Briggs Shoes magazine shoot

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I was recently called upon by Tom Powney of Briggs Shoes in Morecambe to take some promotional photographs of him and his store for a feature in The Parliamentary Review magazine.

Briggs Shoes has been a family-run business since 1863 when it was first opened by Tom’s Great-Great-Grandfather. So the heritage and family lineage was something I wanted to put across straight away. This is Tom with his son Luke, who also works in the store.

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image of Briggs shoes owner Tom Powney and son Luke in front of wall showing date of 1863 the year the company was established.
Tom Powney, Owner, Briggs Shoes, Morecambe and son
image of Briggs shoes owner Tom Powney and son Luke in the Briggs Shoes shop window
Tom Powney, Owner, Briggs, Morecambe

The magazine specified a portrait also of just Tom, so we tried a few set ups to give the magazine editor some choice.

image of Briggs shoes owner Tom Powney in the Briggs Shoes shop window
Tom Powney, Owner, Briggs, Morecambe
image of Briggs shoes owner Tom Powney and son in the Briggs Shoes shop amongst the shoe displays
Tom Powney, Owner, Briggs, Morecambe
image of Briggs shoes owner Tom Powney in the Briggs Shoes shop window
Tom Powney, Owner, Briggs, Morecambe

Additionally, the magazine requested a few photos that showed the Morecambe seafront location of the shop, something that would instantly say “Morecambe” to readers, including one that hinted at the coming of the Eden North project across the road from the shop.

image of Briggs shoes owner Tom Powney beside the Eric Morecambe statue
Tom Powney, Owner, Briggs, Morecambe
image of Briggs shoes owner Tom Powney sat on the rocks of Morecambe seafront with view across the town
Tom Powney, Owner, Briggs, Morecambe
image of Briggs shoes owner Tom Powney looking across the site that has been earmarked for the new Eden North project.
Tom Powney, Owner, Briggs, Morecambe
image of Briggs shoes owner Tom Powney in front of one of Morecambes seafront wall murals
Tom Powney, Owner, Briggs, Morecambe

Finally, a shop interior was asked for, and because Briggs is so customer-focused in its approach we knew we had to include a few shoppers in the shot if possible.

image of Briggs shoes owner Tom Powney and staff and customers in the Briggs Shoes shop.
Tom Powney, Owner, Briggs, Morecambe

At this stage, I have no idea which images will be selected but it will be nice to see when it’s published.

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