Welcome to Ian’s Studio

Welcome to Ian’s Studio

TRAVELOGUE 27 Sept 2015 – Sept Iles

TRAVELOGUE 27 Sept 2015 - Sept Iles

Eleventh travelogue video from my time lecturing on photography on board the MV Marco Polo. This time it is a windy day in Sept Iles and visiting some places associated with the Inuit. For the best way to view the video – please click the full screen icon and view in HD. … Continue reading

BLOG 10 Feb 2016 : Friday Night Break

BLOG 10 Feb 2016 : Friday Night Break

If you have looked at the studio calendar recently you will have noticed a distinct lack of events scheduled at the studio – in particular there are no Friday Night at the Studio events.  Nor will there be until the very end of May.  Don’t panic… Let me explain what … Continue reading

BLOG 9 Feb 2016: Photographing for Godot!

BLOG 9 Feb 2016: Photographing for Godot!

Over the years a number of photographers have asked me about theatre photography, in particular looking for an opportunity to have a go at it.  As you may know I am in CHADS production of Waiting for Godot which opens on Wednesday 17th Feb in Cheadle Hulme, Stockport. If you … Continue reading

TRAVELOGUE 26 Sep 2015: Sagueney

TRAVELOGUE 26 Sep 2015: Sagueney

Tenth travelogue video from my time lecturing on photography on board the MV Marco Polo. This is a short video covering our few hours in Sagueney. For the best way to view the video – please click the full screen icon and view in HD. Please subscribe to the video … Continue reading

POTD Fri, 8 Jan 2016: That Light-bulb Moment

POTD Fri, 8 Jan 2016: That Light-bulb Moment

Idea – Rachael F at Light Stencils event at Ian’s Studio. This is one of the images from the “Light Stencils” event at the studio. You can find more images from the event here: http://photos.imb.biz/model/shoot/light-stencils The one thing to keep in mind with all of these images the effects (invaders, … Continue reading

TRAVELOGUE 24 Sep 2015: Montreal

TRAVELOGUE 24 Sep 2015: Montreal

Ninth travelogue video from my time lecturing on photography on board the MV Marco Polo. This time we are in Montreal, Canada. I am on a journey to find the Formula One curcuit. For the best way to view the video – please click the full screen icon and view in HD. … Continue reading

BLOG 1 Dec 2015: Pulse

BLOG 1 Dec 2015: Pulse

I am not normally one to spend money on backing kickstarter projects.  In fact before to day I hadn’t backed any.  However, I’ve been looking at a one particular project and I’m pretty excited about it.  It’s a remote trigger / intervalometer / smart phone tethering system called pulse. What … Continue reading

TRAVELOGUE 22 Sep 2015: Quebec City

TRAVELOGUE 22 Sep 2015: Quebec City

Eight travelogue video from my time lecturing on photography on board the MV Marco Polo. This time we are in Quebec City, Canada. A two day visit.  Day one is a vist to Montmorency Falls and day two I look round Quebec’s old city. For the best way to view the video … Continue reading

BLOG 18 Nov 2015: LR Classic Import is Back!

BLOG 18 Nov 2015: LR Classic Import is Back!

I have talked previously about the problems with the last Lightroom release by Adobe, their public apology, and their promise to put back the old import dialog.  Well I just want to let you know that Adobe have made good on their promise.  The ‘classic’ (as it say on the … Continue reading

VIDEO 17 Nov 2015: Photo Critique – David F

VIDEO 17 Nov 2015: Photo Critique - David F

This VideoCast (#024) is a photo critique of an image sent in by subscriber David F. In the video I give my thoughts on David’s image and show an alternative way to process in is Adobe Lightroom For the best way to view the video – please click the full … Continue reading

TRAVELOGUE 20 Sep 2015: Gaspe

TRAVELOGUE 20 Sep 2015: Gaspe

Seventh travelogue video from my time lecturing on photography on board the MV Marco Polo. This time we are in Gaspe in Quebec, Canada. An interesting place that is difficult to photograph. For the best way to view the video – please click the full screen icon and view in … Continue reading