The Great West Run Years ago I took photographs at the Great West Run in Exeter, a half-marathon run annually since 1985. It draws participants from across the South West of England, plus a large crowd of enthusiasts and spectators. I knew I would get some interesting images of the athletes preparing and running in the race, but photographs of races are all fairly similar:
Architecture photography and the artistic eye Good architecture photography doesn’t just happen. It requires planning, good equipment and an artistic eye. For the planning, I need to be aware of the style of building(s) that the architect/client wishes to have photographed, which will lead to ideas on the type of images I’ll aim to get. This goes hand-in-hand with discussing the client’s desired outcomes and the type of photograph they wish to get from the shoot.
Natural lighting in product photography Lighting is essential. Apart from the obvious (photography would be nothing without it), lighting sets the mood for a photograph and its proper use can make you focus on what’s important in the image. Conversely, poor lighting can detract from the image and what’s important about it. In the case of product photography what’s important is showing your product in the best possible way to get potential customers interested in looking closer. If they don’t […]