How To Feather Studio Light

How To Feather Studio Light Sometimes a gentle, subtle portrait is the best representation of your subject. Here I used feathered, low key lighting and a narrow tonal range to capture a studio portrait of a young woman, Julia, wearing a hat. Low key lighting and the ‘feathering’ technique Low key lighting refers to the predominance of dark ton… JOIN …

Hollywood Glamour Portrait

Hollywood Glamour Portrait The pros and cons of working with a beauty dish, and how to use subtractors to reduce the amount of light bounced around in a white-walled studio. The hardest part of capturing this portrait was stopping Meg from laughing as we took it. Meg is our studio assistant (and all-round superstar), and is normally on the othe… …

Video: Fun, beautiful and characterful portraits of sibling groups

Fun, beautiful and characterful portraits of sibling groups We’ve created this video in response to a question on one of our forum threads: how do you capture life, laughter and interesting images when working with children? The MPP team sent me on a shoot with 10-year-old George and his 6-year-old twin brothers, Alfie and Freddie, with a brief to… JOIN …

Foundations: Working With Natural Light

Working With Natural Light Natural light is freely available, requires little or no kit, and comes in enough different forms to keep your portraits looking varied for many years to come. In fact, many professional photographers use natural light exclusively. Of course, this comes with as many challenges as benefits, with the weather, intensit… You are unauthorized to view this …

Foundations: Accessories For Portrait Photographers

Accessories For Portrait Photographers Once you’ve got your camera and lens choice sorted, there are optional accessories to consider. In addition, if you are shooting professionally, you need to consider having spares of your entire kit. Although this may seem like an unreasonable additional outlay, cameras, lenses and supplementary kit can occas… You are unauthorized to view this page.