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Halloween

October 2015 I took some photos of Freddie for Halloween - his mum carved the pumpkins, brought the outfits and I provided the studio space (my kitchen), the lights and the smoke and took some photos - the results of which can be viewed here:…

Year Two (132) - Themed advertising.

Taking photographs in an interesting location really adds to the mood and feel of the shot, these shots with Jemma were taken in an old warehouse space, with the pre-shoot discussion based on how to create a traditional feel to some beer product…

Year Two (118) - Smokin'

I have photographed smoke a couple of times before... but took the opportunity to capture it again and to see if I could pick up some new tips. Smoke is a great material to photograph, it has a mind of its own and you never quite know where…

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 (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 (03) - Studio Creatures

I was back at the Old Bakery photostudio this week with the chance to photograph some stick insects, millipedes, scorpion and giant spider, it was a great evening, but this time I felt much more in control. For Christmas, I got a rather large…

Day 351 - Christmas Cards

I just had to send homemade Christmas cards to some of my family and friends that have been reading my 365... so this year I made my own, back in November, when I discovered the company that I use to make my cards with had a 20% off sale. I…

Day 334 - A opportunity to see a photographer at work

Working alongside an award winning photography on a fantasy studio day as their assistant is an amazing experience ....