#4 DRINK A GALLON OF WATER EVERY DAY! Drinking lots of water might seem an unusual addition to a photographer’s guide to getting better headshots, but indulge me. Many of us are guilty of not drinking enough water, but if you can train yourself to down 4-6 pints of the old ‘council pop’ every day, […]Read More USEFUL HEADSHOT TIPS.
#3 MOISTURISE YOUR SKIN! Don’t turn up to your headshot session with a ‘walnut face!’ Whether it’s for Linkedin, Facebook or a company website, your profile picture is your brand, and it defines you to your viewers. Think of it as a virtual handshake. A first impression. See how important it is now that we […]Read More USEFUL HEADSHOT TIPS FOR MEN.
#2 GET YOUR HAIR CUT A FULL WEEK BEFORE THE SHOOT. Getting your hair cut a week before your headshot session will give your hair the chance to ‘grow in’ a little. It will give it time to relax into its true style. Also in the Summer months, a fresh haircut might leave tan lines […]Read More USEFUL HEADSHOT TIPS FOR MEN.
#1 TRIM YOUR NOSE HAIRS. It should go without saying guys, but please take five minutes to trim your nose hairs before your headshot session! Whether it’s corporate headshots, personal branding portraits or even social media shots for Linkedin or Facebook, you’re going to want to present yourself in the best possible light. If you’re […]Read More USEFUL HEADSHOT TIPS FOR MEN.
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.
We’ve all been there right? That one little negative comment on your picture, out of a hundred, that tries to illicit a reaction and get a rise from you. My wife will tell you that I’ve addressed a few of these recently. In fact the more of my work I post in say Facebook groups […]Read More 5 ways of dealing with Internet trolls.
*clears throat……………. ****DON’T BUY LIGHTROOM PRESETS**** Yup. 99 percent of them suck………….BIG TIME. There are also thousands of free Lightroom presets available too. Guess what? They suck too. So why not? I hear you ask. Well, in my humble opinion, there are a few reasons but first and foremost………………. THERE IS NOT A ONE CLICK […]Read More **NEW PHOTOGRAPHERS** Let me save you even more MONEY!!!!!
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.