[Video 021] Photographing products for ebay

[Video 021] Photographing products for ebay

This week’s video tutorial shows how to photograph products for sale on ebay using nothing more than a cheap light tent and two desk lamps. Oh yes and a camera too! This was one of my very early videos, which hadn’t previously been released, so the quality may not be … Continue reading

SALE 25 Sep 2014: Money in Hand

SALE 25 Sep 2014: Money in Hand

UK Money held in a hand NUMBER OF SALES TO DATE: 4 SOLD VIA: Alamy LICENCE: Rights Managed This is another example of when I created a photograph initially purely to be a photo photo of the day (and it wasn’t event this shot I used as my POTD) which … Continue reading

[LINK] 7 Daily Exercises

[LINK] 7 Daily Exercises

  I don’t often post links to articles I find on the web.  However I spotted this one on digital camera world.  There are some interesting ideas here: http://www.digitalcameraworld.com/2014/04/19/7-daily-exercises-that-will-make-you-a-better-photographer/ The key thing in the article is that if we are to improve as photographers we need to be constantly pushing … Continue reading

[Video 020] Maximising Lightroom Screen Space

[Video 020] Maximising Lightroom Screen Space

If you have ever tried working with Adobe Lightroom on a Laptop you will quickly discovered how little space there is on a standard laptop screen.  Here are my top tips for maximising the screen space to help you work faster and easier with Lightroom. Please subscribe to the video … Continue reading

[Video 019] April in Paris Poster

[Video 019] April in Paris Poster

I was asked to produce a poster for a production of April in Paris at Stockport Garrick Theatre. The marketting director provided me with some concept art. This video shows how I turned the concept art into an actual photograph. The video shows the steps involved in setting up a … Continue reading

POTD Thu, 8 Jan 2015: Car Crash

POTD Thu, 8 Jan 2015: Car Crash

Damage to Ian’s Car Yesterday as I was on my way home from a business meeting, a car came out of a side street and hit me. I was travelling at about 25 miles an hour and it felt as though the other car was travelling at speed. My car … Continue reading

25 Dec 2014: Happy Christmas

25 Dec 2014: Happy Christmas

Christmas scene created entirely in camera Just wanted to take this opportunity to wish you all a very happy Christmas! 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 non-commercial use) without prior … Continue reading