Wedding Photographer Oswestry Shropshire MacKey
|Shropshire||SWPP LSWPP Qualified Member|
Wednesday 25th November 2015
ShropshireIan MacKey LSWPPThis shows the qualification attained by Ian MacKey within the SWPP and BPPA and associated societies.
Ian MacKey Photographer
Halcyon, Glyn Road
tel:- +44 1691 652121
mobile:- +44 7812 108180
web address:- www.photographer-shropshire.co.uk/
e-mail:- Ian MacKey
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Type business: Full Time Professional Photographer
My photographic style: is a mixture of traditional, contemporary and reportage for weddings. For portraits it is either contemporary or traditional. On both a combination of these can be achieved too.
My greatest strengths: are being organised, attention to detail, professional, reliable, outstanding customer service, flexible, and able to build rapport quickly with people.
I have been in photography: photographing seriously for around 7 years and have been interested in photography since aged 7! Business really took off in 2006.
How I got started in photography: I was fascinated by cameras as a youngster and had a small long thin 110 camera followed by a 'disc camera’. I loved to snap away over the years and then I purchased a quality 35mm Canon film camera in 2001 when my daughter was born. I set out to create canvas style images and large prints. I then progressed with the film camera taking pictures for friends/family etc. I later invested in a course with Len Bateman, and bought second hand equipment from a retiring photographer locally and then used digital technology to develop my skills and the business. I then concentrated on getting the business working as a full time business and went fully digital in 2006.
My photographic skills: not missing those special moments and attention to detail. Other key skills are that I am great with people, good at organising things, known for 'getting the job done', attention to detail and having a fantastic memory for names faces and events.
My personality: can be quiet at times, adventurous, sense of humour, playful, professional and reliable. Honest and known for getting the job done! True to my word and prepared to work hard. I like goals and targets to aim for.
Geographic areas I cover: Oswestry based but cover the whole of Shropshire, Wrexham, Chester and parts of North Wales. Parts of Staffordshire and into the Midlands.
Venues I frequently attend: Lion Quays, Llyndir Hall Hotel, Wrexham, Whittington Castle, Lake Vyrnwy Hotel
I found inspiration from: successful people, people who have also overcome adversity and are making a difference to society. Inspirational photographers I have seen/met are Mark Cleghorn, Jerry Ghionis and Len Bateman. I am inspired by most sportsmen who are at the top of their game and also business people who have done fantastically well.
Success in photography: starting a business from scratch! Absolutely nothing at all, including no portfolio images or anything! No awards YET!!
Photographic training: B&W course at Yale College Wrexham and partial completion of City & Guilds Photography due to a change in the qualification process/syllabus part way through the course.
My interests outside photography: most sport including football and golf. Both watching and playing. Music, travel, health & fitness. Computers and films.
Why I like the SWPP: it provides a great magazine, leads for business, good to be part of a professional body, monthly comps and mentor me support.
Tagline: Creating the right image for you!
Baby Photo Albums
Family Groups photos
Environmental portrait images
Head shot photography
Modern styled images
Friendly and Personable FULL TIME Professional Photographer
Other wedding photographic services
Civil Religious weddings
Multicultural wedding services
Choice of wedding albums designs
Leather Wedding Albums
Handmade Wedding Albums
DVD slide shows
Online proofing service
Providing elegant and timeless photography services
Ian is also a member of WPPI (Wedding and Portrait Photographers International).
Status. Professional Member
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