Model of the Day »

[6 Jul 2015 | ]

Model of the Day

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General Photography, Modelling, Technique »

[5 Jul 2015 | ]

 
I know, you are all probably getting bored with my stop motion stuff – I’ve been enjoying the experimentation, but realise I’ve still got a lot more work to do developing my technique if I’m going to make these look really good.
 
To be honest, I’m not sure I’ve got the patience for it, you need to be much more methodical than I can be bothered with to make these really work and crucially get the placements and speed of movement right.
 
Still, they are fun to make and not that hard …

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Daily Video »

[4 Jul 2015 | ]

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

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Critiques »

[3 Jul 2015 | ]

 
From our workshop at the weekend with the stunning Maja Stina workshop: “Urban Decay”
 
Shooting entirely with natural light in a disused workshop in Birmingham.
 
After every workshop attendees can submit images for review afterwards, these are Roberts.
 
 
 

 
Could do with a little more contrast or clarity I think – it’s just lacking a little punch.   A slightly lower camera angle would have given a better shape to Maja.
 
I like the composition, nice division of the frame into five panels, with Maja offset into the second and framed by the door.  That works …

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Photography Tips, Technique »

[3 Jul 2015 | ]

 
 
This is a simple setup, a rectangular softbox behind the model.  I decided to go for a see-through top as I thought that would be more interesting than straight nude.
 
What I did discover was that a not quite rectangular light (it bows) was very distracting and need straightening out in post.
 
The model is the wonderful dancer Julie Waterhouse.
 
 

 
About the Experimental Shoots Blog Posts
 
In this series I am focussing on different kinds of setups I’ve tried.  Some are more successful than others.  The idea is tweak your …

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