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Jo Paul - Using Backlight and Smoke (video)

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

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Katie - passion and negative space (video)

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

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Zara - model on the road (video)

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

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Julie Waterhouse - Dancer - Silks Work

Although Julie is primarily a dancer - and a very good one - these images explore her base physicality.

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DVD: Learn Fine Art Nude Photography

Fine Art Nudes" - the art of the female form - explained so you can create your own. Taking the tradition of fine art nude photography into the new century with contemporary twists on old favourites, a considered and modern study of the female nude.

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Direct

THINKING: Shooting in building like this one, it is very apparent just how many verticals there are and how strongly they dominate an image.

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Zara Watson - Homage to David Hockney - Joiners (video)

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

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Allex and Shane - Silhouette Photography and window light (video)

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

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Detailed Backgrounds

THINKING: While working in some woods Freya and I discovered this amazing root system for a fallen tree.

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Creating an artificial "natural light"

These images and diagram show you how you can re-create the sense of natural light even when you are locked in your studio.