Portrait photography

Portrait photography is a real skill  and not one I claim to have mastered. Here I will share my attempts at capturing some portraits over the years.

playing with portraits - a gothic low key self portrait

Playing with Portraits

I have just finished reading a brilliant book on photography lighting. “Light, science and magic” covers the fundamentals of lighting...

Self portrait captured as painterly photography

Behind the scenes – painterly photography

Painterly photography is something new to me. I had heard the term talked about but not really fully understood what...

Hollywood style Self-portrait

Playing with Hollywood style portraits

In the Sadler household, we have often commented on the 1940s/1950s Hollywood style portraits you see in many films set...

Kid photography - Child on the beach

People or bugs, people or bugs….

I have often thought to myself that it is much easier to photograph wildlife than people. In particular I have...