An Exciting New Musical Theatre Adventure With Spotlight Productions

The last few months have been very frustrating for Graham and Sarah Wilkinson and all the team at Spotlight Productions. They have had to cancel their annual show – ‘Oliver!’ – and income from their costume and scenery hiring ‘business’ used to fund their annual show has been decimated. Being the positive people they are, … Read full article

Photographing Lea Salonga at the London Palladium

As a family, we cannot resist regular trips to the West End but, as an enthusiastic photographer with a particular passion for stage photography, I always get rather miffed that photography is not permitted in virtually all theatres and performances. It came as a bit of a surprise, therefore, that photographs and videos could be … Read full article

Videoing Grease Rehearsals for Spotlight Productions in 4k

The month of March is very busy for my friends Graham and Sarah Wilkinson as they prepare to put on their annual musical at the Performing Arts Centre (PAC) at Hinchingbrooke School. My daughter Rebecca and I popped in to video some of the rehearsals for ‘Grease The Musical’ using three matched Sony 4k cameras. … Read full article

Videoing ‘Sister Act’ Rehearsal to Produce a Highlights Video

I used the opportunity of a Spotlight Productions dress rehearsal for Sister Act to try to record video. To be honest, it was not the most successful venture. Extra lights had been brought in to supplement those in the Performing Arts Centre. Unfortunately, these were not to broadcast standard and caused flicker that ruined the … Read full article

Photographing ‘Sister Act’ from Spotlight Productions

I was delighted to photograph the dress rehearsal of Sister Act by Spotlight Productions, helped by my two daughters. After seeing the West End version of Sister Act, which I remember being distinctly unmemorable, I was rather apprehensive about the show. However, I was completely taken aback about how good the Spotlight version was. I … Read full article

Photographing ‘Sister Act’ Cast in Spaldwick Church

In order to produce some interesting publicity photos for the production of Sister Act by Spotlight Productions, we decided that it would look great to have photos taken in a real church. Spaldwick Church was the venue for a photoshoot with the Sister Act cast, and I think the photos certainly add character. You can … Read full article

Photographing ‘Legally Blonde’ for Spotlight Productions

My daughter Bethany I enjoyed photographing the dress rehearsal of Legally Blonde by youth musical theatre group Spotlight Productions. I’m not sure if I should admit this or not but I really love the 2001 film Legally Blonde with Reese Witherspoon, and so I was really looking forward to the Spotlight Productions version. It was … Read full article

Photographing ‘Disco Inferno’ by Spotlight Productions

I was delighted to photograph the dress rehearsal of Disco Inferno, produced by Spotlight Productions. I was assisted by my daughters. You can view all the photos here: Gallery of Disco Inferno Photos   Other pages you may be interested in: Other Posts About Spotlight Productions

Photographing ‘Singin’ in the Rain’ from Spotlight Productions

I enjoyed photographing the dress rehearsal of Singin’ in the Rain by Spotlight Productions, at the Performing Arts Centre in Huntingdon. You can view all the photos here: Singin’ in the Rain Photo Gallery   Other pages you may be interested in: Other Posts About Spotlight Productions

Photographing ‘Les Misérables’ by Spotlight Productions

I was having a conversation with Chris Abington, and he mentioned that he was drummer in Les Misérables being put on by a local youth musical theatre group based in Huntingdon called Spotlight Productions. I wondered if they would be interested in me taking photos and I got in touch with Graham and Sarah Wilkinson. … Read full article

Photographing ‘Magic of the Musicals’ at Kimbolton Castle

2010 was the year where I became an ‘official photographer’ for a stage event, when I photographed a highly successful concert held at Kimbolton Castle that raised significant sums of money for charity. It represented my first attempt at stage photography. Singing were Kate Roberts, Helen Patching, Nathan Taylor and Stephen Weller. The band included … Read full article