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mikeosbornecreative.co.uk – Commercial photography

About Mike

Born and raised on the sunny Isle of Wight, Mike has been photographing a range of subjects and genres for more than sixteen years.

After graduating from the Arts University Bournemouth with an FdA in Commercial Photography in 2010, Mike returned to the Isle of Wight, and alongside his ‘day job’ as a web designer and developer, has been photographing commercial work for individuals and small businesses both on the Island and in London.

Mike has had work published in various publications including the Isle of Wight County Press Fashion and Beauty supplement, Yachts and Yachting, Singletrack MTB Magazine, and the National Trust.

Recently Mike has returned to the subject he started out photographing – landscape photography – but with his is own unique style and look producing a range of work that stands out from the more traditional views, as well as documenting the ever-changing landscape and environment on and around the Isle of Wight.

Prints

A selection of prints are available to buy at Isle of Wight Traders, in Holyrood Street, Newport.

If you are in interested in purchasing work shown on the site, please email mentioning the photograph you’re interested in. Photographs are available in 10×8″ or 11×14″ either mounted and framed, or just mounted.

Classes

In 2017, Mike gained a City & Guilds Level 3 Award in Education and Training, and will be running classes and workshops on the Island.

If you are interested in learning more about photography, do email Mike to register your interest. The initial classes are:

‘Basic Photography – Getting the most out of your camera’

This course would include:

  • Understanding camera controls
  • Image building
  • Composition techniques
  • Critical evaluation

No prior photography experience is needed for this course, but would require a digital camera with manual controls.

‘Intermediate Photography – Building on the basics’

This course would include:

  • Using camera controls for creative effect,
  • Using Off-camera flash
  • Studio lighting – Still life and portrait setups
  • Critical evaluation

This course assumes a basic level of photography, and would require a digital camera with manual controls.

If you are interested in learning more about any aspect photography not outlined above, or you’re a confident user wanted to know more about using off camera flash, then I am available for a more focused one-to-one session.