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My blog is a mashup of all my interests. Business, photography, design, sneaky-peeks, published works and more. Alex is a creative director, image taker & maker, digital artist and rogue marketeer located in the UK. Commercial and personal commissions considered and currently being undertaken.
My name is Alex Mills and I’m a hybrid image taker, maker and designer. My daily job includes being a creative director, business owner, photographer, designer, videographer with a strong interest in content marketing. I have a passion for creating stories and visuals for people and businesses who have something to say. I plan and shoot with design […]
All photographs on this site / flickr / instagram are for available to buy as a high-quality photographic print. These pieces are printed and framed in various sizes on high quality paper with light-fast inks, and signed and numbered. Please contact me for details at alex [at] alxmls.co.uk for further details.
From the Blog
This is a great simple beauty lighting setup for portraits. Its called a beauty (or glamour) lighting setup because it is aimed at revealing the skin and the ‘beauty’ of the subject. In addition to getting great results, you also only need very minimal kit. The flash head with softbox will be the only light […]
‘How do photoshoots work?’ is a question I get asked alot. Everyone has their own way of putting together a photoshoot, but this is my preferred method and approach to create the great photoshoot and ensure it all runs smoothly. Part.1: Research & Preparation Lets talk … It all starts with conversation No matter whether via email, skype or phone. It’s […]
Shooting popular tourist destinations is a bitch. Scores of people in the middle of the day, the weather gratuitously unforgiving with blazing sun or torrential downpours. Amongst other things, who else wants to see yet another photo of a tourist hotspot that millions have shot before? Well, recently I returned from a month-long roadtrip down under. […]
Finally back to Cardiff, UK after an awesome adventure in Australia. I’ve got galleries and blogs planned for a more comprehensive overview, but thought I’d share a few shots from my 24mm (my last post was all about this lens, and asking if it is the best lens for travel). Anyhow, here’s a sniff of […]