Telling Stories with Composition

Shooting families with young children? Accompanying everyone on a walk allows you to capture relaxed shots like this one, with everyone being themselves and interacting naturally. It also means you are likely to end up getting muddy… Twiggy, mud-splattered clothing is now an expected part of my appearance after an outdoor shoot. I spend a high proportion of my working day lying on my stomach, trying to get the lowest angle possible. In a portrait like this one, a low …

Image Critique 26

Sorry that there’s been a slight delay in putting these up – been a busy couple of months! Note there are also now chapters on the video player so you can jump to each image if you wish! If you would like your images critiqued, please use the Image Critique menu option above to submit a file (or more than one of you wish). Your image will then appear in one of the future episodes!

Image Critique 1

This is the first (test) of how image critiques might work. Please don’t read too much into it – it’s just a prototype! (though the lavender image is beautiful and that is a genuine critique!) If you’re one of our members and would like your images critiqued, please use the ‘Image Critique’ menu option above to submit a file (or more than one of you wish.) Your image will then appear in one of the future episodes! If you’re not …

Image Critique 6

Four more of your images under the loupe, OK, well in Lightroom anyway.  Today we’re going to be talking about cropping, interaction, making images timeless, sensor dust spots and (and why wouldn’t we be?) bathing in milk.  As always, beautiful images to inspire and engage. If you would like your images critiqued, please use the Image Critique menu option above to submit a file (or more than one of you wish). Your image will then appear in one of the …

Image Critique 8

Four more of your images under the loupe.  Today we’re talking about four more images from our members: from a vista with a Vespa (nope, that’s not a Lambretta) to a wonderful black and white film image that takes me right back to why I wanted to pick up a camera in the first place. If you would like your images critiqued, please use the Image Critique menu option above to submit a file (or more than one of you …