I had the privilege of seeing the refurbishment of the National Cycling Centre in Manchester. The brief was to capture the work so far by ISG on the new external steelworks and interior upgrades during a tour for the North West Construction Hub. So with health and safety paperwork completed and full PPE on, we stepped beyond the hoardings…
The second part of the brief was to capture two of their apprentices Lizzie and Caseigh as they chaperoned me around the site whilst undertaking their various roles.
Most of these shots were semi-staged meaning they had actual jobs to do and I photographed them doing it. I would then position them in the best light and try to convey the sense of scale of the project. Additional lighting was required in certain shots which gave me more creativity and scope in the time available. They seem to be really enjoying this exciting refurbishment project and clearly have a bright future within their respective roles in construction.
The full bank of edited images have been transferred and will be used by the client internally and externally across various media.