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These regular global city photography events have become increasingly popular with more and more locations coming on board each year. Having attended Shoot LDN (London) and fellow photography friends of mine having presented at Shoot AMS (Amsterdam) and Shoot NYC (you guessed it!) the Shoot brand is now becoming firmly established as a great resource and learning opportunity for photographers …

ShootLDN 2015 – A FREE photography event!

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I will be presenting at shootLDN on the afternoon of Thursday 8th October. My seminar ‘From there to here and in-between’ is at 3pm on Thursday 8th I am also delighted to be helping David Lund with his live shoot ‘broncolor Liquids Shoot’ during the afternoon. In my presentation I will look back at where I started in photography and the road I’ve taken to …

We had a “Smashing Time” at shootLDN!

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Performing live is always a bit stressful but I never like to make things easy. So at ShootLDN this year we decided to wow the crowds with smashing whiskey tumblers together and exploding paint, all in the same 1 hour show! With this type of photography preparation is key and luckily we had time to rehearse the shoots in our …

A Live Beauty Lighting Lesson With Karl Taylor

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Shooting on a live stage in front of hundreds of people is always a bit challenging. It’s especially challenging when you only have 30 minutes to come up with an inspirational result! Fortunately, it wasn’t difficult to get a beautiful image of this young lady. The stunning model ‘Ophelia Overdose’ made the perfect subject for my live beauty lighting demonstration. …

A printer for photographers that delivers an incredibly dense black.

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If you’re interested in printing your photos at a higher quality then you may be interested in Epson’s latest offering. In this quick video, I take a look at the new photo proofing, ‘prosumer’ P600 which is out in November 2014. This A3+ printer apparently has the richest, most dense blacks of any printer they’ve produced. This new printer is …

Le Filters Landscape Polariser and new Field Pouch

The New “Lee Filters” Landscape Polariser (and handy Field Pouch).

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I have been using Lee Filters kit now for over 15 years. Here’s two short videos on the latest additions to their filters and accessories range. In this first demonstration, Peter from Lee Filters shows us a new warmer tone, landscape polariser. This filter is a lot slimmer so you can now use your wider angle lenses. Peter now demonstrates …

Discover 4K Photography

Extracting Still Images From High Quality 4K Video.

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Today I visited a very busy Panasonic stand at Photokina 2014. I look at their new 4K system where the Panasonic team demonstrate the interesting concept of extracting still images from high quality video. What are your thoughts about this method of photography? Please feel free to comment below. Look out for more videos from Photokina 2014 over the next …

Karl Taylor on the Hasselblad stand at Photokina 2014

How big can a photo print from a Hasselblad CMOS 50MP camera?

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It’s very rare that I see  my photos printed this large. I thought you might want to see just how big and sharp an image can be printed from a CMOS 50 megapixel Hasselblad camera.  Also meet Mark Witney (Hasselblad’s marketing communication supervisor) as he discusses some new releases. I hope you enjoy this video –  look out for more …