What to Expect From a Studio Photo Shoot

What to Expect From a Studio Photo Shoot

Whether you’re just starting out with modelling or you’re running a campaign, you may be faced with your first photo shoot ever. Understandably, there may be some nervous jitters. After all, you don’t want to do something that might delay the photo shoot from starting. What can you expect? How can you make the process […]

What Type of Event Venue for a Product Launch

What Type of Event Venue for a Product Launch

Understanding The Importance of Venue Choices for Product Launches When looking to plan and organise a product launch, the main focus should always be on the best way to present the product being unfolded for the world to see. Like any special event, where the item is first showcased can make a significant difference in […]

What is Studio Photography?

What is Studio Photography?

In its truest sense, studio photography is preformed indoors, in a managed setting where the photographer has complete control over all of the elements that go into creating a photograph. Studio photography is used to shoot a wide variety of subjects, including people, animals and wide variety of products, from automobiles to jewellery. A photography […]

Instagram Photo Shoot Locations in London

Instagram Photo Shoot Locations in London

London is arguably one of the most famous and photogenic destinations in the world. From colourful houses to grand architecture, fashion and art, there are several beautiful locations to help you admire London’s beauty and fill your feed with all of those Instagram-worthy shots. If you’re planning to take a trip to London, you’ll want […]

Kirstie’s Handmade Christmas filmed at Rodos Location House

Kirstie’s Handmade Christmas filmed at Rodos Location House

SHOOTFACTORY’S Rodos location house was used for the filming of Kirstie’s Handmade Christmas on Channel 4. Series 1006 (2018) was a one-off prime time episode, featuring everything that’s joyful about crafting at Christmas and one giant Christmas goodie bag. Kirstie shares her love of Christmas and festive crafting, from luxury presents made out of ordinary […]

Mary Poppins Filmed at Tay Location House in London

Mary Poppins Filmed at Tay Location House in London

SHOOTFACTORY is proud to have played a small part in the Mary Poppins Returns released on Dec 19th. In Disney’s “Mary Poppins Returns,” an all new original musical and sequel, Mary Poppins is back to help the next generation of the Banks family find the joy and wonder missing in their lives following a personal […]

Top 10 Photo Shoot & Filming Locations for 2018

Top 10 Photo Shoot & Filming Locations for 2018

Its that time of year again when we sift through all our location bookings data and put together our list of the most popular locations for photo shoots and filming in 2018. Top 10 Shoot Locations **Top 10 list based on bookings of location.   1. The Cottage Location: London N1 This is a three […]

Introduction to Commercial Photography

Introduction to Commercial Photography

An Introduction to Commercial Photography and Could Commercial Photography Be the Right Career for You? Defining Commercial Photography and Recognising Its Uses Pursuing commercial photography generally means you’ll be taking photos for commercial use. When we say commercial use, we mean that these photos will be used by businesses, used for selling products and traded […]

Choosing & Working With a Commercial Photographer

Choosing & Working With a Commercial Photographer

Artistic content is the bane of many professional projects in part because of the ambiguity of the task itself and also because of the sometimes volatile personalities with which you may work. In this article, we will break down the various stages of organisation when choosing and working with a commercial photographer. Whether you need […]

eCommerce Photography and Product Photography Tips

eCommerce Photography and Product Photography Tips

According to latest research, most online users will hang around a web page for less then 59 seconds if they cant find what they are looking for. There is just too much online information to take time to absorb every detail. Keep in mind that your online product images may not be shown in context […]

Photography Studios with Natural Light

Photography Studios with Natural Light

If you prefer shooting with natural light, Shootfactory has a range of photography studios with natural light, fixed coves, drive-in capabilities, lighting rigs and huge ceiling heights, making these photography studios some of the most advanced studio facilities in London. Natural Light Photography Studios Ladbroke One London W10 3,200 square feet photographic studio with drive-in […]

The Impact of Social Media on Photography

The Impact of Social Media on Photography

With the explosion in the use of social media, there has been an inevitable backlash against some of its impacts. Commentators in all walks of life have lamented many of the same things–the proliferation of fake news, isolation from real human interaction, and countless items of click bait, spam, and scams. All of these issues […]

Mirrorless Cameras Unveiled by Industry’s Two Biggest Manufacturers

Mirrorless Cameras Unveiled by Industry’s Two Biggest Manufacturers

It has been almost 200 years since the first picture was taken. Advances in photographic technology have been nothing short of amazing. Smartphones changed the way that we look at cameras. We take them for granted, carrying them everywhere we go. Now there is a new innovation that is causing us to reconsider our feelings […]

What Photography Studio Lighting is the Best?

What Photography Studio Lighting is the Best?

Lights, camera, action! This has been used by photographers with their their models and directors when shooting movies. But, think about those three words, lights, camera and action and their meaning. They mean that if you want an awesome visual image, you have to create the perfect lighting, the perfect camera settings and the perfect […]

How a Photography Studio Works

How a Photography Studio Works

Photographic studios which are also referred to as photography studios or just photo studios, are often complex spaces that facilitate businesses that are much more sophisticated than a person not working in such an environment may recognise. In order to provide you with an appreciation for how the average photographic studio works, let us assess […]

Interior Photography Tips

Interior Photography Tips

Taking great interior photographs doesn’t require a huge investment in tools or time, but you will need to spend some energy together with the following interior photography tips: arranging your subject setting up your angle and shot waiting for, or creating, great light Determining the goal of your photos and setting up clean, consistent angles […]

Photography Exhibitions in London this Summer

Photography Exhibitions in London this Summer

Whether you’re a photo expert or maybe just interested in learning more about the art, there are countless exhibitions in London for you to explore. Brighten up your summer by paying a visit to any of the following galleries; Photography Exhibitions in London   Lizzie Sadin-The 18th Edition of the Carmignac Photojournalism Award May 15-June […]

Safety Precautions When Filming in London

Safety Precautions When Filming in London

Have you heard of the street muggings that have been happening in London recently? Well, if you haven’t, and you intend to go filming in London, we thought you should know. London is a beautiful city with excellent sites and impressive architecture. It is no surprise that TV shows, film, and music video directors choose […]

GDPR and Your Photography Business

GDPR and Your Photography Business

If you are a photographer, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) may have become a reality for you. After its implementation in May this 2018, it has changed the way pictures are treated. According to this new data protection law, images that contain people who can be identified will be considered a form of personal […]

Exhibiting your Photography Work

Exhibiting your Photography Work

In a world where so much is has evolved, pictures have surely survived the test of time. Today, anyone can capture a gorgeous, vibrant image and share it with millions of people in an instant. The people who seem to have mastered the art of photography are finding themselves with an overflow of platforms to […]