On Working With Natural Light
Backlighting scenario. Model: Rachel, @rachelkimcross. Makeup: Sarah-Jane Phillips, @sjphillipsmua
There are many ways you can light a portrait, and photographers often lean towards either artificial or natural lighting techniques for their photos. Artificial light provides a lot of control over the final product and affords a photographer a lot of flexibility when…
The Role of Editing
Model: Madeleine, @madeleinesarah22. Hair: Jax, @hairbyjaxx
I’ve been doing portrait and fashion photography for over 3 years now, but from the very beginning I have always considered myself an “aspiring photographer”, because you never stop improving and looking for new challenges.
There are a number of things which contribute to…
How I Do Test Shoots
Model: Rachel @rachelkimcross. Wink Models. Makeup: Cherry @cherrgycheungmakeup
One of my favourite things to do as a photographer is a test shoot. To put it simply, test shoots (or TFP, Trade for Print) involve at least a photographer and a model, who work together to produce images they can both use for their portfolios. They…
iPhone Portrait Photoshoot
Originally published on my VSCO Journal.
So you turn up to a portrait shoot and meet your model. You’ve scoped out the location, organised outfits and the weather is perfect. Only thing is, you pick up your camera and it isn’t working. Something’s wrong with the lens.
You’re a hobbyist,…