Welcome to Ian’s Studio

Welcome to Ian’s Studio

BLOG 20 July 2016 : Vote For Two August Events

BLOG 20 July 2016 : Vote For Two August Events

In the studio Facebook group I recently asked models to suggest ideas for a couple of Friday Night at the Studio events.  These ideas would then be voted on my the photographers in the group and the top two would be booked for August.  Here are the suggestions: Pearls, Curls … Continue reading

BLOG 15 Jun 2016: Lightroom 2015.6

BLOG 15 Jun 2016: Lightroom 2015.6

Adobe have released their latest version of Lightroom.  So what’s new in this version – apart from changing the photo on the splash screen again? Well there are two significant changes/improvements.  The first is performance.  We have take any claims of improved performance in Lightroom from Adobe with a pinch … Continue reading

POTD Fri, 10 Jun 2016: Model Splash with Scarlett-K

POTD Fri, 10 Jun 2016: Model Splash with Scarlett-K

Scarlett K – Model Splash Event at Ian’s Studio One of the water splash images created at this week’s Friday Night at the Studio event with model Scarlett-K. There has been a little bit of photoshop work on this (but not much). Firstly the original image showed the stream of … Continue reading

SALE 9 Jun 2016: Ramses II smiting his enemies

SALE 9 Jun 2016: Ramses II smiting his enemies

A section of carving showing Ramses II smiting his enemies, Cairo Museum NUMBER OF SALES TO DATE: 1 SOLD VIA: Alamy LICENCE: Rights Managed King Ramses doing what he does best – smiting his enemies. This carving is in the Cairo Museum. And I photographed it is 2004, durring one … Continue reading

SALE 11 May 2016: Church of St Paul, Damascus

SALE 11 May 2016: Church of St Paul, Damascus

Church of St Paul NUMBER OF SALES TO DATE: 1 SOLD VIA: Alamy LICENCE: Rights Managed This is the church of St Paul in Damascus. It is build on the site where St Paul reputedly escaped from the city by being lowered over the city walls in a basket. This … Continue reading

SALE 26 Apr 2016: Manchester City Magistrates Court

SALE 26 Apr 2016: Manchester City Magistrates Court

Manchester City Magistrates Court NUMBER OF SALES TO DATE: 1 SOLD VIA: Alamy LICENCE: Rights Managed Many of you will know about my 120:20 challenges. You have 2hrs (120 mins) to take 20 photos – no deletions, no retakes and you agree to show your images. This photo was taken … Continue reading

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