Back in the Studio

Once again I volunteered to assist Lewis in a studio shoot. This time the model was the very pretty Jade who is one of our HNC students. Jade was quite nervous but excited to have the opportunity to be on the other side of the camera. This really is an experience every photographer should have. […]

Both sides of the Camera

As we reach the end of the first Semester, it is nice to look back on one of the highlights  with the Fashion students. Again Chatelherault was the venue. The students, some with their own models, Lewis and myself arrived early to get set up. The day was bright which caused some difficulties but Lewis […]

Assistant on Location

Assistant on location Having assisted Lewis in the studio and gained some excellent experience, i jumped at the chance to assist him on a location shoot. Wiktoria again was the model for the day. The location was the beautiful setting of Chatelherault in Hamilton. Access had already been agreed with management but for this particular […]

Assistant for a Day

During the gap week I had the pleasure of assisting Lewis Napier on a Portraiture photoshoot. Lewis was preparing a lesson on lighting techniques which will be used in his classes. There was a reason I asked if I could assist.  It is a while since I have been a student. I have seen some […]

Portraiture Photography 

On Thursday the 2nd of March photography students from both Access and NQ came together to watch a portraiture Masterclass.  The hands on day involved students from both camps setting up lighting equipment and getting an insight into how a professional studio works. This wasn’t an exhaustive set up, it was all about making things […]

Photography Open Day

On Wednesday 25th of January New College Lanarkshire had an open day for schools to come and have a look at what the Photography department has to offer.  On the day there were various example of work from Still Life Photography to Fashion and Documentary. Staff were on hand to answer loads of questions and […]

High Class Fashion

As promised from my last blog I would like to show you the difference between a fashion shoot for the high street and one for a high class fashion magazine. As discussed in the previous blog I will use the same model, Jodi Alexander to highlight the changes. The last time we used a mixture of natural […]