Creatives Pod

Adrift Visuals

Photography, Videography

Adrift are the fabulous company that shot the beautiful title photos for our website.  Adrift are a UK based photography and video production agency specialising in producing creative, engaging, story-based visual content for the adventure and outdoors sector. Born through Alice and Sam’s joint passion for the ocean and the great outdoors, Adrift has captured moments for brands across the globe. Adrift believes that creative production is a specialist activity. By solely focusing on content production and storytelling, they use the power of in-house specialist knowledge to deliver agile, high-quality photography, and video production. 

Amber Beard

Writing, Editing

Amber is a freelance writer for hire, available for writing assignments including copy writing, website copy, features, guest blogs, in fact anything that you might need some words for. As well as curating her own online magazine ‘The Magpie Anthology’, Amber also writes web copy for design companies, advertorials, sales literature, blogs and advertising as well as running Twitter, Instagram and Facebook accounts for third parties.

Shaun Cuff

Graphic Design

We can’t rave about Shaun enough. He is a Graphic Designer based on the Isle of Wight with a passion and flair for logo design, visual identities and branding, and has been on board with Lobster from the very beginning. He has 20 years commercial experience in design for print and web. Shaun is a joy to work with.

Holly Jolliffe


Holly is a freelance photographer specialising in interiors and still life for magazine, publishing and PR clients. Splitting her time between bases in London and her home town on the Isle of Wight, she often collaborates with stylists, working both on-location around the country, and in her studio at the bottom of her garden where she shoots food and still life.

Skinny Mammoth

Videography, Production Company

Skinny Mammoth are an Isle of Wight based production company with a multi- functional recording studio, specialsing in music videos, corporate videos and multi- camera live streaming. As well as creating digital content, fully tailored from concept to delivery, they provide other creative services for both small businesses and larger corporate companies such as photography and audio production, including music composition, recording and mixing and ADR.

Stephanie Mackrill


With with over 18 years experience in full time professional photography including commercial and journalism, Steph loves capturing dynamic, beautiful and original images for a broad client base. She works closely with individuals and businesses, both local and international, to understand their needs and achieve the perfect picture.

RipSlix Productions

Sports and Extreme Sports Production, Digital Marketing, Production Company

Ripslix Productions is a digital marketing and full service production company specialising in the sports and lifestyle sectors. Founded and run by professional kitesurfer Tom Court, RipSlix delivers agile and creative commercial video, photo and multi-media campaigns, creating content for top international brands including Red Bull, Duotone, Philips, and GoPro. RipSlix also has the capacity to manage extreme sporting events on a global level and provide associated media coverage.

Sam Scadgell


With a background in design photography (BA), Sam undertakes commercial work for a variety of different clients from large commercial businesses to niche brands and start-ups.  He works to capture unique, interesting images with a focus on action-based in water photography, drone photo and film. Specifically, he loves working alongside individuals and brands using natural light to craft beautiful, meaningful images.

Christine Taylor


We are lucky enough to have Chrissy as our in-house photographer. Chrissy has worked as a commercial photographer for over 15 years, remaining inspired by and dedicated to a simple philosophy: To make beautiful, sensual images, capturing the texture and style of life, for every client and for every project, ensuring her love affair with creating her work stays alive.

Steve Thearle


Steve has considerable experience in commercial, property, architectural, and promotional photography, helping several thousand individuals, families and businesses (both national and local) show themselves to their best advantage. Currently, he is concentrating on his prefered areas of architecture and industry. With the vendor and consumer always in mind, his work is distinguished by attention to detail and a polished finish.

Hattie Thykier

Stills Producer

Hattie is a producer and art buyer with over fifteen years experience in the visual industry. For the past five years Hattie has been working as a freelance stills producer for shoots on location in London and abroad. Her experience working with various editorial clients has made her adept at pulling together a magical shoot on a shoe string budget, as well as handling large scale advertising campaign budgets for clients including Italian Vogue, Japanese Vogue,, Wyse London and Ochirly. Hattie is based between London and the Isle of Wight and in 2020 launched Wight Production to offer full service production on the island.

Visit 360

Photography, Videography, Certified Drone Pilot

Visit360 create 360 degree virtual tours of any location – inside, outside, and from the air – using the latest camera and drone technology. The result is a unique and engaging format that showcases locations in a way that offers spatial awareness and the ability to see a location from all angles, moving effortlessly around properties in 3D; something that cannot be replicated through other photography methods. Visit360 have partnered exclusively with Lobster Locations to capture film locations in 4k quality, allowing for them to be toured remotely as if you are there in person. If you can’t make it down for a recce yourself Visit360 will shoot you the most accurate footage you can imagine.

Wight Productions

Videography, Production Company

Wight Productions is an Isle of Wight based video production company who have over 10 year’s experience and degree qualified crew. Their production facility has a large array of equipment including drones for aerial filming. They have worked with many Island companies including Vestas, The Needles and Parkdean Resorts as well as large national clients such as Go Compare, South Western Railway and Triumph.

"The crew have found the Isle of Wight a really pleasant place to work and I doubt that they've missed sitting in traffic jams on the M25...!"

Bill Twiston-Davies
Supervising Location Manager, "The Beast Must Die"

"I would wholeheartedly recommend Lobster Locations to any visiting Location Manager. Lisa has treated us with speed, friendliness and fairness throughout and she pulled several locations out of the hat for us. Her location owners clearly trust her and she knows a lot about the island as a whole. She's been a true ally and she makes me hope that I'll be back to film on the Isle of Wight again soon."

Bill Twiston-Davies
Supervising Location Manager, "The Beast Must Die"

"Filming on the Isle of Wight was a wonderful experience, from location owners to the IOW Council everyone was very friendly and helpful. I would thoroughly recommend the island as a filming location”

Stephen Parker
Location Manager "The Beast Must Die”

“Working with Lisa from Lobster Locations was a pleasure, she was always available and helpful, no issue was too small to receive her undivided attention. Lobster Locations are highly recommended as your first stop for filming locations on the Isle of Wight”

Stephen Parker
Location Manager "The Beast Must Die”

“Lobster Locations are a delight to work with. Attentive, knowledgeable and with an eye for detail, nothing is too much for the Lobster ladies. I would not hesitate to recommend Lisa and Rowan to any production company”

Dan Prance
Senior Producer
LADbible Group

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