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2014 Wow what a year !

Thank you to each and everyone who has supported Nikki Price Photography in 2014. I am so pleased that my little business is growing year on year.

2014 was no exception to having a real eclectic bunch of shoots, I was going to pick my top 10, however as you can probably imagine, there are far more than 10, that I have loved!

I had the pleasure of:

working with the very talented The Right Step Dance company with their Sirens of Cheetham for this years Fuse Festival

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having exclusive entry to Canterbury Prison (abandoned) before it is refurbished by Canterbury Christ Church University.

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taking photos of family Pets, lets face it everyone loves our furry friends!

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working with some wonderful Families

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growing my portfolio of events photography at such events as; Rochester Literature Festivals; cafe crawl, garden party, Talesman, poetry day at the Guildhall

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The cabaret club

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Bredhurst St Peters Project, Canterbury Christ Church University Graduation.

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participating once again in the fabulous MOSAF (Medway Open Studios) with a focus on Mindfulness

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Rochester Literature Festivals October Exhibitions, interpreting pieces of writing into photos, and taking portraits of much loved Medway artists Thomas and Clair

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my photos being included in an article about Rochester Farmers Market in ‘Medway one’ magazine

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ending the year on a high with a boggy woodland walk with Stuart Turner and the Flat Earth Society, during which I’m glad to say we found the log!

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I undertake many personal projects throughout the year that have given me great pleasure:

Mel and Julie, as well as Sam and Rachael got hitched. Little Louis’s has his naming day. My Partner Graduated, my puppy continues to amaze me with his learning and becoming the confident little woof that I know he can be, and photos for a calendar through the seasons with my niece.

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Here’s to a fabulous 2015 x

Nikki Price Photography -Top Shoots from 2013

WOW!!!!  What a fantastic year for Nikki Price Photography.  I would just like to say thank you to everyone who I have had the pleasure of working with this year.

There were many shoots this year that were a fantastic giggle, shoots that reaffirmed my decision to set up a business doing something I love, and many that provided fantastic constructive feedback for me as a photographer.

Don’t get me wrong, it has been incredibly tough sometimes, but with good humour and support from my family and Medway creative community I am looking forward to more fabulous things in 2014 and beyond!

Medway Open Studios – The Nude

This was a particularly important shoot for me, focussing on individuals who did not fit into the ‘magazine model’ ideal of the body.  I was keen to promote ‘everyday’ people showing that we are all individual, beautiful, Nude.

The Nude

Calendar Girls MLT

This was a fantastic opportunity to work with the wonderful cast from Medway Little Theatres production of ‘Calendar Girls’ shooting the cast for a Calendar (as in the film) which is still being sold with all proceeds to charity (get in touch here if you want a copy for a mere £7.50).  Also had a wonderful piece in the local KM.

MLT Calendar Girls

The Right Step Anniversary Party

A commission working once again with the talented team of The Right Step Dance Company, this time photographing their third year anniversary, with a little taster of The Sirens of Ceetham performance.  A wonderful opportunity to support another local business.

TRS

The Fuse Festival – The Sirens of Ceetham / ME4 Writers

A fantastic Fuse Festival Commission working with the talented team of The Right Step Dance company.  A dance performance of ‘The Sirens’ near the Anchor in Chatham, Medway.  I was very captivated by the music and the story of the Sirens told purely via dance.  Also was wonderful to sit in ‘The word Shed’ and write some poems for the fabulous ME4 writers.

Sirens 

Sirens

ME4

Sun Pier

Sun Pier is a new creative working space in Chatham and many artist have studios there.  I was commissioned to take photos of all the artists and the building.  A wonderful opportunity to meet so many people and watch the venture grow.  Their website is here.

SPH

SPH

Unison Benz – band shoot  / FHF

I love working with Bands and this was particularly special to me as my brother is the bass player.  I shot the band twice this year once for promotional shots for their website and posters, and the other at Faversham Hop Festival were they had an audience of around 100 people.

Unison Benz

Unison Benz

Larkspur

Another wonderful band to work with, their passion for their music is admirable, and they are a fantastic bunch to have a giggle with.  A wonderful shoot in the Vines in Rochester fitted in with their music.

Larkspur

Sonnic Pilates

I have been attending Sonnic pilates classes for about 10 years now.  The wonderful duo contacted me for a commission for their website.  They wanted a clean crisp background therefore we hit the studio.  The ladies are wonderful to work with and we had a fantastic giggle.

Sonnic Pilates

Sonnic Pilates

Sonnic Pilates

Survived

A performance at Sun Pier house with a wonderful cast of local actors, fun to act in and take photos!

Survived

Rochester Literature Festival – Alice and Skywatcher /Other worlds other voices

Wonderful to participate in the October ‘Other worlds other voices’ Project with Rochester Literature festival, actor and photographer in Skywatcher an interactive performance, Photographer for Alice and exhibited in the Rochester Community Hub ‘other worlds other voices’.  Further details about the event can be found here. Also had a wonderful piece in the local KM.

Alice

Skywatcher

My World

On a personal level I have had the most wonderful year, taking lots of photos my New puppy, New Niece, and at a member of my extended families wedding.  Heres to a wonderful and creative 2014, Much Love Nikki

Hal

Hands off the Bump

J and L

Sirens of Cetham Full Performance

Sirens Calling

Sirens Calling

So after the wonderful success of the promotional shoot for a commission by The Right Step Dance Company for Fuse Festival and costume by Kalikas Armour, it was fabulous to see the full performance at the Fuse Festival 2013.

With haunting vocals by Tendayi Sutherland and processional drum by Jacob Bride and JIMtheSAINT the Sirens emerged from the Central Theatre Chatham, Solemnly walking through the busy shoppers of the high street who were stopping in their tracks to see the Sirens, ending their Journey at the Anchor.

The full musical composition combined with the Sirens, protective, mischievous, and tempting natures, treated the audience to a journey through the Sirens personalities and mysticism that surrounds the legend of the Siren.

Protective – mother-like figure over the other Sirens

Protective Siren

Protective Siren

Mischievous – cheeky and playful

Playful Siren

Playful Siren

Temptress – luring the sailors to shore

Temptress

Temptress

I found the whole performance fitting, given our Naval history within the towns of Medway. It was a wonderful collaborative project encompassing the variety of talented artists across the Medway Towns.

I have been proud and honoured to work with some fantastic artists. Heres to future projects!

Sirens Project Team

Sirens Project Team

Sirens of Cetham

I was delighted to be asked to shoot the promotional material for The Right Step Dance Company in collaboration with Kalika’s Armour for their Fuse Festival 2013 Spark Commission.

An overcast and showery day was a challenge for the shoot, however we did get a brief break in the rain, which added to the theme of the shoot ‘The Sirens of Cetham’. Sirens are typically beautiful but dangerous creatures from Greek Mythology, luring sailors to shore to inevitably destroy their ships.

One of my favourite shots of the day was of ‘Siren’ Natalie peering through the iconic anchor entwined with the fabric from Kalika’s Armour, just outside the Pentagon Centre in Chatham, a link to the Naval history of the town.

Siren of Cetham

Siren of Cetham