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Manchester Photographer

Manchester Photographer

If your looking for a great Manchester photographer in the greater Manchester area, check out our website and images. We have been providing photography services Manchester and beyond for over a decade and have an excellent reputation. Whether you need reportage for an event or formal photography we have the ideal package for you. As a Manchester photographer we also come highly recommended by many large corporate clients as well as small businesses. We also provide personal portfolios as well as glamour and lifestyle photography.

 

Manchester Photographer

A lifestyle location shoot in Heaton Park

The photography process

In order to make the most of our photography services Manchester its important to consider exactly what you want to get out of your photoshoot. Some questions that should be asked are:-

  • Are you looking for highly staged images.
  • Do you prefer more photojournalistic styles.
  • What is your colour pallette.
  • Do you want location or studio.
  • How much time can you commit.
  • What is your budget.

Answering some of these questions will no doubt help us to tailor a shoot to your specific requirements. This will give you the best value for money and minimise any wasted time on the day.

Portfolio image for Ellen

Promotional photography image for actress Ellen

Cedar House – The competitive edge

It would be fair to say that as a Manchester photographer we have for many years been offering industry leading services which deliver some of the best images available. What many people don’t realise is the highly competitive pricing structure we embrace as part of our ethos. Our portfolio shoots start at a very reasonable £50/1 hour shoot. From this we can edit a selection of images and hand over something which can be used as either portfolio inclusion or for advertising and display.

Many clients return year after year due to the highly competitive pricing and great quality we manage to retain across all levels of our work. From weddings to corporate events through to commercial photography we deliver a consistent and top notch product backed up by our personal guarantee that will ensure your complete satisfaction.

If you are looking for a great Manchester photographer look no further than the team at Cedar House. We will cater for your every need and produce a long lasting memory that will remain a timeless and stylish piece of art for many years to come. Give us a call or hit the contact button and drop us an email. We look forward to hearing from you.

Harley Moore in RPB Manchester

A shot from photoshoot with Harley Moore

Photography Services Manchester

Photography services Manchester

Cedar House Productions have been providing photography services Manchester for several years now. At the heart of our service is  our passion to create ever more challenging imaginative images. Our combined experience as journalistic photographers is a distinct advantage when we shoot families or corporate clients. Essentially we know what works and we want to provide you with the best possible images available.

Photography services Manchester

From a recent photoshoot in Salford Quays, Manchester

Our experience & knowledge really makes a difference

We understand how many choices our clients have and thats why we offer a range of choices seldom seen in mainstream photography. We want to wow you with ideas, push the boundaries of what can be achieved when we undertake your project. Offer a range of optional products that stand out as art rather than just ‘a nice picture’. Many of the clients we work with have little or no knowledge of how to model/pose. We always put them at ease. Successfully posing for photographs is a process of experimentation and practice, with the right help anyone can do it.

Heaton Park photoshoot

A shot of the lovely Korisha in Heaton Park Manchester

A highly competitive pricing structure

We don’t profess to be the cheapest, but I don’t think as a discerning client you want ‘cheap’. We do have however provide the best quality images at our price point. Operating from a small studio in north Manchester we keep our costs low and this allows us to offer you a great deal. Photography services Manchester have invested in some of the best kit available for portrait or studio work and this is a very exciting time for us. Our success has allowed us to develop our portfolio into other types of photography including architecture, infant and baby, maternity, sports and many other fields. If you have an event or celebration planned why not give us a call to discuss how we can preserve your day.

Photoshoot with Martha

Manchester photoshoot with Martha

Its not just about the camera

Its worth noting that we dont just show up and shoot a ton of images. If it were that easy everybody would be able to create a good business for themselves. We actively share ideas with our clients, its important we can understand what makes you tick. Everybody has a different view of the kind of images they would like. Our aim is to embrace your concept and offer new and exciting ways of creating the final vision. Of course a large part of this is final post production and we are like many high end studios in that respect. We use industry standard software for post production to ‘paint’ the final images.

Photoshop artistry

Many production houses use Adobe photoshop, its become the industry standard. It is such a complex and powerful piece of software many photographers fail to use it to its full potential. Here at Cedar House we have many years experience using complex processes within photoshop to develop the kind of images you want. Indeed we have freelance photographers that rely on our editing experience to correct and edit their images. Below is an example of a highly stylised shoot we did where the client requested a specific style reminiscent of the ‘sin city’ look.

Sin city style photo edit

Photo of Nicole in a ‘Sin City’ style edit

For the best Manchester based photography services

If you would like to work with the team at Cedar House Production or view more examples of our work, please call us or hit the contact link below. We are very easy going and are happy to offer advise or tips which will help you on your way to completing a beautiful portfolio.

Video for Business – Bars@Yours

Bar suppliers Bars@Yours invested in a short video for business to showcase their bar hire service

Great working on the Bars@Yours video for business. Its quite a niche concept and we had come across a company that offered such a cool service. Imagine setting up an event and organising all the elements that make a great party. For example the band, the catering any additional entertainment, the staff and of course the bar. Well Bars@Yours can take care of the bar for you. They offer a great service where they come and set up one of their super cool looking bars. They then staff it with highly experienced bar tenders and stock up on all the cocktails and beer you could possibly want. Its a great option if your stressed about taking care of other things for your event.

We had the privilege of seeing the guys in action at a recent event and subsequently went on to produce this snappy little teaser for them to use as their video for business. I love the way they run their business and they clearly know their job. Head over to their website and check out some of their offers if your considering hiring a bar service.

Manchester Video

Cant beat a bit of colour and taste!

The evolution of corporate video production

Its interesting how video for business has evolved over the years. As technology has moved on and become readily available there has been a distinct shift in the market. Producing videos like the one we put together for our client is now quite different. The whole corporate video market has become so competitive that customers now demand lower costs and higher productions values. As businesses focused more on marketing through digital media, so did they look for new ways to get more for their money. Thats why we introduced our new pricing policy for small and medium sized businesses. If you simply don’t have the budget of larger corporations. Our methodology also changed and we developed a system that offered fast turnaround times for filming and post production.

Video for Bars@Yours

Great choice of cocktails and beer

Moving in to the future with Video production

Bars@Yours promotional video is a great example of what can be done quickly and for a very low cost when compared to other media production companies. So I guess the question is always ‘Does lower cost mean lower quality’. Well the short answer is no it simply means video production made smarter. There has always been room to improve on production techniques in corporate film-making. For many years there was very little offered by the industry in terms of economical advantages. We feel that at Cedar House Productions we have always listened to our clients and worked with them to achieve what they want at a price they can afford. Without cutting corners we have made video production smarter, giving more to the client in terms of delivery and quality. Our ethos has always been to develop partnerships and if your not happy then we’re not happy.

For more information on our video for businesses please hit the contact link or give us a call for an informal chat. We look forward to hearing from you.