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Life on the Other Side of the Camera

Life on the Other Side of the Camera

As a professional photographer, I am just not used to being the subject of a shoot – but that all changed straight after my own wedding.Read More
XMT Campaign Shoot

XMT Campaign Shoot

Behind the scenes with the new Generation X range! In this video, #TeamBowens photographer Steve Brown gets hands on with the revolutionary XMT location flash system.Read More
A New Way to Freeze Time

A New Way to Freeze Time

Steve Brown likes to come at life from a different perspective. It’s a commercial photo-strategy that has served him well for the past fourteen years – as he now boasts a client list almost as long as the 100ft converted barge he lives on - just a stone’s throw from London’s Tower Bridge.Read More
Behind the Scenes with the XMS

Behind the Scenes with the XMS

Behind the scenes with the new Generation X range! In this video, #TeamBowens photographer Steve Brown gets hands on with the outstanding XMS Studio flash system.Read More
Sculpting Form and Shape

Sculpting Form and Shape

TeamBowens photographer and lighting educator Wayne Johns demonstrate how to use a common light shaper (the humble softbox) to sculpt and shape your subject by using feathering and rim lighting techniques.Read More
Seriously Simple

Seriously Simple

#TeamBowens photographer and lighting educator Wayne Johns demonstrates how to use the clam-shell lighting technique for beauty photography. In this tutorial Wayne shows how we can break away from the usual thinking process and get creative with a standard light shaper - the softbox. He also outline's the importance of lighting and model placement to ensure correct exposure, and show's how to correctly 'fill' certain areas in order to get a really crisp, clean look with a softbox.Read More
The Finishing Touch

The Finishing Touch

Ryan Lea is that vital extra person in the mix, the retoucher who can take an image to another level. However he needs a good file to work on, and here expert lighting is one of the key ingredients. Ever since the digital age first dawned a dangerous rumour has been doing the rounds that you don't need to take as much care with your image capture any more since an expert retoucher can step in and, with a deft touch of Photoshop wizardry, save the day should the shot not turn out quite as planned.Read More
Combining Light

Combining Light

The natural progression for many portrait photographers is to begin lighting their subjects with natural light before moving to flash. They embrace the available light of large windows or the magical hours of natural light when the sun hangs lower in the sky. Both scenarios can provide a softer and more flattering light.Read More
Secrets of Using Beaded Glycerine

Secrets of Using Beaded Glycerine

Food photographers know all about ‘sexing up’ their shots to make the dish look completely irresistible……and it’s often done by trickery. For example: we’ve all seen those pictures of ‘fresh off the plant’ tomatoes looking so tasty, complete with very attractive droplets of fresh water on their skins. Er, mostly it’s a trick. Because mostly it’s not water at all; it’s glycerine.Read More
Formula Ford on Location

Formula Ford on Location

We were commissioned by Ford Design and Ford Motorsport to do a series of photographs of the new Formula Ford car. Traditionally the series was the stepping stone from karts to single seater racing, akin to that of motorsports top flight, Formula One. Drivers such as Johnny Herbert, Ayrton Senna, Eddie Irvine and Jenson Button all cut their teeth on this racing series.Read More

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