I was recently booked for event photography to cover the launch of Voices, held at Port Vale FC in Stoke-on-Trent. Voices is a much-needed service that is funded by the National Lottery. Its customers are people whose lives have been seriously affected by events and conditions over a prolonged period. They may present frequently at emergency health care facilities, drug and alcohol services, homelessness or mental health services. Similarly, customers may also be well known to the emergency services.
The assignment was to photograph the launch of Voices, taking images of the event, including the speakers, candid moments and the general atmosphere as well as a selection of suitable posed images for PR use in local and national publications. The imagery would also be used to launch their website – http://www.voicesofstoke.org.uk/
The event was a great success with a huge turnout – I was personally blown away by some of the emotional speeches, in particular Lindsey’s and Darren’s. Below is a video link to the event where you can listen to Darren’s speech. To really understand what this organisation does I highly recommend you spare a few minutes and watch it.
Thank you Voices for hiring me and I look forward to working with you in the future. Here are a few pictures from the event.