I knew it was possible to search for multiple filenames in Lightroom. But recently when I went to search for about 20 filenames I could not get this simple but very powerful time saving search to work. Here is what I did wrong and how the search should be carried out. My workflow from low … Read More
Behind the scenes foreground bokeh visual effect lens modification or a recent healthcare shoot.
I recently shot a quick self promotion photograph of a model holding a champagne glass and watching a Sunset on Reigate Heath, Surrey. The image was pulled together at the last minute, due to my schedule and wanting the ideal weather conditions, despite the amazing weather we have had in the last few weeks. There … Read More
Here are two great ical subscription calendars useful for location photographers. sunrise sunset calendar this site also has a weather calendar. weather calendar from Wunderground.com. Finding the ical link is not obvious. You will need to first search for your weather location and then find the drop down sharing button at top right. Control click ‘Download … Read More
Simple corporate headshot diagram. The is a typical lighting set up I use when space is limited and I need to travel with minimal equipment. The back light usually a lastolite umbrella softbox allows for the choice of either a rim highlight with lighting on the background as well or just a rim light if … Read More
Creating natural lighting on location with speed lights. During the recent snowy spell in Cambridge I went out with a warm flask of tea and some small Nikon speed lights to try and capture a natural looking environmental portrait. The sun was low and behind my subject and was casting sun beams through the pine … Read More
I have been searching for a light weight but portable tethered set up for shooting schedules were a lot of ground needs to be covered. I have a laptop which I can tether and now with the new breed of light weight laptops from Apple this is becoming easier. However as a recent ipad owner … Read More
This post is for anyone who is searching for the hash # key on an apple keyboard. Hold down the “alt/option” key then press “3” If you don’t get a hash appear when you press alt > 3; open the Keyboard Viewer (you will find this on the top right of your screen next to the … Read More