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Here be Dragons!

After a recent house fire, that completely gutted the property, this dragon was removed to safety while the roof (and interior of the house) was rebuilt. It was a good opportunity to get close to such a rare beast. So … Continue reading

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Three great sources of inspiration.

Some people I check out are the, not for the faint hearted, Danielle Tunstall, the awsome controller of light, Oleg Ti and then I just generally lose an hour or so being awed on the wonderful 1x.com. Where do you … Continue reading

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An actor’s headshot for Spotlight.

The brief: A Spotlight actors headshot. This entails: No dramatic lighting. Damn. No Photoshop. Double damn. I’m actually going to have to take a real photograph here! Nobody warned me that this might happen! Who’d have thought that ‘vanilla’ photography … Continue reading

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In praise of DIY.

I’m pushed for space in my studio. Softboxes aren’t good for me. But I want to be able to get a light that’s similar. My answer was to build some striplights and a beauty dish. These mount onto my flash … Continue reading

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Timing.

Timing is everything when it comes to photographing stage juggling. Off the two different theories of how to get the perfect moment, I much prefer the clean ‘one shot’ sniper approach. That way I know what I’m getting. The, much-harder-to-do-well, … Continue reading

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