Studio indoors and outdoors shoot with Alexa Taylor

Jubilee celebrations calling… but first some pictures Just a quick post to share a few pictures from a shoot I did last weekend with Alexa Taylor. This was in a studio but due to the great weather we shot not only in the studio but also out and around the whole building. Fighting with the …

A different approach to lighting people in the studio

I really enjoy working in the studio, particularly when it’s cold outside. Late last year I was shooting at with Bethany, Annie and Elan. The studio space is like many spaces, big and mostly painted white plus it has plenty of lights and modifiers so acheiving all kinds of looks is quite straightforward. However the …

Speedlites for warmth on cold November days

I have done lots of presentations and seminars on Canon Speedlite flash and I like my material to be driven from complete understanding of the facts about how it works and some real world practical experience. Just recently I shot some location pictures in a parkland area in Oxford. Travelling light with no assistant I …

Lastolite EzyBox quad bracket

I first saw the EzyBox quad bracket at the Wilkinson Cameras Digital Splash event. After a good discussion with Keith Sanderson from Lastolite I decided to purchase one to use with my Speedlites and a Lastolite EzyBox 60cm x 90 cm softbox that I normally use with my studio lights. EzyBox Quad Bracket Lastolite offers …

#CurryClub studio shoot pictures

Here it’s time to share a few images from the recent #CurryClub studio shoot. The theme for the day was film, and there was a stipulation that film should be shot, so with my roll of Ilford XP2 loaded in the EOS 300 and some of Sandisk’s finest in the EOS 7D ‘just in case’ …

Finland here I come

The day is here, time for a trip to the land of ‘lakes and trees’ and for this weekend the world rally championship. It’s a place and event I have visited several times and each time it’s a stunning trip, with good friends, good weather (ok mostly), good healthy food and some of the best …

Location shoot dodging the raindrops

Earlier this week I had a chance to meet up with new model Steph and do a quick test shoot. We avoided the worst of the rain by shooting under the trees in the woods. All pictures have a mix of ambient and Speedlite flash. For the shots in the woods the flash was bounced …

Gumball 3000 – London to Istanbul

Gumball 3000 Rally, London March 26, 2011 The Gumball 3000 Rally is open to all kinds of cars, but it’s the supercars actually the hypercars that attract the crowds. It’s not that often that Covent Garden is a car park for Buggattis, Aston Martins, Rolls Royce, Ferrari, Porsche, Bentley, Spyker, Maserati and even the odd …