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Creating a Relaxed Photo Shoot with Mario Testino

Creating a Relaxed Photo Shoot with Mario Testino

The most unforgettable shots are the in-the-moment-of-the-moment ones: unrehearsed, unposed, and completely natural. Internationally renowned photographer Mario Testino built his career on the concept of capturing his subjects’ subtle nuances through a single, offbeat smile or unplanned lapse of posture. Celebrity, model, and newcomer all have one thing in common through Testino’s lens: irreplicable individuality. […]

Beginners Tips for Product Photography

Beginners Tips for Product Photography

Product photography is an integral part of making your products look appealing to consumers. If you don’t use proper lighting or take care to create a desirable impression with your photographs, your products won’t look their best. If you leave it the sole responsibility of your product description, that’s going to end up lowering your […]

6 Amazing Photography Studios in London NW10

6 Amazing Photography Studios in London NW10

SHOOTFACTORY offers a vast selection of photography studios in London but one particular location in London comprises of 6 studios to suite the most demanding shoot. The individual photography studios range in size between 16m to 21m of shooting space, some with two shooting areas, props, set builds, video and kitchens. This location is the […]

Need a Photography Studio in London this March?

Need a Photography Studio in London this March?

Our photography studios in London range from singular studios to large studios offering an assortment of facilities on different levels within the same location. Each photographic studio has its own unique qualities and our location managers will be able to suggest properties that fit your exact criteria, size, lighting, backdrops, west facing, south facing. New […]

Photographic Studios with Infinity Cove, Curve for Hire

Photographic Studios with Infinity Cove, Curve for Hire

SHOOTFACTORY photography studios range from singular studios to large studios offering an assortment of facilities on different levels within the same location. Each photographic studio has its own unique qualities and our location managers will be able to suggest photographic studios that fit your exact criteria. These photographic studios are suitable for stills, fashion, celebrity […]

Production Photography: Behind the scenes shooting

Production Photography: Behind the scenes shooting

People have a common misconception that shooting behind the scenes documentaries, videos and production photography is an easy task. While it is true that these sometimes do not require the normal polish that photographers are used to when in terms of video work, production photography is not a walk in the park. To help reduce […]

Contemporary Photographers and Endorsement Possibilities

Contemporary Photographers and Endorsement Possibilities

Every professional photographer strives to make sure each of their photographs tells a story. This is true of those photographers that coordinate live models, fashions and objects into a designer tableau. Displaying your work While all photographers take pride in their work, making a living as an independent photographer is tricky. Unfortunately, the economic waters […]

Quick Fire Professional Photography Tips

Quick Fire Professional Photography Tips

Photography beginners can have a challenging time trying to get to grips with their Photography equipment while creating beautiful photography. Knowing a few professional photography tips can help you to take beautiful and professional looking shots. There are hundreds of photography styles, this article focuses on three : ¬†night portrait, headshot and full moon photography […]

How To Pull Off The Best Editorial Photo Shoot Of Your Career

How To Pull Off The Best Editorial Photo Shoot Of Your Career

What Constitutes An Editorial Spread When you’ve been commissioned (or are simply looking to build your portfolio) to do an editorial shoot, you may have more questions than answers. How is an editorial shoot defined? How much creative freedom will you have? How can you come up with a fresh idea that fits within the […]

What is an Infinity Curve or Cove in Photography?

What is an Infinity Curve or Cove in Photography?

Isolating subjects in images is always a challenge, but many professional photographers use a tool that’s ideally suited to the purpose. An infinity curve, also sometimes called an infinity cove, is used to create a stage with a plain, single-colour background. This approach serves several purposes. It’s popular with product photographers because it allows them […]

Tips for shooting your work in the most flattering light

Tips for shooting your work in the most flattering light

You put your all into that project; you worked very hard to get it exactly right. The last thing you want is to take a less than perfect photograph of it. The most common cause of poor photography is improper lighting on the subject. Here are a few easy and inexpensive tips that anyone can […]

Photography Trends from the Past Year

Photography Trends from the Past Year

Just like with everything else in the past year, there have definitely been some changes when it comes to photography. It’s no surprise that technological advancements have made certain features more sought after than ever, but there are also some great artistic trends that have recently emerged “or reemerged” that have given photography a new […]

Snow on the Way: Taking Photos in the Snow

Snow on the Way: Taking Photos in the Snow

The magical snowy days of winter lure the photographer outside to glittering city streets, snow shrouded fields and jolly scenes of children at play…….”you get the idea!” Get the best snow photos by following a few tips to keep your shots bright and clear in the lovely but tricky light of winter’s wonderland. Photography Tips […]

New Photographic Studio Locations, October

New Photographic Studio Locations, October

New photographic studio shoot locations available this October from SHOOTFACTORY location agency & library. These photographic studios are suitable for stills, fashion, celebrity and beauty shots, as well as interiors Photography. Below are our six new London photographic studios, if you cant find what you are looking for: View all Photographic Studios Pennington One: Photographic […]

Getting started in Architectural Photography

Getting started in Architectural Photography

Wanting to try your hand and eye at architectural photography? Buildings are a huge part of our lives, and have been for centuries. The majority of us spend most of their time in buildings, without really stepping outside and considering the potential art of the structure that surrounds them. Architectural photography highlights the beauty of […]

If You Want to Make It as a Photographer

If You Want to Make It as a Photographer

Working as a professional photographer can be a great career choice for those willing to work at it, but you should always remember that it does take a lot of work. Photographers work as self-employed freelancers more often than not, and that is never an easy life for those who are just starting out. Then […]

Basic Tips for Starting out in Food Photography

Basic Tips for Starting out in Food Photography

Plenty of photographers want to jump into this exciting field of food photography, and it is often littered with amateurs. To stand out from the pack, you need to work a little harder and understand the dynamics of how to take a great picture, every time. With this in mind, here are some basic tips […]

High Key Photography : White Background in Photography

High Key Photography : White Background in Photography

Pulling off the perfect high key photograph can be a daunting proposition. For one thing, the very technique itself is so new. Older techniques such as painted muslin may be tried and true, but come off as too traditional and stodgy compared to the exciting modernity of the high key technique. So, as there is […]

The Basics to Mastering Interior Photography

The Basics to Mastering Interior Photography

Shooting interior photography might seem easy, but it takes a lot of consideration and thought for the perfect photo. As with any type of photography, there are specific rules that photographers follow to get the best shots. We look at five guidelines for beginning to shoot interior shots.   1. Use Natural Lighting Natural lighting […]

Inspire Your Photography: Motivational Ideas

Inspire Your Photography: Motivational Ideas

Every photographer experiences an inspirational rut from time to time. Although it can be discouraging, there are many ideas and techniques that can help you get through the challenges of artist’s block. If you’re looking to reignite your passion for photography and bring a flow of new ideas and images to your work, consider some […]