Manea forklift driver turned photographer shows off new studio at open day

Visitors have a look around the studio during the open day.

Visitors have a look around the studio during the open day. - Credit: Archant

A former forklift truck driver who changed tracks to become a photographer has opened a studio in Manea.

A young boy waring a colourful wig.

A young boy waring a colourful wig. - Credit: Archant

Tom Cave founded TLC Photography, a home based photography service, two years ago.

With business growing, the 31 year-old enlisted the help of an old friend to help him open the studio in Fallow Corner Drove.

Mr Cave showed off his studio to customers at an open day on Saturday, with one lucky winner getting a free photoshoot.

He said: “The open day was great for people to come and have a look at a selection of my photographs and to see my many backdrops and props in the new studio.

The new studio.

The new studio. - Credit: Archant

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“I’ve done photography for seven years but went full time with it and set up the business two years ago. I used to be a yard supervisor driving a forklift truck so this is quite a bit different.

“I’m hoping to get into a lot more schools around Cambridgeshire because what I do is a bit different than the current school photographers.”

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For more information, call Tom at 07925 958909, e-mail or go to the TLC Photography Facebook page.

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