Theatre Photography Tutorial

Theatre Photography Professional theatre companies employ professional photographers but amateur groups are often seeking the free services of a savvy, unobtrusive photographer. Before you embark on your first theatre photography session its worth reflecting on what you actually want to convey with your images, and that should be what can…

Lightning Photography Tutorial

[caption id="attachment_4887" align="alignleft" width="150"] lightning_strike_richard_bishop[/caption]           Lightning Photography Tutorial: Richard Bishop Lightning photography requires technique, patience and a lot of luck. I took the above image when I was 8 years old and it was published on the front page of the local newspaper, the Shrewsbury…

High Key Portraiture Session

[caption id="attachment_4857" align="alignleft" width="150"] High Key Portrait Hybrid Shrewsbury School of Photography[/caption]             High Key portraiture Lesson Students at both evening classes this week clearly had a great time getting to grips with high key portraiture. High Key portraiture is basically the antithesis of low…

Outstanding Student

[caption id="attachment_4845" align="alignleft" width="150"] James Russell Photography[/caption]           Sometimes I meet outstanding photography students. Let me introduce one of those to you. His name is James Russell and he owns the Outdoor Depot in Church Stretton. I met James when he came on one of the…

Rembrandt Lighting Tutorial

Rembrandt lighting is a well-known lighting set up used in studio portrait photography; with patience and some effort you can achieve this at home without any special equipment. As the name suggests, its been around a long time. Rembrandt’s work often characterised this type of lighting which he employed to…

Night Photography in Shrewsbury

Night Photography around Shrewsbury. [caption id="attachment_824" align="alignleft" width="300"] Shrewsbury School of Photography Night Photography[/caption] Shrewsbury  DSLR Beginners Photography group created some amazing images during the night photography session around town. In particular the time exposures around the flooded river severn with extraordinary reflections from the far bank; all taken on manual settings.…

Students images’

[caption id="attachment_355" align="alignnone" width="590"] One of Dawn Edmonds' excellent images from the course.[/caption]   [caption id="attachment_361" align="alignnone" width="590"] Dawn Edmonds using a slow shutter speed[/caption] [caption id="attachment_363" align="alignnone" width="590"] Student Tim Barnett's superb image demonstrating depth of field.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_364" align="alignnone" width="590"] Student Sarah Perks' great image demonstrating depth of…