Urban & Architecture Photography


Photographing Glasgow's Creatives

Following on from my last post about my project photographing artists and creatives based in Glasgow, I carried out my second shoot at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (RCS).


I was photographing John, a Greek student who is studying composition at RCS.  The main purpose of the shoot was to try and capture John in his 'working' environment.  We took a lot of environmental portraits of John tuning piano and at work in his studio, however, the shots we snatched in a poorly light hallway - only lighting was tungsten roof lights - were my favourites from the shoot.  They may look a bit raw but I think the capture John perfectly.

I only used my DSLR, two lenses, and a 5 in 1 reflector for all images with ISO boosted to around the 800 mark to get enough light in the camera.  I felt flash would have been too distracting to John and other students.   so I was basically working with the light (or lack of it) available.

I have a load of new shoots lined up for the near future so there should be a good amount of progress made in the next few months.  If you think you might be interested in taking part just message me here.

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