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Saving cash while still capturing Carnations - Jenny Brough is a flower and fashion photographer who's having to be more creative in the current climate.
|Knowing how to look after her money means Jenny can keep creating images like this.|
Are you having to think more creatively now?
"Yes, but not especially now, I've always worked hard at trying to be one step ahead of the competition."
"I grow a lot of the flowers I use myself, with a lot of help and advice from my local garden center. I find that's it's all about trying to find ways of helping each other out, if someone is able to help you then think of a way you can do them a favour back. Having friends help you out on shoots is a good way on saving a few extra pennies."
"I thought I was fussy before, but now I'm looking for really top quality in everything, perfect specimens rather than good ones, and top quality printing. Everyone's looking for value for their money now so I'm out to convince them that my work is just too good to miss."
|Backgrounds like this are cheap and easy to make.|
"I would try my hardest not to make cuts in advertising as the less people that know about you the less likely you are to make money from you work."
"Yes, I make my own backgrounds and reflectors, polyboard stands etc. I also seem to buy an awful lot of gaffa tape. At college I made my own lights, but they weren't that great."
Visit Jenny Brough's website to see more of her work.