Author:sengmah

5 tips to better DSLR photography

We've just wrapped up our last Maximising your DSLR workshop for our summer photography programme and I thought I'd share some of the key points raised in this workshop. Maximising your DSLR is a one-day photography course aimed at photographers new to shooting with a digital...

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Lighting the female nude

Never has the old adage "less is more" been more true than in the art of nude figure photography. When photographing the nude, it is sometimes better to suggest nudity than to show nudity: what is implied often makes more of an impact than what...

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Why I’m a photographer, not a model

This is why physique models, like Brad here, belong in front of the camera, and why photographers (such as yours truly) should really know better and stay BEHIND the camera! :-) (Thanks to Pearl, Brad's girlfriend, for taking this image during Brad's physique shoot for...

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forme

'forme' is a project about the human body that I'm hoping to publish later this year or early 2012. I'm going to be photographing bodies - all kinds of bodies, taut, thin, round, square, strong, frail, fruity, vanilla, smooth, textured, plain, inked...

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Get over your fear of flash

At some point in our collective photographic careers, we'll need to deal with the flash. There's no avoiding it. As much as you want to claim to be a "natural light photographer" you know that there will come a time when you'll need to wrap...

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Surf’s Up! at Muttonbird

I'm back from awesome Albany covering the fifth and final Navy Series surf rowing competition at Muttonbird Beach. I'd joined a band of merry boaties from Secret Harbour on this trek to WA's deep, deep south, all the way to the magnificent surroundings of Muttonbird,...

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