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!
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.
Everyone in business should look their best and project themselves in a positive way to their customer and client base. It’s a fact. Whether it’s a corporate PR portrait, a profile picture for Linkedin or other social media or just a great headshot Republica is here to take care of your needs. Personal branding is […]Read More Headshots for business and personal branding. What should I wear?
Just a quick addendum to my recent blog post…………. https://andrewkatsaitisphotography.wordpress.com/2020/10/28/halloween-photoshoot-ideas-when-youre-locked-down-in-the-middle-of-a-global-health-pandemic/ We had a fabulous Hallowe’en. I hope you did too? We played games. The kids bobbed for apples. We had a chocolate fondue with strawberries and the biggest marshmallows I’ve ever seen! I got my picture. My mission was to make a Hallowe’en portrait……..a family […]Read More Making those family memories.
Happy to report a little good news story today in a world seemingly devoid of positives. A new feature in the fantastic alternative fashion publication Femme Rebelle Magazine. https://www.femmerebellemagazine.com I’d recently purchased a crimson paper backdrop from Manfrotto, which I was keen to test out. https://www.manfrotto.com/uk-en/colorama/paper-background-1-35-x-11m-crimson-ll-co573/ Jessie answered my casting on Instagram, and we got […]Read More Crimson Tide | Published in Femme Rebelle Magazine.
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
“Slice” featuring Rue Moriah I love to experiment with lighting during my model shoots and I’d wanted to try this technique out that I’d seen used by the master Joel Grimes for a while. It’s a relatively simple lighting setup but hopefully you’ll agree that the results are quite striking. The first step is to […]Read More Getting creative with the lighting.