Practical workshop 30/09/13

Following the questionnaire at the end of last season showing that members wanted more on close-up and macro photography, this session was aimed at those areas. There were four setups, two flash and two with Lupo HMI lights. Various objects and sets were available for members including items that they brought with them. Unusually for me I did not actually take any photographs on the night, too busy with the setups and helping people. I did however take a few earlier in the day when…

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Integrity in photography

On an online forum there was thread created by a person wondering who owned ‘the rights’ to an image where they had setup the lighting, established the camera settings, posed the subject and then someone else took a photograph ‘over their shoulder’. This is a situation that frequently happens for wedding photographers, at ‘group shoots’ where a number of photographers are involved and on training courses. Increasingly people who run training courses who will do things in one of 2 ways: – make it clear…

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