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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.

About Me, Alex Mills About Me, Alex Mills

My name is Alex Mills and I’m a hybrid image taker & maker. My job includes: creative director, business owner, photographer, designer, marketeer and videographer rolled into one gigantic creative ‘uberbeast’. Essentially, this is me: I make that blank bit of paper into something special. I take the seed of an idea and feed it […]

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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.

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Best lens for travel? The 24mm

Best lens for travel? The 24mm

Posted on Jun 27, 2015 in News, Reviews & Kit Tests

I’m heading off on a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Australia in the coming days and have been contemplating what kit to take. Chatting with fellow photographer, Nigel Pugh – I was recommend and reminded of my favourite ‘old’ slr lens that I had on my first Canon years back. It was a 24mm. A bit of […]

Early morning training with HelenMarie Wilson

Early morning training with HelenMarie Wilson

Posted on Jun 9, 2015 in News

I’ve been training with HelenMarie for about 6 months now. Once a week, keeping an all-watchful eye and advising on my technique in the gym, providing regular and updated session plans and giving me great motivation and support along the way. Being a control freak (so I’ve been told), it’s been hard to let go and […]

Love Cardiff / Sherman Theatre

Love Cardiff / Sherman Theatre

Posted on Jun 5, 2015 in Locations & Events, News

I recently had a roundup of images used in the Sherman Theatre‘s Love Cardiff spread in their latest brochure. The concept of the new play is all about your stories. They want(ed) your stories about anything to do with your life in Cardiff. Good, bad, funny, sad … you can find out more about the […]

Empty #1: Sanitorium Park, Canton, Cardiff

Empty #1: Sanitorium Park, Canton, Cardiff

Posted on May 7, 2015 in Locations & Events, News

Where: Sanitorium Park, Canton, Cardiff Part of my ‘empty‘ series. Empty places fascinate me. Where there was life and vibrancy, and at this moment in time, whether temporal or permanent, there is none.

Shooting the team at Burning Red

Shooting the team at Burning Red

Posted on May 2, 2015 in News

It’s that time of year that the team here at Burning Red shudder at the thought of …  yes, it’s those two words ‘photo day’. Usually I aim to give at least one weeks notice to the (un)lucky few so hair, clothing and last minute press ups can be performed in order for people to […]

Photography Training Workshops for 2015

Photography Training Workshops for 2015

Posted on Mar 15, 2015 in News

For 2015, we’re introducing over at Burning Red, photography training workshops taken by myself to help businesses, organisations and individuals take better pictures. It’s that simple! I plan, produce, shoot and post-produce most of the images and advertising for our clients  and we also produce imagery for other creative agencies in South Wales. Over the last […]

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