First Registered Company.
Donald Innes purchases the current premises in The Square, Hessle.
Ivor joins the company and a new corporate logo is introduced. Later that year Donald Innes dies age 71.
The Ivor Innes Laboratory formed, adjacent properties are purchased and new studios are built.
More buildings purchased for laboratory and studio use.
Large studio at the Square premises is constructed with infinity cove.
Lowfield Studio in Anlaby is opened by the mayor of Beverley and a new logo is introduced.
Top awards are won in Kodak competitions.
Innes sponsor art exhibition and Ivor is placed on the BIPP Education committee.
Paul and Helen commence employment and further investment is made in high end digital cameras and equipment, making Innes one of the first major studios to embrace digital capture.
The Lowfield Studio in Anlaby is closed and commercial photography returns to its original home in Hessle. A major refit of Hessle Studio is undertaken at a cost of £130,000.
An major arson attack on the Hessle premises causes major disruption for several months. All wet processing is finished and total digital capture and printing is undertaken.
The retail space is redesigned making it suitable for displaying the stunning art prints, portraits and contemporary furniture, lighting and accessories.
The lastest Hassleblad digital backs are bought for both Helen and Paul's studio together with some new Bron lighting, making both studios suitable for working on large projects where 2 studios are run alongside each other.
After a visit to Photokina in Germany, the first Sinar 86H digital back is brought into the UK by Innes.
New cmyk proofing machine and calibrated monitors are installed.
Huge investment is made in to expanding camera and lighting equipment keeping Innes at the forefront of the industry.