What an epic Weekend…

As a freelance photographer, sometimes you look at your calendar and Have the occasional freak out when there are no bookings on the weekend.

Recently (weekend before last) that wasn’t the case. The weekend was empty but I was looking forward to the break as the week had been chocka!

But that changed quickly as I’m happy to help when last requests come my way, so What started as a free weekend quickly escalated with bookings – one for photography at Proud on the Embankment and the other a DJ set at Burlock on Duke St, London (guys souls pop down there!).

Anyway. Enough chat, here’s a sneak peek at the party photos…

 

 

Do you need a Photographer for your next event or social campaign?

Hi,

I’m Darren Bandoo, an experienced and award-winning London-based Photographer.

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I specialise in capturing moments for (but not limited to):

  • Live Events
  • Corporate Events/Parties
  • Private Events
  • Weddings
  • Content for Social
  • Conferences
  • Travel
  • Food – Photography & Recipe Videos

“Thank you so much for the job you have done with the canapes pictures!

We’re extremely happy with the quality. You understood exactly what we were after and managed to capture the best of each element in each image!

We look forward to working with you again and will certainly recommend you!”

– Lilian Fantinatti, Private Dining & Events Manager at Smith & Wollensky, London.

More here: Testimonials / Facebook reviews

Here’s a little taste

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Happy 2nd anniversary, Fab UK Magazine

What a party this was! My first time in a room full of fashion enthusiasts and photographers and the Zoo was packed.

Back in June, this celebration started as I guess most would, with the Step and Repeat Wall photos that lead into the main area for drinks and a bit of networking and being papped.  Then our hostess, Sheena, welcomed everyone and went straight into the Miss Fab UK 2018 fashion show featuring clothing from Designer Venera Tabakin.

I just wanted to say massive thanks to Founder and Director of Fab UK Magazine, Cem and Starbelle Founder and Director, Isabelle for inviting me and my camera along – I got some great images that will be featured on the next issue!!! whoop whoop

Get your hands on the latest issue here

Event details:

Here are a few of my highlights:

Another Great EventHuddle: Social Media for Events 2018

Social media is an amazing beast that, if the various platforms are used correctly, can deliver us some great results.EventHuddle_201805-31

As a sponsor of this educational event, I enjoy attending these morning meeting ups for connecting with both regular and new faces and (especially from this event) I always came away with some fantastic insights, best practices and often a list of ‘Do’s and Don’t’ that get offered up by the days esteemed guests.

Speaking of which, today’s session, Social Media for Events pt1

With guests:

  • Chairman – Nick Lawson, Acquisition Marketing Manager at Eventbrite
  • Darren Struwig, Social Media Producer at Festival Republic

  • Sarah Rainford, Senior Account Manager at Born Social

  • Audrey Solvar, Moka Agency – watch this space, a new agency to be launched next week…

Here are a few photo highlights from the session

 

See this full collection and past events here

Watch the whole session here

 

EventHuddle: New Gallery Page / Next Event

This is very cool.  I’ve been working with EventHuddle as their photographer for quite some time now and I’m so pleased that they have recently added a Gallery to their website which features the images I captured of past events as well as a little bio of yours truly…  Awesome!!!

Who is EventHuddle…?

EventHuddle is a regular topical discussion / educational forum for event & marketing professionals. Each gathering takes place at the prestigious 1 Wimpole street (home of the Royal Society of Medicine), in the form of an early morning panel discussion, placed between a sumptuous breakfast offering and an unbridled networking opportunity.

Next Event: 

  • Topic: Social Media for Events: 2018 Edition
  • When: Tomorrow – 30.5.2018, 08:15 – 10:30
  • Where: 1 Wimpole St, 1 Wimpole Street, London. W1G 0LZ. United Kingdom
  • Register here

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Women in Tottenham interview founder of Starbelle (and use some of my images!!)

Women in Tottenham interview Isabelle De Polla founder of All female DJ & musician agency, Starbelle.

See the full article and testament to a dedicated individual here

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