Jake Riding Photography: Blog http://jakeridingphotography.com/blog en-us (C) Jake Riding Photography jake.riding@yahoo.com (Jake Riding Photography) Thu, 16 Feb 2017 14:59:00 GMT Thu, 16 Feb 2017 14:59:00 GMT http://jakeridingphotography.com/img/s5/v123/u886604324-o821389249-50.jpg Jake Riding Photography: Blog http://jakeridingphotography.com/blog 120 120 Photography Talk at St Hilary Photography Club http://jakeridingphotography.com/blog/2017/2/photography-talk-at-st-hilary-photography-club So a little while back, I was asked to do a talk at a photography club near Penzance, because they found my night photography shots brilliant. I nervously said "Yes!" without fully thinking it through. I luckily had lots of family and friend encouragement. On Monday night, I went to St Hilary Photography Club to do a talk there, about my work. 

I'm pleased to say, it went much better than it was inside my head. The members enjoyed the speak and was very interested in my photography - and they've asked me to come back again in a few months. Of what I'm extremely happy to do.

If anyone would like me to do a talk at their photography club - I'd be extremely interested. I'm currently focusing on (no pun intended) steel wool photography topic, as when I mentioned it at the club, I found the members were very impressed by it. 

Thanks again to St Hilary Photography Club for inviting me to do a talk. I hope to see you guys again.

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jake.riding@yahoo.com (Jake Riding Photography) http://jakeridingphotography.com/blog/2017/2/photography-talk-at-st-hilary-photography-club Thu, 16 Feb 2017 14:58:45 GMT
An easy way to hang pictures up... http://jakeridingphotography.com/blog/2016/12/hanging-a-picture-easy Do you always struggle to hang pictures up - or do you just want to find an easier way?... He's a simple life hack on hanging pictures up, by just using a fork!

Great useful trick in everyday life
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jake.riding@yahoo.com (Jake Riding Photography) Life Hack http://jakeridingphotography.com/blog/2016/12/hanging-a-picture-easy Tue, 20 Dec 2016 08:16:49 GMT
Shabbyness! http://jakeridingphotography.com/blog/2016/12/shabbyness The other day, I was approached and asked if I would be interested in shooting a music video. Being as they're friends, I said yes - it gives me some experience and them a video. After lots of laughs, here it is... Shabby Chic - White Christmas:

Massive thanks to Alice Allen for recording and mixing the music! Helped me out sooo much.

Visit Shabby Chic Facebook Page here: https://www.facebook.com/Shabby-Chic-748665471865011/

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jake.riding@yahoo.com (Jake Riding Photography) Band Cornwall Helston Music Music Video Shabby Chic Video White Christmas http://jakeridingphotography.com/blog/2016/12/shabbyness Sat, 17 Dec 2016 15:50:29 GMT
Photo featured in Helston Advertiser http://jakeridingphotography.com/blog/2016/12/photo-featured-in-helston-advertiser So living in Helston, I'm a huge fan of the Christmas Light display in Helston. The other day, I decided to go out around the town and photograph the beautiful display. I went out late to avoid traffic and people, and in my view I believe I got some wonderful photographs. I had lots of wonderful comments about them too on Facebook.

Today, I noticed that my photograph of Helston Christmas Lights 2016 has been featured on the front page of Helston Advertiser. I was very pleased to discover this. (Thank you Toby for using it).

You can view the newspaper (the edition with my photograph on) at: https://issuu.com/helston-advertiser/docs/november29th2016

Helston Advertiser | 29th Nov 2016Screenshot of my photograph of Helston Christmas Lights 2016 on the front page of the newspaper.

Helston Christmas Lights 2016Helston Christmas Lights 2016The photo featured in Helston Advertiser newspaper

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jake.riding@yahoo.com (Jake Riding Photography) Christmas Cornwall Helston Helston Advertiser Helston Christmas Lights Lights Newspaper Photography Town http://jakeridingphotography.com/blog/2016/12/photo-featured-in-helston-advertiser Fri, 02 Dec 2016 22:26:25 GMT
Cornwall Hospice Care. Santa Fun Run 2016 http://jakeridingphotography.com/blog/2016/11/cornwall-hospice-care-santa-fun-run-2016 Last year, I photographed the Santa Fun Run in Helston for me, I then got contacted by Cornwall Hospice Care asking if they could use my photographs, of course I said yes! I then got asked to photograph their other fun runs. Then throughout 2016 I was asked to photograph their events (that I could get to).

I learnt more and more about Cornwall Hospice Care, and the team - what a fantastic charity they are. Now, very close to my heart.

With less than a month to go until Christmas, it's time for Santa Fun Run's 2016! There was one yesterday, in Bodmin, but sadly, it was too far for me to travel. But today, there was one in Marazion... Yep, I was there, snapping away.

Well done to everyone involved and the people who took part. Very lucky the weather was good, okay, a little bit cold, but c'mon. It's the end of November!

The next ones I have planned, are:

  • Truro.
  • Falmouth.
  • Helston.

If you see me at any of them, please give me a wave (or thumbs up).

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jake.riding@yahoo.com (Jake Riding Photography) Cornwall Hospice Care Falmouth Helston Marazion Photography Santa Fun Run Truro http://jakeridingphotography.com/blog/2016/11/cornwall-hospice-care-santa-fun-run-2016 Sun, 27 Nov 2016 15:28:19 GMT
Christmas Mugs in Iesha's Attic http://jakeridingphotography.com/blog/2016/11/christmas-mugs-in-ieshas-attic-helston Last year, I stood in a field for ages that was freezing cold and wet to get one of the most amazing photos (in my view!) of Helston Christmas Lights Switch-On Fireworks. So many people loved it, that I got in contact with a Helston based printer and got the photo put on 10 mugs.

The Mugs! They are currently for sale until the end of December, in Iesha's Attic that's located at the top of Meneage Street in Helston. Whilst you're in there, there is also loads of amazing homemade stuff, that's perfect for Christmas (or just for yourself).

There are (and only will be) 10 mugs available, so I'd get over to Iesha's Attic as soon as you can! As the saying goes "You snooze, you lose".

She's located at 44 Meneage Street, Helston, Cornwall

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jake.riding@yahoo.com (Jake Riding Photography) Fireworks Helston Iesha's Attic Shop http://jakeridingphotography.com/blog/2016/11/christmas-mugs-in-ieshas-attic-helston Sat, 26 Nov 2016 19:36:04 GMT
5% Discount - for a limited time! http://jakeridingphotography.com/blog/2016/11/new-website-discount To celebrate the launch of my new website, I'm giving you all a 5% discount on your total order!!

On my website, you can order: prints, greeting cards, albums/books, canvas prints, collages, framed prints, calendars, mugs and more!

Simply enter 'NEW2016' whilst at the checkout to receive a 5% discount on your purchase, this discount ends on the 31st December... Okay, I know a lot of my photography is missing from the website, I'm still yet to upload it. But this website is live, not 100% complete (sorry).

In the future, I will be offering other discounts - so watch this space!

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jake.riding@yahoo.com (Jake Riding Photography) Deal Discount Offer http://jakeridingphotography.com/blog/2016/11/new-website-discount Fri, 25 Nov 2016 23:13:05 GMT