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!
I’ve been getting tons of questions about my editing techniques lately, so I’ve decided to put together this step by step guide that will hopefully serve as a useful resource and reference tool. First of all, as I’m sure you all know by now, my style drifts towards the fine art photography genre. The techniques […]Read More My ultimate step by step Lightroom and Photoshop editing workflow guide, including follow along video.
Lets get straight to the meat and potatoes with some quick photoshoot tips 1) Have your lighting and gear set up, switched on, tested and ready to go before your subject/model arrives. It may seem obvious but it will save you time and it will give your model/subject some initial confidence in that you know […]Read More My quick start photoshoot guide/checklist.
Hello everyone. Just a quickie today to let you know about my latest easy to follow YouTube video tutorial. Harness the power of dodging and burning to add extra dimension to your portrait editing workflow. There’s an extra bonus tip at the end of the video for a real punchy global dodge effect with massive […]Read More QUICK AND EASY Photoshop dodge and burn tutorial.
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.
Little editing tip to share with you today, and this is a fabulous and easy tutorial to really make your subject’s eyes POP in Photoshop. Giving those eyes that extra punch can really elevate your portrait post production work and make it stand out. I use this technique on the majority of my images, and […]Read More Easy to follow tutorial to make eyes POP in Photoshop (Including YouTube video)
It’s the least I can do. I’ve been around the photography industry for a decade now so I’m going to pay a tiny little bit forward. But wait…………. Your camera shop isn’t going to like this…………not one bit. ‘Sorry ’bout that’ Here it is folks…………. **DON’T BE PRESSURED INTO BUYING A UV FILTER TO PROTECT […]Read More New Photographers……..allow me to save you some money.
I thought I’d make a nice little tidy list of my favourite inspirational photographers and resources and hopefully pay a little forward. I feel like I owe these people an awful lot, for the content they put out there and for the inspiration they have helped to nurture within me. Let’s start at the beginning……………… […]Read More My top 7 go to places for photography and editing inspiration………….
Sharing some personal branding images from an older set here today. High key set, edited in black and white for an extra contrasty punch. We photographed these against a painted white wall, with the large beauty dish (socked to soften the light a little) directly over the camera lens. I actually used the Canon 17-40 […]Read More Rockstar………….