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Master Photographers Association Highly Commended Rosette January 2019…

Delighted to have collected another Highly Commended Award from this month of January 2019’s Master Photographers Association Monthly Portrait Competition for a Studio portrait of two beautiful dogs… On Location and Studio photographer based in Broadlands, Bridgend and serving around Bridgend, Cowbridge, Porthcawl, Maesteg, Ogmore, Llantrisant, Swansea, Neath Port Talbot and Cardiff… Allan James Photography

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MPA Commercial Photographer of January 2019…

THE KINGFISHER… Delighted to say I won the Commercial Photographer of January with the Master Photographers Association with my image of a Kingfisher with a fish in his mouth… If interested in a photoshoot you can email us at: [email protected]   On Location and Studio photographer based in Broadlands, Bridgend and serving around Bridgend, Cowbridge, Porthcawl, Maesteg,

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Sweet Dreams Little One…

I like to think Newborns have sweet dreams as they sure look peaceful when in a deep sleep… On Location and Studio photographer based in Broadlands, Bridgend and serving around Bridgend, Cowbridge, Porthcawl, Maesteg, Ogmore, Llantrisant, Swansea, Neath Port Talbot and Cardiff…

The Newborn Beanbag…

At Allan James Photography we always start our newborn photoshoots using the beanbag which is nice and snuggly for babies and provides lovely backdrops for the curled up and naked poses before moving on to bowl, bucket, macro and family images… On Location and Studio photographer based in Broadlands, Bridgend and serving around Bridgend, Cowbridge,

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The Regal King Charles Dog…

This is super cute Ted who recently came for a shoot in our Studio in Broadlands, Bridgend… These are a few of our favourite images as Ted lived up to his title of King Charles with his regal posing… On Location and Studio photographer based in Broadlands, Bridgend and serving around Bridgend, Cowbridge, Porthcawl, Maesteg,

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The Actress and Musician…

This is Sarah Bennington, a talented Welsh actress and musician who has recently starred in the TV programme, ‘Anoraks’, and also plays the flute for the Welsh National Opera… Sarah recently came for a headshot session and wanted a combination of moody and happy shots for her portfolio, but we couldn’t help taking an image

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Among the Flowers…

In the Summer of 2018 I was commissioned for an On Location shoot to capture a range of images of a boy among the buttercups and also a few with his beloved horse… We hope you like them… On Location and Studio photographer based in Broadlands, Bridgend and serving around Bridgend, Cowbridge, Porthcawl, Maesteg, Ogmore,

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A Red Kite of Wales…

Spent a wonderful day this Autumn at the Red Kite Centre in Rhayader, Mid Wales and witnessed the spectacular frenzy that is the daily feeding of the majestic Red Kite birds… Hope you like my favourite image of the trip… On Location and Studio photographer based in Broadlands, Bridgend and serving around Bridgend, Cowbridge, Porthcawl,

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Children’s Model Portfolio…

This is – Cute as a Button – Harriet who recently came in for a Studio shoot to update her model portfolio.  On actor’s and model’s shoots we have a wide range of backdrops to help co-ordinate with what your child is wearing to ensure you receive the best images. Below are a few examples

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Ogmore Castle Reflections…

I have always loved Ogmore Castle and the Stepping Stones and often photograph it early in the morning or at sunset… I hope you like this image… On Location and Studio photographer based in Broadlands, Bridgend and serving around Bridgend, Cowbridge, Porthcawl, Maesteg, Ogmore, Llantrisant, Swansea, Neath Port Talbot and Cardiff…

The Belly Dancer…

The Belly Dancer… Interesting shoot creating images of the beautiful Amina, a belly dancer, for her modelling portfolio… On Location and Studio photographer based in Broadlands, Bridgend and serving around Bridgend, Cowbridge, Porthcawl, Maesteg, Ogmore, Llantrisant, Swansea, Neath Port Talbot and Cardiff…

One Year On…

One Year On… It’s always lovely to photograph a child, year on year, and watch them grow up before your eyes… A Special Moment indeed 🙂 On Location and Studio photographer based in Broadlands, Bridgend and serving around Bridgend, Cowbridge, Porthcawl, Maesteg, Ogmore, Llantrisant, Swansea, Neath Port Talbot and Cardiff…

The Kingfisher…

It’s been awhile coming, but I’ve finally managed to get close to the Kingfisher to photograph it with a good level of detail… Hope you like…   On Location and Studio photographer based in Broadlands, Bridgend and serving around Bridgend, Cowbridge, Porthcawl, Maesteg, Ogmore, Llantrisant, Swansea, Neath Port Talbot and Cardiff…

MPA Highly Commended October Portraits

Delighted to say I received another Highly Commended Award from the Master Photographers for a Studio Portrait in the 2018 October Portrait section featuring the adorable Gwilym… #Morealikethandifferent On Location and Studio photographer based in Broadlands, Bridgend and serving around Bridgend, Cowbridge, Porthcawl, Maesteg, Ogmore, Llantrisant, Swansea, Neath Port Talbot and Cardiff…

Master Photography Awards 2018…

Puffin in Flight… Earlier this year I joined the MPA – Master Photographers Association in order to take my craft to the next level. Well, I’m delighted to say I picked up a National Award at this year’s event with my Puffin in Flight image that I took this summer on Skomer Island, Wales… On

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Highly Commended Master Photographers Association…

This month I was delighted to receive a Highly Commended Award for a Studio image of a beautiful blonde boy from the September Portraits of the Master Photographers Association. I am especially proud as this features some of the best photographers in the United Kingdom… On Location and Studio photographer based in Broadlands, Bridgend and

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Nana St Bartholomew-Brown Morgan in the Studio…

Actress Nana St Bartholomew-Brown Morgan in the Studio… This is actress Nana who came to our photography Studio for Headshot and Fine Art updates for her portfolio… Nana was born in London and raised in Ghana and Nigeria. She graduated from the University of South Wales with a BA in Drama & Performance. On stage, Nana has

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Dog Photography Bridgend, South Wales…

Dog photography in the Bridgend Studio or On Location… At Allan James Photography we love dogs and we know how special they are to you as their owners, so why not commemorate their individual beauty and uniqueness with a gorgeous image that can be hung on your wall… On Location and Studio photographer based in

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Puffins of Skomer Island…

Puffins of Skomer Island, Pembroke, Wales… This Whitsun half-term I managed to visit the beautiful Skomer Island in West Wales for the first time with my family. I had a hot Summer’s day photographing the unique, comical and colourful Puffins that habituate the Island for a few months every Spring and Summer, before departing to

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Grey is the New Black…

At Allan James Photography we are firm believers in offering our clients a choice of colours in the Studio backdrops we offer. We have a wide range of choice, but one classic colour that is chosen time and time again is the ever fashionable grey background.  It is often selected for Newborn, Children, Family or

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