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Dolby Cinema at Odeon Birmingham PR Photography

A visit to Birmingham last week to photograph the new Dolby Cinema at Odeon Luxe based in Birmingham’s Broadway Plaza opening.
Dolby Cinema at Odeon Luxe Birmingham UK Cinema photography by Manchester Photographer

The new cinema is one of only four in the UK – following Leicester Square in London, Leeds’ Thorpe Park and Manchester’s Trafford Centre.

Dolby Cinema at Odeon Birmingham PR Photography

Dolby officials say the features, available at the largest screen at the Broadway Plaza Odeon complex, provide “superior sound, picture and environment”.

Dolby Cinema at Odeon Luxe Birmingham UK Cinema photography by Manchester Photographer

Head of Dolby Cinema Exhibitor Relations for Europe, Youry Bredewold, added: “We’ve seen tremendous growth in 2019 with Dolby Cinema openings in Leeds, Manchester and now Birmingham – adding to the flagship ODEON Luxe Leicester Square which re-opened end of last year.

“Our vision for providing film fans a truly unrivalled cinematic experience gives us immense pride as more and more people are able to experience the magic of Dolby Cinema.

“We can’t wait for Birmingham film fans to be able to enjoy upcoming blockbusters like The Aeronauts and Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker in the stunning Dolby Cinema.”

Dolby Cinema at Odeon Birmingham PR Photography

The screen features Dolby Vision technology which improves the brightness, contrast and colours beyond existing cinema experiences.

It has a million-to-one contrast ratio, and is twice the brightness of standard screens.

The technology is powered by dual-laser projection technology.

The screen also features Dolby Atmos sound with speakers around the entire auditorium, which Dolby says creates greater depth, detail, and clarity.

 Up to 128 individual sounds can be precisely placed and moved throughout the cinema unlike traditional surround soundtracks which confine all sounds to a small set of channels.

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Outdoor Advertising Photographer OOH Media Banner Photography

Outdoor Advertising Photography and Video Manchester

Out of home (OOH) media photography building wrap at London Road Fire Station, Piccadilly, Manchester. 

Guardian banner at London Road Fire Station Manchester, OOH Media Photography by Manchester Photographer

Giant format outdoor advertising banner photography at locations around Leeds, Liverpool, Sheffield and Birmingham.  

Time Lapse Video

Timelapse is a creative filming and video editing technique that manipulates how frame rate is captured. Frame rate is the number of images or frames, that appear in a second of video. In most videos, the frame rate and playback speed are the same. 

Clients often commission short time lapse film alongside stills, see recent short video at London Road, Piccadilly, Manchester.

For OOH Media photography & video quotes please contact us

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Outdoor Advertising Photographer OOH Media Banner Photography

Out-of-home (OOH) advertising or outdoor advertising also known as out-of-home media or outdoor media, is advertising that reaches consumers while they are outside their homes.

Out-of-home media advertising is focused on marketing to consumers when they are “on the go” in public places, in transit, waiting, and/or in specific commercial locations (such as in a retail venue).

Currently, the United Kingdom and France are Western Europe’s first and second largest markets for OOH, respectively. Data from Outsmart (formerly the Outdoor Media Centre), the UK’s out-of-home advertising trade association, shows that digital out-of-home (DOOH) grew at a 29.7% CAGR from 2009 to 2014.

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Industrial & Construction Photography & Video

Our photographers have vast experience in photographing factories, construction sites and industrial corporations – all have a head for heights and love wearing a hardhat!!  Industrial & Construction Photography & Video in Manchester city centre and Peak District, Derbyshire.

Derbyshire industrial photographer & video 

Photography at speciality compound manufacturing company Alphagary – we visited the factory in the High Peak, Derbyshire to document the arrival of a new piece of technology.

View of Tower number 1 & 2 Deansgate Square
Industrial & Construction Photography & Video

We can cover your new construction groundbreaking ceremonies, photograph your finished project outside and inside, document progress with time lapse videos, we now also supply drone coverage.  Looks great on your social media feed. Contact us for a quote.

Deansgate Square, Manchester

Deansgate Square, formerly known as Owen Street, is a high rise cluster on the southern edge of Manchester consisting of four skyscrapers, the tallest of which is 201 metres (659 feet). The site is just south of Deansgate tram station and north of the Mancunian Way.  Manchester City Council adopted a framework in the early 2000s, known as the Great Jackson Street Development Framework, which earmarked the site as an acceptable location for high-rise buildings. The framework was enacted to encourage building development as the site had been vacant for many years and was perceived to be isolated as it was bounded by major arterial roads.

Tallest building in Manchester

In 2016, the scheme was revived with a planning application for a cluster of four skyscrapers – the tallest being the South Tower at 201 metres (659 feet). The South Tower surpassed the 169-metre Beetham Tower as the tallest building in Manchester in November 2018.

Construction on the tower complex officially began in July 2016, with developer Renaker beginning construction on the South and West Towers which are 201 and 141 metres tall.   In October 2017, construction commenced on the North and East Towers, which are 122 and 158 metres tall. Overall completion of the development occurred late 2020 . As of January 2021, additional towers are under construction in the adjacent vicinity as part of the Great Jackson Street Development Framework, including the 152 metre Elizabeth Tower.

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Olympus NHS Conference Exhibition Expo

Quick trip to Manchester Central to photograph & film a very impressive stand for the NHS designed by Nimlok.

 

We also made a short corporate film to showcase the stand for the clients website.

Nimlok

Nimlok is a leading global exhibition stand design and build supplier.  Their clients benefit from their full range of exhibition stand services, managed under one roof.  From design right through to installation and dismantle, their award winning teams are qualified, experienced and passionate.

Manchester Central Conference Centre

Manchester Central Convention Complex is known as Manchester Central and is an exhibition and conference centre converted from the former Manchester Central railway station.

The building has a distinctive arched roof with a 64-metre span – the second-largest railway station roof span in the United Kingdom.

After 89 years as a railway terminus, it closed to passengers in May 1969. It was renovated as an exhibition centre formerly known as the G-Mex Centre in 1982.

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Corporate & Charity Team Football Photography

Wetherspoons Team Building Football & Charity 5-a-Side at Salford Sports Village

Over 60 teams made up of Wetherspoons staff employees turned up at Manchester Powerleague for a North West 5-a-side football tournament.

Our photographer was certainly kept busy, capturing the teams beforehand and all the match action!

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Powerleague

Powerleague is the original and premier provider of commercial small sided football in the UK. It all started in 1987 in Paisley, Scotland, and are now the world’s largest provider with over 37 community Clubs across Europe.

The clubs are about bringing local people together, sharing the good times as a community, being proud of where you’re from and being the local home of 5-a-side. Each of the clubs has their own individual Club Crest that represents their local community.

They don’t just invite the community in to our clubs, they support them in various different projects too. They work directly with the community to build brand new sites across the country, and also work with schools to develop brand new pitches too.

Salford Sports Village 

Salford Sports Village on Littleton Road, Salford officially opened in March 2006. This facility is a £4.7 million state of the art multi sports centre with 3G Astroturf pitches, grass pitches, fitness suites & studios. It is also the home of the JP League.

 

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Liverpool Tourism Awards Event Photography

Manchester Photographer covered Liverpool Tourism Awards 2019 at Liverpool Cathedral.

Awards event Photographer Manchester at Liverpool Tourism awards Liverpool Cathedral 2019 Spark drummers

A total of 19 accolades were handed out at Liverpool Cathedral as the landmark played host to the Liverpool City Region Tourism Awards 2019.

Television presenter, ‘Great British Menu’ judge and cook Andi Oliver presented the event, which recognised the area’s top eateries, exhibitions, hotels, event spaces and tourism attractions.

Awards event Photographer Manchester at Liverpool Tourism awards Liverpool Cathedral 2019 Spark drummers

Liverpool Tourism Awards Event Photography

A ‘Hidden Gem’ category to highlight the region’s ‘best kept secret’ was voted for by the public this year, with Friends of Williamson’s Tunnels picking up the prize.

Meanwhile two winners enjoyed double award success on the night, as National Museums Liverpool received the ‘Large Event’ and ‘Tourism Experience of the Year’ titles for its ‘China’s First Emperor and the Terracotta Warriors’ exhibition and Wirral’s five-star Mere Brook House bed and breakfast won the ‘Guest Accommodation’ and ‘Independent Tourism Business of the Year’ awards.

There was another big win at the ceremony for brothers Colin and Gary Manning, who received the ‘Outstanding Contribution to Tourism’ as they mark 20 years of their 60 Hope Street restaurant.

The awards ceremony was organised by Eventful in conjunction with Liverpool City Region Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP).

Mark Basnett, the LEP’s managing director, says: “These awards enable us to celebrate and showcase what the city region has to offer across the visitor economy.

Guests at the celebration, which was sponsored by Liverpool ONE, also enjoyed entertainment from ‘The X Factor’ finalists LMA Choir; drumming show ‘Spark’; and Johnny Larsen, a performer from the city’s Tickle the Ivories piano busking festival.

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Construction Ground Breaking Photography St John’s Quarter Manchester

A new development has started in Central Manchester and Manchester Photographer was were there to photograph the Building & Construction Ground Breaking Ceremony at St John’s Quarter.

Ground Breaking Ceremony at old Granada TV Site in Manchester for booking.com St John’s Quarter in Manchester photographer

Construction has begun on the new global headquarters for Booking.com’s transport division.  The site is the former home of ITV & Granada studios.

The online travel website will be based in St John’s Quarter in Manchester, taking 222,000 sq ft at Manchester Goods Yard, on a 12-year lease.

The company currently employs almost 1,900 people in Manchester and the new offices have space for up to 3,000 staff.  It is set to be completed by 2021, when it will become the firm’s largest office outside of its main headquarters in Amsterdam.  Sir Richard Leese, leader of Manchester council, attended an official groundbreaking ceremony for the building.“We are proud to have called Manchester home for the last 15 years,” he said.

Ian Brown, CEO of Booking.com’s transport division, added: “We are proud to have called Manchester home for the last 15 years.  “Manchester is one of Europe’s tech capitals and developments like Enterprise City are an important part of reinforcing that position and growing the local talent base.”

St John’s Quarter Manchester
St John’s is a £1 bn development of a 6 hectare plot within central Manchester.  The site is being developed by Manchester Quays Ltd (MQL), a partnership between Manchester City Council and Allied London.

Lendlease is on board to focus on the new-build element of the 6 acre St John’s masterplan, while McLaren Construction will act as refurbishment delivery partner.

Enabling works will start in the next few weeks to prepare the way for Lendlease to start work on a landmark 52-storey tower of private flats and the Globe & Simpson work space building located next to it.

The slender residential block, designed by SimpsonHaugh & Partners, will also contain a Nadler Hotel, and restaurant.

Lendlease will also later build two further towers, the 36-storey Nickel and Dime buildings. Designed by Denton Corker Marshall, these include 610 apartments.

Once built, the St John’s neighbourhood will include 3,000 homes, 600,000 sq ft of commercial space and a mix of cultural venues.

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Housing Conference Photography at Manchester Central

Photography at the Housing 2019 conference and exhibition at Manchester Central for Wates Construction, along with Olympic medal winner and Strictly contender Will Bayley.

 

Housing 2019, the Chartered Institute of Housing’s annual event and Europe’s largest housing festival, takes place annually in June in Manchester. With 400 speakers, 400 key exhibitors, 10 streams of innovative content and a footfall of over 12,000 decision makers across three days – it is the biggest meeting place for the whole housing sector.

 

Ranked as a global leader for the delegate experience, Housing has taken place for 70 years in the UK and provides a platform for key stakeholders to come together to discuss, debate, partner, learn and improve the lives of the people we house.

Housing is the must-attend event for local authorities, housing associations, key partners and suppliers, government, housebuilders and developers. It brings the sector together to drive forward collectively.

Wates Construction

The Wates Group is one of the largest family owned construction, property services and development companies in the United Kingdom.

The Group operates three core areas: Construction, Property Services and Residential Developments. There is also Wates Giving, a charitable foundation which has given away circa £10 million since 2008.

Manchester Central Convention Complex

Manchester Central Convention Complex is known as Manchester Central and is an exhibition and conference centre converted from the former Manchester Central railway station.

The building has a distinctive arched roof with a 64-metre span – the second-largest railway station roof span in the United Kingdom.

After 89 years as a railway terminus, it closed to passengers in May 1969. It was renovated as an exhibition centre formerly known as the G-Mex Centre in 1982.

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Heineken Pub The Pig on the Wall Photography Manchester

Heineken has announced a £50m investment programme in its estate that will see 150 pubs refurbished.

Pig on the Wall Pub Manchester Star Pubs and Bars Heineken

CJW Pub owner- Kelly Vickers & Jamie Whitaker

Each of the pubs will receive an average of £250,000 for improvements to gardens, kitchens, bars, and toilets and the installation of Smart Dispense, which Heineken said would save CO2 and water for every pint served.

Pig on the Wall Pub Manchester Star Pubs and Bars Heineken

Interior of Heineken Refurbished Pub The Pig on the Wall, Manchester

Pig on the Wall Pub Manchester Star Pubs and Bars Heineken

Heineken UK managing director David Forde said: “We believe in the Great British pub. We’ve invested just shy of £200m in the last six years into hundreds of our Star Pubs & Bars businesses – all with bespoke refurbishments that respect the heritage of the buildings, keep the soul of the pub, and give a fresh and welcoming look for its locals.

“Pubs are the hubs of communities – they’re where people meet, chat and laugh, where we enjoy everything from pub quizzes to karaoke, from a quiet pint to a fabulous home cooked meal. Some would have you believe the pub is in danger. We are in the business to keep pubs open and thriving, providing a boost to the local community.”

Coverage of story in Trade Press:

Morning Advertiser

The Caterer

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Elitefranchise Magazine Cover Photography

We’ve photographed a couple of stories lately for the front cover of Elitefranchise Magazine.

 

We visited One Angel Square the HQ of  The Cooperative in Manchester and Travel Counsellors in Manchester for this trade press photography job.

The Cooperative

With 2,500 of its own stores already up and running, food retail giant Co-op has embarked on a franchising journey under the watchful eye of Martin Rogers, the firm’s head of new channels.

While the Co-op officially started taking on franchises in February 2019, the concept has been in the pipeline for a long time. “We’ve been talking about franchising for several years,” Martin Rogers reveals, the Co-op’s been around 175 years, so we’re in no rush but we also want to seize the opportunity.

Travel Counsellors

Travel Counsellors has a series of tech-centric support options on its in-flight menu, which CEO Steve Byrne believes has allowed its 1,800 franchisees to soar to great heights.

Travel Counsellors business front cover EliteFranchise Magazine Manchester Photography

CEO Steve Byrne

Travel Counsellors business front cover EliteFranchise Magazine Manchester Photography

Travel Counsellors CEO Steve Byrne

In the time Byrne has been captain of the ship at Travel Counsellors, the franchise has grown massively. “When I joined 15 years ago, it had 400 franchisees and turned over about £100m,” he reflects. “I worked with the family ownership for about ten years and then did our first private equity investment with Equistone who took a stake in the business,” says Byrne. “And now we’re on a second private equity ownership with Vitruvian to take the company to the next level.” Of course, one could argue Travel Counsellors is already at the next level. From 400 franchisees when Byrne joined, it now has 1,800 members in its franchise network.

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