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Angelica Stenvinkel -
Stockholm to London and Makeup to Fashion Stylist

Angelica’s styling demonstrates that quirky edge appeal which I love and although working on campaigns internationally she manages to indulge in some fabulously eccentric imagery which piqued my interest. Some of Angelica’s avantgarde themes have a subtly brash and outspoken look and convey a narrative that is current but also classic.

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Shoot a Swimwear Campaign in November?

Last November, before going back into lockdown I landed a small commission for a new swimwear brand right out of Ibiza. Our main problem being swimwear in November and in the UK, not necessarily a great mix? See how we overcame this and a few results from the final images.

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Marrakech to Zagora - Morocco

In times past, Western Sahara or Morocco to be precise has featured in many film productions and photoshoots. Its climate is perfect for our winter and allows commercial shoots to prevail. Films such as The Mummy were filmed at the famous studios in Ouarzazate, 

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50+ Camera Angles Every Filmmaker Need to Know

We explore the camera angle as the chosen location at which the camera or video camera is placed to take your shot. Mix this with your optimal composition and you will craft your scene combined with lens choices you are in the business of taking photographs or shooting videography…

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Our Interview with John Allen
Creative Art Buyer
and Agency Professional

John Allen – Industry Professional – National Advertising Agency.
An art buyer, creative producer and photographer working with direct clients, agencies and art directors creating content for websites, social media channels, advertising campaigns.
John has a background that spans both photography and advertising. Having spent time as a Creative Services Director, Art Buyer and Stills Producer within a large agency,

Street Photography on the Beach - Covert Style!

I was first introduced to the work of Bruce Gilden a while ago by a few friends and became intrigued by his candid photography. When I first started photography back in the day, I was influenced then by street photography as this was the most accessible for me at that time.

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Photo- Compositing has landed the biggest clients

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I have been creating composites for a while now for clients. This type of work is very popular with clients and lucrative, mainly because it can sometimes save on costs in terms of production and create a more striking image for some types of advertising. I share a few of my early pieces which enabled me to get booked for the major lambertz campaigns

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Interview with Angelina Bertand
A New Helmut Newton in the Making?

A sense of freedom and expression in her work and the unconstrained look to her photographs which to the eye, is refreshing and more so as her images capture the essence of beauty with strong, rich blacks and warm mid-tones reminiscent of the great Agfa papers I used to work within the darkroom.

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Next Edition - Get To Meet Jillian Lee and her beautiful Photo and Photoshop Entities.

Jillian Lee was drawn to photography initially by landscapes but hardly ever does landscape photography these days. Now she creates beautiful and relaxed portrait fashion looks with a hint of Photoshop. Coming in 2 weeks time.

Using Ring Lighting for Fashion & Portraits

“Ring Lighting Effects”, Learning to use them is easy but here is a little it more about how ring lighting flash or LED will enhance your portfolio images it helps to create a unique look to your images and mix them up a little.

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Producing Your Own Client Campaigns

Advertising Photographers in London and Manchester can normally work through ad agencies, production agencies, or their agents. There are some advantages of running your own production for smaller clients and building your brand. There are also some disadvantages to the process. James Nader – Nadermedia Production.

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Kieron Beard

Kieron Beard – The Englishman abroad
Kieron is a British photographer who has been living in France and working in Switzerland since 1998. It only took a decade at the fire brigade, multiple environmental science degrees and a dozen accounting jobs for me to realise photography was probably alright.

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Next Month - Go On Location with Verity & Me and the Campaign Crew

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Shooting Stock images - Is there Still Room for profit?

launching a stock photography concept is not cheap. Quality equipment is needed as many agencies require a certain standard of capture and size of the upload. It’s doubtful, and you’re not guaranteed to make back this initial investment. Even if you eventually do, the hit to your budget or cash reserves could be painful in the meantime.
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Keeping Your Work Quirky - A Prerequisite For Work

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Getting noticed as a photographer nowadays days is often the most difficult task, so many shooting almost the same content and style. Just look at Tik Tock and how everyone else is mimicking the best they see to try and be the same. It’s all a matter of time before this all fails drastically whats your exit strategy?
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Camera Collaboration with Denmark Based Weedio.

I would say on reflection that collaboration or affiliation to another brand or business is a great thing. if you can agree on what the ground rules are for both right at the beginning then you can’t go wrong. Collaboration is the way forward…

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Right now I am offering free portfolio, website and business review with me, James Nader.  A rare chance to get professional insights into your photography and your business with me for a short period. Get yourself on the shortlist and don’t be shy.

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Wedio give you, as a creator, the opportunity to rent your desired gear, and financial flexibility in order for you to focus on your craft. They offer you, as a creator, the opportunity to rent your desired gear, and financial flexibility in order for you to focus on your craft.

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