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Nude in chocolate

This is warmed chocolate sauce, a wonderfully graphic prop for photography. Lighting Diagram The cove is lit to balance the front main light to right hand side.

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Naturalistic Glamour in a kitchen

The aim in this shoot was to capture a sense of naturalism. Really it is about putting the viewer in the position of voyeur - and its that voyeuristic element which adds the glamour and sensuality to the images.

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Shooting in a corridor with gels

This shoot is about (a) working in a confined space and (b) using gels on lighting sources behind the model.

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Simple Figure Lighting

A strong woman presented in strong lighting and although clearly studio based a strong environment too.

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Simple abstract figure lighting

In this shot we skim across the torso both seeing the overall form and shape, but also the fine details of the texture of the skin and the downy hairs.

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DVD: New Glamour Photography

This is the new trailer for my "New Glamour" training DVD. This is a 2 DVD set, with over 2 hours of material.

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Laura on the bed

At least the bed is a legitimate set for glamour photography. It also lets you play with the environment, props and setting.

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Classic Bikini Glamour

Oiled skin produces lovely photographic tones and also emphasises the form of the figure the its highlights.

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Shooting with overhead lighting and a smoke machine

It sounds simple, a single red light overhead and smoke filtering and pouring around the figure. In practice, getting the pose right isn't straightforward.

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Creating and shooting in a fake shower

Moving water can allow you to create a number of moods, from artistic to very glamourous and sexy. Lighting Diagram Obviously the main concern is safety - mains-powered strobes and water do not mix.