Still life

Studio time with the Fujifilm GFX 50S   It all started with a bunch of flowers and a little spare time. During a work break over the holidays, I found myself with a little extra time and a beautiful bunch of flowers. This proved to be the perfect...

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...

Stunning Underwater Art With Projections

Taking risks is the joy in what creative minds live for. Creating something different and unique keeps the photographer from feeling as if this is just another job. When I came across an underwater portrait photographer's recent work it made me stop for a...

How I Shot This With Hard Lighting

Lighting can be a major pain in the ass and that is especially the case if you're not a technical person, like me. After picking up the camera 7 years ago I am still constantly learning about the many different aspects of lighting. [...

Seeing Double

There are functions of your camera that sometimes get forgotten in the push to get the perfect image in your camera.  I was doing some hand held macro work outside in the back yard. There was a slight breeze so I switched the Fujifilm X-T2...

Lighting with Dave Kai Piper

Photographing people is at the very core of what I do. The style might change, the lighting might change but the fundamental principles stay the same. The type of lighting I apply is normally about creating an image or trying highlight one. Just like people, no two...

How to Shoot Great Images With One Flash in the Studio

  When you think of studio lighting, you probably think of elaborate multi-light setups, and while those certainly have their place, there's no reason you can't create compelling imagery with a single light. This great video will show you how to achieve exactly that. [ Read More...