Japonica Photographic: Blog https://www.japonica-enterprises.co.uk/blog en-us (C) Japonica Photographic (Japonica Photographic) Mon, 16 Mar 2020 06:41:00 GMT Mon, 16 Mar 2020 06:41:00 GMT https://www.japonica-enterprises.co.uk/img/s/v-12/u156181709-o651555551-50.jpg Japonica Photographic: Blog https://www.japonica-enterprises.co.uk/blog 120 50 Come On The Goats https://www.japonica-enterprises.co.uk/blog/2014/8/come-on-the-goats Japonica Photographic are proud to announce that for the 2014/2015 football season that they are jacket sponsors for Baston FC.

Please support our local team whenever you can.

Come on The Goats

(Japonica Photographic) https://www.japonica-enterprises.co.uk/blog/2014/8/come-on-the-goats Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10:37:26 GMT
19th January 2014 - Update to Concerts Page https://www.japonica-enterprises.co.uk/blog/2014/1/19th-january-2014---update-to-concerts-page The Concerts page has been updated with a selection of photos of Landmarq, Manning and Phideaux in concert last year.

(Japonica Photographic) https://www.japonica-enterprises.co.uk/blog/2014/1/19th-january-2014---update-to-concerts-page Sun, 19 Jan 2014 11:53:19 GMT
15th January 2014 - New Options https://www.japonica-enterprises.co.uk/blog/2014/1/15th-january-2014---new-options A belated Happy New Year

There are plans afoot here at Japonica Enterprises and Japonica Photographic.

First up is a new option within our product offerings for customers in the form of Dye Sublimation printing.

Customers can provide a graphic image or choose from one taken in a Japonica Photographic photoshoot and have it printed on:

 - mugs

 - tee or polo shirts

 - mouse mats

 - iphone / ipod covers

 - laptop covers

and much more.

If you are interested please contact by e-mail to [email protected]


(Japonica Photographic) https://www.japonica-enterprises.co.uk/blog/2014/1/15th-january-2014---new-options Wed, 15 Jan 2014 17:36:51 GMT
14th October 2013 - Manning - The Root, The Leaf And The Bone https://www.japonica-enterprises.co.uk/blog/2013/10/14th-october-2013---manning---the-root-the-leaf-and-the-bone

After a couple of months of silence, you get 2 blog updates in the space of a couple of hours.  On October 7th 2013, Manning released their 14th album - The Root, The Leaf And The Bone which has been well received judging from the positive reviews it has been given.

I had the pleasure of being involved in this project (in a small way) with the photographs in the CD booklet which came from a photoshoot the band and I did back in November last year.

Check out their other releases at http://www.guymanning.com/2009site/

You can find one of the reviews of the album here:

New Release - 'The Root, the leaf and the bone' - Manning (Oct 2013)progarchy.comManning, is the self-titled band name of the ridiculously talented and very modest Guy Manning, the singer, composer and multi-instrumentalist and former member of The Tangent, very ably backed by ...



(Japonica Photographic) https://www.japonica-enterprises.co.uk/blog/2013/10/14th-october-2013---manning---the-root-the-leaf-and-the-bone Tue, 15 Oct 2013 09:15:18 GMT
14th October 2013 - Credo https://www.japonica-enterprises.co.uk/blog/2013/10/14th-october-2013---credo

At the end of September I attended the concert by Credo at the CRS in Maltby as their guest.  It was a great day with a group of friendly and talented musicians from the band as well as their guests for the evening Andy Tillison (of The Tangent and PO90) and a young band called Luna Kiss.

I am certainly looking forward to further chances to shoot all three acts again in the future.

Sample shots from the day are shown in the Concerts section of the gallery.



(Japonica Photographic) https://www.japonica-enterprises.co.uk/blog/2013/10/14th-october-2013---credo Mon, 14 Oct 2013 13:07:53 GMT
21st July 2013 - The White Horse https://www.japonica-enterprises.co.uk/blog/2013/7/21st-july-2013---the-white-horse On Saturday the 13th July I had the pleasure to shoot the formal reopening of the White Horse public house in Baston.  The pub had been closed since October 2012 and was completely renovated before reopening.  One of the pictures taken as part of the shoot has also been used by a local magazine for their front cover as they were including an article on the pub.

So it turned out to be a great day combining three of my favourites things - taking photographs, eating and drinking - so I have to say that i really enjoy my job at times like this.

You can see more shots from the day in the promo shoots section of the website. 

(Japonica Photographic) https://www.japonica-enterprises.co.uk/blog/2013/7/21st-july-2013---the-white-horse Sun, 21 Jul 2013 19:47:16 GMT
6th May 2013 - Romeo And Juliet https://www.japonica-enterprises.co.uk/blog/2013/5/6th-may-2013---romeo-and-juliet On Monday 29th April I had the pleasure of doing a promo shoot for a new version of Romeo And Juliet at the Leicester Square Theatre in London's West End.  The updated version is from a new and exciting production company - Geboo Productions who look like have a great future ahead of them.

I had a great day working with a friendly cast and crew and have uploaded a small selection of photos from the day into the Promo Shoots section of the website.

(Japonica Photographic) https://www.japonica-enterprises.co.uk/blog/2013/5/6th-may-2013---romeo-and-juliet Mon, 06 May 2013 17:05:37 GMT
26th April 2013 - Things Get Interesting https://www.japonica-enterprises.co.uk/blog/2013/4/26th-april-2013---things-get-interesting Well so much for the plan to write a blog entry every 2 weeks given that it is nearly 2 months since the last one.

However, things haven't been standing still for Japonica Photography  and on Monday I will be doing a promotional shoot in the West End of London for a new production of Romeo & Juliet at the Leicester Square Theatre.  This will be a shoot that will be both serious and fun at the same time so look out for more updates next week along with (hopefully) some photographs.

(Japonica Photographic) https://www.japonica-enterprises.co.uk/blog/2013/4/26th-april-2013---things-get-interesting Fri, 26 Apr 2013 13:31:49 GMT
9th March 2013 - The Ups and Downs of Photography https://www.japonica-enterprises.co.uk/blog/2013/3/9th-march-2013---the-ups-and-downs-of-photography It's been a week of disappointments and successes which are all part of a photographers life.  I was due to be shooting the Y-Prog Festival in Sheffield next weekend but the festival has unfortunately been cancelled.  Also, due to clashes in my calendar I did not get to go to the Focus show.

However, last Monday was a music photography course with Steve Gerrard and a shoot of the band The Understudies (their Facebook page is https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Understudies/104864633435?ref=stream).  Some of the photographs from the shoot are in the Promo Shots gallery.  If you get a chance to go on a Steve Gerrard workshop - go for it - Steve is a great photographer and I certainly came away with a head buzzing with new ideas, techniques and methods.

(Japonica Photographic) https://www.japonica-enterprises.co.uk/blog/2013/3/9th-march-2013---the-ups-and-downs-of-photography Sat, 09 Mar 2013 10:43:54 GMT
25th February 2013 - New Updates https://www.japonica-enterprises.co.uk/blog/2013/2/25th-february-2013---new-updates So I am have tidied up the website a little more and feel that the layout is more improved.  Hopefully the only updates in the future will be to the blog and the photos on display.

This weekend sees the start of the Focus On Imaging show at the NEC in Birmingham.  I haven't been for a couple of years and am certainly looking forward to this one - a chance to meet old friends and new and no doubt severely test my budget strings as I pass all those stands with tempting photographic goodies on them.  

(Japonica Photographic) https://www.japonica-enterprises.co.uk/blog/2013/2/25th-february-2013---new-updates Mon, 25 Feb 2013 22:59:56 GMT
12th February 2013 - Website Updated https://www.japonica-enterprises.co.uk/blog/2013/2/12th-february-2013---website-updated Finally getting to grips with the intricacies of website design.  

The Links page has now been tidied up so that only the logos show and can be clicked to open up a new web page.

Also, the galleries have been updated with photos from shoots carried out by Japonica Photographic and it's precursor Pepper Pot Photography.

(Japonica Photographic) https://www.japonica-enterprises.co.uk/blog/2013/2/12th-february-2013---website-updated Tue, 12 Feb 2013 13:04:19 GMT
4th February 2013 - New Website Launched https://www.japonica-enterprises.co.uk/blog/2013/2/4th-february-2013---new-website-launched This is the first post in the Japonica Photographic blog and I would like to say thank you for reading this.  This site is the culmination of a lot of soul searching and effort as a new company gets launched.  There are many people who should be thanked for the support given in launching the company which include my family and friends - Thank-you.  It is my intention to try and update this blog at least bi-weekly but we all know how much good intentions can slide so watch this space - hopefully exciting things will happen.

(Japonica Photographic) https://www.japonica-enterprises.co.uk/blog/2013/2/4th-february-2013---new-website-launched Sun, 03 Feb 2013 23:48:07 GMT