A former music and art technician has allow her to imagination journey lead by capturing South Yorkshire pet pictures after securing the aid of Launchpad, a singular programme geared toward helping would-be entrepreneurs to construct and grow online companies while in the Sheffield City Region.
Animal-loving Christine Wilson thought we would prove it had become very easy to teach old dogs new tricks by focusing her efforts on creating photography and media production company CW Media Productions, which specialises in pet portraiture.
Christine first became excited about photography inside the 1980s, a year alongside her brother who regularly took pictures from the Royal Family and saw his work published in newspapers and magazines.
After being made redundant from her career inside the classroom, Christine thought i would enrol for a TV production degree at Leeds Trinity University, joining her daughter that was also working towards certain amount in Psychology.
Unsure a couple of future career but keen to produce a position in the news, Christine’s ideas finally clicked after creating videos for local possess that can help animals with their care locate a forever home. The experience made her ‘paws’ for thought and after leaving university life behind, she thought to apply her newly developed skills, as well as a first class degree, and try her hand at carving out a job in the arena of animal photography and videography.
Despite doing its job a contract photographer inside the 1980’s, Christine realised which the market had changed significantly. Unsure the right way to turn her ideas perfectly into a reality and in demand for support, Christine approached Launchpad for help.
The fully-funded ERDF programme, delivered through the entire Sheffield City Region, was made to offer support and guidance to new entrepreneurs, equipping them the talents they should be reach business. After approaching the programme, Christine started getting a business advisor who helped her to refine her businesses.
The support Christine received enabled her to get into specialist support to give her business ideal start, helping her to know the financial and legal implications of running her fledgling business, and also finding out how to attract customers.
Since starting her company, Christine and her pet photography has begun to ruffle a number of feathers amongst South Yorkshire animal lovers, causing a growing number of pet commissions including calendars for local animal rescue centres and promotional videos of dogs interested in their fur-ever homes.
The success of her business has given Christine the confidence to keep expanding her services whilst raising funds for local dog shelters and it is currently looking for local business owners to sponsor promotional videos and charity calendars, whilst also going to hold family photo shoots in South Yorkshire based residential care homes for Mother’s and Father’s Day.
Christine said: “Britain is rightly famous for to be a nation of animal lovers! It seems a little recent trend, but pet photography is a tradition which is often traced back so far as the 1400s, when wealthy aristocrats and merchants captured their canine companions on canvass.
“When I was made redundant, I chose to make use of to read through TV Production at university after taking my daughter in order to open days and saw that age wasn’t any limit once it heats up came to widening your expertise and gaining rewarding. My experiences at university inspired me to create a small business around my two loves to have