Headshots and what to look for…

It’s amazing, we take headshot photographs all the time, it’s one of our major types of photography.  However, when we look around, it’s amazing how many people have headshots with major photographic flaws… now this may not stuff up how good you look, how approachable or intellectual, it may not determine that initial thought process that determines what type of …

When is a still not a still…

This was the conundrum… create images for a company that deal in video… moving subjects but do it with a photograph that isn’t a cinegram!!!  So, thinking head on and I realised and then implemented a combination shot, one where the shutter speed and flash created a very static image of the main subject and then another slow shutter speed, …

The quickest way to see a difference in your photography…

Number 1. Stand back, don’t crowd in on your subject, in fact, if you haven’t had to zoom in a little with your phone, be it compact, mobile phone, bridge camera, in fact, ANY camera, then you are almost guaranteed to be too close and using too wide an angle lens.  This creates distortion and means that the end result …

Listen: How to capture… moments!

How often have you thought, I never seem to get that meaningful moment, the point of everyone laughing… it’s down to this bit, listening, listen to the cadence of what someone is saying in a chat with others… you will hear the build up and be poised, ready to get the real laugh at the end of a joke or …

Best kit for the job?

We have a lot of people ask us about this, what cameras do you use, what’s best… best lens… best make… In reality, the best camera is the one you have with you at the time… the best lens is the one that’s on your camera at that moment, the best make is absolutely irrelevant these days, almost any camera …

Editing – why can’t I have the un-edited photographs?

We often have people ask for the unedited images from a photoshoot. Our answer is no.  The reason for this is that we shoot in RAW.  This is an uncompressed, very high density file but the image held within it is flat.  This essentially means that the image is untuned.  All the vital information is there but there has been …