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The results are in, here's a (much) closer look at the file difference between two generations of Nikon cameras. A colour and black and white file test between the Nikon D10 versus the Nikon D850.
Shiny skin in photos is becoming more and more popular all the time and whether it's for sports, beachwear or even regular fashion, that metallic skin sheen is being seen everywhere. Here are 5 techniques that I use to achieve that maximum skin sheen.
After a community competition via my Facebook page, four winners were selected to have their shots retouched by me. The results were not to show who's better or worse but simply to highlight how important a post-pro style can be. All images and post-pro vids are revealed here.
You may well be wondering what 'shoot throughs' actually are, but put simply it refers to anything that you photograph through in the foreground of your shot. In this article I share a simple but incredibly effective setup to put the shoot through idea to good use.
You only get one chance to impress with your shots and I know we all get very excited to share an image as soon as we've taken it, but just take a few moments to check these 5 things are done before you do so and I promise you'll thank yourself later.
If you've ever tried to arrange and organise a fashion shoot on your own then you'll no doubt already know that there are fewer things more important to a fashion shoot than great looking clothing. Thankfully there's finally a simple solution.
If you don't know or haven't heard of them, then diffusion filters are transparent glass or plastic sheets that go in front of the lens and they diffuse the light as it enters the camera. The resulting images taken with a diffusion filter have an appearance of reduced contrast that ultimately looks hazy offering a slightly dream-like effect.
The Jake Hicks Photography 'little black book' of contacts is finally out there! If you're after some contacts for your next shoot including makeup, hair, styling, designers, and locations and studios, then look no further.
We get a little technical and nerdy in this post as we take a look at the finer qualities of lighting and try to understand how we can control our lights so that we can avoid any unnecessary colour contaminants.
If there's one thing that modern photographers struggle with the most then it's finding and defining their own style and loo with their shots. This article intends to show you that your style is already a part of you, you just need the right tools to unlock it.
There are times when we love a little lens flare in our shots to add interest and depth, but there are also times when we absolutely need to avoid flare to keep the shot looking pin sharp and crystal clear. Here's 5 ways to avoid lens flare in the studio.
An incredibly simple setup but also a very creative one. If you're after something simple that doesn't require much kit but needs to add a lot of visual impact, then try this two light Pastel Wrap setup.
Are print mags really dead? In this article I explain why they aren't and more importantly why they're so vitally important to my current inspiration process. Here's 10 print mags you really need to be checking out.
My first impressions after using the new Spekular modular LED light. A video reviewing looking at what this light can offer, that other LED lights cant.
We all love to save some money and never more so than after the financial onslaught of Christmas. In todays post I look at how I cobbled together a couple of tech-items to make my DIY GoPro ring light for less than £10/$15.
A look back over the previous year in digital reach to see where to focus online efforts in the year ahead. Should I be focusing on Instagram or Facebook?