Gift Vouchers for Christmas

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If you are still looking for a great Christmas present for a photography enthusiast then a Photofaculty Gift Voucher is ideal. You can buy now online and get the voucher quickly by email. GREAT NEWS – from now till 25th December we are offering a 24 hour turnaround. all vouchers have a great photo on and are at different price levels to suit. Photofaculty has voucher values of £25, £50, £90, £100, and £250. Vouchers are valid for  one year.          

Portrait Photography – winning ways for stunning portraits

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Portrait Photography using Natural Light Our outdoor Portrait Photography Workshop uses natural light to illuminate the subject.  This creates stunning, natural outdoor portraiture.  We use reflectors to direct and control light.  Our favourite reflector is the sunfire reflector.  This casts a soft glow which warms skin tone.  Great for those cooler winter months when light takes on a cool bluish tinge. This shot of Katie is stunning, simple in its approach using a painted black wall as a backdrop in a Central London street.  A gentle breeze is blowing and this is incorporated into the photograph.  We pose Katie so …

Shooting Flowers against the light

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You have probable heard that you should always shoot with the light behind you but there are occasions where you might want the light source in front of you. One of them may be when you are taking pictures of flowers – here’s why …. It is can make an interesting photo to get the light showing through the flowers from behind since you get shadows reflected inside the flower from the sun shining through from the other side. Best to show an example – here are two shots of flowers in my favourite London park… In the first shot the …