Recreating ‘Hollywood Portraits’

  Joan Crawford was an American actress who began her career as a dancer in mobile theatrical companies previous of debuting as a chorus girl on Broadway. A lot of her films were released in the 30s and 40s and she was photographed by a lot of photographers on the red carpet or in various locations and studios for promotion of her films. Crawford was … Continue reading Recreating ‘Hollywood Portraits’

Still life/portraiture

So, to conclude the current module at college we had to choose a couple of genres to produce images for, I chose still life namely a Jack Daniels bottle and an Absolute vodka bottle. I had to put these images into an advert form for a magazine or such. For the portraiture I took images of a aspiring war photographer/photojournalist and used one of them … Continue reading Still life/portraiture

Fashion shoot workshop

Ive been very hard at work lately doing my college work so I have not had much time to blog but I did a photo shoot with Talia white @taliawhitephotography (instagram) who is an established fashion photographer based in Birmingham with her own studio. It was fun to take part in my first fashion shoot with a professional model who’s name was Hannah @backwardshan on … Continue reading Fashion shoot workshop

Food Photography

Today I’ve been in the studio again shooting images this time of food, Christmas food to be more precise. Again lighting is key to achieving desired results although one highly important factor in successful food photography for clients is the composition and how the food looks, it needs to look good enough to eat! When positioning the food you need to make sure it looks … Continue reading Food Photography

Studio overview.

Below is the first image I have ever shot in a photographic studio, yes! quite a moment in my emergent career as a professional photographer.┬áThe image is pretty good for a beginner I think. I think that this type of “split” lighting is definitely more suited to a subject with a straight face, the light creates a mood that is serious in my opinion. I … Continue reading Studio overview.