Tag - Portrait

Photo of the Day: 4 – Stranger in the Light

Stranger in the Light

Approaching a stranger and asking to take their picture is not something I have done very much of. It surprises me how often you get a ‘yes’. And those that don’t want their picture taken are happy to say no, no offence given or taken. I think I’m just going to have to do more of it. You do have to approach and get into a...

Photo of the Day: 1 – Portrait of Tarja


This is the first portrait I’ve taken with the A7RII, handheld in the studio, using natural light. The detail of the eyelashes and the incredibly shallow depth of field are getting me very excited about the camera. I actually shot this with the 50mm Sigma Art lens and the Metabones adaptor, as I hadn’t received my Sony 55mm yet...

A Photographer’s Health is in the Balance


I like to think that my health is something that I take seriously but I’ve definitely learnt over the years that being a photographer can be detrimental to your long-term well-being. During my assisting days, many of the photographers I worked for had back issues but I just felt that they were not looking after themselves. An extreme example...