Monthly Archives: October 2011

Figure Studies and Fashion from Hamburg Photographer Timo Frank

Hamburg photographer Timo Frank, aka Timo Le Fronque, with this image of a pale skinned dancer, crouched yet leaping, provides us a study in nude whitish tones, which draws viewers in as effectively as bare white light bulbs draw in moths. For Timo, it all started … Continue reading

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“Painting Pretty Pictures” by Photographer Rankin – Book Review

“Painting Pretty Pictures” © 2010 by Photographer Rankin is a thematic photo book with 18 images. We have reviewed several of Rankins books here on GlamourPhotography.co, see below for a list and links. The cover image of lovely Lily Cole is … Continue reading

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“The Digital Female Nude” by Photographer Peter Adams – Book Review

 What first grabs you in “The Digital Female Nude” is the great nudes. Peter Adams is an Australian photographer extraordinaire of the female nude form. “The Digital Female Nude” is a 176 pages bound in paperback with half half mix of words … Continue reading

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Fantasy Photo Manipulations by Purple Princess Edits of London, Cambridge and Saint Neots, England

Rachael of Purple Princess Edits has been retouching and creating fantasy manipulations for the relatively short period of time of approximately two years. “However, I have been using Photoshop for 5 years on a daily basis for other projects. My original … Continue reading

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“Ellie Vayo’s Guide to Boudoir Photography” – Book Review

On first look, “Guide to Boudoir Photography” by professional Boudoir Photographer Ellie Vayo of Mentor, Ohio looks like some pretty poor piece of work… Then, if you take the time, you look beneath this initial layer, and see that business sense, that knowledge of … Continue reading

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How you gonna carry your Nikon DSLR camera around? OP/TECH USA Pro Strap for cameras – Review

When I carried my Nikon D7000 around for a few hours, my shoulders used to ache, until I got smart and switched to the Op/Tech USA 1501012 Pro Strap. This got worst when I added the heavy 70-200 f2.8 VR2 Nikkor, and, … Continue reading

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“Skin: The Complete Guide to Digitally Lighting, Photographing, and Retouching Faces and Bodies” by Lee Varis – Book Review

Skin: The Complete Guide to Digitally Lighting, Photographing, and Retouching Faces and Bodies“,” by Lee Varis is indeed a fairly comprehensive guide into Photographing and Retouching people. “Skin” covers retouching of both sexes and over wide age ranges.  This is … Continue reading

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‘Body Knots’ by Photographer Howard Schatz – Book Review

‘Body Knots‘ © 2000 by photographer Howard Schatz is a 144 page photo book of images of bodies. We have seen bodies of dancers in Schatz’s works with his underwater book series and in ‘Nude Body Nude.’ In ‘Body Knots‘ dancers are … Continue reading

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“The Great LIFE Photographers” from the Editors of LIFE – Book Review

“The Great LIFE Photographers” is a great collection of images from the mid to latter parts of the last century. At 7 x 9 x 2 inches with 608 pages, “The Great LIFE Photographers” covers the work of exactly 100 … Continue reading

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Barry, of Bread and Shutter, is a Beauty Photographer in London, England, who trained on movie sets before turning to still photography

Barry, of Bread and Shutter came to my attention on seeing his image of the blue-eyed woman sporting the mustard colored gauze, which won the POTD contest on ModelMayhem ( MM ) on October 3rd. In interviewing Bread and Shutter for … Continue reading

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‘Fashion Photography: Patrick Demarchelier (American Photography master series)’ – by Kathryn E. Livingston – Book Review

‘Fashion Photography: Patrick Demarchelier (American Photography master series)‘ – by Kathryn E. Livingston is another excellent book featuring the photographs of world famous fashion photographer Partick Demarchelier. The © is 1989.  This dates the photos, the technology and the editorial … Continue reading

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“Patrick Demarchelier: Photographs” – Book Review

Having recently acquired several books by Patrick Demarchelier,  we will be reviewing the others presently.   “Patrick Demarchelier: Photographs” was the first to arrive and is graced on its cover by a nude leggy model, dangling by her hands from … Continue reading

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“Fashion Photography, A complete guide to the tools and techniques of the trade” by Photographer Bruce Smith – Book Review

“Fashion Photography, A complete guide to the tools and techniques of the trade“, by English fashion photographer Bruce Smith, is a truly fabulous instructional on the topic of professional fashion photography. This book explains how to enter the world of … Continue reading

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