Full Steam Blog

Hear all the latest news about our projects, shoots and services here! We’ll keep you up to date with our travels around the country, let you know who we’ve been working with and share some of our favourite images.

Notcutts Amazing Food
Notcutts Amazing Food
29th Jun 2017

We wouldn't normally count garden centres among our list of potential clients, however on this occasion we are glad we can. We were contacted and interviewed by the team and a date was set. Chef Ian Boden from Flourish Food Solutions and Tom headed down to Tunbridge Wells in Kent for

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Salad in the Sun
Salad in the Sun
20th Jun 2017

One of our clients, Florette, needed an up-to-date image of their fields to adorn the sides of their lorries. The only problem? It was in Spain and they needed it urgently. They contacted Full Steam Pictures and a few days later we were despatched to Alicante, then on to Albacete. After a sho

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The Waterfront Barton Marina
The Waterfront Barton Marina
8th May 2017

We had a great day shooting the new menu with head chef Peter at The Waterfront at Barton Marina. Having just undergone a total refurbishment of the ground floor area in January 2017, the vaulted bar serves an extensive range of real ales, premium lagers, fine wines, cocktails and malt whiski

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Alton Towers Charity Cookbook
Alton Towers Charity Cookbook
3rd May 2017

Alton Towers got in touch and asked if we would like to do a cookbook - could we shoot 50 dishes in 2 days - and for charity? Triple yes.  We were paired with the fantastic sytlist Sue Townsend, who brought experience and a huge bag of tools and tricks to the shoot. The pressure was on,

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Firepit Shoot
Firepit Shoot
2nd May 2017

Firepit is definitely a refreshing take on the grill concept. An American smokehouse restaurant serving the very best in smoked and bbq dishes from their amazing wood burning grill and smoker. Here are just a few of our favourite images from a shoot we did at the Bingley restaurant. A great c

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A New Summer Menu
A New Summer Menu
28th Apr 2017

It's always exciting when we get to shoot a new menu and this was to be the first shoot in our new studio. All the food was cooked on site before the shoot and then styled by Ian Boden at Flourish Food Solutions. Here are just a few of our favourite images.   The sho

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A Fine Dining Affair
A Fine Dining Affair
15th Apr 2017

FullSteamPictures teamed up with Flourish Food Solutions to deliver these images for a development project for an independent fine dining restaurant just in time for Easter.        

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Easter Campaign Results
Easter Campaign Results
5th Apr 2017

Easter seems to spring up on many of us and obviously being in the food industry, we need to be ready and prepared. We had been asked for some inspiration that would make an impressive image. Thank you to Pages Poultry who supplied us with some incredible eggs ranging from small quail to larg

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The Complete Package
The Complete Package
1st Apr 2017

 It took us almost 2 years to find the right location for our studio. We wanted an ideal setting where our clients could come for meetings and shoots, and this was to be the final piece to our jigsaw for FullSteamPictures. Late 2016 an opportunity presented itself at Catton Estate.

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Quick turnaround for the Greyhound
Quick turnaround for the Greyhound
22nd Mar 2017

Your first pub is special. The new owners of the Greyhound Pub in Botcheston, Leics knew they had to get it right first time, but they were in a hurry to open to take advantage of the lucrative Christmas trade. They contacted Full Steam Pictures with a clear and concise brief - "Great im

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Work In Progress
Work In Progress
3rd Mar 2017

The new studio is nearly finished, but that isn't to say it hasn't been without trials and tribulations. Luckily, (or not!) one of our clients was in need of a shoot so we willingly obliged in our half-finished work in progress. The shoot went exceptionally well and the client was ove

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New website launched!
New website launched!
21st Oct 2016

Full Steam Pictures specialise in food and drink photography. It’s a passion as well as a business and one we have been pursuing since 2009 with our first project. Since then our work has spread from making restaurants look as inviting in our pictures as they do in real life.

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Food Photography in Birmingham
Food Photography in Birmingham
9th Aug 2016

We have an affinity with Chefs. We understand the importance they place on presentation as their inspirations leave the kitchen. It’s our job to ensure our skills capture that moment. Whether it’s a pack shot, a new food or beverage launch, a restaurant launch or a hospitality event w

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