Hi! I'm Shrewsbury based photographer Steve Elliott, (also known as Stef! (Don't ask! It involves a lot of other blokes in the same office called Steve a long time ago!!)). I began my photographic career almost by accident! Back in 1997, after helping out a photographer in need I discovered a talent I didn't know I had! An eye for a great photo! Within months I had become a regular contributor to UK Rocknet, covering a massive 400 plus bands in under 12 months! I've now been a professional photographer in one way or another for nearly 20 years. Occasionally dipping in and out to try real jobs, I've been made redundant as a photographer more times than I can count, including famously by text message in 2003, whilst working as an accident scene photographer, when the Accident Group spectacularly went bust! After the final time I decided that was enough and I've been out on my own now working as a photographer in Shropshire and the wider Midlands and UK for over 15 years.
Back in 1998 my images soon got noticed and following some careful nurturing from Birmingham based photographic genius Tim Caddick and renowned music Journalist Steve Hough, I began my career in earnest, soon working with household names like Status Quo & Judas Priest. I still love the buzz of photographing a live act and it is without doubt my happy place when I'm in front of a stage with a camera in my hand even though these days it's short hair and ear defenders firmly in place! I've pretty much photographed everything you can think of from Stadium Rock acts, all sorts of Bands, Drag Shows, Freak Shows, Magicians, Theatre Productions, Graduations, Sport, Property, Accident Sites and Injuries and now these days masses of corporate work including headshots and estate agency work. Shrewsbury photographer
Recently I had my trademark long hair & Ponytail cut off for charity, raising over £1300 for Shropshire based charity Bethphage. The charity helps people of all ages with learning disabilities live as normal a life as possible. A cause that is very close to my heart. You can read more about it here
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I've had my work published Worldwide in many different formats. From having several pictures in both the Status Quo 40th Anniversary Books, Just Doin' it and Still Doin' it, having pictures used in the final credits of a MTv Rockumentary and images used to promote Wildlife Sanctuaries on the other side of the world, my work is always on display, not just here at my website. I've also recently been interviewed on BBC Radio Shropshires Jim Hawkins Show, and was also featured in Channel 4's hit programme "4 Weddings", when my unique "Studio" Wedding Photography package was used by one of the brides!
I'm also developing a reputation for being the photographer to use by other professional photographers when they need their own portraits doing or even as a stand in for themselves! Although I'm based in Shrewsbury I'm happy to travel all over the UK to work. Even recently in the Republic of Ireland.
For all our peace of mind, I'm fully insured, with both Public Liability & Public Indemnity Insurance, all my kit is PAT Tested where needed, something which many other photographers overlook, & I'm more than happy to provide all the certification if you need it.
I'm an avid fan of Nikon, and have been for the past 18 years, now using a Nikon D4 for live work, (my trusty D3s gave up after nearly a million images!), & D800 for property to ensure the highest quality images for my customers. I also use Bowens Lighting as well as Elemental Studio Lights from www.studio-flash.com and fully calibrated Pantone monitors as part of my digital workflow, to ensure that you, as the customer get the highest possible quality images which are tone perfect! I don't have a studio as I beleive it's far easier to bring the studio to you. With a little bit of planning I can bring which ever studio you need direct to you from my Shropshire base meaning you don't lose out on your time travelling or packing to come to me!
Being a photographer is still after all these years really exciting for me, and being in Shrewsbury is fantastic location wise as it allows me to travel easily all over the country and beyond.
I'd really love the chance to work for you on your project, whether its a family photoshoot, products, parties or property. Give me a call and let's have a chat about what I can do for you! shrewsbury, photographer, shropshire photography, Shrewsbury photographer, photographer shrewsbury, Shrewsbury freelance Photographer, freelance photographer Telford, Shrewsbury photographs, Telford Photographer, Telford Photographs, Shrewsbury event, Hotels shrewsburyShrewsbury photographer, Photographer Shrewsbury, Weddings Shrewsbury , Telford Photographer, Shrewsbury property photographer, property, shrewsbury estate agency photography, shrewsbury event photographer, photobooth,Freelance Professional Photography Photographer Specialising in Live Music, Theatre, Estate Agency, Corporate & Fundraising Events.Shrewsbury, Telford, Wolverhampton, Birmingham, Bridgnorth, Coventry, Stafford, Stoke, Worcester , Hereford, Welshpool,Whitchurch, Crewe, Chester, Liverpool, Manchester,Wrexham, photographers gallery,photo shoot, photography courses, ironbridge, photograph, wedding photography, oswestry, family photoshoot, photographers near me, portraiture, photo, photo photo photo
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