Before Robert instructed a commission of his lovely MG, he showed Richard a poem that he had written, all about living with an old car from yesteryear. Reading the poem brought back a long forgotten reminisce of a time when we bought our fuel in gallons and an attendant dispensed the fuel for you.
Today, of course self service is the norm just about everywhere. Indeed car manufacturers have put a sensor in the neck of the fuel pipe so that when the car's tank is full the fuel switches off automatically. The only sensor that old cars have is the driver's shoes. When they are splashed with petrol, that's when you know the tank is full.
With that in mind, it just seemed so fitting to depict the old MG in a setting that would have been the norm back when the car was new and you didn't have to worry about splashing petrol all over your new shoes. An attendant filling your car had the benefit for the motorist of having the windscreen cleaned, the tyre pressures checked as well as the oil dipstick and the water level in the radiator and all with a welcome smile.
This is a clients second commission. He has a few classic cars including this E-Type Jaguar. The scene at Lulworth Cove was a particular favourite spot for him and his late wife.
Richard was thrilled to get this commission as he loves anything to do with the Short Sunderland. The composition of the Caledonia flying out over Brownsea Island was requested by the son of a pioneer aviator who flew, amongst others, Churchill to various theatres of war during WWII.
Richard was thrilled to receive this commission. He had photographed the car at the Shake and Stir Vintage Festival and was delighted to be contacted by Monty's owner, the delightful Annaliese (that's her in the driving seat). She requested that the car be situated on Shore Road Sandbanks with an...
A wedding commission for the son of very good friends of ours. The castle was an amazing backdrop to a beautiful day. Look closely and you will see an English rose and a Scottish flag to reflect the couples nationalities.
We have taken into consideration that you may not want to go to the expense of having your prints professionally framed (although they do look great when they are!) so have kept to standard sizes -
A4 Prints - 21cm x 29.7cm will fit 'off the shelf' A4 frames
A3 Prints - 29.7cm x 42cm will fit 'off the shelf' A3 frames, but check frame measurement first
50cm x 70cm Prints - which includes a small white border, will fit 'off the shelf' 50cm x 70cm frames
A6 Postcards - 148mm x 105mm will fit off the shelf frames if required
Calendars - These are A4 when folded, so easy to pop in the post as a pressie. Double A4 when opened and hanging