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Photographer of the Month: Peter Williams

 

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Photographer of the Month: David Hicks

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Growing up with an architect father, David Hicks developed a love for property at a young age. His interest led to a career as an estate agent. As photography became an increasingly important part of the house-selling process, he realised it was where his true passion lay. Read on to find out more about his bold career change, and what's changed now he's completed hundreds of FocalAgent jobs. 

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Photographer of the Month: Andy Barker

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After winning a bet with the editor of the Sunday Times, Andy Barker found herself working in France once a month for Living France magazine. Since then, she's become an award-winning property photographer who counts FocalAgent property shoots among her favourite freelance photography jobs...

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Photographer of the Month: Michelle Phelan

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As a mother of four who's studying for a degree in Photography, FocalAgent photographer Michelle Phelan is one of our busiest photographers.  We caught up with her to hear more about her journey from high-flying estate agent to FocalAgent photographer. 

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Photographer of the Month: Vanessa Le Luan

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FocalAgent photographer Vanessa Le Luan has taken her love for architectural photography and made a huge impact on the Derbyshire housing market. When she became a preferred photographer for estate agents in Derbyshire almost immediately, we decided to catch up with her to hear her advice on what it takes to succeed in the industry. 

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Photographer of the Month: Peter Gardner

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Having watched his dad convert their bathroom into a darkroom as a child, Peter Gardner was always fascinated by photography. His career has taken him through the industry's full evolution, with the rise of digital photography playing a pivotal role on his career path.  Find out more about his career with FocalAgent and as a portrait photographer - with clients including Buckingham Palace and the Queen...

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Photographer of the Month: Darren Curtis

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Having joined us in January 2017, freelance photographer Darren Curtis has quickly struck up a strong relationship with the FocalAgent team and our estate agent clients.  Read on to find out how his uncle influenced his career path and why working with FocalAgent means he doesn't have to worry quite so much about his own SEO. 

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Photographer of the Month: Maurice Crooks

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At FocalAgent HQ, the name Maurice Crooks has become synonymous with fast turnaround times and overall quality. His dedication has enabled new clients to have an exceptional property photography experience. As he works to build this kind of relationship from day one, his working processes with estate agents are built on trust and appreciation. He's even been invited to estate agents' staff Christmas parties!  You'd be forgiven for thinking he'd been a professional photographer his whole life, but as a financial services professional, he found himself seeking a new career after the crash of 2008. "It turned out to be one of the best business decisions I have ever made," he says. Read on to learn about his journey as a property photographer, how his work has appeared in The Daily Telegraph, The Guardian, and Lonely Planet, and why the cheapest thing in his bag is the thing that's transformed his photography the most... 

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Photographer of the Month: Agness Clark

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Shooting with FocalAgent since:  2015 Locations covered:  Sussex First camera:  A Smena 35mm film camera Favourite photographer:  Alfred Stieglitz

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Photographer of the Month: Ant Jackson

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  With a love of photography that stemmed from childhood, Ant Jackson expanded his wedding photography business to include property photography in 2013. Since then, he's felt the benefits of working to his own schedule with FocalAgent, even allowing him to be picky with which weddings he shoots.  Read on to learn his story, and take in some weather-specific advice for other budding FocalAgent photographers. 

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