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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. Updated for 2022 New Photography Studio Locations Myrtle Studio Location: London, N15 Myrtle Studios is a 4000ft2 warehouse turned dedicated film & photography studio that […]

Documentary and Editorial Photography with David Severn

Documentary and Editorial Photography with David Severn

Images are powerful tools that highlight stories that do not get or gain sufficient traction, and to amplify a wide variety of perspectives. They expose neglected or unseen realities, which is why they make the best in documentary and editorial photography. The most common term used in this field is documentary photography. While few have […]

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 […]

Getting Started in Photojournalism

Getting Started in Photojournalism

Considering everyone who owns a smartphone can take a picture that can be published on the front page of the New York Times, it’s not difficult to see why many view photojournalism as a commodity. But what differentiates that person who happens to have a camera at the right moment from a photojournalist? Photojournalism is […]

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 […]

How to Shoot Product Photography: Tips

How to Shoot Product Photography: Tips

Whether you have an online shop or you’re only displaying a collection online, the importance of high-quality photography cannot be overstated. Too many brands consider this an afterthought: as long as their product description is good, and the product itself is quality, nobody will care what the picture looks like, right? They couldn’t be more […]

Mastering Instagram Photography, Like a Boss

Mastering Instagram Photography, Like a Boss

Ensuring that your Instagram page looks as professional and appealing as possible is highly important to your brand’s image these days. A well-constructed, eye-catching page will draw followers and social interaction, which can skyrocket sales or drive traffic to your business site. All it takes is the right knowledge of what you’re photographing, where you’re […]

Beginners Guide to Portrait Photography

Beginners Guide to Portrait Photography

Taking the best shot when it comes to portrait photography can be pretty difficult. When you consider that there are so many camera settings, cameras, and even framing options for you to choose from, it can get confusing to know just where to get started. But just because it can get confusing doesn’t mean it […]

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 […]

Instagram Perfect Picture Tips

Instagram Perfect Picture Tips

A beautiful photograph invites someone into an experience. Taking a photo is an art. It is perspective and it is full of emotion. Pictures are a form of expression and are a way to capture and handcuff time as it stands still on canvas or in a frame forever. Pictures are also becoming a powerful […]