One Model – One Light

Nude Photography with one light (and one model)

nude photography with one light
In The Heat of the Night

Keep it simple stupid is often pretty good advice. These photographs were taken in my studio with one light and one model. OK sometimes I used a reflector to lighten the shadows because the cameras dynamic range doesn’t match the human eye. What’s dynamic range? Free downloadable PDF on Exposure. Continue reading

Photographing Nudes on Location – Woods

nude woman in woodland
Dryad (A Dryad is a female tree spirit from Greek mythology). Art print from digital original
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If you go down to the woods today.

Shooting location photography, especially nudes is always challenging (and fun) but does need a certain amount of planning. Continue reading

Photographing Nudes on Location – Deserted Buildings

Nudes on Location – Deserted Buildings

A abandoned doll lies in the corner of an empty room. Pink plastic glowing against the decay of the deserted building, a reminder of lost inhabitants.

The walls seem to hold echoes of the past. It is easy to visualise the ghosts of previous occupants wandering through their empty rooms. Maybe it takes a creative leap to see them as attractive naked women but when photographing nudes on location you can capture whatever you want. This is about interpreting an idea to create an interesting image Continue reading

Studio Nudes

A Quick Guide to Studio Nudes

Producing studio nudes gives you a choice. Use a plain background, strip away the real world, and produce an image that depicts the human body only. Alternatively add props or build a setting to create an illusion. These tactics along with extensive make up are used to produce glamour images  but can also be used to produce pictures that depict the models personality.

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Model Weather – The Hazards of Location Photography

Having finally taken the plunge and given up my studio, there seemed no other way to get me out of its cozy confines I booked Meg for a location shoot. Continue reading