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...

Taking Portraits on Location with the GFX 50S

X-Photographer Jamie Stoker is a freelance portrait and fashion photographer based in London. Having used the X Series ever since it was first launched, Jamie loves the combination of the range’s compact design, great image quality and colours. In this article, Jamie shares how he...

10 Lighting Tips To Up Your Portrait Game

It has been said many times that photography is about light, which is true but it is also about shape, shadow and creating story, drama and emotion. Getting to grips with how you can shape light and how your camera can control light, is one...

Take A Different View: Fashion Photography Re-imagined

By Alexander Bather I was always one of those people who would count down the minutes until it turned 5:30pm, but now I watch the clock counting down the minutes until my next photography assignment. I enjoy the uncertainty of the job, as it...

5 Tips on Portraiture with the Fujifilm X Series

We hear more and more stories of photographers making the Fujifilm X Series their go-to kit for portraiture. The series is ideal for this style. The lightweight equipment allows portrait photographers to nimbly adjust around their subjects and the vivid colour processing makes subjects look...

The Profoto B2

Sorry for all the strobe stuff of late or for those that do strobe stuff I guess that's fine. In any case, I figured I'd answer an email question regarding the B2. It went something like this… Why the B2 instead of the B1 or for...

Discovering The Unknown: A Journey Through Mexico

By Omar Z Robles My work as a photographer has been characterized largely by my choice of subject matter and composition. Best known for photographing dancers against uncommon backdrops, I frequently get asked why and how I choose the backdrops that make it into...

A Day in Cuba with the X-Pro2

  By Daniel Malikyar I’m often asked, “How excited are you for your next trip?” The truth is, the anticipation for adventure never really kicks in until the abrupt lift off from the airport runway – signifying the beginning of a new chapter on my photographic journey. After...