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Live Sunglasses Product Shoot

Sunglasses product shootIn this stunning product shoot Karl will walk you through the whole process live. Resulting in a high end advertising image. Learn the process of using effective gradient lighting and tips for precise control. Click here to learn more about Karl Taylor, his professional photography career and his education.

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Live photography talk show with Urs Recher

Join Karl and special guest photographer Urs Recher. Urs is a consultant and photographer to broncolor lighting company but he also has another life in photography with his own personal work. With an encyclopaedic knowledge on many aspects of photography we will look at Urs’s techniques and images. Karl and Urs also debate the latest industry news and topics as …

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Wine bottle product lighting

Karl Taylor is known and commissioned by some of the world’s leading businesses for his exquisite product photography and lighting. In this fascinating tutorial Karl will demonstrate several techniques for effective and elegant wine photography. He will demonstrate his lighting techniques, preparation, background choices and answer your questions live with our interactive Q&A/ Click here to learn more about Karl …

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Nature Photography with Chris Bale.

Chris Bale is a self-taught nature photographer and although his passion for wildlife can be easily traced back to his childhood he did not begin to share this publicly until he was in his mid thirties…..Now 43 and with a stunning portfolio there’s no turning back! Chris’s photography now features in a variety of nature journals, wildlife magazines and bird …

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Portrait & Beauty Lighting Online Workshop

There’s was a huge amount of important hi-end photography techniques and studio knowledge to gain from Karl’s LIVE Portrait & Beauty Lighting workshop. Through interactive demonstration and results, Karl will help you transform your studio beauty and portraiture photography! You’ll see the step by step process needed to light and shoot professional portrait and beauty images. PLUS… Karl explains his …

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Wedding Photography with David Stanbury

David is a Multi Award Winning Portrait & Wedding Photographer based in the North West of England with a career spanning over 20+ years & nearly 1400 weddings His accolades include over 200 National & Regional awards including UK Wedding Photographer of the Year, UK Portrait Photographer of the Year, UK Wedding Album of the Year and a 2 times …

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Live Food Photography & Styling Show with Anna Pustynnikova

For the next live show Karl is joined by top food photographer Anna Pustynnikova for a range of in-depth & beautiful food photography lessons. Professional food photographer and blogger Anna will show you how you can create great food shots with simple gear and minimal lighting – so simple that you can easily replicate these professional shots in your own …

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Alex Wallace Pro-Photographer Talk Show (round-up video)

Award winning landscape photographer Alex Wallace shared his landscape photography tips and much more with me on this photography talk show. My talk show with professional photographer Alex Wallace last week was extremely insightful. We discussed his top photography tips, we critique a selection of members’ work and answered many questions live online. Some of the topics covered included: location …

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Phocus 3.0 Can work for you

You may be wondering why I am bothering to mention this software as most of you don’t use Hasselblad cameras?….. The software is similar in ways to Adobe Lightroom but instead of forking out to buy Lightroom you can simply download Phocus for free as a stand alone piece of software directly from the Hasselblad website. Whilst some of you …

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A simple 2 light portrait set up

In this short video I take pictures with an economic Olympus OMD-M10 Micro 4/3 sensor camera and some with the Canon Mk-III but just with a standard 50mm lens. Remember: The soft boxes I use are top quality and very decently priced broncolor soft boxes that also fit other studio light brands and even your Speedlite flashes (with the right …

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lighting system

OK so lets go back over a decade and look at when I first started with Elinchrom lighting. At that time I would say they had a pretty comprehensive range of lights and accessories for the day, plus a great range of softboxes that still hold their own even today. Back then I was using a couple of Elinchrom 101 …

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Landscape Photography Using a Standard 50mm Lens

Get more from your standard 50mm lens! Using this lens can often reveal new compositions and force you to think more about your images and composition! If we really strip it down landscape photography can be summarised into just three simple steps.

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Food Photography: Discover the art of creating beautiful food photography.

Believe it or not, we recently broadcast a LIVE Food Photography and Styling workshop with top  photographer, Anna Pustynnikova. Anna is a terrific food photographer and food stylist based in Moscow, Russia. Ahead of her appearance, we asked her a few questions about how she got started, her essential pieces of kit, and her take on the current trends in …

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Alex Wallace Pro Photographer

On this live Photography Talk Show, Karl was be joined by Alex Wallace, a commercial and industrial photographer from New Zealand who in just 8 years has managed to build a successful photography business from scratch. Karl and Alex traded tips and techniques for both natural light and speedlite flash photography. Alex was live on July 25th at 18:00 BST. …

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Professional techniques for red wine product photography.

I run you through each studio light (with modifiers) one by one and I explain my choice of materials and props. I also show you how I quickly identify and correct the common pitfalls that catch other photographers out. I hope you gain some new techniques to apply next time you’re shooting this type of hi-end product photography.