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The Team

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We know and understand the industry

We work with every aspect of the hospitality industry providing a diverse range of digital disciplines: Photography, Video Production, Motion Graphics, Digital Marketing and Communications.

We have professionals all over the country, from Cornwall to Scotland and everywhere in between.

Understanding and Delivering

We can help you through sharing our knowledge and expertise about how to best maximize visual digital media working in conjunction with your business.


Who we are

The Directors

Well known within the hospitality circles and has worked within the Hospitality Industry for 20 years. Specialising in Portraiture, Food Photography, Interiors and in Video Production. Adrian has a BA (Hons) in Film and Photography from the University of Westminster, London. His videos have over 10 million page views. Very much the creative.

Adrian Franklin

The Boss

Adrian Franklin
Director
Portrait of Jacqueline Franklin

The Real Boss

Jacqueline Franklin
Director

Has worked within the Hospitality Industry for a span of 30 years, developing her career within the Wine Trade. Has a BA (Hons) in Hospitality and Business Management, Leeds Beckett and a Diploma in Digital Marketing through the Chartered Institue of Marketing. Very much the organsier.

John Sheppard

John Sheppard: Photographer

John Sheppard: Photographer

John Sheppard
Photographer

John graduated with a BA (Hons) in photography from the University of Kent in 2015.  Working with Hospitality Media he has developed his skill sets on a variety of levels: as a photographer, 1st assistant and camera man.  John is comfortable with working from a ‘brief’ but also uses plenty of initiative.  Very much a team player.

The Photographers

Portrait of Ben Meadows Photographer

Ben Meadows: Photographer

Ben Meadows: Photographer

Ben Meadows
Photographer

With an HND in Photography, we have known Ben for 20 years.    As Ben’s skill set has increased as a photographer over the years, he works as a photographer in his own right and works predominantly for us at Hospitality Media.  His ability as a photographer, capturing people without them noticing and in natural poses is exceptional.   He undertook a commission from us for the Goldservice Scholarship involving many photos of HRH The Queen.

Portrait of Jim Wileman Photographer

Jim Wileman: Photographer

Jim Wileman: Photographer

Jim Wileman
Photographer
Freelance photographer and videographer, lucky to be based in North Devon, but covering the whole of the West Country and further afield
for the national press, magazines, and commercial clients.
Portrait of Simon Burt Photographer

Simon Burt: Photographer

Simon Burt: Photographer

Simon Burt
Photographer

After twenty or so years shooting news and features as a Staff Photographer and Deputy Picture Editor on a regional daily newspaper then as a photographer for a national agency, Simon now spends his time photographing interiors, food and people for a wide range of hotel, restaurant and holiday letting agency clients across the south west.

Portrait of Brendan MacNeill Photographer

Brendan McNeil: Photographer

Brendan McNeil: Photographer

Brendan McNeil
Photographer

Dublin born and raised, Brendan MacNeill studied at the Polytechnic of Central London, gaining a degree in Film & Photographic Arts. His practice evolved to include portraiture and fine monochrome landscapes. There followed a move to Edinburgh working for Scotland on Sunday and the Scotsman quickly gaining a reputation for going for the unusual.  He currently shoots People, Places and Food for editorial and business clients.

Portrait of Alan Donaldson

Alan Donaldson: Photographer

Alan Donaldson: Photographer

Alan Donaldson
Photographer

Alan has been photographing food and drink for 20 years. He has been involved with a number of food books and worked extensively with chefs and food stylists both on location and in his studio. Based in Scotland he likes nothing better than being in the highlands and islands indulging his love for photography.

Portrait of David Cotsworth Photographer

David Cotsworth: Photographer

David Cotsworth: Photographer

David Cotsworth
Photographer

Since graduating from Plymouth College of Art in 1999 David has specialised in Portrait, Food and Lifestyle photography working for a range of editorial and commercial clients including BBC Good Food, Olive Magazine, Le Creuset and the Caterer, he also works direct with restaurants and hotels including The Goring, Five Fields and Corrigans of Mayfair.