Tuscany recce for the 2020 workshop

Here is a collection of about 70 photographs taken in Tuscany, mostly on my latest recce mission. I’m putting the finishing touches to this September 2020 workshop and the last parts of the puzzle are to find shoot locations and test models. The shoot locations...

Michela in Siena

Siena is a classic Italian hilltop city steeped in history and bathed in golden sunlight. Here are 18 photographs of my friend Michela shot on the streets of this magical medieval city in the heart of Tuscany. It was 31°C and there were quite a...

Carla Monaco in Hollywood

Model: Carla MonacoAssignment: A classic Lovegrove Adventures 1 to 1 photography training day in BristolPhotographer and tutor: Damien Lovegrove1:1 training website: Lovegrove AdventuresLocation: A boutique hotel in Bristol 01. Carla wears a Bardot skater dress by BooHoo. She is lit with a Lupo 1000 fresnel spotlight....

Fashion Fusion Workshop News

Supercharge your off-camera flash techniques and immerse yourself on our three-day Fashion Fusion workshop in Portugal on the 20th – 23rd September 2019. Click here for details and prices. Click on the picture for all the information and prices ︎ This post has been read...

Riona Neve in France

Here are 95 classic photographs of Riona Neve by me, Damien Lovegrove. I have included lighting notes and photography tips throughout. Enjoy… Event: Lovegrove Adventures Fashion and Fashion Nudes workshop for 6 photographer guests in the south of France.Venue: A pristine chateau in the Lot valley...

Fujifilm GF 100-200mm F5.6 R LM OIS WR first impressions

The Lens Lightweight, compact and an easy to use telephoto zoom for the GFX series of cameras. Fujifilm have created a lens with superbly sharp optics, especially at infinity and in the corners where other lenses of this type usually suffer. I took a pre...

Morocco ~ Portraits in the Kasbahs of the Atlas Mountains

The shoot: A recce for a workshop next AprilModel: Sonia MorinPhotographer: Damien LovegroveCollaborator: Mohammed KamalLocations: Various un disclosed Kasbahs in the Atlas Mountains Mohammed Kamal or MK, an ex Fujifilm X photographer from Marrakesh invited me to Morocco to collaborate with him on some workshops....

Hollywood glamour with Victoria Bond

Here are 26 shots of Victoria Bond from a 1:1 training session in Bristol. I used simple yet beautiful lighting to create timeless classic photographs that could have been shot in the 1960s. Model: Victoria BondPhotographer: Damien LovegroveLighting: Lupo 1000 LED fresnel spotlight with a...

A guide to two point lighting for city street portraits

By Damien Lovegrove Contemporary portrait and X-Photographer Damien Lovegrove is no stranger to shooting portraits on-location. In this useful article, he gives you all the tips you need to create his two point lighting set up, specifically when shooting portraits on city streets. The Equipment Firstly, and most...