Association of Photographers @AsssocPhoto) Award yesterday! So happy!
The AOP awards are always a great way to see what all the photographers in the association are doing and to see their work printed on the wall and meet a few of them at the awards do. This year it is being held in the Old Truman Brewery in conjunction with the SHOOT LDN event and the Photoblock festival. To my surprise one of mine got through to the final and got an award too! There are lots of talks and events going on from the 8th – 11th October – pop down if you have the time, really worthwhile seeing all the amazing work in print on the walls.

AOP Award winning image! copyright Claudia Gannon 2015

AOP Award winning image! copyright Claudia Gannon 2015

The image is for sale in print format and if you’d like to buy a copy please follow this link to the printspace gallery, they also do framing:
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Took some pictures of two very interesting ladies in 2015 for the WI Life Magazine. The first article is about a local foraging lady and cheese maker, Vivia Bamford who writes the Sciapod Diary Blog and the second article is of  Stella Rimington, Ex head of MI5 and successful author of spy thriller novels featuring a female heroine called Liz Carlyle. Read her 2015 thriller Close Call in a couple of days -its a great read!

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Had a pic in the Guardian small business network section the other day thanks to my friend Jane who was interviewed for the article and runs her own successful business making handmade, personalised gifts in Suffolk.

Link to article here:

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Jane O’Riordan

Was in Brightlingsea taking some portrait photo’s the other day and thought I’d go down to the beach and have a look around. Sun was hiding and it just started raining, but thanks to trusty ND filter managed to got a moody shot despite the rain…!

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Brightlingsea

So, finally got round to looking through all the images I took a couple of weeks ago, of the Willis Building in Ipswich. It was the 40th/Ruby Anniversary of it being built by Sir Norman Foster in 1975. It’s an amazing building and looks still as modern today as I imagine it looked when it was first built. It had been announced on the radio that is was to be lit up ruby red so there were quite a few of us photographers out with tripods and remote controls trying to capture it all.

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Lovely to meet Kathy Simms @kathys1961 last year in Norfolk who decided to pack in her life in Northamptonshire and move to the North Norfolk coast.  She now runs a gallery and also takes photographs of the lovely landscape. And what a beautiful coast it is – whether in sun or in rain and storm. Here are some pics from the feature that went into the February issue of Coast Magazine.20141108_Norfolk-05228

Wells net the Sea, early morning sunrise, Winter sun, landscape, copyright claudia gannon

Wells net the Sea, early morning sunrise, Winter sun, landscape, copyright claudia gannon

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Mundesley, North Northfolk, Landscape Photography, Copyright Claudia Gannon

Mundesley, North Northfolk, Landscape Photography, Copyright Claudia Gannon

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Kathy Simms, Coastal Life Gallery Holt, Coast Magazine, North Norfolk Coast,

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Did a lovely walk on Sunday in Woodbridge, local Southwold brewery @Adnams has a great list of local circular walks starting/ending at their pubs and we have done a few so far this year. Really loved this one as we timed it just right for the sun to set and I got some lovely shots of the River Deben which snakes its way along the right of the town. You walk past the Tide Mill and some shipwrecks and old warehouses. There are also some boatyards down there too which always make for interesting shots.

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Boats, Botyard, Copyright Claudia Gannon 2015, East anglia, Estuary, Event Photography, Food Photography, Ipswich, London, Portrait Photography East Anglia, River Deben, Shipwrecks, Suffolk, Sunset, Tide Mill, Woodbrigde

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Really look forward to seeing The Imitation Game in the cinema, hear that BC gives a great performance as Alan Turing. Went over to Bletchley Park earlier this year and had a look around, the bombe code breaking machine is incredible super complicated and huge in size. There is also a beautiful slate statue/artwork of Alan Turing by Stephen Kettle.

Looking through the visitors book is intriguing too…

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