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Piano-Oke photoshoot

Posted by Anne Witton on Friday, August 9, 2013, In : Photo shoot 
I've just done a photo shoot for musician Mark Deeks. He's having a new website built and needed some specific shots to showcase aspects of his work. His current website at piano-player-newcastle.co.uk shows the range of services that he offers - from piano lessons and musical arrangements to wedding services and accompaniments.

One of the services Mark offers is Piano-Oke parties where groups of friends get to do karaoke with live accompaniment! We needed to get a few shots to capture the atm...
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Book Launch Photoshoot

Posted by Anne Witton on Tuesday, February 26, 2013, In : Photo shoot 
Last night I was at the wonderful Lit and Phil library in Newcastle for the launch of Fiona Ritchie Walker's latest poetry book, The Second Week of the Soap. Fiona had a asked me to take a few photos of proceedings which was great fun, especially as there were so many friends and former colleagues from Traidcraft there. Here are a few of the pictures:
 


 

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The Second Week of the Soap

Posted by Anne Witton on Friday, January 25, 2013, In : Photo shoot 

Back in August, my friend - celebrated poet Fiona Ritchie Walker - asked me to shoot a cover photo for her latest book, The Second Week of the Soap. It was great fun doing the shoot, especially as the best type of soap turned out to be coal tar which brought back happy childhood memories of staying at my Gran's house.

Red Squirrel Press are holding a launch for Fiona's book, along with the debut pamphlet from Matthew Griffiths, How to be Late.

Date: Monday 25th February 2013
Time: 7pm
Venue: Lite...

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Amateo

Posted by Anne Witton on Thursday, June 28, 2012, In : Photo shoot 
Last week I was at 'Everyone's a Winner' - the Amateo 2012 conference held at Cecil Sharp House in London taking photos to record the event.

Amateo is the European network of national amateur arts support bodies (equivalent organisations to Voluntary Arts, who I work for), of which Voluntary Arts was a founding member. Members take turns to host the conference, and in this Olympic year it was our turn.

The programme consisted of 3 strands:
  • 2012 Cultural Olympiad
  • The impact of amateur arts act...

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Young At Art

Posted by Anne Witton on Wednesday, June 20, 2012, In : Photo shoot 

Today I have been taking photos of some wonderful paintings by Ken Clasper and Bill Moore in preparation for the YOUNG AT ‘ART exhibition in October which is being organised by my friend Sheila Swinburn.

Ken will be 90 in October and one of his unfulfilled ambitions was to have an exhibition of his paintings. This led Sheila who had no knowledge of art let alone how to organise an art exhibition, to try and fulfil an old man’s dream. For advice she made contact with the Disabled Arts Club ...
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Proclaimit

Posted by Anne Witton on Saturday, March 3, 2012, In : Photo shoot 
Matt Moore, brains behind Proclaimit and all-round good egg, is revamping his website and marketing materials and asked me to take some pictures for him. We had a fun afternoon at the Angel of the North and NewcastleGateshead Quayside, and I was truly amazed by Matt's amazing theatrical laugh!

Proclaimit design user-friendly websites for churches and Christian ministries, and the Christian team are committed to helping churches grow.

Follow them on Twitter @weproclaimit and visit the website - ...
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The Capability Partnership

Posted by Anne Witton on Saturday, October 15, 2011, In : Photo shoot 
A few weeks ago, I did a photo shoot for The Capability Partnership - who provide training and consultancy in the enterprise development and fair trade sectors - and the photos are now gracing the pages of their new website.



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RSC Open Stages at The Sage

Posted by Anne Witton on Saturday, September 10, 2011, In : Photo shoot 
 

This morning I was off to The Sage, Gateshead to take some photos at the RSC Open Stages workshops, which are supported by Voluntary Arts England. Open Stages is an initiative to embrace, develop and celebrate amateur theatre, re-forging the bond with the world of professional theatre. There were workshops on Acting, Movement and Voice & Text, all of which were fascinating to watch and seemed to be thoroughly enjoyed by the participants.

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