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Pancake Day

Pancake Day

So you think you know pancakes? Get your pan-game up to scratch with one of these three recipes to feast on when you get home on Pancake Day.   Norwegian-stylie crêpe pancakes. You can’t go amiss with a thin, classic pancake served with sugar and lemon juice. Straight from the recipe-book of blogging Norwegian mum, Terese. Keep(…)

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Photo Books well worth a read

Photo Books well worth a read

Photo books – Four keepers. “Photographers books are dead”, to this we venomously disagree. With the continual spread of visual platforms such as instagram, the tech development in phone image quality (see google pixel !!) and the idea that “everyone is a photographer” we believe there is more space now than ever for professional photography. As(…)

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‘Should Ask Questions’ for anybody hiring a location studio

‘Should Ask Questions’ for anybody hiring a location studio

Should ask questions when hiring a film, photography studio or events space When running a film, photography studio or event space, one can always expect to hear a multitude of questions from one’s clients; naturally these are initially with regards to availability and rates, but what follows often depends on the level of experience of the person with whom(…)

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2016 recap | First Option Location Studio.

2016 recap | First Option Location Studio.

2016. A recap. Putting together the 2016 recap was an emotional rollercoaster. Trump, Brexit, Brussels. David Bowie, Zaha Hadid, Muhammad Ali, Castro, Prince… too many! Let’s face it, this year has been a strange one thus far, too many deaths and not enough tolerance. To lift you out of the pits we’re going to hold(…)

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Egg-cellent winter recipes with Rachel Green

Egg-cellent winter recipes with Rachel Green

Cooking with eggs Our good friend Rachel Green has created three cracking winter egg recipes to keep your breakfast interesting this festive season. Curried Eggs with Lentils and Fresh Coconut and Coriander Chutney Bacon and Egg with Potato Fritter with Mustard Sauce Turkish Baked Eggs with Feta and Mint Take a look at the full(…)

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What to consider when planning your event

What to consider when planning your event

Planning an Event? We have some lovely tips for you. So you’ve got an idea for an event, your concept is clear, guest list sorted, dates set and now you need to find your perfect location. Running an event can be pretty overwhelming and involve a crazy amount of decisions. Transforming an idea into a successful event(…)

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Halloween

Halloween

Halloween-er Halloween. A great chance to throw back thirteen pumpkin themed biscuits with your 10am tea, dress up and act like a goblin. Chances are you know someone throwing an event. Be it cringeworthy or blood-curdlingly exciting, we know it’s hard to figure out what to bring. Halloween has come a long way since it’s(…)

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Photographer Spotlight #2

Photographer Spotlight #2

Photographer: Jan Baldwin In the 2nd instalment of our Spotlight series, we hear from jet-setting Jan Baldwin. The body of Jan’s experience lies in interiors, food and travel. Since graduating from the Royal College of Art, she has shot interiors for design consultants Pentagram, the Savoy Group, World of Interiors and House & Garden. Her food photography portfolio includes(…)

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Photographer Spotlight #6:

Photographer Spotlight #6:

Photographer Spotlight Photographer Spotlight is our new series of  blogs aimed at highlighting the work of the fantastic photographers working in London at the moment. We will be focussing both on emerging talent as well as established professionals. Helping to expose the work of our clients, great London photographers and anybody else with fantastic work to share is our prime concern. Submissions(…)

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First Thursdays – First Option’s Top Picks

First Thursdays – First Option’s Top Picks

East London First Thursdays It’s time again for East London’s art galleries to swing open their doors and pop open some beers for October’s First Thursday. Here’s some info from us on our favourite exhibitions and the works you should check out to stay up to speed with Shoreditch’s art scene. Every first Thursday of the(…)

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