fine art

Birds of Prey

I offer Pet Photography in my Portfolio which potentially can cover any pet which is suitable to travel and be safe in a studio environment. Last week I had the pleasure and excitement of photographing two stunning birds of prey, a Saker Falcon and a Harris Hawk. Both arrived in their travel boxes and were taken out one at a time. The handler kept the birds on a leash attached to either his glove or a perch so that there was no risk of flying and damaging their wings. I took a whole series of beautiful photographs which I then edited into a Fine Art style. Here are a few.

Note: When I have pets in the studio all soft furnishings are removed, and things that cannot be removed are covered fully with waterproof coverings to protect them. After a pet session the studio floor is fully steam cleaned to ensure it is perfect fro my next client. Safety and hygiene are my number one priorities.

Bronze Award from the sussex photographic federation

Sussex Photographic Federation Championships 2018

The Championships are assessed by three judges, in common with most regional and national events. The Championships were judged by:

  • Walter Benzie

  • Roy Lambeth

  • Sue Sibley

There were 180 images submitted representing the best of the best from each affiliated Photography Society and Club across Sussex. This year, 2018, I won the Bronze award for my Fine Art Portrait entitled ‘Phoebe’.

Phoebe by Judith Stewart Bronze Award.jpg

New Studio!

My studio has been doubled in size and it has given me so much more space to move around. This has made a huge difference for shoots like newborn and Cake Smash as they require several set up throughout the session. I can now have two separate set ups ready to go. We have incorporated a changing area too for my Maternity and Fine Art clients to change behind. I have usb charger points for clients too as well as the baby changing unit, bottle warmers, tea, coffee and drinks area and comfortable seating too. My props are easy to view and access too so clients can see what is on offer. Parking is directly outside the door which is perfect for disabled access too.

What is this new addition of 'Bespoke' Photography?

If you are looking for something a bit different, a Bespoke Photograph may be for you. These images take a great deal more editing to get that unique finish and magical quality. You will find examples in with the Fairy and Angel Gallery. Have you seen something out there on Pintrest, or on another photography based website and would love 'that look'? If so, let me know. Simply email me an example, and let's see if I can do that for you. I am open to ideas and suggests and I have lots of ideas too. We can work together to create a Masterpiece just for you.