Studio Flash | The Photographer Academy

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

Wrapped Up - Complimenting the Image

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In this live demonstration Mark demonstrates his approach for using colour and material to compliment an image. Bringing in materials, backgrounds and colours can make or break an image; Mark...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

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

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

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

Shooting Portraits with Elinchrom - The To Go Set

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With hundreds of flash units and countless of accessories what do you buy? Mark Cleghorn shows off the To Go Set that is included with Elinchrom D-Lite and BRX kits. Perfect for anyone getting...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

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

Litemotive - Fashion on Location with Elinchrom

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Mark shoots male hipster fashion on location with the impressive Litemotive Direct softbox from Elinchrom. This enormous softbox helps Mark to create an almost sunlight quality to the lighting...Watch now

Maternity - Charlotte in the Studio Part 4

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We join Mark in the studio to observe as he guides you through how he shoots a full maternity session with our wonderful model Charlotte. Starting with the basics and then gradually building the...Watch now

Maternity - Charlotte in the Studio Part 3

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Learn how to shoot beautiful maternity portraits in the studio. We join Mark in the studio to observe as he guides you through how he shoots a full maternity session with our wonderful model...Watch now

The Editorial Apprentices - Shooting Editorial Part 5 The Business Woman

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Learn how to shoot editorial portraits in the studio. Mark Cleghorn wraps up the second shoot, teaching you how to add more variety to an editorial shoot, by simply using natural light and the...Watch now

The Editorial Apprentices - Shooting Editorial Part 4 The Business Woman

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Learn how to shoot editorial portraits in the studio. With a new model and new briefs the apprentices begin to setup and shoot their second session of the year. With one session under their belt the...Watch now

The Editorial Apprentices - Shooting Editorial Part 3 Actors & Singers

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Learn how to shoot editorial portraits in the studio. Mark Cleghorn demonstrates to the apprentices, how he progresses a shoot on to create a more dramatic style on image. Now Mark is finished...Watch now

The Big Photo - Noir

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We join Mark Cleghorn on a live photo shoot as he pays homage to Bob Carlos Clarke, by creating beautiful images inspired by his work. Mark begins the session by first explaining his approach for...Watch now

The Editorial Apprentices - Shooting Editorial Part 1 Actors & Singers

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Learn how to shoot editorial portraits in the studio. Mark Cleghorn guides the apprentices through the basics of shooting with studio flash. With the apprentices a little more comfortable with the...Watch now

The Editorial Apprentices - Shooting Editorial Part 2 Actors & Singers

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Learn how to shoot editorial portraits in the studio. Mark Cleghorn demonstrates to the apprentices, how he progresses a shoot on to create a more dramatic style on image. After demonstrating to the...Watch now

The Dance Project - Rachael in the Studio

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Learn how to capture shape and form when shooting dancers in the studio. Mark Cleghorn is in the studio playing with the explosive Litemotiv Octa by Elinchrom. Demonstrating how to capture beautiful...Watch now