This is the first in an eight part of the series Studio Photography: Shooting the $2million image that looks at studio photography.
I’m going to look at Concept, Working With People, Planning, Composition, Lighting, Shooting and Post-processing. In passing I’ll talk about gear, but, really, studio photography is not about gear. It’s not even about having a dedicated space called a ‘studio’. For the past ten years, my studios have been set up in multi-use spaces, the larger the better. We bring in backgrounds, lights, models, sometimes a dress-maker, a make-up artist and a hairdresser, and usually some kind of caterer. Studio photography is a concept and a category that exists first and foremost in the mind. It is there that compelling images begin.
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