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...

Alice on the streets of Bristol

I captured these shots on rekindled Bristol Urban Portraits workshops. I ran two of them back to back last month. I did say that I’d not do more UK workshops but demand was overwhelming on the survey forms we mailed out to our database. These...

Michaela Bartolini on the streets of Siena

01. The walls of Siena are scarred by the transport of ages. The light scoots down the alleyways. One minute it’s there the next it’s gone. Model: Michaela Bartolini Camera: Fujifilm GFX50s with GF 32-64mm and GF 110mm lenses Location: Siena, Tuscany Shoot: A 1:1...

Terez Kočová in Tuscany

Once a year I venture into the heart of Tuscany to lead a group of photographers on a creative workshop stimulated by fine cuisine, company and wine. We reside in our exclusive luxury villa and venture out by day to abandoned farmhouses, local beauty spots...

BTS documentary of a Lovegrove Wedding

Ten years ago Julie and I photographed Andy and Janey’s wedding. We’d never met them before our pre wedding meeting. As you will see rapport and genuine friendships were an important part of our wedding shooting process. The second half of the video is very...

Wild in the West ~ A photographic journey in the USA

Pictures, lots of them! Sit back, go full screen, and join me on my recent workshop/ adventure in Arizona and Utah. 01. The old Santa Fe Locomotive in Kingman was our first stop. Our model: Yesenia Linares from New York Photography: Damien Lovegrove from Bristol,...

1 to 1 shoot training in Bristol ~ pictures

01. Claire was standing in open shade on a beautifully sunny day and I lit her with a Godox AD 200 flash. I rigged it high on a stand with and fitted a gridded 5″ reflector on the bare bulb head. I set 1/2000th second...