Editorial photography

Recent Work for Waitrose Weekend Magazine by John Wellings

I've had a couple of fun shoots recently for Waitrose Weekend Magazine. The first being sand yachter, Andrew Parr down on Pembrey sands. This was a really windy day down on the beach, my light stands were barely able to stand even weighed down!

The second shoot was deep in rural Wales with Scything Instructor, Phil Batten. My take away from this shoot was the horsefly bite which I suffered 30 seconds into begining the shoot which then caused my arm to swell twice its normal size. I wont be forgetting that one in a hurry!


Recently Published: The Perfume Shop for Nose Magazine by John Wellings

Early on in the summer I was commissioned to photograph the staff from a branch of the Perfume Shop for their internal staff magazine. Here are some images from the shoot.

If you are looking for staff portraits for your business then please get in touch and we can have a chat about creating a strong image for your organisation.

Recently Published: Millie Marotta for Artists & Illustrators by John Wellings

I recently had the pleasure in travelling down to West Wales to photograph the talented illustrator Millie Marotta and her studio for Artists & Illustrators magazine.

The feature is in the current issue of the magazine and is out now.

You can view more of her work at her website - www.milliemarotta.co.uk 

Shooting for yourself? by John Wellings

Whenever I can I try and shoot something just for myself when I'm working. Whether thats an unusual scene or some nice light like the photo below.

 Now some say you should always shoot for yourself, and while I agree to an extent, I also think there wouldn't have been a place for an image like this on the job I was commissioned for...interested to know what others think?

Editorial Photographer Wales: FGS Tool for Wirtschafts Woche by John Wellings

I shot these portraits of Gareth Jenkins of FGS Tool for the German economic magazine Wirtschafts Woche back in June but I've been a little slow (a bit?!) on updating this blog.....


Recently published: Financial Times and Trading Standards Review by John Wellings

A couple of recent commissions have just been published which I can now share with you.

 I was asked by the FT to head up to Mid Wales to photograph William Watkins, the founder of Radnor Hills to go along with a recent interview for the Money FT section. The drive up was pretty awful with heavy rain that didn't let up for the whole day, scuppering my plans for a portrait out on the farm....

I was also really happy to shoot for the recently launched journal for trading standards, TS Review. Always nice to have images over a number of pages and I'm pretty happy with the ones chosen for the article.

Here are the tearsheets and also a few out takes from the shoots.