Two Days with the Hasselblad X1D

I thought I’d be sensible for once and try before I buy so I headed out to East London to my new friends at PearTreePhoto and rented a Hasselblad X1D for the weekend. The wait for my own X1D has been longer than expected and this seemed like the perfect way to sate my lust for new gear and to verify the X1D fits into my workflow and the type of photography I do. Meaning, this was a practical field testRead more

A Study in ACROS: Elena

Another Sunday, another portrait shoot in Shoreditch. This time I met up with Elena and we spent the next two hours snapping away. For the first time for one of these portrait shoots I did bring a flash to have more control over the light. It’s quite a lot heavier to carry all that with me, but I am very pleased with the result so it was worth the back ache in the end. If you want to have your portraitRead more

A Twosome – Jenny and Tim

On a sunny, late summer morning I went down to Hyde Park to meet Jenny and Tim for a couple’s portrait shoot. When we arrived the BBC Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park was in full swing, but it is a big park so we quickly found a nice quiet spot to setup. The old rock classics were nice as background music I have to say. Jenny and Tim impressed me straight away with some nice lifts, which they had practicedRead more

A Study in ACROS: Sophie

A few of my favourite photos from my portrait session with Sophie in Shoreditch. All pictures taken with the X-PRO2 and the ACROS film simulation with one of the following XF lenses: 35mm2F, 56mm1.2F, 90mm2F.Read more

The Dress

I just want to show you some of the pictures we took from a 50s fashion shoot showing off Sandra’s new dress. Some dresses are just so fabulous they deserve that extra bit of attention so we even found a make up artist and made a special effort with the location of the shoot. For a rose covered dress what better location could there be than Queen Mary’s Gardens in Regent’s Park? It just happens to be one of the finestRead more