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Kestrel has 58 recommendations
Added by ArtemisFauna - 25 Sep 2013
I came to Ade last week during my tour with four random, but very specific ideas- completely different to anything I had ever done before....I think we hit the nail on the head with creating them and I have walked away from the shoot feeling very pleased with the results so far! :) Ade was super to work with and was full of enthusiasm for creating the shots- just a shame the cold weather stopped us from getting out into the wilderness. Still- there is always another time :) Ade was also kind enough to put me up for two nights, feed me and water me. Big thank you to Mary too! :) Thank you Ade- can't wait to see the rest of the images! :)
Added by laylarc - 8 Oct 2012
Finally got around to working with Ade - so glad I did :) Had a really fun shoot and I love the pictures. Very happy, thank you!
Added by whosthatgirl - 18 July 2012
Ade's work really interests me so I was very excited to hear that he'd be happy to work with me! I found Ade to be kind, considerate and really easy to get along with. A great listener and an amazing Digital Artist Together we produced beautiful results which I think we are both proud of. Would I work with Ade again?.. I must!
Added by HellKatt - 16 July 2012
I have worked with Ade a couple of times now and can honestly say he is fantastic to work with, great company, helpful, knows what he is doing and produces fantastic images, i would love to work with him again and highly recommend him x
Added by Esprit - 15 June 2012
I was lucky enough to have a two day shoot with Kestrel, and stayed at his home in North Wales. Both Ade and Mary made me feel totally comfortable and even fed me. :) We shot in some beautiful locations, and we got some great shots. I was very pleased with the overall results. Ade also has a large amount of clothing and accessories to offer to use when shooting. Ade is enthusiastic, fun and very easy to get along with. I carnt wait to shoot together again soon, very highly reccomended!
Added by judy - 30 May 2012
I have had the honour of shooting with Ade over the past four years........he is a true inspiration and together we have created some of the best images I have on my port. Over the years we have wonderful times both in and out of the studio,shooting with Ade is everything a shoot should and so much more! Thank you Ade and Mary for great times,fun and super memories.........x
Added by Ali_Brooks - 10 Oct 2011
WOW,WOW,WOW.. Went to stay with Ade and Mary for 4 days, was made to feel so welcome.. What can I say.. I unjoyed every minute, the only problem is it went to quick.. Got so many varied images and still buzzing after seeing the fantasy images which is what I mainly went down for.. Now just got to book in next visit.. Cant wait .. Thank you Ade and Mary for a fab few days and see you both soon xxx ;)
Added by Dolly13 - 28 Sep 2011
I had the most amazing time ever with Ade and Mary and I enjoyed every minute of my time there, they are so kind and friendly,I was so upset when I had to come home :( The best shoot I have ever done, the pictures are amazing, cant wait to go back!!
Added by JenSomerfield - 30 Aug 2011
Ade is one of the three coolest people I have ever met in Wales this August (&Mary/Hugh). Fab with the camera, patient with my stupid ideas, and boggles the imagination of what computery magicness madness he can achieve. If I dream hard enough I can pretend I actually did ride a unicorn, and yes, I am a warrior princess with a pet lion dontchaknow. Ta for having me and also to Mary for looking after me so proficiently. :D J x
Added by Tansy_Blue - 21 June 2011
I'm sitting on the floor at Ade's. He's trapped me here up a mountain surrounded by sheep. I'm all by myself and he's threatening to throw me in a river. Help! No, seriously, I'm one night into my two night stay at Ade's and having a fantastic time. He and Mary are very welcoming and are feeding me yummy food. :) Ade's photography is awesome and he has a fantastic collection of shoes, fabric, make up (which was hideously disorganised when I got here - it's better now), and as mentioned, lives on a bloody mountain surrounded by sheep and pheasants, so in between the sheep crap there are some fairly lovely locations. He's editing the shots of me right now (I can see him!) and they're looking brilliant. He's one of those photographers who will climb up ladders and crawl on the ground for the right angle; ie, he gets my vote of approval. He also has the best ladybird slippers.
Added by SarahInTortureland - 20 May 2011
I almost cried on the way home back from ade and marys today. My second shoot with Ade and was even better than the first. I couldnt be more happier and confident with my experience and results. (and still more to come!!!) Mary is the best cook throughout the land and they are both such hospitable people. Ade puts up with my crazy ideas and lets me jump in rivers and run down the beach starkers. Honestly you cant ask for a better experience and photo results. Ade and Mary = LEGENDS and i cant wait to go back again :)
Added by strongnick - 1 May 2011
Ade very kindly invited me to join him on a shoot today. I have admired Ade's work since I first saw it on Purestorm and it was a real privilege finally to meet him and his lovely wife Mary. It was also an excellent opportunity to watch a real professional at work. Ade is not just a top photographer and digital artist but also a great bloke. The trust and enthusiasm he engenders in his models is testament to his skill, knowledge, patience and unequalled experience. Thank you Ade for a great day (and thank you Mary for a lovely Sunday lunch) and I look forward to returning the favour soon.
Added by Danti - 1 May 2011
I stayed with the lovely Ade and his lovely wife Mary for 4 days to shoot and I had a brilliant time! So much fun and happenings that won't be forgotten! Ade and Mary couldn't have been more welcoming and I felt at ease straight away. We got loads of shots done, some I never thought I'd have the confidence to do, he well and truly brought me out of my shell and made me shed it too :P I'm really pleased with the pictures I've had already and can't wait to see what Ade does with the others! Time flew while I was there and I cannot wait to return! I honestly feel this a great friendship in the making rather than just another tog to work with and that makes me very happy ^_^ Thank you soo much for looking after me and for one of the best shoots I've ever had! xx
Added by misspixie - 18 March 2011
Kestrel is the best wizard that lives up a mountain in Wales! Fact!! Pixie x
Added by CassandraFreeman - 23 Jan 2011
had a shoot with kestrel yesterday really loved it. I felt comfortable to try stuff id never ever thought i could :) great photographer amazing phots cant wait to see the edits. feel so much more confident. will definatly go back again :) thank you
Added by ColletteVonTora - 1 Nov 2010
I had an excellent shoot with the wonderful Kestrel this weekend. From the start I was made to feel welcome and relaxed. It was an intensive but fun shoot as we sadly did not have very much time to work together. Kestrel is a true artistic genius and can make even the most simple image into something outstanding. If you are looking for arrange a shoot with Kestrel as a model, I would recommend you go with a plan for shooting for a couple of days as you will find that once you start, the ideas will really start flowing. I will certainly be working with him again and again in the future. kestrel really does live up to and exceed his reputation and I would highly recommend him to any model looking for something really special to add to her portfolio and modeling experience. Long may his work and success continue.
Added by Cinderella35 - 14 Oct 2010
I had my first shoot with Ade. He is such a great Photographer! He has just the eye for the good angle,light,etc to make you look at your best!!! I love the pictures they are great!! Thank you Ade! You are a STAR!! Looking forward to shoot again!
Added by DistortedOrchid - 29 Sep 2010
Well, what can I said about Ade that hasn't been said already?! I truly had an amazing time work with him last weekend and he help me get over some body issues I had! This man is truly an artist and would recommend him to any one! Thanks again Ade :)
Added by lawnski - 13 Sep 2010
Had my first shoot with Ade a couple of weeks ago. how can i get every picture back and love them all so much? Genius. I got to try everything i would never get to normally and he brought together perfectly the ideas i wanted to try out with my wife. On a personal level he and his wife are two of the nicest people ive met through modelling... i cant wait to to work with him again x
Added by pepsimcfly - 2 Sep 2010
I had my first shoot with Ade yesterday and we never wanted to leave!!!!!!!!!! Ade and Mary are the best made us feel like family! I left his beautiful home with more confidence i had ever dreamed of having :D Thank you Ade!!! :D !!!!!! x recommend 100000000000000000000000% :D !
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United Kingdom
Last Login:
4 days ago
Date Joined:
21 Aug 2007
Last Updated:
7 Oct 2012
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Paid work or TFP/CD
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My work is as a photographer and digital artist using my photographs to create images a little out of the ordinary.

I live in the mountains of Snowdonia in North Wales which has some of the most beautiful scenery in the U.K. and I have my own small studio for when the weather is being unsociable.

Other members Kestrel has worked with

Total Fun. WKDbabe bubbles with off the wall ideas and is a joy to work with. Ordinary and WKDbabe is illegal in the same sentence.
I've only worked with Tammylee once and the results were stunning. Two more shoots booked with her this year and looking forward to them enormously.
An absolute pleasure to work with. Lots of laughs and full of ideas. Will certainly work with again in the future. Very highly recommended.
Legend, Lunatic, Lovely Lady. Probably one of the hardest workers I know. Good friend too.
Another legend who I've had the pleasure and privilege to work with on several occassions. Roze gives her all every shot. Another very hard working model. And a good friend.
Love working with misspixie. Quirky sense of humour makes every shoot a pleasure. Always goes the extra mile for the shot.
Lola is a model who comes up with so many off the wall ideas. Wonderful to work with. Will be working with her much more.
Good friend and excellent model who I'd recommend to anyone. Down to earth and a breath of fresh air.
Awesome model. Can't speak highly enough of her abilities.
Very lovely young lady. Great fun to work with, easy to get on with and , I believe, has great potential to do really well. I look forward to working with Janine again. Highly recommended.
Absolutely beautiful. Giselle has great style and comes up with costumes that are breathtaking. She deserves to do very well indeed.
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