Monthly Archives: March 2012

TP2B: Playing with Catchlights

When researching Headshots I came across the work of Peter Hurley, an american photographer specialising in this area.  He has a rather distinctive catchlight in many of his shots which is essentially a square of light which surrounds the pupil … Continue reading

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TP2B: Baseroom Promo – Group Shoot

A few weeks ago we were asked to produce a promotional shot set in our common-room in college.  Divided into small groups the objective was to create a clean and useable image from amongst the mess and chaos that is … Continue reading

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SP2B: Style Academy – A Photo Opportunity

This week we were asked to take some portraits of students finishing Bradford College’s Style Academy course.  The course is a 5-week programme available to students from across the college to help improve their self-confidence, their people skills and to … Continue reading

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Happy Half-Birthday!!

This little guy is 6 months old today and his mum wanted some images to mark the occasion.  His big sister (almost 3) had some images on her half-birthday so mum wanted to do the same second time round. Mum … Continue reading

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SP2B: Middle Child Project – Further Edit

Following on from my discussion with Andy earlier this week I have been looking at an alternative way to display the images from the project.  Let me know what you think:

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SP2B: Photographing People Wearing Glasses

As a spectacle-wearer and someone who take a lot of self-portraits I am acutely aware of the drawbacks of shooting people who wear glasses. The first and most obvious I guess is that of reflections and glare.  Oftentimes, one of … Continue reading

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SP2B: Middle Child Project – Editing

Following on from a tutorial last week, Andy Vaines (Year Tutor), suggested that I consider trying to capture in my final set of images the range of responses that I have evoked from the middle-children who have sat for me. … Continue reading

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