The Ultimate Flat Lay Photography Guide for Instagram and Beyond

Want to elevate your product shots beyond the merely pedestrian? Our in-depth flat lay photography guide will soon have you shooting flay lays like the pros. What is a Flat Lay? Clean, neutral, and informative product photography will likely be a core element of any successful marketing drive. However, professional Amazon-style product shots focus entirely […]

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8 Tips for Improving Your Holiday Photos

It can be easy to think of holiday photos as something rather throw-away and unimportant. But over time they often become some of our most valuable possessions: evidence of the truly great moments we’ve shared with others. As a couple, as a family, or in a group of friends. Now that our culture is becoming […]

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Pink Lady® Food Photographer of the Year – We made the shortlists!

Pink Lady® Food Photographer of the Year is a prestigious competition open to photographers worldwide. The awards celebrate the very best in food photography and film, from around the world. This year there were over 9000 entries from 77 countries around the world. We’re delighted to announce that our very own director of photography, Andrew Perris, […]

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Case Study: Harvey’s

For anyone in East Sussex partial to the occasional quality tipple – and even for many of those who are not – Harvey’s Brewery will require little introduction. However, those readers located a little further afield can perhaps be forgiven if this esteemed producer of fine traditional beers and spirits is an unfamiliar name: while […]

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Interiors Photography: The Definitive Guide

Photographers shooting interiors are often presented with a number of unique technical challenges. And as one quick look at the photos accompanying the average online property listing will confirm, many non-professionals clearly struggle to grasp even the most basic of these problems: awkward angles; ugly reflections; underexposed interiors and overexposed exteriors; poor use of flash; […]

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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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How to Write a Winning Brief for Your Photographer

Part I Writing a photography brief is one of the most important steps in commissioning a photography shoot. In this article, the first installment of a two-part series explaining how to write a photography brief, we look into why writing a good photography brief is so important for the outcome of a shoot and also […]

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Photographing Glassware: How to Shoot Bottles

Everyone enjoys looking at a nice bit of glass (best said with a North American drawl). Clean and cool, with a satisfying sheen and just the right number of specular highlights to give the object three-dimensional form, a well-photographed glass object looks classy and luxurious. A genuine pleasure to behold. Conversely, a badly done bit […]

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Are You Breaking the Law with Your Marketing Images?

The internet is still a brave new world. Although many of us have grown up in – indeed perhaps were even born since the dawn of – the digital age, this is still a time of rapidly expanding horizons and shifting frontiers. New technologies emerge faster than human society can adapt to them. And if […]

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