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Promoting Your Photography on Instagram

Promoting Your Photography on Instagram

Photographers can occasionally have a tricky time when promoting their work and services to a broad audience. Websites can be an effective part of an overall strategy, but they can be lacking when it comes to getting the word out and showcasing a person’s work. This is where social media comes in, as it can […]

What is Commercial Photography?

What is Commercial Photography?

People absolutely love taking pictures. Every day, social media feeds end up filled with countless pictures. You don’t even have to wait for more than a few minutes to see a new photo taken by one of your friends or family members. It’s easy to understand why people are so fond of photography. This particular […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Introductory Tips to Photographing Clothing Apparel

Introductory Tips to Photographing Clothing Apparel

Good clothing photography can be boiled down to doing certain things and walking around the pitfalls and traps. Guidelines can stifle your creative spark, so we try not to draw out guidelines. Like with writing, occasionally, the rules were made to be broken, and photography leans heavily on the best presentation of the photos. #1: […]

Improve Your Mobile Phone Photography With These Tips

Improve Your Mobile Phone Photography With These Tips

Back in the “old days,” if you wanted to capture a photograph, you had to stop what you were doing to find a camera, check to be sure it had batteries, run back, and hope that the special moment was still happening. This doesn’t even include the time that it would then take to go […]

5 New Photography Studios in London

5 New Photography Studios in London

Five amazing new photography studios in London. Each photographic studio has its own unique qualities and our location managers will be able to suggest properties that fit your exact criteria. New Photography Studio Locations Photo Studio East Location: London E5 The studio has had extensive soundproofing to allow for video, audio and photographic work. It […]

All White Photography Studios

All White Photography Studios

Technically “all white” photography studios are not quite all white as there is normally some part of the studio that has some other colour other then white. Our “near” all white photography studios range from singular studios to large studios offering an assortment of facilities on different levels within the same location. Each photographic studio […]

Studio PhotoShoot Ideas and Not a Pinterest Board in Sight

Studio PhotoShoot Ideas and Not a Pinterest Board in Sight

As a new photographer it can be a challenge to take that right photo that you want to depict, whether it be portrait, fashion, products, food and a search for studio photoshoot ideas only turn up Pinterest boards, thanks Google, but I need concrete info. The area that most people neglect is the setting for […]

Personal Training Photo Shoot for David Kingsbury

Personal Training Photo Shoot for David Kingsbury

Recent personal training photo shoot for David Kingsbury at one of our London photographic studio. David qualified as a trainer at 18 years old and have been on this journey ever since. He opened his own personal training studio at Pinewood Film Studios, and began training actors for film roles. To date he has trained […]

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

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

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 theme? Most importantly, how can […]

Food Photography Tips for Instagram Perfect Pictures

Food Photography Tips for Instagram Perfect Pictures

Have you ever looked at a mouth-watering dessert or main dish pictured on Instagram and suddenly lost your appetite when you noticed the dirty stove in the background? Unfortunately, it happens rather frequently. The proper background is important in all forms of photography, and food photography is no exception. Other factors can also attract or […]

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 […]

Adidas Originals London Photo Shoot Location

Adidas Originals London Photo Shoot Location

Adidas Originals photo shoot at one of our London photographic studios.     Adidas Originals Adidas is a truly global sports brand. Everything we do is rooted in sports. Everything that happens in sports happens in moments. Every moment is a chance for the athlete to start over and take today. “In this competitive landscape, […]

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, head shot and full moon […]