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Comments from clients

"Crispin is the best photographer I have ever worked with. He brings intelligence, warmth, curiousity and technical talent to all his work. He can make the dullest subject interesting, and most nervous person relaxed. He will develop creative concepts to solve your photography challenges." Iris Steen, Director of Communications at SCIE (Social Care Institute for Excellence)

"Our brief was for a photographer to capture the added value of combining research, education and training, and clinical care. Crispin did this with absolute professionalism and creativity in often challenging environments. I would not hesitate to recommend Crispin for future projects." Clair McInally, Communications Manager at King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre

"Crispin has a fantastic skill set and within minutes he had a class of 28 children totally absorbed in photography.  Over the course of an intensive week long residency, delivered with photographer Gideon Mendel, Crispin then supported and inspired the children as they took photographs documenting their own lives.  Crispin and Gideon have the very highest standards, gently but continuously raising expectations of the work that children can produce.  Their residency delivered both high quality process and high quality end product, with intelligence, humour and absolute commitment – a real pleasure to work with!"  Rachel Adam, Juice Festival Director, NewcastleGateshead Initiative

"Crispin and Susi returned with the most stunning catalogue of shots that instantly transport the viewer to the Hills of Nepal and expresses the enormity of the Trust's mission. With a sharp eye for colour and light they responded to a prescriptive brief with panache and imagination.  In large part due to their gentle, unflappable natures Crispin and Susi have extracted the spirit and quiet dignity of our old soldiers and widows. They have provided the Trust with a valuable and precious legacy that will support our fundraising endeavours for years to come. Moreover, their work preserves a fast disappearing piece of our history. 
And all that aside, they're great fun to work with." Katherine Ayres. Dep. Director, Gurkha Welfare Trust

"Working with Crispin and Susi is a pleasure. Hospital environments can be tricky but they make everyone feel so at ease.  Crispin has worked with me on the Annual Review for 2 years now and each time he has delivered on the brief …and more - great shots and of a very high standard.  Susi gave good guidance and support during a challenging filming project and the results were amazing." Jane Kartupelis | Head of Marketing, Corporate Communications | King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust,

"Crispin's work is enthralling. A keen eye for detail along with passion for his subject matter means each is picture deeply moving and engages ones interest on many levels. Visitors are awed by his work. Truly an original artist." Angela Fox, Strategic Property & Procurement Lead at Consumer Focus

"Working with Crispin as been a pleasure. He is always creative, able to be flexible, personable, and does extremely professional work. We have worked on multiple participatory photography projects that require weeks of time together in foreign locales, so both as a person and colleague he has been a great person to work with. I would recommend him without reservation." Cathryn Dhanatya. Director of Research Administration and Finances. Art | Global Health Center at UCLA

"All the children involved learnt how to use a digital camera and were set a range of briefs to work on at home. Being given the opportunity and trust to take cameras home gave the children a great sense of excitement and challenge. The work that the children produced was really moving and it gave us as teachers a real insight into their lives which you don't usually have the chance to see. Parents were all enthusiastic about the project and were involved in helping their children to think about the different briefs."
Naomi Julian, teacher at Lathom Primary School.


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