Model of the Day »

[20 Apr 2015 | ]

Model of the Day

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Photography Tips »

[20 Apr 2015 | ]

There are two types of time lapse photography, the first is long single exposures, the second is many exposures over a period of time – usually resulting in a film sequence.
The crucial part of both types of phtograph is camera stability.  You need to mount your camera to a sturdy tripod or similar solid mount.   If you are working outdoors you may want additional weights on your tripod to keep it steady in windy conditions.
For a single exposure you would not normally move the camera at all.   On muti-sequence shots …

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Critiques »

[20 Apr 2015 | ]

After every workshop I give the opportunity for attendees to send me a selection of images, so that they can be reviewed and advice given.  These are Robert’s selection:

 Nice portrait, interesting and quite cheeky look on Miss Pixie’s face.  Crucially the frames of the glasses do not obscure the pupils of the eye.
 
 Interesting idea, I can’t fault the idea of montaging these images.  However, I’m really unhappy about the zoom blur (or whatever the effect is).  Don’t see how this adds to the image.  The thing about a treatment like …

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DVD Training, Photography Tips »

[19 Apr 2015 | ]

When you walk into a coved studio, or indeed any space, it is so tempting just to shoot with the background flat and square to the camera.
In particular in a cove, you’ll put the model right in the middle of the space. Here we are using the walls and corners to create different views.
Firstly, with the model against the back wall – her back is to all the lights.

Lighting Diagram
Two softboxes at front provide a little directionality, two strobes at the back light the cove.

Then we have the …

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Daily Video »

[18 Apr 2015 | ]

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

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General Photography »

[17 Apr 2015 | ]

Just for the benefit of anyone else who might have the same problem.
Just had a camera back from repair to the battery case and when I fired it up there was a really strong Yellow Cast to the LCD display on the back of the camera.
Called the repair shop and they confirmed it was something they had done (or not done), send it back in again for a quick repair.
Can’t tell you what the problem was/is, but can tell you that it’s a hardware problem (my guess a loose connect, …

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