Posing Girls - the 8 step method

In just 8 steps you can pose any woman

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One chair, one pose - make the most of it.

I want to talk about making the most of any instance in the studio. Here we have one chair, one position on the chair, just look at the changes and different looks we've been able to achieve, by slight tweaks to the pose or to the camera position.

Personal and Small Group Training

If you are interested in personalised workshops for small groups up to 4 people or individuals we have special packages for you: Individual One-To-One Workshop - £175 (+VAT) A sole session from 10am to 4pm, you shoot what you want, I show you...

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104 Photo Editing Tools You Should Know About

Hi, I found this list on an internet forum the other day and thought you might find it interesting and/or useful.

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Lighting for guys: revealing, tone, texture and form

Actually lighting for guys isn't that much different than for girls when it comes to revealing the body form.

cinematographs working treason shoots plot Simon Q. Walden, FilmPhotoAcademy.com, sqw, FilmPhoto, photography

Experimental Shoots: Cinematographs

Working with Mary Addison from "Gunpowder, Treason and Plot" we've been building some cinematographs.

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Artemis Fauna (video)

"Nudes Deconstructed" - a short YouTube video discussion of an image.

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What can you shoot in 5 minutes?

At a recent workshop I was being a bit mean and had a deliberately difficult setup - because let's face it, you don't learn from the easy stuff right?

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Special Effects with Layering and Montage

The intent behind these first two images is to layer the cloth or clothes over the nude image, to give a controlled sense of translucency to the materials.