The Waiting Game

Some of you may recall the portfolio shoot I did for Catherine Boden of Glamorise, a makeup artist and stylist from Manchester. These images were part of a wedding brochure shoot for Calthwaite Hall, and another entry will cover the actual shoot for their brochure at a later date. Due to a number of circumstances, not least the fact the ambient light

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Country Bride

There are times when I photograph a bride and groom during the informal portrait session, when their caharacter really comes to the fore. Laura and Matt certainly fit into this category, and I enjoyed every minute of their company. Laura was a self confessed country girl, and when I explained my original idea had been to go into the field

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Combining lighting techniques, part 1

This tutorial is about combining some of the lighting techniques we’ve covered in other tutorials into a single shot. I thought about this for a while before choosing to photograph a small hunting rifle. Firstly, there are always the hoplophobics who hate firearms, and then there’s the fact that most of the people who read this won’t ever actually photograph

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