Michael Vermeij – Hand Crafted Design – South West France

Michael Vermeij – Hand Crafted Design – South West France

  I’m not the world’s biggest fan of Facebook, but Julie my wife saw an ad on said social media platform, in regard to someone looking for a commercial videographer based in South West France. We had only just moved to France full-time a few months prior and mid renovating an old house, I wasn’t quite ready for taking on new projects at that stage, but it sounded interesting and that’s key for me. So I contacted...

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Studford Luxury Lodges

Studford Luxury Lodges

Last time I was up at Studford Luxury Lodges it was still Winter with no leaves on the trees and not so green grass. Whilst the site is still not fully mature, it’s coming along very nicely and looking great, – almost as if you’ve stepped out of Yorkshire and into a little bit of Canada. Finally after several aborted attempts to get up there to capture the lodges in their ‘Summer’ setting, the weather played fair...

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Commercial Motorsport Event Photography, Redline Racing, Porsche Carrera Cup GB

Commercial Motorsport Event Photography, Redline Racing, Porsche Carrera Cup GB

Commercial Motorsport Event Photography by freelance documentary commercial photographer Simon Mark Whitten at Firehorse Photography. Part 02 of this 4 day commercial photo-shoot documenting Redline Racing’s season opening weekend at the 2014 Porsche Carrera Cup GB. Day 02 itself dawned somewhat murky but brightened up later for what was testing day in the new for the series, 2014 year model Porsche 911 GT3’s.      ...

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Motorsport Event Photography, Redline Racing, Porsche Carrera Cup GB

Motorsport Event Photography, Redline Racing, Porsche Carrera Cup GB

Motorsport Event Photography by freelance documentary motorsport photographer, Simon Mark Whitten at Firehorse Photography. Part 03 of a 4 day commercial photo-shoot documenting Redline Racing’s opening weekend campaign in the Porsche Carrera Cup GB 2014. Day 03 itself was qualifying with 2 of Redline Racing’s cars taking the first and third grid positions leading to second and third places in both of Sunday’s races on Day 04....

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Music Industry Photo-Shoot – Dominic Halpin – Latest Album Cover

Music Industry Photo-Shoot – Dominic Halpin – Latest Album Cover

Music industry photo-shoot by Simon Mark Whitten, Firehorse Photography. “Simon, I’m looking at these pictures in total amazement. I’ve met many photographers on my travels and I can honestly say none of them have come anywhere near to what you have manged to do. So bloody creative. Thank you so much for this, I’m a very happy man!” Dominic Halpin Well, you can’t beat a glowing endorsement like that and...

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Restaurant Kitchen Photo-Shoot – The Fairfax Arms, Gilling, North Yorkshire

Restaurant Kitchen Photo-Shoot – The Fairfax Arms, Gilling, North Yorkshire

Restaurant Kitchen Photo-Shoot at The Fairfax Arms, Gilling, North Yorkshire by Simon Mark Whitten at Firehorse Photography. A warm welcome greeted me on Friday at The Fairfax Arms, Gilling, North Yorkshire by manager Andy and chef Nigel. I was there to capture both lunch and evening service at this popular and well known pub restaurant in Ryedale close to the market town of Helmsley. I am quite familiar with the venue as it’s the usual...

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Studford Luxury Lodges Project – Series 01 – Winter

Studford Luxury Lodges Project – Series 01 – Winter

Studford Luxury Lodges by Simon Mark Whitten at Firehorse Photography. “One word……WOW! You’ve certainly got an eye for a great picture! I’m so over the moon with them and can’t wait to see more. I now know I’ve done the right thing asking you to take pictures!” Rob Fawcett (owner) As so often happens in this business, a conversation with someone leads to another job which in turn leads to another...

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Wedding Food Photography – Wedding Food & Canapes

Wedding Food Photography – Wedding Food & Canapes

Wedding Food Photography by Simon Mark Whitten, Firehorse Photography. I have been photographing weddings for over 13 years now and during that time have photographed over 500. These have ranged from country house in England through marquees in Wales to castles in Scotland. Outside of the UK, I have photographed weddings in; Ireland, France, Italy, Greece, USA, Mexico, China, Australia & New Zealand. You can visit the UK &...

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Yorkshire Fieldsports Photographer – The Oswaldkirk Shoot Part I

Yorkshire Fieldsports Photographer – The Oswaldkirk Shoot Part I

Yorkshire Fieldsports Photographer Simon Mark Whitten at Firehorse Photography. I always enjoy a day out with my most local shooting syndicate, The Oswaldkirk Shoot, not just because it’s local, but because they are a great bunch of people. The day always starts at a fine local establishment, The Fairfax Arms in the neighbouring village of Gilling. Fresh coffee and bacon butties is the only way to start a Winters days! We have a feature...

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North Yorkshire Fieldsports Photographers – The Oswaldkirk Shoot Part II

North Yorkshire Fieldsports Photographers – The Oswaldkirk Shoot Part II

North Yorkshire Fieldsports Photographers Simon Mark Whitten, Firehorse Photography. Part II of my second day out with The Oswaldkirk Shoot. Part I can be viewed here if you missed it. Simon Mark Whitten at Firehorse Photography is available for fieldsports commissions whether that be a day’s game shooting or stalking or fly fishing, anywhere throughout the UK. Various recent commissions can be viewed below including: Scottish Borders...

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The Star Inn Harome Photography – Kitchen Photography at The Star Inn, Harome

The Star Inn Harome Photography – Kitchen Photography at The Star Inn, Harome

The Star Inn Harome Photography by Simon Mark Whitten, Firehorse Photography. I spend a lot of time photographing in kitchens, partly because it’s a passion of mine photographing chefs at work and food, but also because I am a frustrated chef myself! If I was not a food photographer or any kind of photographer, I’d almost certainly be a chef. Why? Well we have a lot in common. We both have access to the same tools and same...

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