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
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. The 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.
Been doing some studio work at College; mainly split,butterfly and Rembrandt lighting. I am loving the studio stuff and I am going to write up some stuff and put it on here soon. Continue reading Studio
Absolutely love this piece of artwork of St Paul’s in London. It is an oil on canvas, painted in 1860 by Henry Dawson (1811-1878). Held at New Walk Museum & Art Gallery Leicester. Continue reading Art
Just a quick one, I’ve noticed my Birmingham images are on the wall at the college. This makes me feel good,as I’ve not had any of my work on display for a very long time. Frames always make your work look better in some way and this is encouraging me to get out more and produce more images. Maybe I can blow up an image … Continue reading Birmingham Project
At College we did some pinhole photography, basically it’s a lightproof box that has literally a pin sized hole in the front and you load the box with photographic paper so that the sensitive side is facing the hole. The box works just like a camera except without a lens on. The small hole results in a large f number meaning the aperture is very … Continue reading Pinhole camera.
Here is an example of how in Lightroom you can compare the before and after images of what you are working on the is very useful I think as you have more of an idea of whats going on in your image. This is a photograph of part of Victoria park again. The image on the left is quite underexposed as I was using ISO100 … Continue reading Green Space