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Getting Started in Commercial Photography

Taking a favourite hobby and turning it into a career is something most people dream of doing, especially for those who have a love for photography. The demand for commercial photographers is growing and while it is a competitive field, there are ways to make it easier for those looking to get started. Here are […]

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 […]

What Is The Pantone Colour Of The Year?

What Is The Pantone Colour Of The Year?

ROSE QUARTZ & SERENITY. For the first time Pantone introduces two shades, Rose Quartz and Serenity as the PANTONE Colour of the Year 2016. Rose Quartz is a persuasive yet gentle tone that conveys compassion and a sense of composure. Serenity is weightless and airy, like the expanse of the blue sky above us, bringing […]

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 […]

Property Photography Tips from our Location Library experts

Property Photography Tips from our Location Library experts

Photographing the interior and exterior of a property can be a challenge, but you can accomplish great photos when you follow a few tips. To get started, you will need the right kinds of photography equipment for quality photos. These tips can help you choose the equipment, use natural lighting, prepare the home and edit […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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

Basic tips for starting out in food photography Pick the freshest ingredients: Use the best and freshest ingredients, this will show up on the photographs and images. Lighting: With a backlight you can make food look amazing and can highlight steam coming of the plate. This is true whether a chef prepares a simple salad […]

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 […]

Easy Photography Tips everyone can apply

Easy Photography Tips everyone can apply

Now that cameras have gone digital, it seems like every person is a budding photographer. However, there is a huge difference between a photograph and a snapshot. At the same time, many are wondering about how to take a good photograph. Fortunately, it is very simple. All people need to know is a few techniques […]

Photoshoot Photography: How To Get The Best Lightning

Photoshoot Photography: How To Get The Best Lightning

Many people who are new to photography believe the most important factor in shooting a subject is the angle. As any professional photographer will tell you, lighting is actually one of the most critical factors in producing a great photo. The right lightning can turn an average shot into a spectacular and captivating photo. There […]

Bliss Magazine…

Bliss Magazine…

Bliss Magazine are shooting fashion at one of our East London studio spaces. Jonathan King manages SHOOTFACTORY  the UK’s leading location library & location agency and supplies the location industry with the best photo shoot locations in the UK and overseas

US VOGUE…

US VOGUE…

US Vogue are shooting fashion at one of our central London studio spaces. Jonathan King manages SHOOTFACTORY  the UK’s leading location library & location agency and supplies the location industry with the best photo shoot locations in the UK and overseas

Ideal Home Magazine shoot in South London Space

Ideal Home Magazine shoot in South London Space

Ideal Home are currently shooting from one of our south London studio spaces. Jonathan King manages SHOOTFACTORY  the UK’s leading location library & location agency and supplies the location industry with the best photo shoot locations in the UK and overseas

M&S photo shoot…Studio Location Sw11

M&S photo shoot…Studio Location Sw11

M&S are filming at Studio 9, this studio space in London Sw11, converted from an old school house with large floor to ceiling windows and parquet flooring. Location name Studio 9 Location library link  studio nine london sw11 london apartments London Apartments Location Hire For TV Film Photo Shoot Location London Location agent  shootfactory