• Safia Oakley-Green 2017 © Daniel Dytrych 002

    Safia Oakley-Green Portrait

    Safia Oakley-Green is 15 years old here. I arranged to meet her with her mother and spent around 30mins taking her portrait in the street at The Strand Arcade, Sadler Gate, Derby. The lighting wasn’t the best during the first part of the shoot, but I directed Safia to go into some shaded area and …

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  • Leah Lyons Portrait 2017 © Daniel Dytrych 08

    Leah Lyons Portrait

    Leah Lyons is the sister of a friend. I approached her a few weeks ago about taking her portrait and it was an enthusiastic, yes! We did 3 different looks, but the biker jacket look is one I am drawn to most. The shoot took place in her kitchen against a white wall using available …

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  • Sam Davison Portrait 2017 © Daniel Dytrych 01

    Abacus Barber, Sadler Gate

    Today I dropped into the barbers to get a much needed groom on top. There is a very charming place on Sadler Gate in Derby city called Abacus. It is owned and run by barber Sam Davison, and the role fits his own look perfectly. During my visit he had another customer drop in, and …

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  • Millie Butcher 2017 © Daniel Dytrych 01

    Millie Butcher Portrait

    I shot Millie Butcher today wearing and draping a beautiful knitted jumper her gran made for her and the textures work really well. I tried to be a bit more interesting with it and had Millie drape it over her shoulder. – The Collection Images © Daniel Dytrych –

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  • Jessica Lawley Portrait 2017 © Daniel Dytrych 05

    Jessica Lawley Portrait

    Jessica Lawley is another girl that I came across on Instagram through shooting another model. She has a very classy look that comes across as very timeless and compliments the black and look look very well. Once again it’s keeping it very simple with the poses and lighting was all natural. A reflector was used …

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  • Steve O'Reilly 2017 © Daniel Dytrych 02

    Steve O’Reilly – The Cigar Lover

    Steve O’Reilly is someone I have known for around 20 years, from around the age of 11 years old. He has the classic manly look which is always great to shoot in males, and to make it even better he brought along a Cuban Cigar. It was a special occasion, so why not celebrate with …

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  • Rosie Brown 2017 © Daniel Dytrych 01

    Rosie Brown Portrait

    I came across Rosie Brown on Instagram when looking for a few new faces in the area. She’d never done modelling before and this was her first shoot. As expected she was a little nervous to begin with when running off a few test shots, but then settled in. In post-production work I decided to …

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  • Chelsea Turtleneck Jumper © Daniel Dytrych 2017 02

    Chelsea with Turtleneck Jumper

    Once again we kept things simple in this photo shoot. No expensive lighting setups, makeup artists and stylists. Chelsea picked up a turtleneck jumper from the White Stuff shop in the sale on the morning of the shoot. It became the focal point of the shoot and we tried to make something interesting happen. – …

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    Will Abbot Portrait

    Will is a 17 year old lad from Derby. I came across his instagram profile through a friend and decided to approach him for a photo shoot. I am always on the look out for models with an individual style and Will suits that really well. The whole collection was shot with just window light, …

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    Elton John’s Drummer, Derby

    Here is one of those street drummers playing a drum kit made from buckets.  Whilst I was watching his friend said to me, with a smile on his face, he thinks he’s Elton John’s drummer. I don’t know, maybe he is, but I doubt it. Anyway, he was pretty good so I gave him my …

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