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It Don’t mean a Thing, If You Don’t Have That Styling

Meaningful styling in your glamour photography requires more effort on the part of the photographer. You have to develop your own sense of style. Joe Rooney reveals his secrets, thoughts and concepts, suggestions in storytelling without having big costs and provides you with an uber-great deal of guidance and inspiration.

Low-Key Bodyscapes: 4 Free Video Tutorials

Michael Zelbel pushed the boundaries once more! He put together his strategy, blueprints and shooting situations in 4 free videos. This is real meat, real free value, meant to be absorbed and replicated by you – on a low cost level in your home!

Australia, Here I Come! Info About My Trip – Part 2

I Am Off! I am on my way to Australia! Selecting photo and video equipment for the interview series and shooting documentaries, I hit the jackpot with a whopping 40 kg of plain gear = No way!
I reselected, repacked, rethought, repurposed – and finally managed to skip 13 kg of tools. Take a look at the disclosure of my complete gear list for this trip.

Fashion Nude Styling and Photography Goes Retro!

Allen teamed up with the wonderful model Keira Grant and wardrobe stylist Caroline Langdon to explore a retro appearance from the 1920ies. The team created a convincingly authentic setting. Enjoy every bit of Allen’s meticulously implemented showcase, follow a very comprehensive analysis, and his personal insights.

I Need Your Opinion Please!

SWP’s Future LIVE Photo Shoots – Picking Your Brain

I am planning to restart our popular “LIVE Streaming Photo Shoots” format. But this time on a more regular basis! The series will be based on a rather casual, intimate format and you can heavily influence the upcoming topics. Watch the video, and then fill out mysuper short form providing us your interests, needs, and wishes.

Latest Lighting Posts

The Marketa Belonoha Rose Shoot

Throwback episode featuring Marketa Belonoha and my bad lighting design and lessons learned. The action took place in 2006 and it was approximately the 5th glamNude shoot that I had ever done. Despite all the hurdles and not-so-thrilling glam outcome my team and I had a great time on set and it was worth the investment.

Working w. Models & Posing

Flow Posing Hack: Memorize 30 Poses The Easy Way

Handling posing flow, directing the model/client and communicating with them is a part of my natural workflow and habit today. Though that was not always the case! I had to learn all these aspects the hard way. Endless practice with a lot of failures… Here I introduce you a way to get excellent and alluring results when relying on a practical, easy to understand system: the Flow Posing Hack.

Dan In Australia

Australia. Weekly VLOG. Week #5

Following photographer Rik Williams during a Glam Nude Shoot incl. an on-set interview and a comprehensive talk about Rik´s approach and experience. Sitting down with photographer (+SWP author) Gary Chambers from Lime Imagery talking about the business aspects and marketing strategies for running a portraiture studio, offering cross-genre styles including glamour & boudoir. My personal recap, aftermath and drive for new adventures outside my comfort zone.

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The Making of PIRELLI CALENDAR 2017 by Peter Lindbergh

INSIGHTS: "We don't do naked anymore so what is another kind of naked that is much more important than body parts? I think it is when you really show yourself the way you are. It is like a cry against the terror of perfection and youth..." - The most important fashion event in the year CALENDAR OF PIRELLI 2017 choose as a photographer Peter Lindbergh.

"Really beautiful! So refreshing to see like a fly-on-the-wall a rehearsal without the awareness to the camera running. This is worth so much more than many of the ‘polished’ training videos out there. - Alan"

“On A Budget”: Shoot Awesome Images with Speedlights Only

Explore "Creative Nudes On A Budget"

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  • Lighting Week with @jenni_czech - Set 3: 1-light setup "Split Lighting". 90 degrees angle shoot-through umbrella + fill-in reflector
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