The Art of Professional Photography: Leon Britton Photography

The Art of Professional Photography: Leon Britton Photography

At Leon Britton Photography, located in the heart of Liverpool at The Secret Warehouse, we specialize in providing unparalleled and original photography services to those looking to preserve their special moments. We recognize that professional photography is not just about clicking a camera, but involves imagination, technical proficiency, and a thorough comprehension of the subject […]

Positive Effects of A Portrait 2023

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You know what they say, a picture’s worth a thousand words, and that couldn’t be truer when it comes to portraits. I mean, who wouldn’t want a photo that captures their personality, their smile, and their story? And let me tell ya, having your portrait taken can have some serious positive effects on your mental […]

Why is Portrait Photography Important? 2023

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Hey there! I’m Leon Britton, a portrait photographer based in Liverpool and I’m here to tell you why portrait photography is so important. First of all, let’s get one thing straight, a portrait is much more than just a picture of a person. It’s a representation of who they are, what they stand for, and […]

Working With Entertainers

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Hey folks! I recently wrapped up a killer photoshoot with the hilarious Joel, who you might know as one of the comperes at the Lyndene Hotel in Blackpool. Let me tell you, this guy had me in stitches the whole time! We took the photoshoot on-location and let me tell you, Joel brought his comedic […]

How important is a good portrait or headshot?

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As a photographer, I know just how important a good portrait or headshot can be. It’s not just about capturing someone’s physical appearance; it’s about capturing their essence and energy in a way that speaks to others. And that’s what sets a great portrait or headshot apart from just a simple snap of someone’s face. […]

Facing the Differences: Portraits vs Headshots

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A portrait and a headshot may seem like they’re interchangeable terms, but they actually have some key differences. While both types of photos are meant to capture the subject’s face and personality, the way they’re used and the context in which they’re taken sets them apart. First, let’s define each term. A portrait is a […]

New Year – New Goals

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As the new year approaches, it’s important to set goals for yourself. Whether you want to focus on your career, personal development, or relationships, setting goals can help you stay on track and achieve what you want in the coming year. One important goal to consider for 2023 is updating your headshots. If you’re an […]

Should we retouch photographs?

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In the age of social media and the constant pressure to present ourselves in the best possible light, it’s no surprise that many people are turning to digital retouching to enhance their photographs. From smoothing out wrinkles and blemishes to slimming down body parts and adding filters, there are countless ways to manipulate and alter […]

“Do I have to smile for a portrait or headshot ?”

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When it comes to having your portrait taken, one of the biggest questions people often have is whether or not they should smile. While a smile can certainly add warmth and positivity to a photo, it may not always be the best choice. On the one hand, a smile can convey a sense of happiness […]

Portrait Photography & Female Empowerment

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As a society, we often place a great deal of emphasis on external appearances and the way we present ourselves to the world. For women, this can be especially true, as they are often held to a different standard when it comes to their appearance and are judged more harshly for not meeting certain expectations. […]

Children’s Portrait Photography

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Welcome to Leon Britton Photography! We are a portrait photography studio located in the vibrant city of Liverpool. Our studio is located in a secret warehouse, which adds a unique and exciting atmosphere to our photo shoots. As a portrait photographer, we specialise in capturing the unique personalities and characteristics of our subjects, and this […]

A Comprehensive Guide to Choosing the Perfect Photographic Backdrop for Portraits

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Portrait photography can be a tricky business, especially when it comes to choosing the perfect backdrop. The right backdrop can make a portrait stand out and draw viewers in, while the wrong one can make the image feel uninspired and dull. So, how do you choose the right backdrop for your portrait photoshoots? Read on […]

How to dress for a headshot to make a lasting impression

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Whether you’re getting a professional headshot for a job, a website, or a social media profile, you want to make sure that you look your best. But how can you make sure that you do? Here are a few tips to help you make the best impression with your headshot. Read on to find out […]

5 Reasons You Need A Professional Photoshoot For Your Business

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Professional photos can make or break your business. Whether you’re a budding entrepreneur or an established brand, professional photographs will make you stand out from the competition. In this blog post, we’ll discuss five reasons why you need to invest in professional photography for your business. Keep reading to find out more! How Professional Photoshoots […]

A Beginner’s Guide to finding the best Photographers in Liverpool

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The Importance of Professional Photographs Professional photographs can be used to convey a sense of credibility and quality. They also allow for the subject to be seen in their natural environment. Professional photographs are important because they can make the difference between a person being hired or not. They also help with the marketing of […]

Booking in for 2023

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If you are looking to book a session in the studio but like us you’re a little bit busy leading up to the end of December – don’t panic!!! Our online calendar allows you to book a studio session up to 6 months ahead. Weddings are 3 years, and we already have bookings in for […]

Why is the studio closed on Sundays?

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We’ve been asked a few times now why we don’t operate from our Liverpool Studio on Sundays, so thought we best put together a post to let you know. When we opened our studio in the Secret Warehouse there were times we understood we would not be able to open, and this included Sundays. Initially […]

What Happens at a Photoshoot?

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Every photographer is different, so i thought I would go through what happens at a typical photoshoot. At Leon Britton photography, we are lucky enough to have our own Liverpool studio to work from and most of the time our shoots take place at our studio. After booking online, through the website you receive a […]

We value our reviews

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We adore receiving 5 Star reviews 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 We always want to shout from the rooftop of the Secret Warehouse when we get one and this is no exception as we have just received another review on @googleuk (you can find us by searching on @googlemaps 😳) The latest review was from Tony a Nutritionist in Liverpool who was apprehensive […]

Not Every Photographer Is The Right One For You

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Not every photographer is the right photographer for you – and before you think I am criticising other photographers, I am not – i am just saying there are different specialties of photographer You might be looking for a Wedding Photographer? A Portrait Photographer? A Headshot Photographer? A Photographer of Pets? A Newborn Photographer?  These are […]

Read Customer Reviews

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Here are some of the reviews left for us by previous clients: To read more blog posts and updates from Leon Britton Photography, please visit the Blog Page

What makes a good headshot?

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So what makes a good headshot? Here are a few things to consider: 1. The shot should be well-lit. It’s important that your headshot is well-lit, so make sure you take your photo in a well-lit room or outdoors on a sunny day. If the photo is too dark or too light, it will be […]

Pricing for Photography

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It’s always interested me that some companies, not just photographers, often exclude pricing on their websites and brochures. I understand that sometimes it’s a sales technique in place to obtain the potential clients data before they get access to prices, but as a consumer myself, I often steer clear of such companies. We’ve all seen […]

Authors Studio Headshot

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Colin is an author and as part of his premiere book launch he came to the studio to get some new images he could then use for promotional purposes. Like most people, he was not familiar with having a photoshoot, and I was able to answer all his questions prior to the shoot. During the […]

Actors Headshot Portfolio

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Actors, and Actresses… how hard is it to get to the audition stage for the role you want ? Sometimes knowing about the audition, having a great agent and being the right person for the job is not enough to get you in front of the casting director to show you have what it takes. […]

A New Business at The Secret Warehouse

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Today in the studio I was working with a young lady called Katie. After working as a Senior Nurse Practitioner for over 20 years in the NHS, she made the decision to work for herself providing colonics. Her chosen business name is the Colon Queen. She was looking for a venue from which she could […]

Making a “To Do” List

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For me, every day can be different. Some varied & fast paced; others repetitive. Running a photography studio certainly keeps life interesting, but without fail every morning I list three things I aim to achieve that day. Sometimes they can be simple things like cleaning up or sorting out a cupboard; other times it can […]

Previous Client Showcase

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I have been lucky enough to work with some really interesting, hard working and talented people in the studio. Each of them wanting to update their images to help them in what they were focused on achieving. Some people called them headshots, others portraits. This video shows just some of the many clients I have […]

New Headshots for LinkedIn

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I’ve said it many times before, but I really love the fact that I get to work with all sorts of fantastic and interesting people in our Liverpool Studio. Amongst the clients to visit our Liverpool Studio this week, was James, who also happens to be my daughters husband. He works in banking and wanted […]

What does your headshot convey ?

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Confident, Approachable, Businesslike – just three of the words that spring to mind when looking at this recent headshot of Isabella when she came in to the studio to update her images on the company website. She is a paralegal within a large legal firm and wanted her image to accurately project who she is […]

Awards and Competitions

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Since opening our photography studio a couple of years ago at the Secret Warehouse in Liverpool, we have been lucky enough to have been not only nominated for, but to have also won several awards: Headshot & Portrait Photographer of the Year 2022 (North West England) Most Personable Portrait Photographer for 2022 (Merseyside) Commercial Photographer […]

Meet my second shooter

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Introducing my second shooter – Amber-Jade. In addition to being my eldest daughter, she also works alongside me in our studio, often assisting with shoots or acting as a chaperone where needed. She has always had a passion for photography and more recently, since completing her degree at university, she has shot quite a few […]

Reviewing as we shoot

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Almost all of us feel a little uncomfortable when having our images taken. So… in addition to the coaching and advice, I also make sure that we have your images available to view as we go along. That way we can both be assured we are heading in the right direction and getting the images, […]

Workplace Headshots On Location

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I recently had the pleasure of working with the team at Greenswitch Capital in Liverpool. They specialise in solar, wind and battery storage; working with hundreds of landowners to help Britain reach zero net carbon emissions by 2050 whilst creating a sustainable, self-reliant energy market in the UK. They have developed in excess of 300 […]

Coupon Websites Crippling Small Businesses

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Businesses finding it tough enough at the minute – and here’s another example of the big boys squeezing the small businesses even further…. I looked to advertise with one of the large group coupon websites and offer a deal for customers…. after their email with commission rates of 100% As a photographic studio here is […]

Walking a mile in their shoes

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Whilst in university at Hugh Baird, I completed a project that discussed how the mind can often fill in the gaps of when something is taken out of a picture. I chose to photograph a pair of shoes in various locations, to see how people felt when they looked at the images. Take a look […]

Studying A Photography Degree

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Choosing to further your education at any time of life can be a big decision, and more so I guess when you are in your mid-forties 🙂 Back in August 2019 I made the decision to go back into education, and living in Bootle, I chose to pop in to see the higher education team […]