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"I have worked with Ian Tennant for many years in his capacity as a photographer, video cameraman and producer.I have always found him to be a pleasure to work with, highly professional and extremely competent. I would recommend him to anyone who wants a project completed efficiently, with flair and on time." 

Nick Owen, Presenter BBC Midlands Today

 

 

"Ian Tennant has a creative eye that delivers the goods quickly and effectively. He's a professional who's grasped the speed and economies of new technology without compromising quality."

Bob Warman Presenter, ITV News Central

"Ian is just great to work with. With bags of patience and good humour, he carries his considerable expertise lightly. We have worked together to produce videos for some very different companies for the Business is GREAT campaign and he has turned around every one with speed and an eye for detail."

Stuart Rock, Editor-In-Chief , Business is GREAT

Ian’s passion and excitement for the job was inspiring.  Whether he was travelling at speed, stuck in a cell block (he’ll want me to say that this wasn’t down to an indiscretion) or stood on a motorway with 44 ton trucks hurtling towards him he produced creative and exceptional work that reflected everything we wanted within a very tight frame.’

D.C. Gavin Green, Central Motorway Police Group

"I have known Ian for many years and have the utmost respect for him. He is a hard worker and really goes the extra mile to provide what is an excellent service. No matter if it's photo or video his attention to detail is second to none. We have used Ian many times and will continue to do so. His results have been excellent. I would not hesitate to recommend him." 

Denys C. Shortt OBE, Entrepreneur, CEO, DCS Europe plc

 

"I really enjoyed working with Ian on our video project. Ian delivered the project on time and on budget and brought creativity, enthusiasm and professionalism to the job. I would certainly use Ian again for a similar project." 

Mark Anderson, Trade Sales and Marketing Manager, Warwick Castle

"The English Manner needed some new images to highlight our private household management training and consultancy. Our brief was given to Ian and he very quickly understood what was required and what we were trying to achieve. The execution of the photographs was excellent and the speed of delivery the best we have had for some time. Ian is a delight to work with and his chatty and informal approach relaxed those he was photographing to provide top rate results."

William Hanson - Etiquette Tutor, The English Manner

 

A perennial face and voice on the BBC, William comments on matters of taste and critiques social trends for a wide-range of media outlets including BBC Radio 2's Steve Wright in the Afternoon He released the best-selling book ‘The Bluffer’s Guide to Etiquette’ 

 

"I have worked with Ian Tennant for many years and his sheer professionalism and skill shine through on every occasion. He never fails to deliver and never wastes your time. First class in every way."

Digby, Lord Jones of Birmingham Kt, Former Director General of the CBI,

BBC TV's New Troubleshooter

"Ian is efficient and professional, and has the energy and enthusiasm that is completely infectious. And in this industry, that counts for everything! While Ian really listened to what we wanted he also brought his own ideas to the table which culminated in a promotional video that was polished, warm and captures the essence of our exhibition. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend Ian and we have already booked him for our next show!"

Lisa Artis, Communications Manager, National Bed Federation

 

"I found Ian to be very keen and a lovely person. We are very pleased with the professional polished video he produced for us, even when we might not have given him the easiest subjects to work with!"

Anne Scrimshaw, Fab Lab Manager

"Ian has produced some superb work for us at intu Merry Hill and his videography work is of a high calibre standard and can be uploaded immediately to YouTube and more social networking platforms. He is a pleasure to work with." 

Kelly Reed, Marketing Manager, intu Merry Hill

"We were delighted to welcome Ian Tennant to assist us with promoting the new Mercedes-Benz Citan and the Mercedes-Benz brand. The video production service that we received was professional, reliable, fast and entertaining. We would like to thank Ian and his team for his hard work and efforts and would definitely recommend him."

Charlotte Brew, Marketing Manager, Mercedes-Benz Midlands Truck & Van Ltd

 

"Having worked with Ian Tennant on our Budget coverage I can heartily recommend him for his professionalism, speed, efficiency and expertise in the video field. Ian brings a lightness of touch to proceedings and his mind is always working to find the best way for a project to work, both in terms of relaying information and in finding an innovative way of getting that information across."

Andy Coyne, Editor, TheBusinessDesk.com

 

"Working with Ian is nothing short of a great experience. As this was the first time we were going to use Video to communicate with our customers we were a little apprehensive. However, Ian and his team made the whole process open and enjoyable – a great mix of taking on board what you want to achieve, and adding their vast experience and best practice to make sure the end result is something to be both proud and excited about. Thank you." 

Rybrook BMW Worcester

 

"Ian Tennant is a joy to work with - a creative force with drive and energy, he approaches all tasks with good humour and delivers fabulous results."

Sue Hannam, Head Teacher, Lichfield Cathedral School

 

"Ian is not only a superbly able camera operator, he also brings a warmth and personality to his work which puts subjects at their ease. He has an eye for a great shot, is always on time and on budget and proactive in offering ideas.'"

Will Hanrahan, TV Presenter & Creative Director, FirstLook TV

 

"I had the pleasure of working with Ian in the production of a training video at Npower. Ian is an exceptionally talented professional with excellent stakeholder skills, he is innovative and thoughtful in his work. Ian easily grasped the requirements and vision for the video and produced a piece of work which met fully the requirements and in an effective and timely manner. I strongly recommend Ian."

Ken Jones, People Change & Engagement, RWE npower

"I have been using Ian Tennant for over 10 years, and he is one of the best photographers & videographers I have ever dealt with. He has never let me down, he is thoroughly professional in ever aspect of his work, and his photographs & videos are creative and always capture the essence of the subject. He is also an utterly nice chap !" 

Tim Jones, Marketing Partner, Pertemps

 

"This is the second time we have commissioned Ian Tennant Photo Video to produce our promotional video and we will definitely be using Ian's services in the future. He is very good at what he does and the team he has around him are equally as knowledgeable. I would have no hesitation in recommending Ian. His work is exceptional and more importantly he is a good guy." 

Jon Higgins, Director, Shooting Stars Nurseries LLP

 

"Dealing with Ian Tennant is a bit like have a whole team of experts in one man. From the outset he grasps the brief & the objective & comes back with a plan, a timetable & a rationale. He delivers high quality video productions on time & within budget. If you want someone who is reliable & knows how to produce high quality video news releases, then Ian is the man". 

Robert W Bertram, Charity Director, County Air Ambulance Trust

 

"Having received National Lottery funding to develop an exciting outdoor learning opportunity for pupils of all ages, West House School turned to the services of Ian Tennant Photo Video to help to spread the word. Ian worked closely with us to establish our key messages to market this new facility. From the outset, we received a professional service from the initial ideas, scripts to the final edit. 

 

The West House Nature Reserve and all it has to offer was encapsulated in a polished three minute film which sold the virtues of the reserve to potential visitors of all ages. An outstanding contribution by an extremely professional team."

Alistair M.J. Lyttle, Headmaster, West House School

 

"Initially recommended to us through Heart FM, Ian has provided services to us for over ten years. In this time, his work has always been of an excellent quality. The testament of the longevity of our working relationship is the fact that as photographic technology has changed and developed, so have Ian's services ensuring that he has met the changing needs of the times. This has been key as our business has also advanced and Ian has changed pace to reflect this. We would highly recommend the services of Ian Tennant Photo Video."

Karl George MBE, The Governance Forum

 

"I am writing to thank you for your help in putting together the information videos that we now provide to all of our Taylor Wimpey Customers in the East Midlands. These videos have been really well received by our customers and as a result we have seen a drop off in queries. The videos have clearly saved time for our customer service department. Your professional approach and advice was invaluable in the production of these customer service videos."

Dominic Harman Managing Director Taylor Wimpey East Midlands

 

"Working with Ian Tennant on our corporate video was very enjoyable, his patience and professionalism brought the video to completion in record timing. The company are aiming to use Ian again for further projects and would definitely recommend him."

Ria Kelly, Marketing, Keltruck Limited

 

"Ian Tennant is the consummate professional. He has produced some superb videos & photography for MG Motor UK. He brims with confidence & enthusiasm which makes working with him a joy."

Doug Wallace PR & Events Manager, MG Motor UK Ltd

 

"If Professionalism rules - then Ian Tennant wears the Crown, OK! Innovative and highly creative, Ian is a master at his craft. Always produces the goods - just ask any of his many clients."

Fred Bromwich, Vice-Chairman, Birmingham Press Club

 

"We have used Ian's services for a number of years. Ian has a fabulous personality and uses it to put everyone at ease resulting in some remarkable video and photography."

Maxine Sharman, Head of Community Engagement, The Midcounties Co-operative

 

"With experience of working on Virgin Media's retail store launches and staff community activity, I have always found Ian a pleasure to work with. The images Ian takes are creative and engaging and reflect our brand image well, I would have no hesitation in recommending Ian or his work."

Rebecca Burke, Regional Media Relations Manager, Virgin Media

 

"I have used Ian Tennant's services for over ten years. During this time I have found his photography, video, professionalism and his client care first class. Ian has covered many very high profile events which often require an understanding of PR and media requirements. It has been good to find someone who I can trust and feel confident with their abilities to deliver on brief."

Kelly Brown, Press and Public Relations, RWE npower

 

"A creative and reliable service, we can always trust Ian to come up with the results. His friendly and approachable personality means it's always a pleasure to work with him!" 

Eleanor Warren, Birmingham Repertory Theatre

 

"Ian's ability behind the lens is unquestionable, whether it be stills or video, and the enthusiasm for his work is infectious. He has masses of energy and I have no hesitation in recommending him to anyone requiring marketing-focussed imagery. He is also dead honest and prices things realistically for himself and his clients. Top drawer."

Guy Woodcock CEO Montpellier Marketing Communications Group, Captain British Army

 

"I have employed Ian Tennant for more than 5 years and found him to go that extra mile and produce innovative solutions and results in corporate photography. He has responded promptly to a new commission and delivered his work almost immediately." 

Bob Macpherson, VINCI Construction

 

"The West Midlands Combined Authority media office always strives to offer journalists fast,relevant and interesting responses to their inquiries, making sure deadlines are never missed. We apply this same philosophy to our pro-active press releases,providing the media with a complete package of words and images. As on-line media grew apace it quickly became clear that one element of that package sometimes needed to be video.

We have therefore used Ian Tennant on a number of occasions and his service, enthusiasm and end product has always been of a high standard. Furthermore, it has been quickly delivered which, of course, is a key element when dealing with a 'live' story situation."

Steve Swingler - Media Manager - West Midlands Combined Authority

 

"I have had the great pleasure of working with Ian on a number of projects and his expertise and experience have been invaluable to the University. Ian is a truly unique character at the same time as being a knowledgeable professional and genius in his field. He is one of the most constructive networkers I have met so he brings both the breadth of his knowledge and a great range of contacts to his work. He has his finger on the pulse of technology and is always the first to offer support with resources. If that were not enough he's one of those rare tireless and charming people who are inspiring to meet and who make even difficult activities fun."

Alexa Torlo, Enterprise Projects Manager NTI Birmingham

 

"Midland Aerospace have just relocated to a new facility and required a new video to promote the business move and investment in new plant and equipment, having worked with Ian Tennant previously it was an easy decision to choose Ian’s company to undertake this new video project. Ian Tennant worked efficiently and caused minimum disruption while filming. The workforce were relaxed and at ease. Ian is a Professional Videographer producing high quality work I would have no reservations in recommending Ian should you require his services." 

Eamon Lyons, Managing Director Midland Aerospace Ltd

 

"Ian is a very creative and passionate individual who I have had the pleasure of working with over a number of years now. He is always on hand to give advise, guidance and is very knowledgeable in his field. I would like to endorse Ian as a reliable, enthusiastic and very professional,who is a pleasure to work alongside and I wish him every success. I would have no hesitation in recommending Ian for his video & photography services. His exceptionally high standard of work will not disappoint."

Zoe Kean, Networks Group Holdings PLC

 

"Ian provides enthusiasm, imaginative ideas, great pictures and videos with a swift turnaround"

Richard Tower PR Manager, The Extracare Charitable Trust

 

"We work with Ian on both photographic and video assignments across a range of sectors. Ian is always enthusiastic, full of ideas and works with us to get the best out of our clients. Technically he always has the latest kit and he combines a flexible, can do approach with fast turnaround and good value for money."

Camargue

 

"I've worked with Ian for a number of years on a variety of photography and video projects. He brings enthusiasm and creativity to his work and has produced some excellent results. To put it simply, his pictures are always imaginative, engaging and to a high standard."

Rachel Andrews, Communications Officer, Institute of Advanced Motorists

 

"Whatever the job, Ian's one of very few photographers you can always depend on for 110% effort, energy and commitment every time. He's totally professional and goes out of his way to make sure you get the most of a shoot or video. When Ian's involved, I know its 'job done."

Angela Podmore, Kinetic Communications

 

''Smooth Radio have used Ian Tennant 's services on many occasions and found them to be excellent, a fantastic quality and always very professional".

Becky Lamb , Marketing & Events Executive Smooth Radio

"Ian has provided a professional service which has met ourobjectives and helped to maximise effectiveness of projects wehave worked on. He is always on time, enthusiastic and open toideas to achieve the best results. It has been a pleasure workingwith him over the last six years".

Jo Laidlar, Marketing Manager at AF Blakemore & Son Ltd

"During my time working in consultancies, Ian was one of my first-choice photographers. His enthusiasm and easy-going nature always put clients at ease, and the end results were always excellent. Ian is always prepared to try something new to come up with creative solutions. He's professional, yet fun to work with, and I am happy to recommend him".

Claire Barker, Head of Communications, Urban Growth Company

Have worked with Ian on a number of projects now and he hasalways impressed with his enthusiasm, creativity and devotion toachieving results for clients - all at a reasonable cost. Woulddefinitely recommend Ian for both video and photography work.

Aimee Postle,Director Prova PR

"I would like to thank you for all your hard work and effort in producing the video for The Studios24. Nothing was too much trouble and the finished result will be used on our web site to promote the letting of the Studios. It is refreshing to see someone who does what they say they will do"

Barry Glantz Director, The Studio24

"I just wanted to thank you for your session on Tuesday; we all think the images are fantastic and I am particularly pleased with my shots as it is hard to find one I like and I like all 3!

 You will certainly here from us again for further work as and when it is appropriate and meantime, my sincere thanks With all good wishes."

 Alexandra Messervy, Chief Executive The English Manner

"I can categorically state that Ian is one of the best freelance photographers I've worked with. He's unfailingly cheerful and consistently produces PR photography of the highest calibre. His work is very creative and his news judgement about what makes a great picture is always spot on." 

Jonny Sharp, Director at Sharp Communications

"I have worked with many professional photographers over the years, typically producing good work, however working with Ian Tennant has changed my view on what the boundaries of good photography are. In a nutshell, when you're working with Ian, there are no boundaries! With each new brief, he listens carefully to what I have in mind, and then, without exception, will add a new dimension to further enhance or improve the end result. He always embraces each photo shoot with enthusiasm and an eye for detail, and is definitely gifted with getting the best from people on the day. 

I have reams of strong footage, and it is true to say that I am often spoiled for choice!I have worked with Ian on both still photography and video presentations and I am delighted and enthused by his creativity and tenacity to produce superb results. It is important to emphasise the enjoyment of a shoot with Ian – always good fun, a great character, a true professional with an infectious personality and a pleasure to work with. Finally in terms of the quality of Ian's photographs – I would highly recommend him; in my opinion his PR shots are second to none".

Anita Williams, Sales & Marketing Director

"Ian is always extremely enthusiastic and keen to come up with original ideas for photography and video. He is very reliable and great at putting people at ease. Pictures taken by Ian for the college have frequently been used by the regional media and have really helped our PR and advertising campaigns."

Helen Guy, PR and Communications Officer, Sandwell College

"Ian is a true professional and can be relied upon to obtain excellent results every time even from those shy of the camera. Iain listens effectively to the specification and is able to turn that into a result that pleases the client. Ian is punctual, has an excellent manner and is able to put clients and other subjects at ease. Iain has provided services to me on numerous occasion over a 10 year period and I have not been disappointed." 

Marie Greer, West Midlands RDA

"Ian is a photographer you know will deliver results for you. Whether you provide a brief and he attends solely or you attend together, his creative influence ensures that you will get some great coverage for your clients. His 'can do' attitude is infectious" 

Michelle Simpson, Account Director, Gough Bailey Wright

"I hired Ian to cover a company event for my business, Keltruck Limited. I was very pleased with the photographs Ian took of my company's directors, our guests and TV's Alan Titchmarsh. The quality of the photographs resulted in good media coverage locally for my business. Ian also covered David Cameron's visit to Dudley South shortly before the general election. Again I was very pleased with the results and will be inviting Ian to cover the Prime Minister's next visit to my constituency! Ian is very flexible meaning he has the ability to adapt and work to the client's brief. I therefore have no hesitation in recommending Ian's services". 

Chris Kelly MP (Conservative, Dudley South)

"I am extremely pleased with the quality and creative element that Ian brings to photo-shoots. He has the panache and eye that is required when looking to reflect a message into the media, that often has remarkable results. A picture can be the tipping point, between success and failure with press items." 

Linda Heyworth, National Marketing Manager, RSM 

"Just a few short lines to say thank you very much for all your hard work on our promotional film. I doubt you have had to work in more difficult surroundings or to such demanding time limits. Your ideas, suggestions, input, enthusiasm and professionalism all helped to make the whole experience very enjoyable. Judging by the feedback from customers so far there is no doubt that this has raised the profile of the company and set the bar a little higher for our competitors, I would say that this has to be the most cost effective promotional tool we have ever invested in." 

Anthony Brownsett, Weir Waste Services Ltd

"I have worked with Ian Tennant on a variety of projects for different employers over the last 13 years. Ian is the consummate professional combing excellent technical skill with outstanding creativity. He understands what photo is needed to generate great publicity and uses creativity and innovation to achieve it. He demonstrates excellent interpersonal skills and is able to engage everyone he meets from business, charity and community to put them at ease and ensure he gets the best photo." 

Robbie Beak, International Inward Investment Manager, West Midlands RDA

"We have used Ian to photograph publicity events, award ceremonies and student activities on numerous occasions. He has also made short videos for us. Ian has an unerring ability to get the right shot, using his confidence and charm to position his subjects without imposing on the activity that they are engaged in. His proven compositional skills are backed by an enthusiastic commitment to his customers." 

Stephen Clarke, Head of Marketing, Sandwell College

"With experience of working on Virgin Media's retail store launches and staff community activity, I have always found Ian a pleasure to work with. The images Ian takes are creative and engaging and reflect our brand image well, I would have no hesitation in recommending Ian or his work." 

Rebecca Burke, Regional Media Relations Manager, Virgin Media

"I can always trust Ian to do a superb job with even the most minimal brief. He will always look for a way round potential problems and deliver the result we can our clients are looking for. He's ahead of the game when it comes to the latest high-tech equipment and is one of the few people I can turn to when I'm looking for an affordable combination of video and stills photography. I would not hesitate to recommend Ian." 

Mary Whitehouse, PR Consultant, Betterpr

"Ian easily grasped the requirements and vision for the video and produced a piece of work which met fully the requirements and in an effective and timely manner. I can strongly recommend Ian and his team."

Ken Jones, People Change & Engagement, RWE npower

"We have used Ian to photograph publicity events, award ceremonies and student activities on numerous occasions. He has also made short videos for us. Ian has an unerring ability to get the right shot, using his confidence and charm to position his subjects without imposing on the activity that they are engaged in. His proven compositional skills are backed by an enthusiastic commitment to his customers." 

 Stephen Clarke, Head of Marketing, Sandwell College

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