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Dog & Owner portrait

Dog & Owner portrait

I am so glad I convinced my client to bring in her puppy Pablo! This is one of my favourites from the whole session. Natural light only. I used my Sony GM 85mm 1.4 lens…...

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Fitness Nude – SKIN

Fitness Nude – SKIN

Part of a series of fitness nudes for a client. Shot with natural light in my studio. I used my Sony GM 85mm 1.4 lens and my A7riii. Retouching involved almost entirely frequency separation for…...

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Simple Fashion Portrait

Simple Fashion Portrait

This was shot at my “The Fine Art of Portraiture” workshop in London in May. A straightforward fashion portrait, lit with a Godox ad600 camera left, feathered across and down the model, and an ad200…...

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Oscars Gown

Oscars Gown

Glamorous look for my client, so I made her look tall and elegant (or event taller and even more elegant! A fine art painted look finished the image ready for printing. Here I cleaned up…...

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Fantasy Maternity

Fantasy Maternity

In three parts: watch the three videos below. This client wanted something really special for the wall of her home, but she was 35 weeks pregnant and not up to location shoots or anything strenuous…....

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Bolero – Parts 1 & 2

Bolero – Parts 1 & 2

This picture won me “Fashion Photographer of the Year” at SWPP 2019. Here is the retouch, start to finish. I didn’t know how the picture would end up when I started, so you can follow…...

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Giorgia

Giorgia

Retouch and colour grade of a pretty girl in a seated position. I talk quite a bit about composition and “structure”, and do a face swap to get the expression I want with the hair…...

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Beatrice

Beatrice

When you realise 10 minutes into the retouch that the eyes are not tack sharp… bin it! Retouch of a portrait for a commercial shoot for a hairdresser’s advertising campaign, intended for large format. Cropping,…...

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“My first thought was, who am I to teach?”

– Mary Kate McDevitt, Skillshare teacher with 50,000 students

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