Ffotograffydd Masnachol Casnewydd

Webber Photo yw fi, Rhys Webber (a chynorthwywyr lle bo angen), ac rydw i'n Ffotograffydd o Gasnewydd, yn cynnig ffotograffiaeth cynnyrch, ffotograffiaeth fasnachol, ffotograffiaeth ddiwydiannol, portreadau, ffotograffiaeth teithio a ffotograffiaeth ffasiwn o fy stiwdio yng Nghasnewydd, De Cymru. Mae gen i hefyd stiwdio ffotograffiaeth gludadwy sy'n fy ngalluogi i saethu yn eich man busnes os oes angen. Rwy’n cynnig Gwasanaethau Ffotograffiaeth yng Nghasnewydd, ond hefyd Ffotograffiaeth Casnewydd – fy ngwaith ffotograffiaeth personol, sy’n ymwneud â dogfennu amrywiaeth pobl Casnewydd drwy bortreadau ffotograffig. Wrth gwrs, nid yw bod yn Ffotograffydd Casnewydd yn fy nghlymu i â'r ddinas, gyda chleientiaid o bob rhan o'r DU a thu hwnt.

Ffotograffiaeth yw fy angerdd ac rwy'n ffodus bod pobl yn talu i mi wneud yr hyn rwy'n ei garu - bod yn ffotograffydd! Rwyf hefyd yn tynnu lluniau er pleser personol pan nad wyf yn cael fy nhalu - yn arddangos fy ngwaith personol ac yn gweithio ar brosiectau ar raddfa fawr fel Cymry O Bobman. Rwyf hefyd yn addysgu ffotograffiaeth, ac wedi cyflwyno sesiynau i fyfyrwyr ym Mhrifysgol De Cymru, a Choleg Gwent.

Edrychwch ar yr ystod o wasanaethau ffotograffiaeth rydw i'n eu cynnig isod, yna cysylltwch i weld beth allaf ei wneud i chi neu cliciwch yma i ddarllen mwy amdanaf.

Ffotograffiaeth Portread

Angen portread ohonoch chi'ch hun, neu luniau o'ch tîm gwaith? Dw i wedi saethu miloedd o bortreadau… cymerwch olwg.

Ffotograffiaeth Cynnyrch

Cymerwch olwg ar ein ffotograffiaeth cynnyrch, gan helpu ein cleientiaid i farchnata eu cynnyrch ar wefannau ac mewn catalogau.

Ffotograffiaeth Digwyddiadau

Mae ein ffotograffiaeth digwyddiad yn cael y lluniau sydd eu hangen arnoch o'ch digwyddiad corfforaethol neu greadigol.

Ffotograffiaeth Diwydianol

Mae ein cleientiaid ffotograffiaeth ddiwydiannol yn cynnwys TATA Steel, BAE Systems, Welsh Power, Ensinger Plastics a llawer mwy.

Ffotograffiaeth Teithio

Cael camerâu - a fydd yn teithio? Cymerwch olwg ar rai o fy ffotograffiaeth teithio.

Ffotograffiaeth Ffasiwn

Oes angen ffotograffiaeth ffasiwn neu harddwch arnoch chi ar gyfer eich brand, neu a ydych chi'n fodel uchelgeisiol sy'n chwilio am luniau portffolio gwych?

Cleientiaid Ffotograffiaeth

Rwyf wedi bod yn ffotograffydd masnachol ers blynyddoedd lawer, yn gyntaf yng Nghasnewydd, yna Llundain ac yna yn ôl i Gasnewydd. Rwyf wedi cael gormod o gleientiaid ffotograffiaeth i'w crybwyll, ond dyma rai.

BAE Systems
University of Wales Global Academy
GD Environmental
Welsh Power
Bank of England
People's Health Trust
Ensinger
Tata Steel
CAF
Premier Forest

Blog Ffotograffydd Casnewydd

Nid fy mhroffesiwn yn unig yw bod yn ffotograffydd, ond fy hobi hefyd. Mae blog Fy Ffotograffydd Casnewydd yn dangos amrywiaeth o waith a gomisiynir gan gleientiaid, gwaith hunangyfeiriedig, gwaith addysgu ffotograffiaeth, ac arddangosfeydd. Cymerwch olwg!

Cynhadledd WAHWN

Cynhaliodd WAHWN – Rhwydwaith Celfyddydau mewn Iechyd a Lles Cymru – eu cynhadledd fawr gyntaf yn Sefydliad Lysaughts yng Nghasnewydd yn hydref 2023, a chomisiynwyd fi i dynnu llun o’r digwyddiad.

Portreadau: Newport City Radio

Roedd Radio Dinas Casnewydd ar fin lansio gwefan newydd, felly fe wnaethon nhw fy llogi i saethu rhai portreadau ffotograffig bywiog a lliwgar.

Harding Evans Portraits

Harding Evans is a large solicitor's firm in Newport and Cardiff with about 90 staff members, and they requested a portrait shoot for their website.

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The conference was WAHWN's first conference since they formed in 2018. We've been working with them ever since on graphic design, marketing and website design. The organisation brings together artists, policy makers, educators, funders, academics, researchers and healthcare workers and this event was very well attended, packing out the main venue hall and 4 breakout rooms.

I spent the day at the conference, shooting event photography with the odd portrait thrown in, meeting and photographing some really interesting people along the way. Here are some of the photos from the event.]


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WAHWN - Wales Arts in Health & Wellbeing Network - held their first major conference at the Lysaughts Institute in Newport in Autumn 2023, and commissioned me to photograph the event.


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Newport City Radio have been broadcasting in Newport for over ten years and to celebrate they planned a new website (which my company www.webber-design.com helped build). They needed some new photographic portraits of the team, including presenters, producers, journalists and admin staff. The brief was to produce super colourful, vibrant and fun portraits using their brand yellow for the background.

I shot the portraits at the radio station using my portable studio, with a sunflower yellow background, ensuring that all sitters wore bright and bold colours - a couple showed up in less colourful clothing, but I tweaked these in photoshop to achieve the vibrancy that the client wanted. Between us we also provided a box of props to add to the fun.

Lastly, I added a watermarked tiled version of their logo in the background to enhance the brand recognition. Some of the portraits were for specific shows - hence the landscape format. On the website the spaces to the left and right of the sitters is filled with text info on each show.


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With about 90 staff members to shoot, this wasn't going to be done in a day, so we arranged one photoshoot at the Cardiff office, and 3 at the Newport office. 

"I ******* hate having my photo taken!"

If clients want natural looking portraits, then it takes a little time - as many people hate having their photo taken, and especially when told they must by their employer.  Wall to wall images of beautiful models wherever we turn has made many people uncomfortable with having their photos taken, and so it is no surprise when a significant proportion of my 'models' for headshots enter the studio with fear and trepidation. This makes them stiff with hunched shoulders and rictus smile (or their go-to photo pose), which is no good for taking relaxed and natural photos.

For this reason I request 10 minutes with each sitter. Some sitters are clearly comfortable and are in and out of the studio in 5 minutes, but with the less comfortable ones I need that time to get them to relax, and forget that they "hate having their photo taken". This means chatting, and asking questions - connecting with each sitter in order that they relax enough for the shot. I may then only shoot in the last couple of minutes of the ten, but the results are much better.

On Brand Portraits 

Harding Evans' brand is centred around their teal colour palette, so we decided (me and the marketing manager together), that we should shoot on a textured teal background, with a little gradient so that the centre of the images was lighter than the edges. To achieve this I set a coloured gel onto a grey background, turning it to a teal colour. The teal wasn't quite the brand colour, but close enough that I could then tweak each portrait in photoshop to get the precise colour for the brand.

Finishing Off

Pretty much all phone cameras now come with a 'beauty' filter which smooths skin and reduces blemishes - and people are using them so much that a regular 'warts-and-all' high res image can look too detailed in comparison. So in collaboration with the team at Harding Evans we decided to do minor skin smoothing, and blemish removal on all images - plus several of the sitters requested more specific edits, including thickening of thinning hair in Photoshop.

I'm happy to offer these edits if the clients want them - not going as far as a beauty/model retouch shot (that can take an hour per shot) , but making the sitters look as good as possible. 

Take a look and get in touch if your team needs new photographic portraits.

 


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With about 90 staff members to shoot, this wasn't going to be done in a day, so we arranged one photoshoot at the Cardiff office, and 3 at the Newport office. 

"I ******* hate having my photo taken!"

If clients want natural looking portraits, then it takes a little time - as many people hate having their photo taken, and especially when told they must by their employer.  Wall to wall images of beautiful models wherever we turn has made many people uncomfortable with having their photos taken, and so it is no surprise when a significant proportion of my 'models' for headshots enter the studio with fear and trepidation. This makes them stiff with hunched shoulders and rictus smile (or their go-to photo pose), which is no good for taking relaxed and natural photos.

For this reason I request 10 minutes with each sitter. Some sitters are clearly comfortable and are in and out of the studio in 5 minutes, but with the less comfortable ones I need that time to get them to relax, and forget that they "hate having their photo taken". This means chatting, and asking questions - connecting with each sitter in order that they relax enough for the shot. I may then only shoot in the last couple of minutes of the ten, but the results are much better.

On Brand Portraits 

Harding Evans' brand is centred around their teal colour palette, so we decided (me and the marketing manager together), that we should shoot on a textured teal background, with a little gradient so that the centre of the images was lighter than the edges. To achieve this I set a coloured gel onto a grey background, turning it to a teal colour. The teal wasn't quite the brand colour, but close enough that I could then tweak each portrait in photoshop to get the precise colour for the brand.

Finishing Off

Pretty much all phone cameras now come with a 'beauty' filter which smooths skin and reduces blemishes - and people are using them so much that a regular 'warts-and-all' high res image can look too detailed in comparison. So in collaboration with the team at Harding Evans we decided to do minor skin smoothing, and blemish removal on all images - plus several of the sitters requested more specific edits, including thickening of thinning hair in Photoshop.

I'm happy to offer these edits if the clients want them - not going as far as a beauty/model retouch shot (that can take an hour per shot) , but making the sitters look as good as possible. 

Take a look and get in touch if your team needs new photographic portraits.

 


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