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The Goodwin Studio of Acting
JOE IS A WONDERFULLY WARM AND SUPPORTIVE PHOTOGRAPHER. HE IS KEEN TO HELP YOU GET THE MOST YOU CAN OUT OF EACH SHOT, SO HE TAKES HIS TIME, HE CHATS WARMLY WITH YOU AND THEN HAS A GREAT EYE TO CAPTURE THE ‘ESSENCE’ OF YOU; GREAT FOR SHOTS WHICH REFLECT YOUR CASTING.
JOE HAS PHOTOGRAPHED A LOT OF MY ACTORS, ALL OF WHOM LOVED THE EXPERIENCE, THE RESULTS AND THOROUGHLY RECOMMEND HIM.
RICHARD GOODWIN, ACTING COACH
WHEN ARRIVING FOR MY HEADSHOTS, WE ENGAGED IN SMALL TALK FOR A SHORT WHILE, THIS WENT A LONG WAY IN MAKING ME FEEL COMFORTABLE AND RELAXED. DURING THE PHOTO SHOOT HE WAS VERY EASY GOING AND PATIENT, AND IN MANY WAYS ALLOWED ME TO TAKE THE LEAD. HE WOULD REGULARLY STOP SHOOTING TO SHOW ME WHAT HE'S GOT SO FAR AND TO GIVE ME AN IDEA OF WHAT'S HAPPENING ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE CAMERA, THIS HELPED ME UNDERSTAND WHAT LOOKS GOOD AND WHAT DOESN'T. ULTIMATELY I WAS VERY SATISFIED WITH MY HEADSHOTS AND THE EXPERIENCE IN GENERAL.
LEON JACKSON, ACTOR
I HAVE RECENTLY JUST HAD SOME HEADSHOTS TAKEN BY JOE AND I COULDN’T SAY ANYTHING NEGATIVE ABOUT HIM. BEFORE HAVING MY HEADSHOTS TAKEN I WAS QUITE NERVOUS BUT AT THE END OF THE SESSION I LEFT FEELING VERY COMFORTABLE AND IN HIGH SPIRITS. JOE MAKES YOU FEEL COMFORTABLE FROM THE GET GO, HELPING YOU SETTLE IN WITH FRIENDLY CONVERSATION AND SETTING THE SCENE WITH MUSIC THAT HE ASKS WHICH IS TO YOUR TASTE.
JOE IS EASY GOING AND ASKS WHAT KIND OF SHOTS YOU WOULD LIKE TO SETTLE FOR, IF YOU DON’T HAVE A CLUE (WHICH I DIDN’T) THEN HE SUGGESTS CERTAIN THINGS OR TRIES TO CATCH YOU WITH NATURAL EXPRESSIONS.
I COULDN’T RECOMMEND JOE ENOUGH AND WHEN I EVENTUALLY NEED MORE SHOTS TAKEN, I SHALL BE RETURNING TO JOE (THAT’S IF HE HAS THE TIME!)
NYLE MCLOUGHLIN, ACTOR
HAD A REALLY FUN HEADSHOT SESSION WITH JOE. WE TALKED AS FRIENDS, GOT TO KNOW EACH OTHER, WHICH MADE THE ATMOSPHERE VERY RELAXED.
HE SEEMED TO GENUINELY CARE ABOUT YOU AS AN INDIVIDUAL AND WANTED TO GET TO KNOW YOU IN ORDER TO TRUTHFULLY CAPTURE YOU THROUGH THE LENS.
WOULD HIGHLY RECOMMEND JOE AS A PHOTOGRAPHER, A TRUE PROFESSIONAL WHO KNEW HIS STUFF AND WAS JUST A LOVELY GUY.
OLIVIA GUEST, ACTOR
Studio Manager at Studio Salford
Joseph is an excellent photographer, with a professional and friendly approach with clients. Would highly reccomend.
Launch programme at University of Salford
Lockdown Restrictions aren’t stopping Cohort 5 member Joe Cleary,
director of Ante Up Photography from working with clients to produce cool and directional product photography at his at home studio!
Joe initially found a passion for photography in taking photos of friends and family and also occasional gig photography, but working in Nashville, USA for the YMCA turned his passion into a lifechanging career path.
Ante Up photography has an incredible portfolio of work primarily photographing live music events but also fashion and commercial product photography.
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