Welcome to Ian’s Studio

Welcome to Ian’s Studio

POTD# Mon, 25 Apr 2016: Physique Photography

POTD# Mon, 25 Apr 2016: Physique Photography

Madhu at Ian’s Studio This is just one example image from a physique shoot I did for a client. Notice how the subject is lit with light coming across the body to emphasise the muscle definition. PLEASE NOTE: This is not a source of free photographs. This photograph is (c) … Continue reading

BLOG 27 Sep 2015: Lunar Eclipse

BLOG 27 Sep 2015: Lunar Eclipse

Lunar Eclipse Sequence This was the first time ever that I have photographed a lunar eclipse in it’s entirity. The images were taken on board the MV Marco Polo while we were on our voyage to Canada. PLEASE NOTE: This is not a source of free photographs. This photograph is … Continue reading

BLOG Wed, 20 April 2016: Palmyra’s Triumphal Arch

BLOG Wed, 20 April 2016: Palmyra's Triumphal Arch

Monumental arch and colonaded street You may have seen the news story today about Palmyra’s Arch of Triumph being recreated in London’s Trafalgar Square. The story has been covered on a number of websites including http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-36070721 This image image of the actual arch in Palmyra. I was fortunate to vist … Continue reading

POTD Wed, 16 Mar 2016: Floating Boat

POTD Wed, 16 Mar 2016: Floating Boat

Photographed on the island of Mayreau, in the Grenadines. The crystal clear water makes it look like the boat is floating above the sea. PLEASE NOTE: This is not a source of free photographs. This photograph is (c) Ian M Butterfield. All rights are reserved. No use Is permitted (including … Continue reading

POTD Sat, 12 Mar 2016: Sun Loungers in St Maarten

POTD Sat, 12 Mar 2016: Sun Loungers in St Maarten

Sometime creating great images is all about just keeping your eyes open and seeing what it there. These six loungers with their parasols were on the beach. So many photographers just walked passed them and didn’t see the shot that was staring them in the face. PLEASE NOTE: This is … Continue reading

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