GoPro Angry at DigitalRev Review

GoPro Angry at DigitalRev Review

By James HedleyNews

Manufacturer of action cameras, GoPro were up in arms yesterday over a review of their equipment on well known photography site DigitalRev. However, it wasn’t the outcome of the review that prompted them to bring in the lawyers and send a DMCA takedown demand, but the site’s use of registered trademarks. GoPro’s lawyers demanded that … Read More

Photographing with Natural Light

Photographing with Natural Light

By James HedleyBoudoir, Tutorials

Examining How Natural Light Varies Depending On Direction. Model: Steph Location: Disused Barn, Glynde (map link) I’ve worked with Steph a number of times over the past couple of years, and our working portfolios owe a lot to each other. One of us will contact the other with an idea for a shoot and we’ll … Read More

Frankie Sandford on Wikipedia

Frankie Sandford on Wikipedia

By James HedleyNews

It’s a nice way to make a living, getting paid to do something you really enjoy and I’m sure most photographers feel the same way. They probably also feel the same about the frequent requests that come in asking to use your photographs for free on websites and in other media promising ‘great exposure’ as … Read More

Love Padlocks on the Pont des Arts, Paris

Love Padlocks on the Pont des Arts, Paris

By James HedleyNews

A recent trip to Paris gave me a chance to check up on the ongoing saga of the love padlocks on the Pont des Arts. Several years ago, couples took to attaching a padlock to the wire frame of the bridge, and tossing the key into the River Seine, all as a symbol of their … Read More

How to Create a Custom Icon for iOS Bookmarks

How to Create a Custom Icon for iOS Bookmarks

By James HedleyTutorials

So, you’ve made a great website to show off your photography or artwork, and you want people to revisit the site as often as possible. Ideally they’ll save it as a favourite or a bookmark in their browser and pop by from time to time to check your new content. Chances are, you’ll already have … Read More

Rene Campbell – Champion Female Bodybuilder

Rene Campbell – Champion Female Bodybuilder

By James HedleyBoudoir

Well known to those in the bodybuilding world, Rene Campbell was the 2011 UKBFF British Finals Champion, and in 2012 she’s progressed even further from a 3rd place in the IFBB European Championships, she ended with year with a fantastic 1st place in the IFBB World Championships. So it’s into the pro bodybuilding world for … Read More

Light Meters – An Introduction

Light Meters – An Introduction

By James HedleyTutorials

Despite many of today’s photographers never having used one, and most likely feeling they’ve no need for one with all the technology packed in to modern cameras, there are still plenty of reasons to look at investing in a handheld light meter. So what do they do? Well whilst the advances within the cameras themselves … Read More

Stuff Magazine – The Gadget Awards

Stuff Magazine – The Gadget Awards

By James HedleyReviews

Last month saw the world’s best selling gadget magazine – Stuff – host it’s annual gadget awards ceremony for 2011 at the Globe Theatre in London, and I was lucky enough to be there as a guest of camera manufacturer Canon. This was partly to enjoy the evening (with entertainment provided by Angelos Epithemiou) but also … Read More

Ophelia Fancy New Lingerie Range

Ophelia Fancy New Lingerie Range

By James HedleyBoudoir, News

Brighton girls Stevi & Emma founded Ophelia Fancy back in 2005 and have successfully decked out the most extraordinary client list with their bespoke and inspired revivalist collections. Undoubtedly 2011 will witness this cult lingerie brand push their creative boundaries to the limit, with a year rammed with as many limited edition uniforms, boudoir lingerie … Read More

Backstage at Brighton Fashion Week

Backstage at Brighton Fashion Week

By James HedleyFashion

With an Access All Areas pass to Brighton Fashion Week, it was possible to capture the two very different stories playing out simultaneously, both on the catwalk, and amidst the backstage chaos. Behind the scenes there were dozens of make-up artists, and hair stylists working in a flurry to keep the models working to the … Read More

Sophie Ellis-Bextor in Brighton

Sophie Ellis-Bextor in Brighton

By James HedleyNews

  It wasn’t quite murder on the dancefloor, but it did get pretty hot in there for a bit as Sophie Ellis-Bextor did her thing at Concorde 2 in Brighton. No harm done though, and 2010 comes to a very satisfactory end. Looking forward to 2011 and hoping things continue to grow as they have … Read More

Spicing Things Up…

Spicing Things Up…

By James HedleyNews

  Whilst former Spice Girl Mel C. was the perfect subject as she posed for a portrait, you couldn’t help thinking she’d been in front of the camera once or twice before. How do you go about taking the picture of one of the most photographed faces of recent times…? Mel was with us in … Read More