September 2015 - John Ferguson Photography
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New modelling portfolio for Emma with Studio-Luxe Photographic Services

I received an e-mail from the mother of an aspiring young Suffolk model recently. Sally contacted me regarding the possibility of producing a new modelling portfolio for her daughter, Emma.
Emma has been approached on numerous occasions to model for clothing clients but was a little reluctant to commit to these requests, mainly because she felt she lacked the necessary confidence. Emma and her mother felt that she needed a little experience in front of a camera first, away from any pressure that a commercial photo shoot would bring. I was able to help Emma with her posing and also how to feel comfortable when taking directions from photographers. The first day’s session was in my studio, with a second longer photo session at a beach location.
The results from our two days of photography are stunning! Emma certainly has the looks and a certain quality one needs in front of a camera to go on and pursue a career in the modelling industry.

I wish Emma all the best, and good luck with her modelling career.

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Directing opening Scenes on ‘With Love from Suffolk’

Directing opening Scenes on ‘With Love from Suffolk’

While up in Scotland this year enjoying the Edinburgh Fringe Festival with my family, I received a phone call from one of the producers at Film Suffolk. I was asked if I’d like to direct the opening and closing scenes for their latest feature film ‘With Love From…Suffolk’.

With Love From…Suffolk is a feature film of 8 short romantic tales. Set entirely in Suffolk, it’s a funny and tender exploration of relationships – while also being a love letter to our magnificent county of Suffolk.

I was originally asked to supply still promotional photographs for the feature film. But due to my other work commitments I was, unfortunately, unable to find the time to work with the film units on a regular basis. So imagine my surprise went the call came, I couldn’t wait to find out more.

The film being produced jointly by Matthew McGuchan and Julien Mery from Film Suffolk http://www.withlovefromsuffolk.co.uk alongside a host of talented professional film crew members, all volunteering their time and expertise.
We filmed at the elegant Bruisyard Hall Country House, the weather forecast for the day wasn’t good, but luckily we worked around the showers. With the help of around 6o or so actors, crew, and staff members, we managed to produce series of scenes that even Martin Scorsese would have been proud to have put his name too.

You can see the photographs from our day on my fellow photographer’s great blog post here: http://www.dominicwhiten.co.uk/weddings/with-love-from-suffolk-film-shoot-at-bruisyard-hall/