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swpp member Brian Wilson


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Brian Wilson LSWPPThis shows the qualification attained by Brian Wilson within the SWPP and BPPA and associated societies.
Brian Wilson Photographer
5 St Margarets Place
Edinburgh
Edinburgh
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tel:- 07702 967509
web address:- www.brianwilsonphotographer.com/
blog:- www.brianwilsonphotographer.com/blog
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Specialist Photographer for :-
Wedding photography
Children
Portrait photography

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Brian Wilson is a society, social photographer with clients in the UK, USA and Australia. He specialises in Wedding, Travel, Sports, Streetlife and Life Event images and is a contributor to photographic publications and competitions

Type business: Semi Professional

My photographic style: Modern, contemporary and classical. I like to mix it up a bit with a little bit of fashion, some sensuality, a pinch of timelessness and a dash of documentary, all thoroughly blended with pixel-bending technology!

My greatest strengths: My sense of humour, my ability to relate to people and make them feel relaxed. My attention to detail. I'm a listener. I use technology to create compelling images.

I have been in photography: 25-odd years, but I started my photography business in 2006, deciding that it was time to convert my skills into a business.

How I got started in photography: A friend introduced me to photography in the days of film and darkrooms. In 2005 I was asked at the last minute to photograph a relative's wedding because the photographer didn't turn up. The crisis was averted and the bride's big day rescued. After that, I knew I could do a professional job and by then my commercial skills were well developed after spending many years in the software business, so it was a matter of bringing the two together. In 2006 I formed Streetlife Photography and did a handful of weddings. In 2007 I did my first wedding in the USA and since then the wedding business has grown steadily.

My photographic skills: I work with the bride to help her turn her vision for her day into reality. I plan meticulously and keep in touch with her until the week before her wedding then I meet with her and her fiancé again to go over the fine details. I take care of all the organisational stuff and the technical stuff too throughout the day. After the day, I work closely with her to develop the album design and all other items we've agreed. My job is to ensure she is completely happy with everything I produce for her.

My personality: Easy, relaxed but professional, trusting, focused.

Geographic areas I cover: Mainly Scotland, but essentially anywhere the bride wants me to be.

Venues I frequently attend: Edinburgh generally, Oxenfoord Castle in Midlothian, Aberdour Castle in Fife, the Botanic Gardens in Edinburgh. Edinburgh is a fantastic place to have a wedding, particularly in the City, but you have to be prepared for share your day with the public.

I found inspiration from: Photographs, not photographers. People, places, weather, climate, social contexts, travel, sports, activities, lives, life events, children, doing a good job, being told I did a good job.

Success in photography: People pay me to shoot their weddings! Isn't that enough?! I'm less motivated by qualifications and winning competitions than maybe I should be, but winning comps requires a different approach to photography than the business end. Winning comps may gain me the respect of my peers, but it doesn't pay the bills!

Photographic training: Self-taught; in the sense that I read books, learn from others and try stuff out to see what works and what doesn't. I have a broad education and have had a number of careers in my life so far; engineer, professional footballer, software designer, salesman, businessman and now also photographer.

My interests outside photography: IT and software (it also pays the bills), technology trends generally, sport; football, golf, tennis, skiing. Reading novels and Scottish/English history.

Major events: Married, divorced, 2 kids (both now in their 20's). Spent 3 years in Australia and made many good friends down under. Played football for Scotland when I was 18 (not professional at that time), played Vollyball for Scotland too.

Testimonials: Visit my website to read them.

Why I like the SWPP: The community.

Tagline: Just Imagine...

Future plans: Develop the photography business and the other two businesses I run; a business consulting company (IT, business process, etc) and a holiday lettings company.

And finally: Don't stare at the sun, you'll go blind!

Brian is also a member of SISLP

This person is also a member of SIMPP

Contemporary Photography
Sport
Corporate Portraits
Culture and Portrait Photography
Editorial Photography
Stock images
Commercial images
Social Photography photos
Street Scenes
Civil Partnerships
People Photography
Family & Personal Portraits
Mobile Studio
Travel
Event photography


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