Creating Stunning Portraits With Rotolight AEOS and NEO2

The good folk at Rotolight lent us two pieces of kit for this demo: the Rotolight AEOS and the NEO 2. These lights were originally designed for video work, but Rotolight have added a strobe feature that means they can be used like studio flash lights or location strobes (off-camera flash). They are extremely lightweight, very portable and their battery …

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Four more images to explore and enjoy! 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! JOIN NOW to view this and hundreds of articles, videos, critiques and discussions dedicated to the …

Photoshop Shorts: How To Add Textured Backgrounds

In this video, I step through how to (very easily) add a textured background using Photoshop. You can download the background used in this video in the MPP Store. Enjoy! JOIN NOW to view this and hundreds of articles, videos, critiques and discussions dedicated to the art, passion and business of portrait photography! JOIN NOW! LOGIN

Photoshop Shorts: 3 Simple Ways To Enhance Eyes In Photoshop

In this video, I step through 3 ways of enhancing eyes in Photoshop. These are simple things you can do that bring out the magic of someone’s eyes without it being a huge amount of work (at the end of the day, I’m a portrait photographer not a retoucher so I need techniques that are quick, JOIN NOW to view …

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Four more portraits – all people this episode (no dogs for all you canine portrait fanatics!) As always, some lovely work in here. I also go through the criteria by which images are judged in photographic competitions using the SWPP standard criteria (I think the WPPI criteria are almost identical.) They can be found here if you’re curious. JOIN NOW …

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Four more images (and I’ve been working on some new graphics to go with it!) From high-key to low, street to studio. Enjoy! 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! …