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Heythrop Pony Club Camp 2016

The Heythrop Pony Club Camp was held on the beautiful Great Tew Estate in rural Oxfordshire during the first week of August. We were delighted to have been invited back to photograph the week’s activities. Whilst we’ve photographed the Pony Club Camp, it was our first visit to this amazing venue. Being able to cover weeks like this superb cross …

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Warwick Leavers Ball

The Warwick Leavers Ball was held at the rather splendid Wethele Manor, near Leamington Spa, Warwickshire. We were there with our mobile photo studio and our big red photo booth! It was our first visit to Wethele Manor and we loved it! It is a beautiful venue in the heart of the Warwickshire countryside. I can also say that the …

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New Year’s Eve @ The Stratford

The Stratford Hotel, Stratford-upon-Avon hosted their annual New Year’s Eve Bash and we were delighted to have been invited along to photograph all of the lovely guests. This hotel is one of our favourite venues – it is a great place to host an event as the staff are brilliant and the food is great! All of the photos from …

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Persimmon Homes Christmas Party 2014

The Persimmon Homes Christmas Party 2014 was held at the St Johns Hotel, Solihull on December the 20th and we were delighted to have been invited back to cover this event for the second year. It was great to see so many people having a throughly great time! All of the photos have now been added to our online gallery …

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Sudbury Lodge Ladies’ Festival

The Sudbury Lodge Ladies’ Festival was held at the Stratford Manor Hotel, Stratford-upon-Avon on Saturday 22nd March 2014 and were delighted to have been invited along to provide our photographic studio for the guests. It was a great evening: the lodge was extremely friendly and welcoming and everyone seemed to be having a great time. All of the photographs from …

Event Photography in Dubai

[imageeffect type=”shadow” align=”alignleft” width=”600″ height=”400″ shadow=”shadow-medium” alt=”Green screen photography makes an excellent marketing tool at exhibitions” url=”http://www.simoncoatesphotography.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/Corporate-promotional-photography-at-events.jpg” titleoverlay=”yes”]On a Wednesday afternoon I received a phone call that would change my working career. The conversation went something like this: “Are you available for a job next week? We need you in Dubai to do some trade show photography. The show ¬†opens …

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Cransley Hospice Half Marathon & Fun Run

On Sunday the 16th September 2012, we were fortunate enough to have been invited along to photograph the 12th running of the Cransley Hospice Half Marathon & Fun Run. Over 600 competitors took to the beautiful roads through Northamptonshire. The weather was kind to the runners: not too hot, not too cold and mainly dry. The race was hotly contested …

Mill Vale Leavers’ Disco

The photographs from the 2012 Mill Vale Middle School Year 7 Leavers’ Disco have now been uploaded to our secure gallery.  

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Appaloosas at Hartpury

Today we made our first visit to both the Appaloosa Horse Club and Hartpury Equestrian College, Gloucestershire. There was a great turn out and some wonderfully horses on show. The judge, Robert Oliver, kept everything on track and moving at a fair pace. Congratulations to all of the worthy winners. I hope to see you all again at the National …

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Kenilworth Junior Rugby Football Festival

It was great to be in Kenilworth to cover the Junior Rugby Football Festival in the wettest drought in living memory! The first day’s images are currently being uploaded and should be finished by 10pm tonight (28th April).