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Year Two (34) - Learning your camera

Last night at the Old Bakery we had a go and capturing the moment with drops dripping and glasses smashing ... there was only a limited number of people shooting due to the demands of the set up which meant there was a lot more time to talk…

Year Two (28) Food Photography

This week's themed shoot at the Old Bakery is food photography, I have no idea what is planned as I am unable to tutor this week, so instead I decided I would try an Old Bakery food themed shoot at home and share it instead. There is a really…

Year Two (25) - Smoke and Lighting

Today's challenge at the Old Bakery today was to work with smoke and lighting. Karen did a fantastic set up which involved so lettering laser cut out of some acrylic, which was then back lit and with smoke side lit added. An experiment with…

Year Two (24) Dry Ice and flowers

Old Bakery photoshoot time ... and this week there was a lot of new members and plenty of familiar faces... this week we had three set ups- Richard focused on bubbles, had a bubble machine running and was encouraging people to capture a bubble,…

Year Two (21)- Creative Advert Challenge

This week a challenge was posted on the Old Bakery photo group forum to find an advert online and then recreate in the studio with the help of free stock images, a little imagination and lots of enthusiasm. There was lots of discussion online…

Year Two (17) - Getting creative

I wanted to create a poster for the Old Bakery Studio group which showcased photography and perhaps inspired people to come along to the group... I wanted to use photographs to do it, and had the idea to include a variety of images from the…

Year Two (15) - Frogs and other reptiles

Another old bakery session, but this time with a twist - one end of the hall was set up with a tether computer, studio lights and props and my end of the hall - I shared the space with John - where we were using glass, speedlites and some natural…

Year Two (12) - Studio Photos and focusing

Another studio session with the Old Bakery - the idea tonight being a little bit Marilyn, trying different shots with the same model that we used last time. This time the challenge was for a group of photographers to take turns nicely and not…

Year Two (09) - Film Noir

Another exciting evening at the Old Bakery and this time with the help of Lucy and a grand piano it was time to dip into the darkness and have a go at my own take on Film Noir style images. Black and white traditionally - but to great shots…