Setting up Lightroom Classic CC for a new camera

Lightroom comes with basic values for sharpening and noise reduction that need to be adjusted by the end user to their liking. Lightroom offers the opportunity of saving these settings as the new default for any camera/ ISO combination. The process of setting up Lightroom...

Victoria Bond by Damien Lovegrove

Shoot: A boudoir photography 1:1 training session in late 2016 Photography: Damien Lovegrove Model: Victoria Bond Make up and hair: Vicki Waghorn Styling: Damien Lovegrove Lighting kit: Lupo 1000 and a Scattergel Venue: Hotel 38, Bristol Camera: Fujifilm X-T2 with fast primes Styling: Damien Lovegrove This is one of many shoots from the Lovegrove...

The landscapes of Tuscany

Armed with a Fujifilm X-Pro2 and a 100-400mm lens I set off South of Siena in search of some classic landscapes and a few new shots of my own. I’m migrating my career to the landscape and travel photography genres and I thought Tuscany is a great...

Sara Tramont ~ Star of Harlem

I met up with top model Sara Tramont at my rented penthouse apartment in Harlem for two days of shooting Hollywood glamour workshops. On each day there were three top photographers joining us for some creative inspiration. I find that 1:3 sessions work really well with historic interiors. In some...

Yesenia Linares ~ Angel of Harlem

The stars had aligned and all our planning and preparation payed off. I met up with Yesenia at my rented loft apartment in Harlem for a day of shooting lifestyle boudoir and nudes. I had one of my top clients flying in from Atlanta to join me...

The high deserts of the USA ~ Road trip 2017

As the details and bookings are being finalised for the 2017 epic road trip adventure it gives me a great excuse to share with you my passion for what has to be one of the finest locations for photography on the planet; The Wild West of...

Fuji GFX – High res samples and an appraisal

I expect GFX product pictures and specifications are all over the internet by the time you read this so I’ve kept this post for my ‘in camera’ jpegs and to share with you my experience and thoughts of using a second generation prototype GFX camera. 01. GFX50s with...