Posts about portrait

Jo, Swiss Strobist workshop, Zurich

After a break of almost two years, and a handful of small lighting courses both on location and in the studio, I’ve decided to organize more free days of photography and learning in the style of the Swiss Strobist days. The day will allow participants to work in groups together with models, to try out […]

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Sara, Swiss Strobist workshop, Lausanne

After a break of almost two years, and a handful of small lighting courses both on location and in the studio, I’ve decided to organize more free days of photography and learning in the style of the Swiss Strobist days. The day will allow participants to work in groups together with models, to try out […]

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Choo Choo

From a photoshoot in summer 2010; concept by Sam Divers.

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Studio training course in Bern

I ran a course earlier in the year on the subject of portraiture and lighting, which was very well received by the attendees and which I really enjoyed organizing. I’ve been planning to run a similar photo course for a while now, and have decided that the next event will take place on the weekend […]

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Drive for portrait photography

I love taking portraits of people; whether I know them or not. I do it because of my passion for the image, not for financial gain, and I really wish more people would volunteer to let me photograph them. (Including you, your friend, your family or anyone you know.) Here’s why.

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Manuel

Standing in today during the second of two studio lighting introductions. Strobist info: one gridded, snooted Elinchrom spot to the face; two Elinchrom softboxes (subject left and right) illuminating the background, with a little spill onto the subjects’s flanks, arms and legs. Facial rim lighting reflected from the white seamless background.

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The Call To Change Your Life

Originally shot in 2009, I’ve resurrected this shot to add to my "One Frame Movie" series. You may recall that I undertook a number of such photo sessions in 2009-10 for the series and I’ll be looking for new volunteers this year. Please stay tuned for more details; here, or on the Facebook page for […]

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The X Factor

Originally shot in 2009, I’ve resurrected this shot to add to my "One Frame Movie" series. You may recall that I undertook a number of such photo sessions in 2009-10 for the series and I’ll be looking for new volunteers this year. Please stay tuned for more details; here, or on the Facebook page for […]

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Sick leave

Self-portrait at home, after a week off sick with a long-lasting cold. Strobist info: snooted SB900 high camera right. Would you like me to take your portrait? Details of pricing and examples of my work are on my website.

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