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Picture this... over £1,200 raised for JDRF

Over the Bank Holiday weekend, more than 30 photographers of all abilities descended on Nottinghamshire’s beautiful Rufford Abbey to capture some stunning portrait images and raise a fantastic £1,267 for JDRF.

The event was the brainchild of local photographer Rob Ferrol, whose four year old son Andrew was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes just over a year ago. Rob wanted to raise money for JDRF by creating a unique event where everyone taking part would get something back from the day.

And so the idea of the charity photo shoot was born. Rob arranged for nine models (ranging from beginner to professional) to attend, and invited photographers to make a donation to JDRF in exchange for the opportunity to hone their skills and capture some breath-taking images around a true Nottinghamshire gem.

"The day totally surpassed all of my expectations", Rob told us. "It started out as a one-off event, but I have been inundated with requests to organise another".

If you are interested in taking part in any future events then please contact Rob through his website at