IF IT’S CONSIDERED A FAD…….IT MIGHT LOOK BAD! Let me be clear. It’s fantastic to see people expressing themselves. Innovative style, interesting hair, bold make-up. I love it. But, and it’s a big but. It doesn’t necessarily belong in your headshot session. Why not? Think about it. Have you ever looked back at photographs of […]Read More USEFUL HEADSHOT TIPS.
Hello everyone.In today’s post, I’m showcasing some images from a photo-shoot with a historical theme.I’ve had a lifelong interest in history. World War 2 has fascinated me since I was a child, but I’m also interested in the Medieval period. So when Tegan and I got together to shoot, we put together a concept based […]Read More Photographing Medieval History’s Heroes……….and Villains!
Hello everyone. Quick and easy to follow video tutorial to share today on my YouTube channel highlighting a process I use on the majority of my images. This two-minute retouching step gives that waxy, painterly look to skin which really fits well with my style and works perfectly with fine art portrait images in general. […]Read More Easy to follow tutorial for a painterly style skin effect in Photoshop.
……killed two birds with one stone and took this self portrait in the kitchen! It wasn’t any fun taking this. Wearing that mask felt like someone was pressing a pillow down on my face! No fun at all. The props, I had lying around. A World War 2 helmet, a cold war era Soviet gas […]Read More I went to the shops today to buy toilet paper……………
There’s absolutely no doubt………and I mean none whatsoever that the Covid-19 health pandemic has caused incredible pain and suffering the whole world over. It’s also restricted what we can and can’t do in a massive way this Autumn or Fall. With Hallowe’en, Bonfire night and Christmas looming ever closer it’s looking like it’s going to […]Read More Hallowe’en photoshoot ideas when you’re locked down in the middle of a global health pandemic!
…………………and I’m not talking about the latest camera bodies or the fastest most expensive glass. We’re not even in the same ballpark actually………nowhere near. Let’s break it down. Cameras and glass aside I’m sure we’ve all had those Eureka moments on our respective photographic journeys where we’ve come to realise ‘how did I ever manage […]Read More The top five inexpensive pieces of gear that made the biggest impact on my photography………..
Those of you that follow my work will know that I absolutely love to create themed photoshoots. You will probably also know that I do this on a very low budget, in a small space at home which barely deserves the title ‘home studio!’ That being said, don’t let limitations of space or budget get […]Read More The English Lady | Themed Photoshoot Featuring Jessie
In today’s instalment I’m going to offer you an insight into this themed photoshoot featuring Tegan, which I’m delighted to say has been both well received and also published. My approach to such a session is usually one of careful advance planning. Now for me, I have to have a structured shoot plan made and […]Read More The Ring Mistress | Portrait Photoshoot Featuring Tegan Including Speed Edit YouTube Video
Seems like an appropriate place to begin. I plan to use this platform to showcase some of my work and also to pay a little forward as to how I achieve these images. I’m a firm believer in collaboration and I love to share ideas and tips. Please feel free to connect with me here […]Read More Pray for me