Kay Ransom Photography

Kay Ransom Photography is based in the Cotswold town of Cirencester in Gloucestershire, but I work on UK-wide projects. I specialise in wedding photography, corporate and commercial projects, exhibitions / events / conferences and staff headshots / personal portraits.

Corporate Photography

Kay Ransom Photography is based in the Cotswold town of Cirencester in Gloucestershire, but handles UK-wide projects.

I specialise in, events / conferences / exhibitions corporate and commercial projects, staff headshots/ business portraits.

Corporate Images

Wedding Photography

Kay Ransom Photography is based in the Cotswold town of Cirencester in Gloucestershire, but I service weddings across the UK. I have helped over 50 satisfied couples capture their big day.

Wedding Images

About Me

Picture of Kay

I have been a professional photographer since 2005. Previous to my photography career I worked in the film and television industry for three years. At University and College I studied Photography and Practical Film Production.

In my spare time I enjoy competing in amateur wakeboarding, travelling, tennis, snowboarding, slalom water skiing and surfing.

To get in touch, please or call +44 (0)7968 507196.

Diary Archive: 2009-11

Kay Ransom Photography logo
Wednesday 30th November April, 2011

NEW Logo

Kay Ransom Photography is currently going through a re-brand! See what you think of my new logo, designed by Zebrative. Coming in the new year will be an all new website too.

Azzurri
Wednesday 24th November, 2011

Azzurri Connect

For the third year running I've been photographing the Azzurri Connect Conference in London. The brief was to capture the spirit of the event e.g. photographs of speakers, atrium hall full of networking delegates & the exhibition stands etc.

St Dunstans
Wednesday 9th March, 2011

St Dunstans

St Dunstan’s has been provide support to blind and visually impaired ex-Service men and women. I have been photographing some publicity shots in their Sheffield and Brighton divisions. It's been a facinating project to work on, I've got to meet some really interesting people.

Zebrative
Tuesday 1st November, 2011

Zebrative

Zebrative, a design studio in Cheltenham asked me to photograph their portfolio for their new website. We spent the day working together at my studio near Cirencester, making sure Zebrative got the shots that they desired. To have browse, click here .

Cripps Barn
Wednesday 19th October, 2011

Kay's Wedding Tips!

As a wedding photographer, I attend between 20 and 26 weddings every year. Along the way I have picked up some valuable knowledge that I would like to share (not just about the photographs, but the wedding as a whole). See my new page for a few pointers!

Bishop Milner
Wednesday 19th October, 2011

Bishop Milner School

Has completely re-vamped their website, this fresh start included a photoshoot. If you watch the scrolling banner you'll see my photographs. Promo photoshoots at schools are phyically challenging due to the sheer size of some secondary schools.

Craig Cahoon
Saturday 1st October, 2011

Craig Cohoon Watersports

I spent the afternoon on the various motor boats at Craig Cohoons, photographing kids party activities, learner wakeboarders and slalom water skiers. These images are required for updating their stock of publicity imagery, this was a fun and diverse shoot.!

Siddington School
Wednesday 14th September, 2011

Siddington Primary School

Today I've been at Siddington Primary (near Cirencester) photographing the children cooking, reading, playing guitars, climbing, gardening etc. it's a lovely school with lots of outside play and education areas.

Glassware
Thursday 1st September, 2011

Glassware studio shoot

This week I've been photographing lifetstyle imagery and also individual products for Loco Glass . A glass blowing company in The Brewery Arts, Cirencester!

Steph Caller Wakeboarder
Sunday 7th August, 2011

Photos featured on "Animal" website

I recently did a photoshoot with Steph Caller Pro Wakeboarder who is sponsored by the brand "Animal". She won the UK National Wakeboarding Championships, so my photos are now featured in the Animal's latest news.

surfing
Friday 5th August, 2011

Surfing in the West Coast of Ireland

I've just returned from a surfing trip in Ireland, the waves on the West Coast are fantastic. I finally learnt to "pop" onto the board - fun, however exhausting :-)

Friday 22nd July, 2011

Photoshoot at "Boots" - Gloucester

I had a last minute call yesterday when in Cornwall surfing to ask me to photograph a site visit at Boots the chemist in Gloucester. So I re-jigged my plans and left Cornwall 5am for an 11am photoshoot, life and work blend into one when you're self employed!

Thursday 14th July, 2011

Photoshoot at "Melin" for "Capita"

Today I headed to Pontypool, Wales. Capita's software services division secured a five year contract with Melin Homes, I was there to capture this new relationship.

Wednesday 22nd June, 2011

Glastonbury!

I'm away for 5 days the Glastonbury Music Festival. If you've never been before, you should certainly consider it, it's definately one of my best highlights of the year!

Nadia Sawalha
Tuesday 14th June, 2011

Photograph in "The Daily Mail"

Today's edition of the Daily Mail, page 13 contains a photograph I took of Nadia Sawalha for Lloyds Pharmacy. I was doing the Stills Photography for their TV Advertisment, some shots had to go immediately to press!

Steph Caller Wakeboarder
Tuesday 10th May, 2011

Timelapse / Animation of Steph Caller

Take a look at this link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rMDoaIO5tTs

Steph Caller is the 4th best Wakeboarder in the world. I have created her this unique time-lapse video, containing elements of animation. The feedback from this piece has been overwhemlingly positive.

Harry Eames Wakeboarder
Tuesday 22nd March, 2011

Junior Wakeboarding Star

This weekend I photographed Junior Champion Wakeboarder Harry Eames. He has recently been sponsored by Just Water Sports. Keep an eye out for him riding at WMSki!

Monday 22nd March, 2011

Action Medical Research

Tomorrow's shoot will be for the charity Action Medical Research, it will be of a 2 yr old blind boy and his parents.

Henry Tinder
Monday 7th February, 2011

Kingsholm Rugby Club

This week I will photographing a fashion shoot with Gloucester Rugby player Henry Tinder for Turf Legends.!

Cake
Tuesday 1st February, 2011

Cake, glorious cake!

Today at the studio I had 24 cakes delivered, which needed photographing for the new Cotswold Cakes website. An enjoyable yet tummy rumbling shoot!

Wednesday 26th January, 2011

Time Lapse Photography for Unilever

This week I've been working at The ExCel centre in London. This involved photographing timelapse imagery of the conference set up from start to finish.

Parish Church
Wednesday 12th January, 2011

Cirencester's Parish Church sees a facelift

I have been working with the Character Conservation Ltd to capture their ongoing project to restore the stunning Parish church. A facinating insight into the hardwork the team do.

painting with light
Sunday 2nd January, 2011

Painting with Light

During the Christmas period I've been experimenting with a fun technique known as "Painting with Light". This image of my car I created with a white torch, a red torch and a very long exposure.

Lloyds Pharmacy
Thursday 16th December, 2010

Lloyds Pharmacy Head Office

Today I photographed the portrait of a pharmacist for a brand new campaign. This photo is featured in this month's "OK!" magazine page 130, "Reveal" magazine page 70.

Logica
Wednesday 8th December, 2010

Stunning frosty road trip to Wales

Today I photographed the launch of Logica's new office opening in Bridgend.

Cotswold Life
Thursday 21st October, 2010

Fame at last

Whilst photographing the Turf Legends it seems I was snapped and can now be found on the society pages of "Cotswold Life" Magazine.

Monday 27th September, 2010

Four page spread in "Cotswold Life" magazine.

An article is being featured in the October edition of the magazine, starting page 140 this is for the Turf Legends clothing brand photoshoot.

Bang Goes the Theory
Tuesday 21st September, 2010

Photographs on BBC Television

Last Wednesday I had five photographs featured on the BBC's programme - "Bang Goes the Theory". This was a last minute commision, requiring imagery of young active people and photos of the elderly.

Monday 23rd August, 2010

Weddings Galore

Summer is very popular for weddings. The last few weeks I have photographed weddings at "Cripps Barn", "The Organic Farm Cafe", "The Great Tythe Barn" "Minchinhampton Church"

Tuesday 20th July, 2010

Back to school

Today I travelled to Dudley to do a promotional photoshoot for Bishop Milner School. They have a brand new website coming very soon.

Azzurri
Friday 16th July, 2010

Azzurri Sales Conference with a twist.

For the second year running I've been photographing the Azzurri Sales Awards Conference. This years' theme was in a Hollywood style!

Tuessday 13th July, 2010

Photographing famous jockeys

For last two days I've been photographing renowned jockeys Carl Llewellyn (Twice Grand National Winner) & Sam Thomas (Gold Cup Winner) for the Turf Legends fashion brand.!

Wednesday 7th July, 2010

I be will photographing Nick Hewer this week

(a.k.a Alan Sugars' right hand man from "The Apprentice")

Tuesday 30th June, 2010

BBC Photoshoot

It's been a rather manic evening, I had a call from the BBC at 6pm needing shots of the elderly by 11pm (same day). A few phone calls to people's grandparents / aunts various and all sorted now, it was a great challenge.

Tuesday 1st June, 2010

Cirencester Scene Magazine Article

This month I have an article in Cirencester Scene Magazine! See pages 5 and 25! Cirencester Scene June 2010

Kay Ransom Stock Image
Tuesday 18th May, 2010

Gas Safe Register Photos Press Release today

I have been working with the Gas Safe Register for the last year photographing imagery as part of their national Gas Safe campaign.

Friday 30th April, 2010

Next photo shoot - Milan!

I was employed by another photographer to fly to Milan (just for the day) and help to photography a board of directors.

Tuesday 6th April, 2010

Brand new Studio!

My brand new studio opens today, just five miles from Cirencester...!

Kay Ransom Stock Image
Wednesday 10th February, 2010

Photo chosen as front page image on Big Stock Photo

One of my photos has been chosen as front page image on Big Stock Photo on Big Stock Photo, one of the best known professional image libraries

Tuesdy 5th January, 2010

Fiona and Sean in the finals of Your Herts Beds Wedding of the Year!

I was their wedding photographer, so lots of the photos were used in the magazine. http://www.yourhertsbedswedding.co.uk/woty_shortlist.cfm

Tuesday 24th November, 2009

Azzurri and The Prince's Trust

My latest two photoshoots have been a conference for Azzurri at The Hilton Waldorf and a charity choir event for The Prince's Trust.

Wednesday 4th November, 2009

Latest Photo shoot - The Information Standard

Yesterday I had a shoot in London at "The Kings Fund" Photographing the launch of "The Information Standard"! In a years' time this will be something the public will be very familiar with...

Tuesday 14th April, 2009

Electrical Safety Council

This shoot was in London

Sunday 26th July, 2009

Unilever Vitality Day

My most recent shoot has been the Unilever Vitality Day, attended by 3000 people!