Clothing companies

Since I started this business I have had the pleasure of photographing a few local small clothing labels. I had a great time with these and wanted to share a few of the photos. First up is the Beardo Beanie Hat - You can check these out at here. Next up is Cast Crowns. They are a very new company but have some great products. Check them out here. I took some shots of[...]

Superhero photo

In Hong Kong, Alex and I were chatting about how great the skyline and buildings of the city looked for a background. We then got on to the discussion of superhero comic style shots. We've been back a couple of weeks now and Alex sent me a couple of shots he had been working on, inspiring me to give it a go. Heres an old self portrait of myself that I have rendered in[...]

How would you act if you could meet yourself?

Inspired by the great photographer Perou, I thought I would give some photos with two of the same person a go. The idea here is to speculate at how you would act around yourself if there were two of you. For those of you who know me you will see this is me below with a bit of photoshop trickery its suprising how easy you can create these shots. I also had a go at the[...]

My brother – A portrait

It's nice to have my brother back in town and have a muse for a few photos. Here's a quick one I took New Years Eve. Matt was getting ready to go out to a black tie party and I took a couple of shots in our conservatory. For this shot, I was trying to replicate a moonlight effect:

Trying my hand at product photography

I watched a video the other day of the difficulties of product photography. All the work that goes into getting details right when your that close up to something. I couldn't help but give it a go. I took my watch off, got some glass and started snapping. I can now appreciate how much effort goes into a shot like this. A lot of playing with background, lighting and lo[...]

Welcome to my blog!

For those of you that don't know me, my name is Tom Archer and I have recently started my own photography business. I have made this blog to house my ramblings about my business and my travels (and I do love to travel). It is also to display my work and give you a taste of what I am about. Here's a little bit about me. I used to be a Police Officer for several years [...]