Yearly Archives: 2010

Same person: different look.

In creative portrait photography how an image looks is down to the photographer.  In the studio how you light your subject is critical, and for location images it’s critical to work properly with the natural light.  How you then modify the light can dramatically affect the look of an image.  Once you have your lighting sorted, simple […]

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A highly dynamic photographer

Our eyes are wonderful things.  They can see texture on brightly lit surfaces and in deep shadows, let you read a newspaper by moonlight, and even see in starlight. Cameras aren’t quite as good as our eyes.  They can record good highlight detail, or they can record good shadow texture, but most of the time they can’t record […]

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Gone walkabout!

I like walking and I like photography.  On a walk it’s great to have a wide variety of lens focal lengths; wide-angle to telephoto, to give maximum photographic flexibility.  I’ve got a Lumix superzoom compact digital camera that’s really light, but the online photo library I use won’t accept images from that camera.  To produce images that the library will […]

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A multitasking man…

I’m in a particularly busy, and varied, time at the moment.  For a professional photographer and photographic trainer that’s just great.  Perhaps it’s something to do with the run up to Christmas, but everything is happening at once.  I ran my “The Creative Eye” course last weekend, and I have another one this weekend.  Last week’s […]

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