Image Critique 013

Image Critique 013 Another four images to enjoy, another four authors who have submitted their work. We create these critiques to try and help portrait photographers with different viewpoints and ideas. Some you’ll agree with, some you won’t (of course) but watch it through and let us know what you think! If you would like your images critiqu… JOIN NOW …

Award-Winning Studio Dog Portrait

Award-Winning Studio Dog Portrait This portrait of Rufus, our studio dog, won ‘Dog Portrait of the Year’ at the 2018 Master Photographers Association Awards. Here’s how we created it. It’s always lovely to win an award. It’s extra nice to win one for a personal portrait. This shot was taken for Sarah, my wife, as a birthday present. Sarah loves… …

Flattering Faces: Broad and Narrow Lighting

Flattering Faces: Broad and Narrow Lighting Different face shapes benefit from different lighting patterns. Read on to find out how to slim down a wide face or fill out a narrow one by changing just small thing – the angle of your subject’s nose relative to your main light. According to the people who measure these things, there are seven …

Critique 009 – It’s All In The Eyes

Critique 009 – It’s All In The Eyes Another four images under the loupe (well, on the screen anyway). Two studio portraits, two out on location – plenty to 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 …

Walkthrough: Fast Method For Retouching A White Background

Fast Method For Retouching A White Background In this video, I talk through how to clean up a white background. The image in question is of two puppies taken for the Hearing Dogs where I shoot pretty much every week. The priority for this particular technique is the balance of speed to quality, something that is often missed: all too …

Video: Headshots with whatever you’ve got (studio flash / speedlights / windowlight)

Headshots with whatever you’ve got (studio flash / speedlights / windowlight) Want to create corporate headshots but not sure how? Scared of studio or location lighting? Wondering how to work with windowlight? This video shows how you can create striking, flattering and professional-looking headshots no matter what your lighting set-up is. Fi… JOIN NOW to view this and hundreds of …