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  • Get The Shot with Michael Sewell - Food
    July 13, 2021

    Get The Shot with Michael Sewell - Food

    "By lighting from the far side of the plate, at an angle that causes the light to reflect towards the camera, there is a greater incidence of specular highlights, making the food look “wet”. It also gives it greater texture and shape, providing a much more appealing three dimensional look to the finished image"... Read on for more great food photography tips!
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  • The Importance Of Light by Michael Sewell
    July 12, 2021

    The Importance Of Light by Michael Sewell

    The purpose of this tutorial is to demonstrate the importance of light with regards to the quality of the image. To demonstrate the effect good lighting all images have been shot with a low end camera. In this case, a 2007 compact camera, a Fujifilm F31fd stolen from my Dad!
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  • Simple Product Setup Using Two Speedlights by Michael Sewell
    April 20, 2020

    Simple Product Setup Using Two Speedlights by Michael Sewell

    We are in the middle of Covid-19 lockdown. The kids are running riot, and I'm all out of duct tape. So, can you even begin to imagine the enthusiasm I might have, when I'm contacted by Mr. Rowley of The Flash Centre, asking if I could put together a very simple example image, that can be reproduced in the home. The idea being to encourage folk to do something whilst waiting for their release date.

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