Wednesday 23rd April 2014,

Browsing the "portrait" Tag


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

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

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

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: Original Frequency Separation Video: Healing Brush Tutorial: [...]

November 16, 2013 Creative Corner, Tutorials, YouTube
Toby Dixon, split personality,

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
Sly Cuts on Location

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
X-Pro 1 First Impressions/Testing

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
FadedFocus - Emma Gray Cover

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

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