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Tips for Photographing Shiny Things

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Keep it Clean ~ Tips for Photographing Shiny Things Here are a few very quick tips and things to think about if you are photographing something shiny. Clean it – use the “appropriate cleaner” – trust me you will thank me later. Wear gloves – so you have spent precious time cleaning it, you don’t […]

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A Messy MakeUp Powder Shoot

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Powder gets everywhere! A Messy MakeUp Powder Shoot This shot was so much fun to take and needed an assistant, lots of powder, a BBQ cleaning tray (LARGE) and plastic to cover every surface. The mix of colours was achieved by dipping the end of the brush in powder, obvious, Yes? but to get the […]

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Using Animals in Commercial Shoots

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Please throw the ball  ~ Using Animals in Commercial Shoots Shot for Chris Potter Country Sports. These gun dogs were so well behaved in the studio. If you ever visit their shop you will usually get to meet the English Springer Spaniel. But don’t leave without throwing him the ball. [pupdate – He is now […]

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Shooting on Location

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Sometimes I get let out ~ Shooting on Location Not all of my photography takes place in the studio. Magic can also occur in clients’ premises or somewhere completely different to enhance your products or services. I have taken photos in all sorts of places, some more challenging than others. My favourite was of a […]

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