Love on the Mumbles...

Written by Neil Phillips.

It's been a varied week or so where I've mainly concentrated on shooting stills. Highlights have been shooting PR and Marketing campaigns for the Jessie May Trust, go and have a 'cup of tea' and raise some money! :-)

Easter has come and gone and I had fun shooting Easter presentations and for a couple of regional shopping centres while eating far too much chocolate. Bristol City have thankfully returned to winning ways, Saturday was the first time I'd seen them win all season and therefore, for once, my celebration picture actually meant something.

With freshly polished shoes I spent a fun Saturday afternoon and evening shooting a wedding in the beautiful Mumbles on the south Wales coast, and while the sun was shining I spent and lovely morning shooting family portraits around Backwell Lake.

I've also been digging out images that I'd shot over the past 16 years for Thatchers Cider. It's for a Book that I've been co producing with Thatchers and Tangent books on the history of the successful local family business. They are using many of the pictures that I have shot while wandering their wonderful orchards in all seasons, come rain or shine. I'll keep you posted on it's future publication.

I've included in the gallery above a recent cutting from Business section of the Western Daily Press. Using one of the pics that I'd taken of Martin Thatcher last autumn, it talks about the £10 million increase in turnover the company has achieved over the past year. Now, I'm not saying that has happened because they use a lot of my photography, but...