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bdfoto

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Glandon, Haute-Vienne, France



Professional commercial photographer and photo event organiser

Prestige Awards South of England Commercial Photography Specialist of the Year 2020 & 2021

I am based permanently in central France as of August 2022

Bilingual / bilingue English / fran├žais

Website: LINK  - Calendar: this link , (not the calendar on this site)

Reference 200 (on Purpleport): "Every time I shoot with Barney, the photos keep getting better and better. This was my first time shooting street fashion with him and he did not disappoint. He had many fun and quirky ideas which played out fabulously. Can't wait to work with him again!" KristaM  

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Freelance photographer covering commercial product photography, fashion, dance, fitness, tourism, fast cars, food, architecture and interior design, and erotic-artistic stills and video. I provide all the football photography to the Arabic-speaking world's largest spot-the-ball website and extensive travelogue work for a major international Australian based travel website.  I am also a writer, translator (from French, Latin and Italian to English), and proof-reader.

Published in over seventy countries on five continents. Over 700 references worldwide from clients, models, dancers and sub-contractors on all portals where listed. The highest rated commercial photographer worldwide on freelancer.com along with five-star ratings on both Google and Yell prior to leaving the UK.  DBS and ACRO check, full COVID-19 procedure and £2m public liability and client products / clothing in-house professional indemnity insurance (£5m on location).

Member of SIFGP, People-per-hour, Freelancer, Purpleport, Model Mayhem, Model-Kartei, Bookfoto and Book amongst many others, and listed on Spotlight and Mandy for headshot work. I trained and worked as a dancer and choreographer in my youth. I still speak "ballet".

As far as I know I am the only photographer in the world shooting a unique variation on virtual tours for models. The multi-exposure images of Natasha Kalashnikova, Bexie, Mischkah and JJ Phoenix in my portfolio on Purpleport are stills from those products.

I have over 35 years experience. My avatar, the ballet dancer, was shot on a Bronica ETRS camera using Tri-X film for a small modelling and entertainment agency where I worked regularly from 1984 to 1986. Whilst there I shot the portfolio that got Clare Mulholland into Select agency.

Prior to returning full time to photography in 2008 I undertook freelance photography to fit in with my work as a senior consultant within the UK online and hard copy advertising markets for over 12 years. I was a member of the original yell.com sales, marketing and advertising content team.

I always supply images to models on TF, collaboration and syndication, but not if I am paying you. All I ask is that you credit me please. If models want photos for their own publication purposes, for content share or their own portfolios, I will be happy to collaborate or profit-share with those models meeting specific potential business requirements which benefits both of us, otherwise I do charge a fair and competitive rate for the job.

*Please note: I do not provide free (TF / Collaboration) photography services to commercial enterprises i.e. if the purpose of the images is to help you sell your products and/or services then I expect you to pay for my services. In the event that you are a serious business looking here for a commercial photographer and you have a need and a budget, my rates are very reasonable and you'll receive a reliable, efficient, fully insured professional service for your money. See my website for full details.

I have signed up to the Protecting Actors Casting Agreement, ID number 12656, helping to ensure all actors and models receive a copy of the final footage / images, where possible, in a timely fashion. All models who have not completed full time compulsory education are licensed by the relevant authority. All models under 18 are chaperoned.

UK's highest grossing fundraiser for Photo Aid (part of Live Aid / Band Aid) in 1986 working with Linda Lusardi. 

The General Data Protection Regulation: All elements of the business which includes BDFoto and Hangleton Lane Studio are legally required to declare the purpose of the retention of any data held on its clients from May 2018. BDFoto and Hangleton Lane Studio are part of IBUDEC, the Independent Business Development Consultancy, which normally retains only such information as it is required to do for the purposes of managing its business and financial affairs, and in particular for those purposes is normally limited to clients' and sub-contractors' names and business names (if different), relevant full postal addresses, registered offices (if different) for limited liability entities, email addresses, telephone numbers and such other contact details as the client or sub-contractor provides for the purpose of business contact. Where IBUDEC makes payments or refunds to such clients or sub-contractors, IBUDEC shall retain essential bank details solely within the password protected facilities provided by IBUDEC's bankers, Barclays Bank plc, but nowhere else.


CONTACT DETAILS:

Phone: 01903 331611 (app straight to my French mobile)
Mobile: 07 80 28 09 71 (France) and 07986 183948 (UK)
Email: [email protected] o.co.uk

Rates are shown in GBP.  Rates in EUR are: EUR 75 ph, EUR 290 per half day, EUR 500 per day


Info
Age
72
Gender
Male
Amount of Experience
Very Experienced
Available Short Notice
Yes
Remote Shoots?
No
Work Type
Paid
Location Work
Yes
Shoot at Home?
Yes
Genders Worked With
Males And Females
Available to Mentor
No
Last Active
2023-02-07T11:55:10+00:00
Joined
2011-10-22T09:01:28+00:00
Profile Updated
2022-08-06T05:30:06+00:00
Message Response Rate
Work Levels
 
Per hour
£60.00
Fashion

£60.00
Fitness

£60.00
Cosplay

£60.00
Editorial

£60.00
Catalogue

£60.00
Commercial

£60.00
Acting

£60.00
Dance

£60.00
Lifestyle

£60.00
Stock Photography

£60.00
Catwalk

£60.00
Hair

£60.00
Make-Up

£60.00
Swimwear

£60.00
Body Parts

£60.00
Pin-Up

£60.00
Glamour

£60.00
Gothic

£60.00
Fetish

£60.00
Topless

£60.00
Implied Nude

£60.00
Erotic

£60.00
Classic & Artistic Nude

£60.00
Open Leg

£60.00
G/G Soft


Rates
Hour
£60

Half Day
£230

Full Day
£400

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