Category: Tips

The Prattle Of Trafalgar

My clients don’t prattle, but this is my blog, so I do. And I need a catchy title to draw you in. I like doing character portraits – you can always be a bit more adventurous by telling the story through lighting, and of course you’ve always got people in front of you who emote. […]

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Do Tests Matter?

Doctors, lawyers, teachers, engineers and the like all go through a sort of basic training at university, and end up with a degree that shows they’ve got the skillset to enter their field as a rookie. Once in their field they can specialise by sitting more exams – I’ve not sat any of those since […]

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New Lifestyle Work – Jul 2018

I’ve owned a Pentax 645z for a while and couldn’t rate it highly enough, but with one small problem. The flash sync speed sucks. It’s got these beautifully sharp files with gorgeous tones but you just can’t sync with flash past 1/125th and that rules most things that aren’t stood still, or portraits with a […]

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Cycle of life

Chris Hoy, well established cyclist and Lucy Garner, promising new athlete on the cusp of a great career. Recently Chris has been mentoring talented young cyclists like Garner as part of the Sky Academy Sports Programme. This shoot was shoehorned into a Sky shooting schedule, a media schedule and a racing schedule, and as such […]

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Whistleblower Shiban Ahmed

Photographed at his home in South Manchester, NHS whistle blower Dr Shiban Ahmed. Dr Ahmed has accused the NHS of cruel and unsafe practices regarding the circumcision of boys by unsafe GPs. This story was for an article in the Sunday Times. Lit with 3 Profoto B1s. Although they’re a lot heavier than my previous […]

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