Model of the Day »

[23 Jul 2016 | ]

Model of the Day

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Critiques »

[23 Jul 2016 | ]

 
Adrian was an attendee at one of our recent two day workshops we run in conjunction with the Royal Photographic Society (RPS).   After every workshop a really useful part of the process is to send in some completed images for a critique.   These images are from Adrian.   Not all images have to be brilliant, sometimes it is the ones that got away that the instruction is most useful for.
 
 
Firstly, for all the images I am a bit concerned about the colour cast on them all.   Shooting using the flash white …

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General Photography »

[23 Jul 2016 | 2 Comments | ]

This is an open letter Sven Ellirand which I think sums up a lot of frustration of both photographers and models in the nude art genre.
 

The Irrational Fear of Nude Art Photography
by Sven Ellirand
My entire life I have suffered a misconception related to my work that really mirrors my society’s misconception related to the human body. I always saw the human body, and what it is capable of, as the most beautiful thing on the planet. I believe it should be celebrated. In understanding the basics of human development, we …

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Technique »

[22 Jul 2016 | ]

Homage to the Last Supper

THINKING:
There is a saying amongst creatives, “if you’re going to steal, steal from the best”!
I suppose Leonardo’s Last Supper must be one of the most well known paintings in the world.
It has been copied, re-created and restyled so many times over the centuries, probably none more so than in our current century as its religious importance becomes less significant to a secular world.
SEEING:
There is little that I can say about this image that has not been said a thousand times before by minds greater than mine. …

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Modelling »

[22 Jul 2016 | One Comment | ]

Some shots from recent fashion shoot for Rock Couture.  Featuring Nikkie Pixie, JaiC and Dani T as models.   Shot by Simon Walden at FilmPhoto.co.uk, studios: Film Photo Studios Cheltenham.
 
 
   

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Critiques, Photography Tips, Technique »

[22 Jul 2016 | ]

 
 

 
That’s a good colour combination isn’t it?  Warm skin tones against the blue/green of the Isis wings.  Well done on catching the shape at the perfect moment.
 
Franka’s face is a little dark – that could be brought out a little.
 
Your camera height is slightly too high, with this pose in particular it gives you a very large facing leg and tends to make the legs look shorter.  Shooting from a lower camera position would have helped that.
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
Love the lighting around the face – looks very early Hollywood.  The light was …

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