Photography case studies
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Photography Case Studies

On this page you will find a sample list of Inside Out Photography's (IOP) recent commissions, plus some interesting case studies from past years.  It's always a risk showing clients work dating back more than a couple of years, but we believe this history illustrates not only IOP's longevity, but also how Bernard's shooting style has evolved professionally over the Forty Three years. The case studies below are all from commissioned shoots which give you an insight into the service we deliver, and how IOP is constantly striving to push creative standards and improve the service we provide to our clients, in the Manchester and Derbyshire areas, North West, Midlands and the wider UK.

Please note: For confidentiality or copyright reasons there are some work commissions we are not able to present including our oldest client Manchester United Football Club, who we have been working for since 1992.

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Architecture 1

The images below are from a commission for a Stockport based technology client to publicise the rapid expansion of the company and celebrate the opening of a 2nd building.

Due to the orientation of their near North facing newly built building, we had to patiently wait for over 6 months to capture the daytime exterior, re-visiting the site at approximately 5.15am, when the front elevation would 
finally be bathed in glorious sunshine. 

Even then the daytime exterior required combining 3 different exposures taken approx 15 minutes apart to remove shadows cast by adjacent buildings on the side elevation, whilst retaining the texture effect of the building finish on the front elevation. These are the lengths that 
IOP will go to to get every last once of quality out of your building

Factory Records Manchester

The Legendary Factory Records : The images below are from one of Inside Out Photography's first ever jobs over Thirty-One years ago!  Taken in 1991 these show the 'then' brand-new premises of the legendary Manchester based 'Factory Records'.  Sadly the company ceased trading only six months later, making these interior images of this iconic player in the music scene of the 80s & 90s quite rare, which is why on this occasion they are protected by an additional embedded copyright logo! 


The images below were for an aluminium fabrication company specialising in high-precision components for the automotive, and aerospace industries. Some of these components were fairly small with very fine intricate details which from an engineering perspective were essential to show. IOP used specialist perspective control optics and selective light-painting to bring these details to the forefront.

Industrial 1

Polypipe: The Photographs below are from a 2010 and were commissioned by SLG a leading Manchester based advertising agency for their client Polypipe. It was very important that our creative approach didn't compromise the primary function of the images, which was to clearly capture the key step-by-step installation process for Polypipe's under-floor heating system, to be used in the installation guide.

Industrial 2

Astech Solutions: The images below are selected from recent shoots for a technology client in the robotic automation industry.

Public Relations

CDL: The images below are from a a PR recruitment campaign for a software company. The brief was to reflect the companies relaxed, informal, equal-opportunities working environment.

Hotel 1

The images below are a small selection from a commission for a hotel group client covering six hotels from the Midlands up to Edinburgh. The brief was to showcase the quality of the recent refurbishment of the hotels and reflect the investment making the interiors as warm, luxurious and inviting as possible. We used a technique called light painting, to selectively illuminate larger open-plan interiors adding life and texture to small details such as furniture and curtain fabrics.

Hotel 2

Mulberry Inn: The images on this page are a small selection from a 2022 commission for the Mulberry Inn hotel Llwynmawr in Llangollen Wales. The key mission here was to reflect the unusually high attention to detail that makes this privately owned hotel stand out from others especially hotel chains. The passion and constant drive of the owner Allan for improvement is evident upon arrival. It was vital to do justice to this commitment and sympathetically capture the myriad of 'extra touches' that makes such a difference and compels guests including Bernard owner of Inside Out to revisit multiple times.   Once again, light painting, was used to do justice to the quality of this constantly evolving hostelry, while reflecting the very personal comfortable ambience. NOTE: Images not yet uploaded on clients website.

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