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David Lund – Diamond Shoot

Karl Taylor Karl's Viewpoint, Photography Shoots 5 Comments

Hi Guys, I just wanted to share with you a project that one of my ex students David Lund has recently completed. David was previously a student of my courses having purchased my Advertising, Product and Still life course a few years back. Over the years he’s become a good friend of mine and has visited me in my studio …

Karl Taylor's TOP6 Pro Lighting Tutorials - ONLINE

My Top ‘How To’ Studio Lighting Set-up Videos

Karl Taylor Advanced Photography Skills, Photography Knowledge, Professional Photography Knowledge 2 Comments

[cs_content]As you probably already know my photography passion is very much focused on the manipulation of light! Whether it's outdoors natural light or the use of studio lighting indoors or on location. This knowledge is key for your photography. Over the last couple of years we've filmed many studio lighting set-ups with broncolor so this week I decided to pick my ...
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We got weird with balloons in China!

Karl Taylor Karl's Viewpoint, Photography Exhibitions, Photography Workshop, Still Life Photography 16 Comments

After a crazy week in the studio holding our Advertising workshop I headed straight off (only an hour after the workshop ended!) and began my travels to China to hold workshops at Shoot SHA (Shanghai) and Shoot PEK (Beijing). It was nice to be able to sit down and relax on my 13 hour flight from gatwick to Beijing, something …

How to create a sequence in one shot with no montage!

How to create a sequence in one shot!

Karl Taylor Advanced Photography Skills, Photography Knowledge, Professional Photography Knowledge

Do you know how to get a complete outdoor action sequence in one shot? In this ‘How To’ video Urs Recher and I explore the ‘alternate’ function of the Siros lights and the broncolor control App. This fantastic feature allows individual firing and timing control of each light. We put it to the test in this exciting basketball shoot. Share this Post

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I’m coming to China!

Karl Taylor Photography News 4 Comments

Hi Guys, I’m very excited to let you all know that I’ll be heading to China in November for Shoot Shanghai and Shoot Beijing events. I’ll be running a series of workshops demonstrating techniques for product photography and other lighting techniques letting you see the way that I work and the processes that I use. Here are the details of …

Sexy Underwear Shoot - How to use studio lighting gels

broncolor ‘How To’ use coloured gels with studio lights

Karl Taylor Advanced Photography Skills, Commercial Photography, Fashion Photography, Photography Knowledge, Professional Photography Knowledge 3 Comments

In this video Urs Recher and I undertake a sexy underwear shoot. As you’ll discover, it’s quite a complex lighting set up. We work mostly with shadows and color fills through the use of reflectors and colored gels. You can now get these gels right here on my site. If you enjoyed the video, please share with your friends – Thank …