What equipment do you use?
Cameras: Canon 700d and iPhone XS Max. I plan to upgrade both over the coming months.
Lenses: 18-55mm, 70-300mm, 10-18mm.
Zhiyun Smooth II gimbal.
Various Manfrotto tripods.
Software: Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom.
What’s your background?
I’ve been interested in photography since childhood and developed my technique over the years. I’ve worked in the communication sector for almost 20 years, starting in graphic design and progressing to corporate internal and digital communications. This has included managing internal communication channels, intranet and supporting direct marketing event management projects.
What instagram accounts do you manage?
My account is @richimal_bristol and I’m part of the team that runs the community accounts Instagramers Bristol (@igersbristol) and Bristol’s Balloons (@bristolsballoons). I’ve hosted account takeovers for Visit Bristol, Avon Wildlife Trust and Bristol Museums among others.
What is Instagramers Bristol?
It’s the official Instagram community account for the UK city of Bristol. We work in partnership with local organisations and communities to showcase the best Bristol has to offer. We host regular events for our community of photographers and instagramers.
Do you take portrait shots?
I don’t offer this service at the moment, but I’m happy to talk about your requirements and make suggestions.
What are your fees?
My fees vary depending on the brief we agree. Contact me for more information.
Do you edit your photography?
Yes. I want my published images to be the best they can. Sometimes this requires subtle editing like cropping and colour adjustment.
What does Richimal mean?
Nothing! I wanted to use a non-vocabulary word and simply put two words together – my name and ‘animal’ to become Richimal!