Category Archives: Chichester portrait photographer

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Portrait Photography in Brighton – Gemiliana

When I woke up on the morning of Gemiliana’s shoot the omens were not good. The cloud was very heavy and it was raining. We had also postponed the shoot once and I didn’t want […]

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Portrait Photographer Chichester – Artist’s Portrait with a Large Format Camera

  I took a short drive up to Compton to shoot with Rachel at her studio. Originally we were scheduled to work in the morning. However, an ominous weather forecast and threats of strong winds […]

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Family Photography with a View Camera.

Family photography with a view camera is challenging. You don’t get many chances to get it right and you depend wholly on the complete co-operation of your sitters.  These are my tips for a perfect […]

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Portrait -How I got the Shot – Analogue Studio Photography – Mell

  Lighting Can Make or Break a Portrait This might look like a relatively straightforward shot, but it is trickier than most people think to get a well made portrait out of a large format […]

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Shooting Large Format Portraits On Location – A Hands-On Guide.

  I have been shooting large format portraits in my personal work for the last five years. This is partly for aesthetic reasons, and partly to give myself a break from digital photography when I […]

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Jos and Sam’s London Engagement Shoot.

I met up with Jos and Sam on the South Bank. They got engaged there a few months earlier. Sam had expressed her nerves about being photographed on her wedding day. An engagement shoot was […]

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Beginners Guide for Shooting Portraits on 4×5 Film.

    I love shooting portraits on sheet film. They have a lovely smooth tonality and uncanny depth to them. A classic style that makes anyone look fantastic.   Large format cameras can seem intimidating […]

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Portrait Photography Tips – Stop down for the close up!

Portrait photography is probably the most practised photographic discipline. One of the most common portrait photograhy tips given to beginners in portrait photography is to shoot with a long lens and shoot it wide open, […]

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George and Leah’s Wedding, Upwaltham Barns.

  George and Leah got married right in the middle of last summer’s heatwave at Upwaltham Barns, right in the heart of the beautiful South Downs. I know how hard it can be to shoot […]

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Portrait Photography Tips – How to Prepare for Your Portrait Session

  Portrait Photography is a team effort. You might have searched long and hard for a portrait photographer, and might love his work, but there are still things you can do as a client that […]

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