Rob Wyatt Photography Milton Keynes Rob Wyatt Photography Milton Keynes has been established for over 20 years. We specialise in commercial, studio and location photography within the Milton Keynes area and across the UK. Our services include food and drink, automotive, product, people, business, advertising photography and much more. Mon, 07 Dec 2015 11:52:15 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Busman’s holiday Tue, 21 Apr 2015 11:54:53 +0000 Aphrodite birthplaceI’m often asked if I always take a camera on holiday. The answer is yes but not always one of my best cameras. I tend to take a small compact (Canon Ixus) for its size and ease of use. However a recent trip to Cyprus I decided to take a ‘decent’ camera as I had a few images in mind.

I had arranged to visit George and Savvas Georgeiades at Lemba Pottery. I was made very welcome and after a strong Cypriot coffee and a chat I was given total assess around the studio. Image of George working a large pot is shown. I can recommend a visit to meet George and to purchase some beautiful pottery at very reasonable price.

Another trip during the time there was to Petra tou Romiou also known as Aphrodite birthplace. Using a tripod and a Big Stopper filter I managed to get the image shown.

A great trip and wonderful weather.

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The Strand Wed, 21 Jan 2015 11:14:05 +0000 What a challenge, trying to photograph around a famous London hotel just before Christmas when the hotel was full of customers. The brief was to photograph meeting rooms, reception area, bars, restaurants and various styles of bedrooms .. not using or involving the general public.

This was a difficult task as it would have looked strange to have and empty hotel ( and impossible ) so patience was required to pick the best times when restaurants were just closing or just before opening. The need to use additional flash lighting in most areas did surprise some customer and waiting for the right moment when we could place our ‘model’ customers into the shot was difficult. Thankfully we had no complaints from customers and everyone was very helpful.

Art director Jon and I found that it was better to leave all of the equipment at the hotel over the 8 day shoot (split over two weeks) as getting to central London each day by car meant leaving by 06.00 and still getting stuck in traffic jams. Much easier to stay overnight and enjoy the hotels hospitality..thank you The Strand Palace Hotel.

Photo shows us on The Stand trying to photograph the doorman and customer during one of the quieter moments !

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Sgt Pepper Wed, 21 Jan 2015 10:39:33 +0000 Been a while to update blog. Recent shoot for Studer the well known professional sound recording and mixing desk manufacturer I was excited that part of the session was to photograph the tape deck used to record The Beatles Sgt Pepper album ..goose bumps.

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Vulcan Shoot Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:37:09 +0000 Saracen are always looking for something different and creative for their location shoots and having named one of this years bikes The Avro they came up with the idea of shooting around an Avro Vulcan bomber. This was a ‘tall ask’ as I know how difficult it is to get permission to photograph around such a rare plane. Plus we wanted to use studio lighting which meant power cables etc.

Anyway my client managed to get into The East Midlands Aeropark museum where we had a fantastic welcome, they could not have been more friendly and helpful. I recommend a visit there as it is a brilliant venue.

Here is the shot of us setting up. The final image is on the Location page of the site.

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Royde and Tucker Christmas cards Fri, 24 Jan 2014 09:43:08 +0000 What a great shoot to end the year on. Royde and Tucker the leading architectural door hardware manufacturer chose to send out eCards just before Christmas. The idea was to involve as many of the staff as possible and have ‘a bit of fun’ in the making. ┬áThere were five themes, Baubles ( faces brightly painted and hung on a tree), Mrs Christmas ( with marketing director Simon playing a Christmas pudding), Angels ( 4 girls ands one fallen angel), Snowmen ( 4 snowmen singing carols with one being mischievous) and Reindeers ( 3 reindeer with hangovers).

The makeup was the key to the success of the shoot and came via Leanne from logistics. The whole shoot was filmed and can be seen on You Tube 


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Saracen 2014 catalogue Thu, 24 Oct 2013 08:54:22 +0000 What a great summer of 2013 we have had.

Once again Saracen chose me to create the images for their 2014 catalogue. This year I was to shoot not only the whole range in the studio but also the action location shots for off-road, leisure and road bikes.

We started by photographing the range in the studio against a huge black felt background. This gave us solid blacks and made the bikes jump of the page. We also shot each bike against a white background for other uses/cut outs etc.

The locations were woodland trails, canal side cycle ways and quiet winding country roads. The challenge was to create a sense of speed retaining a sharpness through the frame of the bike. Studio lighting was used on location especially for the road bike images, we chose the only day during a long sunny spell when it rained. Thankfully the wet road added to the drama of the shots.

Thank you Saracen………

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Neviti Summer shoot Wed, 11 Sep 2013 11:47:51 +0000 Simple but affective small set build using two fence panels painted white to create a summer beach hut scene. Add a little dapple sunlight and were taken back to that loverly long hot summer. Photography is sometimes challenging shooting a summer scene one week and then a few days later setting up a Christmas tree and decorations for the Christmas range of party products. Luckily my props room holds many items.

Photo showing Kirstie making final changes.


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New imaging system and untethered capture Wed, 05 Jun 2013 09:27:13 +0000 It’s been a while since I added to my blog because thankfully I have been very busy.

Anyway, whats new?  I have upgraded my studio camera system and am now using the Leaf Aptus-ll 7 mounted on a Sinar P3 a fantastic combination. I can also fit the Aptus digital back onto my old but very usable Mamiya RZ and use it on location if required.

The optics on the RZ are fantastic and I enjoy using it as it reminds me of the old film days……..if your old enough to remember those ‘sepia’ times?

File sizes are impressive too, 45 million pixels in a 100 mb RAW file.

The other great news is that I am now using with Canon 1dDS Mk 3 untethered onto my iPad or MacBook on location. Art directors love this as they don’t need to stand over the camera to check images and if required could sit in another room (or building) to view images as they are taken.

Dont ask who’s the old guy in the photo, please.

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HRH Princess Royal’s visit to Marshall Amplification Mon, 17 Dec 2012 09:14:07 +0000 Glad to be chosen as official (and only) photographer to cover the royal visit to Marshall Amplifications 50th anniversary.

The Princess Royal was very interested in every aspect of production and took time to meet a large number of staff. Stopping to look at an image I had taken a few years ago of a Marshall stack with two Grenadier Guards bought a smile to HRH face.

Sad that Jim Marshall died earlier this year.

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Saracen bikes catalogue shoot Thu, 13 Dec 2012 15:43:55 +0000 This year I was given the opportunity to shoot the Saracen lifestyle images. In the past I have photographed all of the bikes in the studio. Using some of my client contacts I was able to get us into Marshall Amplification production areas to get that iconic British brand in the photos. A visit to a local cage fighting and kick boxing gym added another dimension to the shoot. Added to that a graffiti covered skate boarding park, a damp and dark tunnel full of puddles and then we hit the road.

Lying in the back of one of the companies vans with the door up a couple of hours were spent driving around MK being closely followed by Andy trying to keep a safe distance form the lens and the back of the van. Using a very slow shutter speed and a ring flash the photos really have a sense of speed.

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