Nose around Paul’s photography studio and see how much is possible – even with a tiny budget and relatively small space. We’ve got demos with a range of lighting equipment: from cheap bulbs with DIY modifiers through to top spec pro kit. Everything you see is achievable with a basic studio set-up.
Perhaps you’re fairly (or very) comfortable with window-lit portraiture, but feel a little intimated by the idea of studio strobes. ... Read More...
The good folk at Rotolight lent us two pieces of kit for this demo: the Rotolight AEOS and the NEO ... Read More
Want to create corporate headshots but not sure how? Scared of studio or location lighting? Wondering how to work with ... Read More
The Mastering Portrait Photography team asked four-year-old Benji to bring some things to the studio to be photographed with. He ... Read More
In response to multiple requests from MasteringPortraitPhotography.com subscribers, we’ve created a video showing you how Paul captures his famo...
No studio? No problem. It’s cheaper than ever to get flash guns that you can use on- or off-camera. In ... Read More
I do love a black and white portrait, so after shooting to emphasise Lily’s stunning red dress, I started to ... Read More
One lens, one light and… one ladder. This is my absolute FAVOURITE type of shoot and it’s so simple. Watch ... Read More
I was planning a high key shot of Lily in her stunning red dress, but opted for a more painterly, ... Read More
We came into the studio to warm up and dry off after a rather soggy winter portrait taken in the ... Read More
Bring elegance to your portraits with a soft and simple one-light set-up. A beautiful subject can be undone by ugly ... Read More
Sneak behind-the-scenes of one of my most popular images and find out why you don’t need to get everything right ... Read More
Amelie (aged three-and-a-half) brought her own creative ideas (and demands) to her portrait session – who am I to argue?! ... Read More
Add shape and depth to portraits of dark-skinned subjects by manipulating the highlights on their face and body. Whereas shadows ... Read More
Create a film-poster style portrait of two guys with contrasting physical characteristics. My team challenged me to take a portrait ... Read More
Create strong, masculine and characterful portraits by controlling your light and shadow areas. I see WAY too many studio portraits ... Read More
Achieve the soft, gentle and natural look of a window-lit portrait using carefully positioned studio flash. If you want to ... Read More