Creative control can be a daunting prospect!

Karl Taylor Commercial Photography, Photography Shoots, Photography Studio, Still Life Photography 6 Comments

As a commercial photographer I get told what to do all the time. Always following direction, always following a brief. My clients will have done their research about what will appeal to the market and that research dictates the concept. The opposite of this is those times when we are given creative control, this can be daunting as sometimes you …

A little round up of our latest Advertising, Product and Still Life workshop

Karl Taylor Commercial Photography, Photography Course Information & Reviews, Photography Knowledge, Photography Studio, Still Life Photography Leave a Comment

Well it was another incredibly happy set of students on our premium 4-day workshop targeting Product, Still Life and Advertising Photography. With a fully booked workshop restricted to a small group of 8 people I am able to precisely demonstrate the techniques for this lucrative area of photography. With demonstrations on moving liquids, bottles photography, cosmetics, pack-shots, whisky, watches, wine, …

Product Photography Hack!

Karl Taylor Advanced Photography Skills, Beginner Photography Tips, Photography News, Still Life Photography 11 Comments

Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest Digg Del StumbleUponIn this video I show you how having tonnes of gear is not always the key to taking amazing photos.I take you through a really great product shoot in just 10 minutes and prove that understanding photography is the number one aspect to being a great photographer using only these 'around the house' items; ...

Step into a professional studio photo shoot – Designer Shoes!

KARL TAYLOR PHOTOGRAPHY Commercial Photography, Photography Studio, Professional Photography Knowledge, Still Life Photography 7 Comments

In this product shoot video tutorial, Karl Taylor (with Urs Recher) demonstrates his techniques for carefully and precisely lighting a designer shoe. With so many lights involved, Karl’s step-by-step photography lighting process is crucial to make this professional product photo shoot a success. With delicate positioning and accurate lighting, Karl and Urs demonstrate how to use broncolor’s range of ‘Picolites’ …

The Karl Taylor Photography Workshop Experience

KARL TAYLOR PHOTOGRAPHY Commercial Photography, Fashion Photography, Photography Studio, Still Life Photography 3 Comments

  It was an absolute pleasure to run our recent ‘Advertising Product and Still Life Photography’ workshop. We had photography students from all corners of the globe attend. Their enthusiasm and passion for photography was clearly obvious. During the photography workshop we covered a variety of very complex and difficult photography scenarios, these included high-end jewellery images as well as …

ANTI OIL SPILL, ANTI TOXIC RUBBISH, ANTI PLASTIC JUNK POLLUTING OUR OCEANS AND WILDLIFE, ANTI 10,000 RUBBER DUCKS FLOATING IN THE PACIFIC, ANTI APATHY!

Still Life Photography

Karl Taylor Still Life Photography 82 Comments

Hello Photography Artists. Please look at this image and take your time to study it in order to draw your own interpretations before reading further. You can view a higher resolution version on my commercial website at http://karltaylorportfolio.com/objects This image is the first in a series of three I’m working on that I’ve titled ‘Toxic’. The egg is often used …