Using Image Events and Applescript to Resize your Images

Image Events is a background application that can do stuff to your images. Applescript is a scripting language for the Mac OS. For the purposes of this blog we are going to resize a folder of images and save them to different locations. I have a regular job that I do where the client needs the finished […]

Reading Camera Data with an Applescript Droplet and Exiftool

If you write blogs about photography then at some stage you are going to caption your pictures with info about shutter speed, exposure etc. In order to gain access to this info you would need to go into Lightroom, Photoshop or any other imaging software to copy the data out, which frankly is a bit […]

Fuji XT-1. Is it really a professionals camera?

The DSLR v Mirrorless Debate goes on I have been using two Fuji XT-1’s for nearly 2 years. After using Canon for 35 years the honeymoon period for the Fuji is most definitely over and I can now coldly evaluate how well this camera performs in my professional world. All the critisms below are purely […]

The Headshot Photography Course – 3

The Headshot Photography Course – 3

Using supplementary lights. An introduction to headshot lighting techniques. Gear List: Camera and lens (duh!) Reflectors Black flags Any supplementary lights (not powerful studio flash) i.e.. LED’s, tungsten, off camera speedlights. You will need to understand that it is the quality of light that matters and how best you can manipulate daylight to help you […]

The Actors Headshot as a Marketing Tool

The Actors Headshot as a Marketing Tool

How an actors headshot is used to marketing the actor. A guide to how your headshot is viewed by casting directors.

Headshot Photography Course -2

Headshot Photography Course -2

Using Daylight Indoors. The first of these blogs used a simple technique to manipulate daylight by putting your subject under a bridge, in a tunnel or a doorway. Then by using a reflector to bounce light back into the face you could produce a beautiful quality of light. One reason why this way of manipulating […]

Headshot Photography Course 2

Headshot Photography Course 2

Using Daylight Indoors. The first of these blogs used a simple technique to manipulate daylight by putting your subject under a bridge, in a tunnel or a doorway. Then by using a reflector to bounce light back into the face you could produce a beautiful quality of light. One reason why this way of manipulating […]