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Creating a high-key glamour look

A bright, white and cheerful look is typical of high key glamour - and indeed high key photography in general.

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Nude - working in colour contrasts

This image is about colour contrasts, the strong contrast between the red head and pink tones of flesh to the dark and light blues of the background.

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From Concept to Completion: How to Shoot Concept Art Nudes - New DVD

Learn how to create stunning and exciting nude images from Concept to Completion. You will see twelve shoots with beautiful professional models, taking you through all the stages: Conceptual Thinking Lighting the Shot Behind the Scenes of the...

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White Bed

A bed seems an obvious requirement for a boudoir shoot! Yet it can be quite a difficult piece of furniture to shoot around. What you don't want to do is have the model sitting back in the bed, back against the bedhead.

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Silver Dresser

Our small silver dresser is one of the more expensive props we have in the studio. But these kinds of expensive (or expensive looking) items are important to add that extra edge to your images.

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Red Drape

This setup has been a staple shot of mine over the years. It is simple but so striking. We use it for models and our boudoir clients. The rich red tones against the Carla's perfect, pale skin make such a terrific contrast.

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Boudoir Red Sofa

Red is a very provocative colour, it is symbolic of danger and drama and in our context lust and sex. It is also a really strong eye catching colour in any image.

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Window Frame Shadows

Shadows ought to be so easy, after all we see them all the time and they often intrude on our images where we don't want them. But actually creating a nice crisp shadow is based on a series of compromises.

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Glamour in a fashion style

This little set combines styles from the fashion and glamour photographer worlds. Lighting Diagram The hard and focussed lighting is provided by a honeycombed and snooted strobe.

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Film Noir

I call this kind of setup "Film Noir" in homage to the films of the forties and fifties. It isn't really true noir, because you expect to see much tighter light shaping, but it is a short hand way of describing the look.