Category Archives: Techniques & Processes 2B

TP2B: Portfolio Images

Here are the final set of images that I am submitting for the Techniques & Processes 2B module.  Many of them have already been featured in previous posts but I wanted to give the reasons for each ones inclusion. Green … Continue reading

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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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TP2B: A Fresh Perspective

We are heading back into the darkroom next week to do some wet-process printing and as part of that assignment we have been asked to consider what different films and photo-papers have to offer.  So I took out a medium … Continue reading

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TP2B: Sam in the Clam

I demonstrated a clamshell lighting set-up a few posts ago where I deliberately over-exposed the subject a little in order to bleach the skin somewhat to give a smooth and bright appearance to the face. I’m not sure my craggy, … Continue reading

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TP2B: Suits You Sir!

I thought I would apply the clamshell lighting set-up I have been working on to see how it might look for a more professional subject so I dusted off one of my suits and took a few shots. First of … Continue reading

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TP2B: Off-Centre Clamshell

Following on from the clamshell set-up in the last post I added some rim-light on either side to provide some highlights to give the image depth.  You can see the effect in the first 3 images below. In the second … Continue reading

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