Name: Karolina Skorek

Age: 25

Business: Creative Factory

Service: Photography

Website: www.thecreativ.co.uk

University Attended: Academy of Fine Arts in Wroclaw

Year Graduated: 2009

Background:

The Creative Factory offers a wide range of photography including weddings, personal portraits, engagements, and fashion photography and model portfolios. All photography produced by The Creative Factory for its customers can be provided in numerous ways, including; a slide show on a CD with music (music chosen by the customer) playing over the slide show, hard copies of the photos or even a printed album of the customers photos on quality silk paper which is handmade.

At a glance....

Started Trading: May 2009

Investment: £2000 (Approx)

Number of Employees: 1 part time

Business Start Up Growth:

Started locally to attract interest in The Creative Factory and build the portfolio of the company

Looking towards the future The Creative Factory the aim is to open a studio where several of the photo shoots can take place

The Creative Factory is also working towards getting more publicity by being part of exhibitions locally and nationally.

Business Achievements/Awards:

Awarded a grant from the princes trust

Awarded a new ideas grant for new people

The Creative Factory had an article written about them and published in a local newspaper

The Creative Factory on how Make It Happen has helped:

“Make It Happen has provided The Creative Factory with very helpful information to help me get started”.