December 07 Andalucia, Spain
The 2008 – 2009 two year Andalucia calendar has been launched! 24 months of Michelle’s imagery are now available from www.andaluciacalendar.com
December 07 Thailand
Michelle returned to Bangkok to cover the Loy Krathong festival and to complete the imagery for famoushotels.org on the Oriental Hotel in Bangkok.
November 07 Koh Samui
Michelle is currently relaxing and photographing on the island of Koh Samui. She will return to Bangkok to cover the Loy Krathong festival. It’s a once a year event that coincides with the full moon. A Thai tradition to houour the river gods, garlands of flowers are offered to the river, to wash away sins and bring good luck in the year.
November 07 Bangkok
Michelle is working on Location in Bangkok and will be working on pictures to update a book on the history of the world famous Oriental Hotel by Andreas Agustin and Andrew Williamson.
November 07 Volvo Masters, Valderrama Sotogrande
The Volvo Masters, the Grand Golf Finale of the European Tour season, celebrates its twentieth anniversary this year. Michelle was at Valderrama covering the tournament.
October 07 Daniel Casares, Flamenco Guitarist
Michelle was commissioned to photograph the internationally renowned flamenco guitarist Daniel Casares. The images have been added to his publicity imagery for universal records.
October 07 International colour awards
Michelle Chaplow receives a Nominee in the category of Architecture at the 2nd Annual Photography Masters Cup and a second nomination in the category of photojournalism.
The Photography Master Cup is a global online awards show recognizing excellence in color photography. This celebrated event shines a spotlight on the world’s finest photographers. The awards Jury represents the most influential art directors, agencies, editors, galleries, and publishers from the world of photography, advertising and entertainment.
The Jury were passionate about viewing the images, spending eight weeks reviewing entries online before making their final selections.
Over 15,000 images were received from 69 countries and Michelle Chaplow´s received a high percentage of votes overall. Certainly an outstanding achievement, well done!
October 07 The chestnut harvest
Autumn in Andalucia is amazing for photography.
September 07 Endless vacation magazine, Mexico
Images supplied for a feature on Flamenco.
September 07 Marbella
Michelle has been commissioned to photograph carry out architectural and interior photography for a newly constructed Villa with elevated views of the Mediterranean and the Concha mountain and surrounding countryside.
September 07 Marbella Hotel Refurb
Fuerte Hotels Group in Marbella, Spain, have re commissioned Michelle carry out additional imagery of their founding hotel in Marbella.
September 07 Andalucia.com Calendar
Final imagery being shot, 22 of the 25 images are now with New Image design team.
August 07 Sunday Times Travel Magazine
The August issue of the Sunday Times Travel Magazine has published 27 of Michelle’s stock photographic images to illustrate a special feature on Andalucia.
August 07 Andalucia Calendar
16 images are now “in the bag” for the 2008 – 2009 Andalucia Calendar, the remaining 10 will be shot over the next month in Seville, Huelva and Cordoba.
July 07 Barcelona Historic Hotels
Michelle will be photographing luxury hotels with historical connections in Barcelona for Famous Hotels of the World.
July 07, August 07, September 07, Andalucia
The Andalucia.com calendar is now in its fifth edition; shooting has commenced and the crew will be on the road from July until September.
July 07 South West Coast of Ireland
Michelle is currently shooting stock on the Emerald Isle, including lush, green pastures and smoke-free pubs!
July 07 Almadraba Tuna fishing update, Costa de la Luz, Spain
2007 has been the scarcest and most incredibly short season for tuna fishing and this coincided with an unprecedented number of requests for press accreditation to cover the event. In the end, the TV company filmed in Italy, the only other place where the Almadraba technique is still practised today. Michelle, alongside numerous other members of the media, is now on the list for 2008. That’s one of the amazing and magical things about nature and photography; nothing is certain, making the achievement far greater in the long run.
May 07 Fifth Edition of Andalucia Calendar
The next two-year, limited edition calendar of Andalucia will cover 2008 and 2009. Andalucia.com and the New Image design team are now working on location scouting, casting of models, design and photography. www.andalucia.com are offering clients and businesses the unique opportunity of exclusively sponsoring a specific page or location.
May 07 Marbella Hotel Refurb
Fuerte Hotels Group in Marbella, Spain, have commissioned Michelle to provide additional images of the recent refurbishment of their founding hotel in Marbella.
June 07 Southern Spain
Michelle has been commissioned by a London based designer to photograph two private homes situated in the picturesque village of Vejer de la Frontera in the Province of Cadiz, Andalucia.
June 07 Manila and Hong Kong
An assignment will take Michelle to the Philippines to photograph the capital city’s Manila Hotel, then on to Hong Kong to photograph what many claim to be the best hotel in the world; The Peninsula Hotel in Hong Kong.
June 07 Golf & Country Club
Michelle has been commissioned by the Madrid based company, El Campanario Ocio y Turismo SL, to provide the photography for the next publicity campaign for their state-of-the-art Spa and Country Club.
June 07 Almadraba, Costa del Luz, Spain
An American TV crew working on behalf of National Geographic has requested still images of the Almadraba tuna fishing on the Costa de la Luz. Arrangements have been made with the Association of Tuna Fishers and a suitable weather window is being awaited.
April 07 Langham Hotel, London
A variety of photographs were taken for the Langham Hotel in London and added to www.famoushotels.org