Photographic Review.

Throughout the first year of working for myself as Brocklebank Creative services, certain emphasis has been placed on the expansion of my offering into more creative avenues, one of which has been photography. As has been written about before in this blog, part of the reasoning behind working for myself, was to turn a hobby…

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When simplicity is key.

Providing freelance creative services to different businesses and organisations is a challenge, especially if you are changing location and working practices week-in and week-out. The variety of systems and processes you have to learn to contend with, sometimes in a very quick fire manner, can play havoc with your own working practices and organisation if…

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Designing for purpose.

How many times have you been in a situation where the work you are completing is being dictated on by another party? And how many times have you disagreed with said party about how the piece should operate, and by that I mean, what information it carries and the role it is trying to fulfill?…

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The art to keeping busy.

The world of freelance is a tricky beast to tame, and as the year continues there are of course idle moments where it would be too easy to resign oneself into too much relaxing. But that’s not me. Ever since Brocklebank Creative Services was formed, I’ve taken it upon myself to be more proactive in…

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Team work really does work.

Having been a member of several studio teams in the past, I’ve often thought about the best way of managing the work that flows through them, specifically in regards to the people and characters that work in them. I’ve come to realise that studios are a strange beast, and they often consist of a range…

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Production for Profits.

Money making is the primary┬ádrive for all businesses, and as the person who has for so many years sat at the output end of the creative process, I have often wondered how my little patch of importance effects those figures at the end of the year. I’m not sure that this level of understanding is…

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