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Malcolm the Photographer

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‘21 Certificate of Excellence, 2021

About

I specialise in photos of people.

If you're a professional person, are you worried about losing your ideal client thanks to a poor quality "selfie" on your social media profile or website? I can give you the professional headshots that you need for your business or career to do even better.

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4 hires on Bark
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21 January 2022

Event & Party Photography

My apologies! Please note my previous review here was not for Malcolm. This was meant for another company and I will ask Bark to remove it.
Regrettably I did not book Malcolm. I should have. He was absolutely charming and incredibly helpful as I was trying to sort the photographer for my party. He was supportive and followed up with me when he actually could have just left it. Charming and helpful.
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6 March 2021

General Photography

Malcolm came totally prepared for my headshot and helped me to feel familiar with the set up in advance. The whole thing was smooth running and nothing was a bother. He made it very easy to feel relaxed and to get the best out of me even though I'm not one to be the centre of attention. It was like having a catch up with a friend! More...

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Thanks for the lovely review, Nina - it was great working with you!

19 December 2019

We came across Malcolm after he generously donated a photography session and print as a ‘prize’ to someone crowdfunding to set up an eco-shop. Before our session, I was worried that our son wouldn’t allow someone he didn’t know to take his photo. Or that the photos would be too posed. Neither came true because Malcolm spent lots of time getting the arrangements right before we met and on the day was patient and allowed us to do what we liked. He appreciated that our son was a little apprehensive around strangers and made the effort to play and get his trust. My favourite part was playing around in the forest because it resulted in more natural photos. Malcolm was extremely professional, providing brilliant communication after the photo shoot as well as amazing photos, which we are really happy with. I would definitely recommend Malcolm and wouldn’t hesitate to book him again. More...

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Q&As

For great pictures of people, the single most important thing to me is to help my subject to relax and to enjoy themselves, because this is when you look your best! I will help you to pose so that it looks both natural and flattering and you can leave me to capture that perfect moment.

For professional headshots, I always ask how you want to be seen by your ideal client, because this helps me to get the shot that will best help your business. For family portraits, I like to know about the people who will be in the picture and what their interests are, as well as what you want the pictures for.

I love proving people wrong. So many people tell me that they are "not photogenic" and no-one has been right yet!

I had become obsessed with photography as a hobby and this was the only way I could give it more time!

I won't be the cheapest photographer you could find, but that's because I don't offer "one size fits all". Instead, I am interested in really understanding what you want and then doing my absolute best to show you how good that can look. Or, as one recent client said:

"Before meeting Malcolm, I was worried about whether a photographer could get the best out of me, to lift a smile and bring out personality. But on the day, I enjoyed trying different ideas out at different settings in my local park, and was surprised by his creativity and patience in getting the right look and lighting. If you want someone to really listen to what you want, and to obsessively over-deliver on that, then Malcolm is your guy. "

(See my LinkedIn profile for this testimonial and others:

https://www.linkedin.com/in/malcolm-hackett~malcolm-the-photographer/)

Services

One or more business portraits suitable for your LinkedIn or other social media profile, and for your website. Talk to me about how your ideal client would like to see you and we'll set the shoot up to deliver!

Professional photography of your Awards Night, training session or any other important event. You've spent ages organising this, so make sure that you get a good record of the occasion, so you have images for all your media!

Whether it's of one loved one, or the whole family, let's chat about the ideal picture that you'd love to print big and to show off on your wall. I could bring my portable studio to your home, or we could get some lovely informal shots in the great outdoors - your choice!

Special occasion coming up? Wouldn't you rather have the time to enjoy the event, without having to worry about getting photos? I can give you a whole album of high quality photos that you'll love to look back on for years to come. Or ask me to bring my "photo booth experience" to provide extra fun for all your guests!