Composition In A Fashion Fashion Photograph

As a professional photographer in London I’m asked on a regular basis for tips and inside techniques for gettingthe best photograph. Obviously I tell people it takes time and training but… there are some guidelines you can follow. So in a new series I’m going to be postimg regular videos about, composition, lightinmg and techniques to improve your photographs. These are easy to implement and and understand though probaly wouldn’t occur to you without being pointed in the right direction first. Fashion photography is ofeten seen as the high point in photography with only the very best professional photographers shooting […]

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Shakespeare’s Advice For A Great Headshot

‘A walking shadow, a poor player, that struts and frets this hour upon the stage and is then heard no more’ – Macbeth …In other words: show your personality. There are three crucial elements to a great headshot: emotion, connectivity and personality. Without these three key components working in harmony, the headshot is just a headshot and won’t grab the attention of the viewer. In it’s most basic function – getting you noticed – it will have failed. Therefore a great headshot needs to show bags of personality – your personality will give it individuality. Remember there are thousands of […]

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Headshot Photography and The First Lady’s Official Portrait

Ok, so this is not headshot photography but it’s not far short of it. It’s a portrait that is used to promote someone’s image and in this case I’m talking about the Melania Trump’s first official photo as First Lady. What can I say about it that is positive? Not much really, especially when you think it was taken by a professional photographer for a specific purpose – to introduce the First Lady to the world. It’s obviously huge kudos for that photographer taking this portrait but overall, it isn’t a great photo! So why is there so much wrong […]

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