Improve Your Food Photography With These Simple But Stylish Props

Every great food photographer has their own particular way of doing things. Yet the recipe for stunning food photography will always include the same core ingredients: excellent photography skills, attractive lighting, and a truly delicious-looking subject. However, there’s an equally important fourth element that’s often overlooked: food photography props. Indeed, props can make an enormous […]

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Food for Thought. A Reflection on Food Photography and Styling

Photography Firm recently had its ego stroked when a well known Gastro mag asked for our lead photographer Andrew Perris’ input on an upcoming article about food photography. As a field we’ve become more and more enthusiastic about in recent years, it was nice to have our efforts recognised (…or maybe nobody else answered the phone!) Having already baked a […]

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Honey, I Shot the Lids….

…and the jars and stuff…. err, ok, sorry about that. (Classic film though! AND there was a bee scene in it so, you know, relevant…) Anyway, we realised we had a pretty sweet deal on our hands when Real Health asked us to shoot their 100% Pure Australian Manuka Honey for advertising in Boots’ glossy Health & […]

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Going Large with Easy Gazebos

When you specialise in product photography, you expect your subjects to come in all shapes and sizes and you take the rough with the smooth when it comes to prepping your shoot. A diamond ring might take the merest buff from a clean cloth to look its best, whilst a truckload of fashionable clobber means we’re […]

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Locking The AF Point for Super-Sharp Photos

This blog relates to a simple trick which many shooters arrive at through experience (or other people’s blogs!!) but if you’ve not discovered it, chances are you’re leaving some of your photographic results to, well, chance…. or at least to the whims of your camera’s auto-focus system. Whilst this may not be particularly relevant for those hardcore, […]

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Retouching Jewellery Photography

In product photography terms, some jewellery photography inhabits the same rarefied space it does on the shelves of the types of shops you have to be buzzed into. When your subject costs more per square inch than the car you drove to the studio in, you need to bring your A-game and produce flawless results. Last week, we […]

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Shooting Shiny

We love shooting product photography and we particularly enjoy the challenges of jewellery. Packing more bling per square inch than almost any other photographic subject, professional jewellery photography requires a near-flawless result and that’s what we aim to provide each of our clients. Using a combination of studio technique, post-production magic and 30-odd years of experience, we […]

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Focus Stacking When Shooting Jewellery

We were recently commissioned to shoot various beautiful items of jewellery for a client, including some flagship designs, so we thought this would be a good opportunity to share with you how we strive for flawless results when called upon to really deliver….. needless to say the majority of product photography is not point-and-shoot ready (particularly when dealing […]

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Flat Lay Photography. aka. Knolling

With the proliferation of products we shoot on white backgrounds for e-commerce sites such as Amazon and Notonthehighstreet, we love it when we get to exercise a little more creativity and flex our composition muscles. More and more clients are realising that style product photography can get you noticed in what can be a pretty […]

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