Bespoke Photography Books of Your Most Treasured Things
Have you ever wished to make a permanent record of a cherished car or aircraft?
Or even a building project or significant event in your life? Bespoke photo books created by the photography of Neill Watson are high quality, large format photographic books
Provide a lasting commemoration and record of the favourite things in your life
Quality fine art materials and exclusively commissioned photography.
Spend an entire day with Neill creating location photography
Edited and compiled into a bespoke book and published on fine art photographic paper.
Generous landscape orientation images bound in a hard cover binding with dust jacket.
The luxury hard cover photo books, published in generous dimensions onto high quality, 190gsm art paper provide a bespoke record that adds to the provenance of your collectable car, your prized boat, classic aircraft or restored home. In fact, the subject possibilities are endless, simply let your imagination roam. From collections of watches and firearms to racing yachts and restored French holiday homes.
The Photographic Book
Your book is published onto forty pages of 192 gsm Pro Line pearl photographic paper and finished with a hard back cover, bound in landscape format and measuring a generous 33 x 28cms. Images from the photo shoot are laid out to create a photographic story, full page width in the style of a quality magazine feature.
The finished book is despatched via registered post to an address of your choosing.
Fine Art Prints
A popular optional extra, if you wish to hang your bespoke photography on public display, then high quality fine art prints are a perfect answer. Printed onto Hahnemuhle Fine Art Photo Rag 308gsm paper measuring 42cm x 29.6cm with an image size of 38cm x 23cm and using archival pigment inks, the quality of the finished image is both stunning and captivating. Each print is dated, signed and numbered on the reverse and comes ready for framing in a style of your choosing.
Take all of the professional photography we create for your printed book and keep it with you all of the time. As a popular optional extra, we can create an eBook of your images that will display on your iPhone, iPad or other tablet device. Whenever the subject comes along, pass around professional images published in an eBook instead of those grabbed camera phone pictures.
Pricing and Details - What’s Included
The original bespoke shoot package costs £650.00 and includes the following principle elements.
A one day photo shoot with Neill Watson at a location throughout the UK, capturing every detail.
Neill Watson’s travel within a 300 mile radius of base.
Online proofing gallery for you to choose any preferred shots or additional, optional, prints.
Publication of the photography into a hard backed, landscape format high quality book with dust cover for your personal use.
Delivery of the finished book to your selected address by secure postage
There are several optional items that some clients may wish to purchase, the following proving to be the most popular:
Additional Book Copies
Additional copies of the final book can be ordered at a cost of £95.00 if requested at the same time as the original production. This can be delivered to an alternative address of required.
Fine Art Prints for Display
Printed onto Hahnemuhle 308gsm fine art paper using archival quality inks, with paper dimensions of 42cm x 29.5cm with a discrete border. Take your favourite images from the shoot and hang them in a frame of your choice. Prints cost £65.00 each and can be easily framed in a style of your choice.
Take all of the professional photography we create for your printed book and keep it with you all of the time. As a popular optional extra, we can create an eBook of your images that will display on your iPhone, iPad or other tablet device. Whenever the subject comes along, pass around professional images published in an eBook instead of those grabbed camera phone pictures. If captured on the original shoot, sound nd video can be added.
Cost £95.00 formatted and ready to display on your iOS Tablet or iPhone
Social Media Ready Images
If you’re an active Facebook user, a Tweeter or an Instagrammer, you may wish to have a selection of the images available for rapid-fire Tweeting and posting on social media. We can supply a selection of images optimised for social media and featuring a discrete watermark to protect your content from abuse. Cost £55.00
Our bespoke service creates photography for your own personal and social use. Like most professional photographers and writers, we retain copyright to the work, but assign you a generous personal use licence. Commercial and editorial use of the work is not included but can be arranged.
Possible additional costs
While the majority of our clients are catered for in our standard photography package, on occasion clients may desire unique locations or viewpoints for their photography. Some of the more obvious may range from:
Track hire fees for competition cars – some rare competition cars are at their best in the realms of an atmospheric racing circuit.
Additional drivers – for extended, or multi-car photo shoots, we can supply additional, professionally qualified drivers with experience of the photographic and track environment
Aerial photography costs – Classic aircraft are at their best in the air. Beautiful architecture looks wonderful from an elevated viewpoint. Aviation costs, including fixed and rotary wing, suitably experienced pilots and any legal permissions can be arranged
Travel outside of the UK – Neill has photographed overseas locations from the winter north of Scandinavia to the sunny Mediterranean. Should your subject or locate lie outside of the UK, these can be arranged.
Rebooking fees in the event of cancellation – while it is very rare, location based photography is often at the mercy of the weather, car reliability and human elements such as family and work schedules. In the event of cancellation of a shoot within 48 hours, a rebooking fee of £55.00 is payable.
Commercial use of images – Neill retained copyright to all of his work. You have a personal licence to use and display any images for your own personal and social use. Commercial use and publishing permissions can be arranged on request.
Gift voucher extension – our gift vouchers are valid for ten months, giving ample time in most cases for a successful photo shoot. Vouchers can be extended for a fee of £35.0 for a further six months.