Official X-Photographer Kerry Hendry was recently asked to shoot a product-lifestyle photoshoot for a very special client – us! Here she shares some useful tips and techniques to help you produce similar, stunning results.
What started as a project by Chris Upton to create a record of a local coal pit prior to its closure, soon turned into recording a piece of history and a feeling of responsibility to represent the life and work of the mining community.
By Danny Fernandez As I took the final few steps and reached the peak of the hill, the Himalayas came into full view for the first time, and left me speechless. But let’s begin the story several hours earlier. I had been staying in Dharamkot, in the foothills […]
by Jay Blum Photographic style and foundation My style of photography is social and intimately in your face. I’m not sure if it’s because I don’t feel close enough with my 18mm f2 lens. My goal is to capture your alter ego raging or to strip you of […]
by Chris Upton Cuba, the largest island in the Caribbean is a stunning and diverse location. The noise, hustle and bustle of Havana, teeming with brightly coloured vintage American cars contrasts with the quiet verdant plantations and gorgeous beaches. The wonderful Spanish architecture is at odds with the […]
By David Cleland There is an area just outside the city of Lisburn, Northern Ireland that seems to cultivate musical talent. Millbank studios on the ‘Maze’ side of the city is the home studio of the likes of Mojo Fury, Rams’ Pocket Radio and Run Away Go (if […]
By Danny Fernandez As dusk settled a new side of Agra began to come alive. The thick air was filled with the incessant sounds of rickshaw horns, and the buzzing of electricity from the network of power cables which decorated the streets. The roads, which had previously been […]
Winter isn’t just about shooting landscapes, you can grab some great portraits too – just follow our advice for better people pictures Good portraits don’t just happen, some planning is essential. Preparation can be a constant process; bookmark websites with images that inspire you, tear out pictures from […]
By Brian Rolfe I love shooting fashion portraits, easy to plan, far less work than an editorial or commercial job! Give me a good model, quite often no team, just me, the model and an idea of what we want to create and almost without fail we’ll come […]