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Things I wish I’d known before I started Storm & Shelter
Well hello there, I’m Gruff Vaughan. I’m one of the CEOs here at Storm & Shelter and here are some of the things that would have been very helpful...
Spilling the beans: offering free therapy to our team
At this point, I feel like pointing out “looking after your employee’s mental health is important” is a tad redundant. Duh. Of course it is. Always has been; always...
Improving our Parental Leave Policy
Sometimes, as company founders, it’s easy to fall into the trap of “if it ain’t completely broke, fix it later”, even when it’s something you know you should get...
Creative Roundup | May 2021
Howdy! Every Wednesday lunchtime, us Storm & Shelter lot get together as a team to spend some time totally saturated in creative ideas. With a new theme each week,...
What Being ‘Creatively Brave’ Means to Me
I’m partial to sharing a thought or two from time to time. I often find myself pondering, but since I work in visuals I tend to shy away from...
How to shoot lifestyle product photography
Promoting products through platforms like Instagram has never been more available. From what I can see, it’s not a surprise that there’s a higher demand for producing the right...
Film grain: the power of nostalgia
First things first, let’s make clear the difference between film grain and digital noise. In a nutshell, noise is interference that comes from a digital sensor, whereas grain is texture that comes from...
Filmmaking, Company Culture
The NUFT to WUFT Scale
When you’re a small team trying to achieve big things, every single one of you has to be on-the-ball on a shoot. If someone’s not pulling their weight, it...