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BSoUP Lionfish

I was very pleased to come 4th in the BSoUP competition this month – the theme was “Photoshop Bonanza” . The brief was to be creative with image editing software like Photoshop. You can see the other winning images on the BSoUP Website Here. I decided to try emulating Michael Aw’s Amazing Van Gogh Style Images which I …

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macro studio technique

Table Tops

I’ve been listening to a “tabletop product” photography online course run by CreativeLive. This company is based in Seattle and they generously broadcast free photography courses on a regular basis via the internet. With the time difference it means staying up way past a sensible bed-time in order to watch but I’ve picked up lots of …

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hdr technique

College HDR

  Lancing college is just up the road from me in Brighton and on a whim, on a hot sunny day, my better half and I went along to see what it was like for photography. The college had been recommended by a facebook friend and I was impressed with the photo he’d taken so …

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studio technique

Five a Day

  I’m inspired when I see other people’s images of an every day object made to look interesting by clever use of lighting.   I’d had the idea for this photo in my head for a while so I dug out my flash-units, two chairs, several pieces of perspex, bits of white and black card, …

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