I’m coming to China!

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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 …

Take outstanding Natural Light Portraits with - TheNakedCamera

Take outstanding Natural Light Portraits with #TheNakedCamera

Karl Taylor Advanced Photography Skills, Fashion Photography, Photography Course Information & Reviews, Photography Knowledge, Photography News, Professional Photography Knowledge 13 Comments

I’m very excited to be launching my new natural light portrait course. As you’re probably already aware, I’m well known for shooting with every bit of pro kit I can possibly get my hands on BUT in my new upcoming course, there’s NO excessive kit allowed. That’s right! I’ll be proving to you all that anyone with the right knowledge (and …

Understand how to edit and manipulate the colors of your images

Do you understand color correction? Here’s a quick overview…

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I want to talk to you a little bit about making color adjustments to images. Now, before you can really adjust or manipulated an image you first need to understand a little bit about the process. When using raw file formats or images displayed on screen we’re generally talking about images that are made up of red green and blue. …

Stunning Model Shoot using Karl Taylor Professional Lighting Gels

New Karl Taylor professional photography gel packs

Karl Taylor Fashion Photography, Photography Equipment & Software, Photography Knowledge, Photography Shoots, Professional Photography Knowledge 1 Comment

This was fun! Shot with my new custom lighting gel packs. Click on the video below… I visit LEE Filters to discover where they actually manufacture and colorize polyester film to ultimately create the gels (diffusion material) which I use in my professional photography studio. Learn the process involved and how they achieve a higher standard of color control over competing …

High Speed Sync flash with a DSLR - Example 1

broncolor ‘How To’ shoot High Speed Sync flash with a DSLR

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In this ‘How To’ video Urs and I demonstrate the new High Speed Sync capabilities of the Siros Lights with the new RFS2.2 trigger, allowing to sync your flash up to 1/8000th of a second on a DSLR. Check this video to see the cool effects possible with this feature. Using standard Speed Sync flash with a DSLR Using High …

Karl Taylor getting more out of his diving with a DPV

Adventure and exploration

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Diving for me (like photography) is a huge passion. It’s something I’ve been doing for over 25 years and it provides my life with a sense of adventure and exploration that in many ways makes me feel ‘alive’! Recently I told you about my experiences training to become a Technical Diver. You can find these articles on my blog. Just …

The Naked Camera - Image Break down - #TheNakedCamera

The breakdown of an image #TheNakedCamera

Karl Taylor Advanced Photography Skills, Karl's Viewpoint, Photography Knowledge, Professional Photography Knowledge 47 Comments

Click the image above to see a larger version – Opens in a new window. Here is another image related to forthcoming #TheNakedCamera. On the previously posted image I asked for people to give me their thoughts on how the shot was made and this sparked some interesting debate. As such I decided to post more pictures in the coming …