Posing Guides | The Photographer Academy

Teen Model Portfolio Studio Shoot

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Learn how to give young models the best opportunity by capturing great variety and beautiful portfolio images with mark Cleghorn. Mark demonstrates how to capture a variety of images for a young teen...Watch now

Speedlites - TTL on Location

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Armed with a camera, speedlites and smoke canisters Mark Cleghorn heads to the beach to test out the TTL capabilities of the Yongnuo speedlites. We go behind the scenes with Mark on an unplanned...Watch now

The Editorial Apprentices - Studio Headshots Part 2

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Mark and the Apprentices head back to the studio for an afternoon of studio headshots. With the technical side of things out of the way, Mark shoots the headshots demonstrating how he poses the...Watch now

Families In The Studio

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Learn to perfectly light and capture variety when photographing a family in the studio with Mark Cleghorn. Mark breaks down his family studio session, explaining how he sets up his lighting for...Watch now

Headshot Styles

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In this live demonstration Mark shares his techniques behind creating four distinct headshots and how to move away from average images. To capture sellable headshots you need to first start with...Watch now

Bridal Portraits on Location

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Mark Cleghorn takes us behind the scenes on one of his inspiration workshops. As Mark and the group of keen photographers shoot a bride on location. Mark and the group head down to a pier on the...Watch now

Shooting with Hard Light

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In this live demonstration Mark Cleghorn demonstrates his approach for using hard light to create beautiful, dramatic, clean and sharp images. Starting off with just the Maxi-lite reflector from...Watch now

The Basics of Backgrounds

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In this live demonstration Mark demonstrates a range of background, sharing his techniques for posing, lighting and separating the client and background. Mark takes you through a range of backgrounds...Watch now

Portraits of a Wrestler with James Musselwhite

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In this live demonstration James Musselwhite shares his techniques behind his wrestling portraits. James got his fellowship with the masters of photographers association with his project portrait of...Watch now

Dance on Location

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Mark Cleghorn takes us behind the scenes on one of his inspiration workshops. As Mark and the group of keen photographers shoot a winged male dancer on the shores of Wales. Mark takes the...Watch now

Images for Competition

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In this live demonstration Mark shares his techniques behind creating images for competition, moving away from average images. Mark talks you through the elements that make up average images and by...Watch now

The Editorial Apprentices - Off Camera Flash on Location Part 2

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Kicking off visit two Mark Cleghorn takes the editorial apprentices to a local auction house for a real client editorial shoot. To ease Andy and Michelle into the session Mark takes lead and...Watch now

18th Century Fashion with Deborah Selwood Part 4

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Learn how Fashion and Beauty photographer Deborah Selwood tackle the fast paced and demanding job that is photographing with a Hair & make-up college. Join Deborah in the old lace mill that is...Watch now

Inspire Slideshow Maternity - Charlotte in the Studio

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This Film features a funky slide show of some of the images shot by Mark Cleghorn whilst shooting the film series Maternity - Charlotte in the Studio. In the series Maternity - Charlotte in the...Watch now

18th Century Fashion with Deborah Selwood Part 1

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Learn the essential kit fashion and beauty photographer Deborah Selwood packs in her bag when preparing for a fashion or make-up shoot. Deborah guides you through her kit bag explaining exactly what...Watch now

The Farr Family - Kids in the Studio Part 2

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Learn to light, pose and capture variety when photographing kids in the studio with Mark Cleghorn. Continuing on with the session Mark demonstrates a few simple and quick to setup games, to capture...Watch now

The Farr Family - Kids in the Studio Part 1

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Learn to light, pose and capture variety when photographing kids in the studio with Mark Cleghorn. Mark starts off the first session shooting the basics, opening up the second session for creativity...Watch now

The Editorial Apprentices - Natural Light on Location Part 1

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Learn how to shoot editorial portraits on Location. Mark Cleghorn and the editorial apprentices arrive at their second location, this time shooting without Mark’s guidance. Arriving at their second...Watch now

Shooting for Blue - Bridal Fashion The Lighthouse

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Mark Cleghorn takes us behind the scenes on a real client fashion shoot. Shooting bridal wear at an old converted lighthouse. Taking you through his approach to capturing the range of bridal wear,...Watch now

Studio Portraits - Shooting Teens

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Mark Cleghorn shares his tried and tested techniques for capturing teen photographs for his client’s heritage album. A great product to keep client’s hooked for life. Getting clients back in can be...Watch now