Wednesday 23rd April 2014,

Browsing the "portrait" Tag

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My First Publication with Elegant – Lady Ingot

Before I begin – I want to encourage any of you guys that are actively shooting to consider planning a shoot and submitting your work to magazines, it’s really a lot easier than you think, there are hundreds of mags [...]

April 17, 2014 World Through the Lens
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A Japanese Woman and Her Inseparable Cat

This is a heartwarming story of Misao, who’s 87 years young and lives a very simple rural life outside the city in Japan. Misao has farmed the land since marrying into the Ihara family in 1964 and she loves nothing [...]

February 24, 2014 Beyond the Lens
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Portrait Lighting – The Hero Lighting

Sometimes all you need to do is change a few things in the studio to achieve a different look. You might remember my earlier article, 3 Lights Simple Setup where I explained a three-point lighting system, the final photos ended up being quite [...]

December 30, 2013 Creative Corner, Tutorials
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Advanced Frequency Separation Tutorial

Jack Salzke from FadedFocus Photography talks about using Frequency Separation Techniques within Photoshop for advanced skin and colour retouching. Photograph Source: http://www.modelmayhem.com/po.php?thread_id=905807 Original Frequency Separation Video: http://youtu.be/WEvd6urEmJo Healing Brush Tutorial: http://youtu.be/zJ_B9bbEe7M [...]

November 16, 2013 Creative Corner, Tutorials, YouTube
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Creative: Split Personality Portrait Shoot

Toby Dixon is a photographer based in Sydney, Australia. He recently created a portrait series with a difference. The ‘Split Personality’ series was shot on location with no cutting, no comping or no Photoshop trickery. Dixon says “I’d love to [...]

October 4, 2013 Beyond the Lens
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5 Models, 5 Dresses, 1 Day

The other day I was given the opportunity to undertake a larger scale production, meaning that I would be shooting more than one model, with more than one dress… and it was all on location! Now I’ll be honest with [...]

September 30, 2013 World Through the Lens
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Testing the Fujifilm X-Pro 1 in the Studio

Very recently I got to test out the Fujifilm X-Pro 1 along with one of Fujifilm’s newest lenses, the Fujinon XF 55-200mm F3.5-4.8 R LM OIS. I have to say I was extremely hesitant to try out this camera because of the smaller [...]

July 31, 2013 World Through the Lens
Chloe Tornow

Ethereal Beauty Shoot

My team of stylists and I were fortunate enough to be granted access to a couple of Lady Petrova’s designs for a shoot today. Designs included one of her stunning white dresses and two beautiful floral crowns. With that in [...]

July 8, 2013 World Through the Lens
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Chain Mail Bra – Fashion Shoot

Gemma Ruzzier, an incredibly talented stylist here in Melbourne, Australia has recently been fashioning clothing out of metal; Chain Mail to be specific, and it looks badass! On this very day my incredible team of stylists and I got to [...]

July 7, 2013 World Through the Lens
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Photog Shoots Celebrities and Makes Them Invisible

Most photographers would be honored to photograph a celebrities portrait. Although New York photographer, Chris Buck decided to capture fifty iconic individuals from a different perspective. Robert De Niro, Cindy Sherman, Jack Nicklaus, Nick Cave, Jay Leno, Sarah Silverman, Günter Grass, Russell [...]

May 16, 2013 Beyond the Lens