Posts tagged Lighting
Let there be light!

Sometimes things take far longer than they need to, and prove to be far more effort than you expected. And then after you're done, you wonder what was all the fuss about? Well today I finally got my vintage lampshade up in my kitchen! It's only taken me 6 months, but it's finally up!

So, wind the clock back to the first half of 2012. When I first viewed my flat, it was setup like a show home. It was sparsely furnished with white furniture and fur rugs. There was also a large glass chandelier hanging in the kitchen.

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Workflow : JP Omari

I was commissioned to shoot some images to promote JP's StreetFunk, a Brighton based dance company. I'd known JP for a while, having worked with him before. He's a breakdancer, who also featured on the BBC's Strictly Dance Fever programme in 2006. Even during the first phonecall from JP, I knew what I wanted to do with him. He told me he wanted some edgy shots to help promote his business in the local area. I told him I was going to get him "jumping over Brighton Pier". He didn't believe me, but was up for giving it a go!

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Validation

I'm often asking all you people out there what it is you'd like me to blog about, and every time I get asked about the same types of subjects, workflow, equipment, techniques. So I tried to work out why... As photographers, we're often trying to find a benchmark as to how good we are. Sure, we can ask friends, but they give us biased opinions. It's hard to get constructive critiques from peers, so we're often left with self evaluation... which is usually the worst kind! So how does this relate to people asking me how I do what I do? It's simple... Validation.

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