FYI Kids business portraits

By Philip Aucott | 10th March 2015

FYI Kids is a new and exciting app thats about to be launched, and if you haven’t heard about it yet (which I doubt) then it’s going to be BIG.  The directors of the company, Dee Bagnall and Sara Pritchard got in touch  regarding some business portraits, and I was more than willing to help…

Wedding Photography at Moor Hall Hotel by Philip Charles Photography

By Philip Aucott | 20th February 2015

Moor Hall Hotel is truly one of the best hotels in the midlands area for wedding photography.  One of the nicest things is that not only do you have exceptional grounds for your guests to enjoy and for myself to create beautiful wedding photographs, there is also a host of areas inside which can come…

5 Wedding Planning Tips

By Philip Aucott | 13th February 2015

It’s that time of year where all those people who are engaged decide it’s time to start planning the wedding day.  Thats easy, book a venue, make a list of how many people are coming, buy a frock, hire a suit and just sit back and relax. And then… Whats that I hear you say,…

Handbags at dawn – E-Commerce Photography

By Philip Aucott | 31st January 2015

Handbags at dawn… literally!  After receiving a call late on Thursday by a man I had never worked for before telling me that he was going to bring me 31 handbags and he needed the photographs ready to upload to amazon for friday lunchtime, I only had two thoughts Hoax or I’ll be taking photographs…

Actors Heads Shots – A Rising Star

By Philip Aucott | 23rd January 2015

This week saw me welcome to the studio Jason, who I have every belief is on his way to the stardom and what better way to launch his career than by updating his portfolio.  We have worked with several young people over the years and helped them to put together a good selection of images…

Family Portraits are all about fun

By Philip Aucott | 9th January 2015

One thing I have always prided myself upon, is being able to make family portraits fun.  I always look towards making people comfortable and relaxed.  It suits me better, it makes the photo’s better and generally means everyone leaves the studio having a good expeirience.  It’s not easy but being a family man myself definitely…

4 ways to improve your photo’s

By Philip Aucott | 8th January 2015

4 ways to improve your photo’s…. I’m always asked by clients, friends and family how can I take better photo’s?  Most of the time they are not looking to taking professional photo’s they just want the snap shots they take to be better quality and content.  So I thought there must be tens of thousands…

Happy New Year from Philip Charles Photography

By Philip Aucott | 1st January 2015

Happy New Year!!! Here we are at the beginning of what is set to be our best year yet.  We are looking forward to the opening of our new studio in mid February, it’s going to enable our photography to take a massive step forwards offering dedicated family portrait areas as well as areas for…

The Christmas Events season is finally over!

By Philip Aucott | 22nd December 2014

This year we were the main photographer for one of the liveliest Christmas Party Scenes around, at The Sutton Coldfield Ramada Hotel.  We covered a grand total of 22 parties in all over the late November and December period, it has been exhausting and at times a little depressing (all work and no partying) but…