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What is Location Photography?

What is Location Photography?

In his or her own studio, a photographer has control over just about everything. His equipment is organised to his liking. He knows where his power sources are located. He knows how to adjust to lighting changes throughout the day. If he’s hot, he simply opens the window. Location photography, on the other hand, is […]

Photography Tips: The Ultimate list of Photography Tips

Photography Tips: The Ultimate list of Photography Tips

Amateur photographers are always looking for new ways to learn about their camera, its lenses, and the terms that apply to excellent photography. From the filters that make great pictures possible, to terms like aperture that are essential to understand when taking great pictures, there are a wide array of tips that can produce stunning […]

How to Find Locations for Photo Shoots

How to Find Locations for Photo Shoots

The most common way to finding locations for a photo shoot, especially by brands, media and marketing agencies or professional photographers is to use a location library to search through locations they have on file, or use a location agency who will find locations for you based on the photo shoot brief. Using a Location […]

Trend alert.

Trend alert.

New home page TREND ALERT story MONOCHROME The paring up black and white, using it as a back drop to your life and interior design has really moved on in recent years ( a-la 1980’s ) and this classic colour combo is now found in so many amazing homes.  The main focus was on black […]

Architectural Photography: Tips on Photographing Buildings

Architectural Photography: Tips on Photographing Buildings

Architectural photography is the truest test of a photographers skills and techniques in photography. The nature of photographing buildings and architecture is complex and, at times, difficult, because it involves more than just the subject matter of the photography. It requires emphasis on the photographers ability to manage details of the photograph such as lighting […]

The Importance of Product Photography When Selling Online

The Importance of Product Photography When Selling Online

You have less than three seconds to capture your customer’s attention. Three seconds. Make it count. The average Internet user is bombarded with ads, news stories, emails and ads. Users have learned to focus with laser precision on only the content they need. Make yours count by using only the best online product photography for […]

How To Scout Photography Locations

How To Scout Photography Locations

Have you ever wondered what makes a particular image so spectacular that you feel you can instantly relate to it? Does a beautifully captured photographic shot make you wonder about the story it is trying to depict? Can you see the artistry that a photographer is attempting to portray through one of his clicks? The […]

Staircase Photo Shoot Locations for Fashion, TV & Film

Staircase Photo Shoot Locations for Fashion, TV & Film

Staircases provides a great canvas for photo shoots and commercials, they create angles, depth and visual depth to an image. SHOOTFACTORY location agency offers a wide selection of shoot locations with stunning staircases  suitable for stills, fashion, celebrity and beauty shots, as well as interiors Photography. Location properties with staircases can be found in our […]

Basic Fashion Photo Shoot Tips: Find a Home in Fashion

Basic Fashion Photo Shoot Tips: Find a Home in Fashion

Photography is always an art form regardless of the capacity in which it is used. Technique and experience maintain a huge impact on your artistic results. These dimensions of photography are never more vital than when dealing with fashion shoots. This type of photography requires that the artist do more than work with lighting and […]

Shoot Location Tips

Shoot Location Tips

The location can make or break a photograph. If you shoot on location, meaning you don’t work out of a studio, you can truly employ your creativity in finding the perfect spot for your shoot to give the image the best surroundings.   1. Scouting As a photographer, one of the more exciting parts of […]

Photographing Kids: 5 Tips to Capture Those Magical Moments like a Pro

Photographing Kids: 5 Tips to Capture Those Magical Moments like a Pro

We’ve all seen those “perfect” children’s photos,spotlessly clean little cherubs beaming placidly into the lens from a bower of roses, and most definitely not screaming bloody murder while flinging props at the photographer. What is it that makes the difference between those gorgeous shots in magazines and our own albums full of blurred, tear-and-cupcake-frosting-streaked faces? […]

Steps to Preparing for a Photo Shoot

Steps to Preparing for a Photo Shoot

How you prepare for your photo shoot will essentially depend on the type of shoot that you are doing that day. From newborn photos to engagement announcements and weddings, there are a wide variety of settings that you may be working on for your upcoming shoot. Those who are just beginning in the photography industry […]

Seven Essential Photo Shoot Location Tips

Seven Essential Photo Shoot Location Tips

A successful photography shoot does not need to be time-consuming, stressful, or even expensive for those looking for high-quality photos for your website, portfolio, or just looking for a creative hobby. The following are six essential simple tips for preparing a photo shoot like a professional in no time, without breaking your bank account.   […]

Need to Shoot a Fashion Show, We’ve Got You Covered

Need to Shoot a Fashion Show, We’ve Got You Covered

Whether it’s your first time shooting a fashion show or you’re an industry veteran, there are several ideas that can help you get the most out of your next fashion shoot. There are some basic principles that we all need to be reminded of from time to time to ensure the best possible results. The […]

Location Library: Shoot Locations with Glass & Natural Light

Location Library: Shoot Locations with Glass & Natural Light

SHOOTFACTORY has a constant flow of new photo shoot locations arriving in our location library every week. Each location has its own unique qualities, and we showcase some of our shoot location with Glass, lots of Glass and the abundance of natural light created. Glass walls, glass ceilings, ceiling to floor windows, skylights, full height […]

Do’s & Don’ts Of Street Photography

Do’s & Don’ts Of Street Photography

Street photography offers photographers a unique canvas and a great experience. Photographers working in street photography can capture the nature of the world and see how society reacts when it realises that it is being watched. So what does an aspiring street photographers need to think about. • Develop the ability to look for the […]

Photo Shoot Cost Saving Tips

Photo Shoot Cost Saving Tips

High quality pictures are an important component in marketing. Whether you are looking for print or web images for your business, good photos can make or break how well your company is initially received. Photo shoots can get expensive if you are not methodical in your approach. Top-notch photographers can easily charge between £900 to […]

Fireplace Photo Shoot Locations for Fashion, TV & Film

Fireplace Photo Shoot Locations for Fashion, TV & Film

Fireplaces bring warmth to an image, they provide depth to an image and they have their own story to tell. SHOOTFACTORY location agency offers a wide selection of photo shoot locations with stunning fireplaces suitable for stills, fashion, celebrity and beauty shots, as well as interior Photography. Below, is a small selection of Fireplaces from […]

Indoor Photo Shoot Location Tips

Indoor Photo Shoot Location Tips

Taking photographs in nightclubs, restaurants, parties and other such venues has become very popular among photographers looking to add some ambiance to their work. Like most photographic techniques, it’s a strategy that can yield beautiful pictures when it works out. Unfortunately, that can be very difficult. As wonderful as the ambiance is in these types […]

Top 10 Photo Shoot Locations for 2015

Top 10 Photo Shoot Locations for 2015

Its that time of year when we crunch the location numbers and come up with the Top 10 Photoshoot Locations for 2015. This year, the top photoshoot locations were dominated by location houses with a commercial location and studio location just creeping into the top 10. The locations were used by brands such as: John […]