Client Testimonials

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A wonderful guy who is hard working, loves his work and puts all his heart and soul into it. John made me feel extremely comfortable, so much so I wen...

Carolyn Rothwell

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John is a top guy who will make you feel relaxed and comfortable whilst remaining a true professional. The quality of his work is awesome and prices a...

gothrose1986

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John is a photographer who can accommodate anyone - young, mature, modern or prim and proper! Mum and I enjoyed our photo session with John as part of...

Scatt Scatterling

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John was doing a charity project that I volunteered for... I am not normally happy with having my picture taken as I have a surplus of chins and a fac...

Stew Ashburner

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Couldn't meet a more genuine guy. Understanding of what you need/want without compromising his own style. Nice studio, near the town centre. Try him...

Becki Chadwick

More Reviews

Headshot V’s Portrait

Often I am asked by people ' what is the difference between a Headshot and a Portrait. The straight answer would be ' Headshots are for business and your promotional material. Portraits are for hanging on the wall in your home or office' The difference between...

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The Headshot – because first impressions count!

Your social media photo needs to be a true indication of your age and build. There is no point in pretending to be someone you are not. The more accurate the photo the better. It needs to represent who you are, it is your first selling point in getting you noticed....

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Invest in yourself

    Having professional photographs taken can be a huge confidence boost. And I should know! Since meeting John on Project 22, we’ve become good friends and I've become his social media monkey! But he has also used me as a (completely and utterly amateur)...

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Festive Shoots

ASSIGNMENT: Chew the fat festive sessions are just that. You and your family/friends will spend 20 minutes within the studio set and be your natural selves. The photographer will capture up to 40 images that he considers to be the key moments. You will be given a...

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Project 22 – The Great Reveal

On Thursday 6th July, the first half of the Project 22 exhibition went on display to the public in The Gallery at St. Georges House as part of the Manifest Arts Festival. Over 14 hours, John and exhibition curator Emma displayed 270 images, with 211 hung...

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Project22 Bolton Preview

Project 22 - the end? As of the 22nd of June 2017, the photographic aspect of Project 22 came to a close. For those who have met John, or have read or heard anything about Project 22, you will know that the number 22 has cropped up at various points in his life and...

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Monochrome Portraits by John Bentley Bolton

Monochrome Portraits Classic styling with classic lighting. These are monochrome portraits. The style is generally one light up close and personal, but seriously, this is not a bad thing. The light is placed close to the subject and controlled in a way that the light...

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