Model of the Day »

[28 Aug 2015 | ]

Model of the Day

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Critiques »

[27 Aug 2015 | ]

After every workshop, whether through the Royal Photographic Society (RPS) or privately, attendees are invited to submit images based on the workshop for further comment.   I always hope to provide information suitable for the individual and for others readers.   If you are interested in attending any future workshops, please contact me sqw @ FilmPhotoAcademy.com
 

Because the lightbox setup we had produces a lot of light from below you have to be careful how it lights the face.   I’m not unhappy with the light here, just something to be aware of. 
What bugs me …

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Daily Video »

[26 Aug 2015 | ]

A daily series of videos about shooting nudes, glamour and fashion

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Technique »

[26 Aug 2015 | ]

 
 
These always sound so easy.  Fix your camera on the tripod, take a bunch of shots with the model moving into different positions.  Whap ‘em in photoshop, mask out what you don’t need.
 
In practice it takes far more photoshop time than you would expect, getting things to line up properly, to take care of shadows, watching out for overlapping bits, careful trimming of cut-outs.   I shoot them enthusiastically and get really fed up with them about half-way through the post as I realise how many hours I’ve put in.
 
In this …

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Modelling »

[25 Aug 2015 | ]


Iona is a fashion designer who has a very interesting take on clothes.
These first items are really clever, they are multi-layered and seamless, so the legs become part of the shoulder straps
I really like these, I love the way the different colours of the “inside” and “outside” meet up and the clever way the parts come together.

The second item she designed after having her mobile phone stolen once too often. It features all sorts of internal pockets with different levels of security and accessibility.
Also the way the piece ties …

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