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  1. Understanding Imposter Syndrome in Content Creation

    2024-01-13 14:31:00 UTC

    Imposter syndrome is a prevalent phenomenon that affects many content creators. It is a nagging feeling of self-doubt and inadequacy, where individuals believe they are not good enough or qualified to be doing what they are doing. This blog aims to delve into the topic of imposter syndrome in content…


  2. The Journey of The Acting Industry for Aspiring Actors

    2024-01-08 21:50:00 UTC

    Acting is often misunderstood as just simply memorising lines and delivering them in a convincing manner (or shouting). However, the truth is that becoming a successful actor requires intense training, a wide range of skills, and a whooole lot of patience. The Disguised Virtuosity of Acting Actors undergo rigorous training…


  3. The Importance of Updated Headshots for Young Actors

    2023-11-29 10:35:00 UTC

    The world of entertainment, as we creatives know it, is an industry that is filled with competition. Within the acting field, particularly young actors, they  are constantly vying for roles that can propel their careers to new heights. One often overlooked, yet crucial aspect of their professional portfolio is to…


  4. Overcoming Imposter Syndrome in Musicians

    2023-11-19 23:00:00 UTC

    Do you ever find yourself doubting your musical abilities? Feeling like a fraud or fearing that others will discover your lack of talent? If so, you may be experiencing imposter syndrome. This common phenomenon affects many musicians and creatives, hindering their self-confidence and preventing them from fully embracing their success.…


  5. Overcoming Imposter Syndrome in Musicians

    2023-11-19 23:00:00 UTC

    Do you ever find yourself doubting your musical abilities? Feeling like a fraud or fearing that others will discover your lack of talent? If so, you may be experiencing imposter syndrome. This common phenomenon affects many musicians and creatives, hindering their self-confidence and preventing them from fully embracing their success.…


  6. The Importance of a Showreel for Actors

    2023-11-12 00:23:00 UTC

    Introduction Aspiring actors and seasoned performers alike understand the significance of having a showreel (greatly!). A showreel is a compilation of an actor’s best work, showcasing their range and talent. It serves as a powerful marketing tool when auditioning for new roles and can make all the difference in catching…


  7. Creating Visual Impressions: Beka McKay’s Headshot Photography Experience

    2023-10-31 20:49:00 UTC

    Headshots play a pivotal role for actors and actresses. This is due to the fact that often, these are the initial point of contact with casting directors and agencies. Their importance lies in their ability to display an actor’s versatility and range, convey a sense of professionalism, construct a unique…


  8. Girl Scout has a boogie at Brudenell Social Club

    2023-10-16 10:37:00 UTC

    On the 6th of October, Leeds’ beloved, one and only, Brudenell Social Club hosted a remarkable night of live music that will be remembered by fans and music enthusiasts, and, of course, us! Aire Street Studio payed them a visit to witness Girl Scout’s set live and direct, as well…


  9. Catch KwizzBit Live at Aire Street Studios!

    2023-10-11 22:28:00 UTC

    Words by Nicole Fazlinia Fancy seeing you back here, and just in time for (another) blog about everyone’s favourite pub quiz company - KwizzBit. Except this time, they went live in our very own beloved Leeds. Catch our other blogs about them here *insert link*, or here *insert link*. If…


  10. Erland Cooper at Left Bank!

    2023-10-10 11:30:08 UTC

    Words by Nicole Fazlinia For the very first time, I had the brilliant opportunity to shoot an event at Left Bank Leeds, which was packed with some incredible musical talent on, the behalf of Aire Street Studios, without Mark’s professional guidance for the very first time. To be entirely honest,…


  11. Capturing Tech Leaders and Innovators at Leeds Digital Festival

    2023-10-06 08:05:00 UTC

    By Maddie Armstrong Leeds Digital Festival has brought together individuals of all sorts of expertises, across two weeks packed with enlightening events taking place through all of Leeds city centre. From small auditoriums to vibrant cultural hubs, hundreds of like minded individuals have gathered in spaces to network with one…


  12. Leeds Digital Festival 2023: Celebrating Digital Culture

    2023-10-02 16:55:00 UTC

    With the season of Autumn drawing in (cue the pumpkin spiced lattes) the city welcomes the event of Leeds Digital Festival, an open, collaborative, and all-around-fun celebration of digital culture around us! From the 18th to the 29th of September, the event plans to take over with their open-platform programme…


  13. Capturing Creativity: A Memorable Band Photoshoot at Aire Street Studios

    2023-09-26 13:51:00 UTC

    Words By Beya Milan.  The Pretty Ugly is a Yorkshire-based quartet that focuses their musical creativeness towards alternative pop/rock. With their indie rock roots deeply influenced by the 80s, They skillfully blend elements of alternative rock with a pinch of nostalgia to the past, infusing the ears of tomorrow with…


  14. The Art of Actor Headshots: Capturing Versatility and Emotion Behind the Lens

    2023-09-21 21:43:00 UTC

    Words by Beya Milan. Actors’ headshots are not just ordinary photographs; they are an essential marketing tool that serve as the first impression for casting directors, agents, and producers. In a highly competitive industry, it is vital for actors to be up on their toes about how they present themselves…


  15. Jamie Hudson: The Piano-Man with a Picture-Perfect Presence

    2023-09-18 10:44:00 UTC

    In the competitive world of independent businesses, a strong online presence is crucial for success. And when it comes to making a lasting impression, professional headshots play a pivotal role. A quality headshot serves as your virtual introduction, capturing attention and conveying professionalism on platforms like Twitter and LinkedIn. These…


  16. Jamie Hudson: The Piano-Man with a Picture-Perfect Presence

    2023-09-18 10:44:00 UTC

    In the competitive world of independent businesses, a strong online presence is crucial for success. And when it comes to making a lasting impression, professional headshots play a pivotal role. A quality headshot serves as your virtual introduction, capturing attention and conveying professionalism on platforms like Twitter and LinkedIn. These…


  17. LeedsFest Day 3: The Epic Finale

    2023-09-08 13:24:00 UTC

    As the first raindrops fell on Day 3 at Bramham Park, anticipation filled the air. But the weather did little to dampen the spirits of the lively crowds and the promise of yet another unforgettable day at LeedsFest. Amongst the vibrant atmosphere, Welcome To Leeds managed to grab a precious…


  18. A Step-by-Step Guide to Using the Arctic Hayes Pipe Freeze Kit

    2023-08-24 21:56:00 UTC

    After Aire Street Studio’s photographic collaboration with Arctic Hayes, the team at Aire Street became intrigued about plumbing, and what it’s all about. So, here’s a guide on the Arctic Hayes Pro Pipe Freezing Kit, one of the products which Aire Street Studio photographed, a safe professional way to extend…


  19. Capturing Talent: Rachel Mucha’s Transformation Through Mark Wheelwright’s Lens

    2023-08-23 14:05:00 UTC

    Words by Beya  The acting industry is highly competitive, especially for aspiring actors who are just starting out. There are numerous talented individuals vying for limited roles, making it challenging to break into the industry. The demand for acting jobs often outweighs the supply, leading to fierce competition among actors,…


  20. Aire Street Studios and Arctic Hayes Limited: Capturing with Brilliance!

    2023-08-21 08:23:00 UTC

    Words & Images by Nicole. Arctic Hayes is one of the largest independent distributors of plumbing products in the UK, and today we got the pleasure of working with them at their head office in Leeds, snapping pictures for their website along with supporting imagery for their customer’s websites. They…


  21. Studio Hires: Igniting Success through Professional Product Photography and Videography

    2023-08-15 09:18:00 UTC

    When it comes to product photography and company videography, hiring a professional studio can be incredibly useful. A studio is specifically designed to deliver high-quality photos and videos efficiently, saving businesses valuable time and resources. Professional product photography is essential in today’s competitive market, with e-commerce sales projected to skyrocket…


  22. The Power of Self Tapes

    2023-08-07 07:41:00 UTC

    Self-tapes have become an essential tool for actors in the competitive world of film and television. They allow actors to audition remotely, showcasing their talent and versatility without the need for in-person auditions. The importance of self-tapes lies in their ability to level the playing field, provide convenience, and offer…


  23. Lights, Camera, Action: Devon’s Journey with His First Filming Experience!

    2023-08-05 23:04:00 UTC

    Devon Nixon, an aspiring actor based in Leeds, recently had the opportunity when he landed a role in an independent short-film being shot in his hometown. Devon’s journey began when he auditioned for the role through a self-tape submission. He read a part of the script provided by the director,…


  24. Capturing Sagar’s Team Through Film and Photos

    2023-07-29 21:28:00 UTC

    The Sagars photo and video day 2 kicked off with a variety of errands as the team from Sagars collaborated with photographer Mark Wheelwright, videographer Erin, and assistant Paula. They had set up their equipment in the morning, ready to welcome the employees of Sagars for a dynamic photo and…


  25. Unlocking Success: The Power and Importance of Effective Networking

    2023-07-29 14:08:00 UTC

    Freelance Fest: Speed Networking Freelance Fest takes over, hosted by the collaboration of Leeds Arts University, The Prince’s Trust and Leeds Conservatoire! The event consists of a week-long enterprise program in order to help individuals set-up their business, whilst also being able to develop the practice and springboard into the…


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