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Professional Prospectus Photography
_Providing thought provoking creative prospectus photography for the education industry in the UK. Producing images for Mainstream Schools, Public Schools, Private Schools, Special Needs Schools, EBD Schools, Colleges and Universities. Based in north Lancashire but travel extensively throughout the country. Please scroll down to view a selection of our Prospectus Photography as used by clients in their advertising from various areas of education, including website screen shots, brochures, prospectus etc., along with actual images. We can supply images for use by your designer, or provide a complete package for website and print through our associates.
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"Whether photographing pupils, buildings or books, Geoff quickly understands what we are trying to achieve and his professional approach makes him easy to work with. He has a way of bringing out the best in his subjects and we know we can have absolute confidence in the finished result."
Mark Leslie - Stonyhurst College
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Prospectus Photography Guide:
Our purpose is to give you a library of creative images, which portray the school or college firstly as a seat of great learning and secondly as a pleasant place to study. It is therefore important that staff and students look engaged in their activities and certainly a good majority should be with a smile. There are obviously areas where to be serious is necessary, but overall happy faces emerging from the page or screen are an attractive prospect and more likely to encourage the potential student (or parent) to select your establishment.
What happens on the day?:
We would normally arrive at the commencement of the school or college day and may involve photography of students being dropped off if the environment is appropriate. Below is an image list which you may find useful, but is by no means an expectation of every assignment, or for that matter complete, it is merely a guide.
After a brief meeting with whoever is coordinating the day, we will commence photography of the school or college. It is obviously important that all staff and students are made aware of photography taking place before our arrival and appropriate dress for all is maintained throughout the day. If your policy is for jackets and tops to be worn please be flexible, as a few shots in crisp white shirts can freshen up the overall look - again variety is essential.
Some areas may be well lit and available light is used, however for most situations we use our own lighting which produces a clean contemporary look. Approximately 15 - 20 minutes should be allowed for each location within the school or college. Remember, we are creating high quality commercial photography which takes time, but the effort will be well rewarded with vibrant images which set your establishment apart from the rest and a typical days shoot may produce up to 60 images. If you are a small to medium organisation who require a general overview of your services, one day should be sufficient, however larger schools or colleges who have many departments and wide ranging activities may extend into further days. Consider the seasons; would it be good to have some shots in May and others in September?
Supply of your Prospectus Images:
We capture using professional digital cameras and the images will be adjusted as appropriate in our studio before they are supplied to you. You will receive a disc with the image files saved in two formats, one for reproduction in school or college prospectus, brochures and general advertising as high resolution TIFFs, and a much lower 'screen resolution' as 72dpi JPEGs which can be used for viewing, emailing and website. A digital reference sheet is also included to aid selection.
Print and Web Prospectus Design:
Although we do not offer these services 'in-house' we have been in business long enough to know good design and who produces it. If you are considering 2nd Image Photography for your prospectus photography, then image quality for you and your school or college matters and this should extend to final design in web or print. We can introduce the right person for your style and budget.
Prospectus Photography suggested images:
Architecture, Grounds, Views, Students Arrival, Morning Gathering, Departmental Overview, Teaching Rooms, One-2-One Close, General Interiors, Curricular and Non-Curricular Activities, Facilities, Technology, Sports, Dining, Accommodation, Pastoral Care, Health, Career Advice, Completed Works, Socialising, Personal Study, Special Needs.
Where do we operate?
2nd Image Photography has provided services for clients located in all corners of the UK and in a blatant attempt to make this website more attractive to search engines, here are some of those areas!
The North West of England, including Cumbria, Lancashire, Merseyside and Yorkshire. Our closest towns are Morecambe, Carnforth, Kendal and the city of Lancaster. We have worked in Preston, Manchester, Leeds, Blackpool and The Lake District (Windermere, Ambleside, Keswick, Grasmere, Grange, Ulverston, Barrow) also travelling to the borders of Scotland and beyond. Not leaving out the north of Cumbria, our prospectus photography has been commissioned in Penrith, Carlisle and over towards Newcastle in the north east!