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Ian M Butterfield has been shared in 47 public circles

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Cristian Teodoridis2,715And this is my circle with the top (professional) photographers on Google+. Enjoy!2014-02-18 18:34:27494023
Carl Spencer13721ST CENTURY PHOTOGRAPHERS CIRCLE PART IThis Circle has Active G+ members passionate about photography. Feel free to Add and Re-Share this latest edition!  Also see Part II of this circle.  #circleoftheday     #circleshare   #circlesharing   #circlesharingforthepeopleplc   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles     #sharedcircleoftheday   #sharedcircleday   #publiccirclesproject   #publiccircles   #publicsharedcircles   #sharedpublicircles   #circle   #circles   #awesomepeople   #awesomecircle     #sharedpoint     #sharewithyou       #ShareYourCircle2013-05-16 23:43:17493517
AyJay Schibig18,21821ST CENTURY PHOTOGRAPHERS CIRCLE PART I               Curated by  +AyJay Schibig This Circle has Active G+ members passionate about photography. Feel free to Add and Re-Share this latest edition! Also see my other Curated Circles. All have unique members: 21ST CENTURY PHOTOGRAPHERS (1&2), ALL KINDS, DISCOVERY, FULL CIRCLE,SOCIAL, ECLECTIC,ENGAGERS, AWESOME, NEW HORIZONS and BOOST Find links here ...  http://ayjay.blogspot.com/2013/05/my-google-plus-circles.html#circleoftheday   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #circlesharingforthepeopleplc   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircleoftheday   #sharedcircleday   #publiccirclesproject   #publiccircles   #publicsharedcircles  #sharedpublicircles   #circle   #circles   #circlemeup  #awesomepeople   #awesomecircle   #circleme   #sharedpoint   #sharewithyou     #ShareYourCircle2013-05-16 20:46:464927110
Violeta Ivanova6,0126000 followersThank you so much!Here's a new share of my Photographers circle, with some great names and new discoveries there.Thank you, once again, I really greatly appreciate your support! #circleshare  2012-12-12 12:01:41349007
Rami Saarikorpi15,807World's best Photographers circles (1/5) by Rami Saarikorpi (November update). If I'm missing any one, please notify all the missing persons and when they share this circle they will be add to it (if they are qualified). THIS IS IMPORTANT: if you are in this circle, Share it at your wall also! This is the only way to get in other peoples circles!PS: If you are not in this circle, remember to check the other 4 circles before sending me mail or notification of being not in one!2012-11-02 07:57:20484123
Rami Saarikorpi14,842The World's Best Photographers circle update is here again! Some modifications, adds and edits done in these circles. This is Circle 1/5. So remember to check the other circles to, if you are looking for your self.IMPORTANT!If you are in one of these circles. Mark + to this update and share it! That's the only way to get more people in these circles and get your self to other circles.2012-10-01 09:37:32486608
UK Photography Community3,601SHARING THE* +UK Photography Community *CIRCLE 1 of our COMPLETE CURRENT MEMBERSHello everyone, in this post you will find the members of The +UK Photography Community from all regions around the UK.*This is the first of two circles we are sharing.* We have a total of just over 500 members based in the UK to date and a total World Wide following of almost 4000 people.Our most recent share of "individual Regional Circles" can be found here http://goo.gl/xASfKCircle 2 link here http://goo.gl/cnQuGthanks Heidi +Heidi Anne Morris (admin South West Region)2012-07-09 10:02:01494674
UK Photography Community3,458North West Circle - #northwestuk  Circle share 5 of 11If you would like to be included within any of our area circles please feel free to ask for inclusion, all we require is for you to follow us so we can add you to our circles in return. Please note that if you are already being followed by this page you are already in one of our circles, which will be shared soon.+Ted Ward  (Wales Admin)2012-06-27 16:02:1361222
Violeta Ivanova4,0044000 followers circle share!Oh my!As a thank you for all your support, I present you my circle with Photographers. It will bring great inspiration to your stream, I promise you that!Feel free to share it with your followers as well.2012-06-19 13:50:4134416117
Zouhair Aarab0in this Circle I'll share with you the most fascinating pictures of Morocco, besides providing you with the necessary information about traveling to this magical nation2012-05-17 16:43:50500101
Robert Scoble1,236,665500 Hand Picked Photographers. Unfortunately only 500 people can be shared (I have 617 in this circle). I also am near my maximum of 5,000 circled (Google keeps me from circling more) so it's tough to add more, but I'm always looking to see more great photography, so if you aren't in this circle, leave your URL below so we can all check you out.By the way, I need to go through all my circles and look for inactive people again. It's been a while since I did that. If I were you I'd throw these 500 into a temporary circle, watch it for a while and move the ones you like into a circle of your own.Thank you to those of you who bring beauty into our lives. Everytime I need some inspiration I look to this circle.2012-04-22 18:03:4850014653148
Ravi Kumar3,450Circle of great Photogs you should follow... Feel free to share!!!2012-04-03 10:00:59501604
dawn m. armfield5,328Time to share another circle. This is, by far, my largest (and you only see 500 of the 800 people I have in it). This circle includes amazing photographers. Again, in my own structure, I have it broken down into different categories, but this is the highest level of the photography circles I have.Enjoy and comment!2012-03-30 13:57:1150022810
Gailen Mapes7,020Hand Picked Photographers Circles - Canon Camera A-C - 1 of 14Note: These circles are sorted by camera type and last name. I have had to split some circles because they exceeded 500 members.My last share of the "hand picked" circles was March 15. As before these circles are photographers that I admire. They also have "more photos, less spam." There have been many additions and a few drops (mostly for spam or inactivity).Be sure to get all 14 circles. Share! If you miss any of the circles they can be found at: +Gailen Mapes and scroll back to March 22 for this set.A word about spam... A lot of previously good photographers are sharing a lot of goofy stuff these days. Remember, if you are in the "Hand Picked" circles, you are represented as "more photos, less spam." Goofy animated GIFs don't hack it and I reserve the right to drop you from these circles. So if you were dropped, this is probably the reason. (I have the same 5000 limit as everyone else. I can't afford to keep spammers in my circles.)2012-03-22 20:10:473591235
Joe Vallee6,761If you are new to Google plus or just a fan of good photography and helpful photographers, this circle is for you!Top +PE Photogs (2 of 2)EXPAND COMMENTThe circle(s) was created from +Jarek Klimek great #PlusPhotoExtract project, you can get to it here http://www.photoextract.com/plus-extract These are the photographers that have had their pictures chosen to be in it.If you have not yet experienced the daily dose of incredible photography I would highly recommend it.This is my current update for pictures (chosen as of 3/14) I will be re-sharing this circle today to cover the time zones. I update it every other week on Tuesday PST. ( Special note: +Jarek Klimek is on a well deserved break until April 16th at which time he will resume the daily tops. You can browse through from the very first set by going here http://www.photoextract.com/plus-extract/2011/9/27 )Interesting stats for all the selected pictures and photographers can be found in the “About” section here:https://plus.google.com/106294256084866963706/aboutThere are some must haves like +Trey Ratcliff +Thomas Hawk +Mike Shaw +Alan Shapiro +Alexander Safonov +Patrick Di Fruscia +Benjamin Chase +Hengki Koentjoro +Jesse Estes +Joe Azure +Martin Rak +2012-03-21 15:28:25179151710
Violeta Ivanova987Since my Photographers circle exceeded 200 people, I decided to share my foundings around G+. Note that there are more photographers in other shared circles I've added, but I haven't sorted them out yet. I promise to share once I do that.For now, feel free to add those talented people and enjoy their work. Also would be great if you share the circle. To the included - thank you for making such beautiful and inspiring photos!2012-03-13 17:09:132032069
Ravi Kumar3,116a Few good photographers from my circle..2012-03-13 07:19:125011108
Joe Vallee6,276If you are new to Google plus or just a fan of good photography and helpful photographers, this circle is for you!Top +PE Photogs (2 of 2)EXPAND COMMENTThe circle(s) was created from +Jarek Klimek great #PlusPhotoExtract project, you can get to it here http://www.photoextract.com/plus-extract These are the photographers that have had their pictures chosen to be in it.If you have not yet experienced the daily dose of incredible photography I would highly recommend it.This is my current update for pictures (chosen as of 3/3) I will be re-sharing this circle today to cover the time zones. I update it every other week on Tuesday PST. Interesting stats for all the selected pictures and photographers can be found in the “About” section here:https://plus.google.com/106294256084866963706/aboutThere are some must haves like +Trey Ratcliff +Thomas Hawk +Mike Shaw +Alan Shapiro +Alexander Safonov +Patrick Di Fruscia +Benjamin Chase +Hengki Koentjoro +Jesse Estes +Joe Azure +Martin Rak +Olivier Du Tré +Peter From +Aaron Reed2012-03-06 16:27:3816011117
Joe Vallee5,740*Good morning / good afternoon / good evening where ever you are in the world*TOP +PE PhotogsThis circle is one that is worth having in your circles.(2 of 2) (due to 500 person circle limit)See the info belowIt is a very good one for new people to jump-start their selves if they are fans of good photography and helpful photographers! Re-share it with your own friends.There are some must haves like +Trey Ratcliff +Thomas Hawk +Mike Shaw +Alan Shapiro +Klaus Herrmann +Austin Thomas +Benjamin Chase +Patrick Di Fruscia +Darren White +Joe Azure +Hengki Koentjoro +Jesse Estes +Peter From +Olivier Du Tré +Alvin Ing +Alexander Safonov +Mihailo Radičević +2012-02-21 17:30:251291155
Rami Saarikorpi10,129World's best Photographers in G+ (Circle 1/5)These photographers circles is a collection of world's best photographers. Over 2000 members!If you are not in these circles (and you should), just share it and you will be added. (if you are a photographer)ATTENTION! If you are not in the first circle, check the other 4 circles that are published by me.2012-02-20 08:13:50495137
Euro Maestro5,168Awesome photographers circleI've added some really amazing photographers since the last time I shared this circle.Unfortunately, some technical problems means that I left some out but I'll get those back in the next edition. #photography #euromaestro +Shared Circles on G+ +Shared Circles of Google+ Pages +Public Circles2012-01-21 19:07:302531004
MAURIZIO PONTINI5,991Worldwide Best Art & Photography II - CIRCLE II* Reviewed and updated *https://plus.google.com/113718775944980638561/about (Information for all Circles)Worldwide Best Art & Photography IV - CIRCLE IV - In progress!Worldwide Best Art & Photography III - CIRCLE III - 500 MembersWorldwide Best Art & Photography II - CIRCLE II - 500 Members *Worldwide Best Art & Photography I - CIRCLE I - 500 Members --------------Look for your name in the 4 circles.If you want, Leave a message in the circle in which you are a memberThanks to these 4 great circles, you can know, learn, discover, travel the world, nature, people and art through beautiful photographs and amazing different works.Feel FREE to Share!Great shots to all of You dear friends!2012-01-08 01:17:04500793
Euro Maestro3,328+Dan Soto recently shared his A list and +Joe Martinez his best of the best list.You should definitely add those two if you haven't already. More on that later.Now it's my turn to share my photographers circle. I've added some really amazing photographers since the last time I shared this.I mention +Luke Austin who I learned about via +Vincent Mo I just shared one of Luke's posts to give you a small taste of his talent.Enjoy.Please reshare.2012-01-03 20:55:28309729
Ben Tucker3,906My UK Photographers circle, Grown quite a bit since the last share. Again though anyone who doesnt find themselves in it and happens to be from the UK and a photographer let me know so I can add you :)2012-01-02 14:37:47195704
Euro Maestro36The +Euro Maestro 300 Photo circleSharing my photo circle once again.I keep finding people who are uploading some amazing photos.This fact alone puts Google+ way ahead of Facebook in my opinion. When you add the great conversations on here, there is simply no contest.+Shared Circles on G+ +SharedCircles +Shared Circles Google+2011-12-21 22:59:02304503
Fulvio Gerardi50Some people have not been included in your shared circle. Only 500 people can shared at one time.sigh had to happen I suppose. This Dr Who circle is now at 521. So some time between now and the next share I guess I'll have to split it. Apologies to the people who got culled this time around. :(2011-12-17 02:33:29500602
Euro Maestro36This is my last circle share for today.This is an update of my photo circle. I keep finding new photographers ! Originally inspired by +Joe Martinez for this list.If you have any suggestions for additions, please let me know.Sharing is caring.+Shared Circles Google Plus +Shared Circles on G+ +Public Circles2011-12-16 03:15:28251402
Euro Maestro36Time for the +Euro Maestro photo circle.It's been awhile since I've last shared my photo circle. In this update I've added some lesser known photographers that have shared some shots that I just love. Of course, I've included some well known photographers such as +Trey Ratcliff and +Thomas Hawk I've included people with some great takes on photography such as+Morgan ABBOU +Mich R. if you are into food, a must followAlso included some people who are very interested in photography like+Robert Scoble +Tom Anderson he may be your friendPlease help me make my list better by letting me know who I missed and should be added.ThanksShortly I'll be sharing a circle of some must follows.This will include people like +Joe Martinez that you really should be following if you are not already.+Shared Circles Google Plus +Shared Circles on G+ +Shared Circles of Google+ Pages +Public Circles #publiccircles2011-12-12 04:20:47226622
Gerard Charnley16,174UK Photogs V2.0Hi folks,Several people have recently stated that they see my UK photographers shared circle as the official UK list. I must say I'm immensely flattered by this :) But it does mean that I need to be a little more proactive so I thought I'd start sharing it on a regular basis.Now seems an appropriate time for V2 given there is another circle sharing frenzy going on! So let me know if you are UK based, are active on G+ and want to be added! Note that in the next version I will be weeding out anyone that's inactive and hasn't posted in over a month. Please share if you can.Cheers, Gez.2011-12-06 12:52:132187096
MAURIZIO PONTINI2,413Worldwide Best Art & Photography II - CIRCLE IIToday 1500 members in 3 circles https://plus.google.com/113718775944980638561/about (Information for all Circles)Worldwide Best Art & Photography III - CIRCLE III - 500 MembersWorldwide Best Art & Photography II - CIRCLE II - 500 MembersWorldwide Best Art & Photography I - CIRCLE I - 500 Members--------------Look for your name in the 3 circles.If you want, Leave a message in the circle in which you are a memberThanks to these 3 great circles, you can know, learn, discover, travel the world, nature, people and art through beautiful photographs and amazing different works.Feel FREE to Share!Great shots to all of You dear friends!2011-12-02 00:34:175008197
Euro Maestro0Sharing my photo circle once again. I've added some great photographers that were left out the last time.Thanks to all who suggested very additions.If you know anyone who should be added, please let me know.Apologies to all who were left out accidentally. Some photographers I am following are in other circles.+Timothy Houston +Shared Circles on G+2011-11-27 03:06:4821310118
Paul Meriweather1,111Here is my photography circle, feel free to share!Paul Meriweather shared a circle with you.2011-10-26 13:11:25501403
Fulvio Gerardi50Sharing my Dr Who circle again because I've been adding a lot of new people to it lately. Also I'm wondering how often we should reshare these things? Weekly, Monthly, when they grow by x%, Never??? Has anyone worked out an appropriate etiquette for this yet?Fulvio Gerardi shared a circle with you.2011-10-25 06:38:574503525
Jeff Rushton176World Photographers #1 (updated)Jeff Rushton shared a circle with you.2011-10-23 00:59:59500010
Joseph Belcher II38+Javier Rivera This is my Artist CirclesJoseph Belcher shared a circle with you.2011-10-20 23:24:47234000
Jason Dell2,859My Amazing Photographers Circle has grown to 243. I am sure most of the faces are familiar but I hope you find a few new photogs to follow.Jason Dell shared a circle with you.2011-10-20 20:21:132442114
Scott Frederick17,192Because I forgot to add +Beau Kahler to my Top Shelf Circle, I decided to re-share it again this week. If you'd like to be included or in Beau's case should be included please let me know! ;)Scott Frederick shared a circle with you.2011-10-20 18:14:2923725517
Ljubiša Moćić59Here is my circle of graphic designers, photographers and creative peoples.Hope you will like it.Ljubisha Rus shared a circle with you.2011-10-16 16:57:51500726
KT designer42PhotographersKT designer shared a circle with you.2011-10-13 16:31:46406301
Robert Scoble160,405Photography Circle, A-MI'm sharing my entire photography circle tonight for the first time (I had to split it into two parts so you can see it all, because Google only lets me share 500 people in one circle). More than 500 photographers. I've tried to keep it to only active photographers and only folks who post high-quality images. As with all my circles, these are a work in progress. If you are missing from them, please let me know. Also, if you see people who aren't active (in other words, who haven't posted in the past month) or who aren't high enough quality to keep in here, feel free to drop me a line at scobleizer@gmail.com or leave a comment here and I'll reevaluate. Thanks!Robert Scoble shared a circle with you.2011-10-10 07:35:1037312411782
Brent Burzycki14,170Updated Glamour Photographer Circle - Now that we can share up to 500 at once......this is much easier...Brent Burzycki shared a circle with you.2011-10-09 03:50:083801528
Mark Steven Lewis0Jarek Klimek is an amazing thread that is tying together people of like minds and with an inspirational intention. This is, in my opinion , one of the most brilliant social media stories of selflessness and togetherness I have experienced. I do not know Jarek personally; however, I intend to find out more I am inspired by you Jarek. Thank you Jarek.Jarek's -Public Circles Project--check it out- https://plus.google.com/111873853137122484021/posts/PtKotY6hLGgMark Steven Lewis shared a circle with you.2011-10-01 00:38:27156000
Leo Laporte146,965As promised on TWiT Photo - my photography circle. Thanks to all the great photographers and photo fans who suggested these folks! http://twit.tv/photoLeo Laporte shared a circle with you.2011-09-27 21:05:13217112128177
Wayne MacPhail265Photographers I followWayne MacPhail shared a circle with you.2011-09-27 12:26:37250211
Elvis Cehajic0Photographers I followElvis Cehajic hat einen Kreis mit Ihnen geteilt.2011-09-27 10:44:23171001
andreas vichr4,252#avphotoshare #SharedCircles – This is my "Visual Kick" circle for you. The first thing I do in the morning.I like people who share visually exciting posts. So you'll find not only the usual suspects of great photographers but also G+ people that share creative, animated GIFs, typography and patterns that move. Thanks for entertaining me every day +Michiel Duvekot +Micaël Reynaud +Benjamin Cortis +Klaus-Peter Kubik +Kai Birkigt +Alireza Yavari +Giulio Bassi +Jay Puri +Jarek Klimek +Alex Koloskov +Andrea Acailawen +Steve Johnson +Javier Miranda(to name a few that I like best).andreas vichr shared a circle with you.2011-09-27 02:35:2022816911
Jarek Klimek9,898165 Users Google+ Photographers Need To FollowYou can easily import this famous list now :-)If you aren't familiar with the story behind the list - read my G+ About Page.Please SHARE this post with your followers..Jarek Klimek shared a circle with you.2011-09-27 00:11:24156113385168

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2012-02-20 07:21:51 (9 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s) 

Do you want your photos critiqued?
I am in the process of recording a range of photography tutorial/training videos and I am looking for a volunteer to have have their some of their photos critiqued.

The critique will be in the form of a video, that will be released on my website and through various other channels (such as youtube). The critique will be constructive but it will also be honest - if I don't like something I will say so.

If you want to volunteer you will need to supply full resolution copies of 6-10 of your BEST images for me to critique. You will also need to ensure that the shooting data (exif data) is intact.

If you are interested. Do NOT send me anything yet - just reply to this post and I will select my first volunteer and contact you directly and tell you how to send the images to me.

Most reshares: 5

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2012-03-24 23:08:42 (0 comments, 5 reshares, 8 +1s) 

Messy Art Nude Workshop
A fun shot from today's workshop. It is one of the few G+ safe images from today's "messy art nude workshop". I'll link to an album on my website when the rest are processed.

Most plusones: 29

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2012-02-13 22:08:08 (5 comments, 1 reshares, 29 +1s) 

POTD 06 Feb 2012 : Water droplet bokeh (37/366)

Water droplets on a rotary washing line, creating bokeh patterns Heaton Mersey, Stockport, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom

There was wonderful sunlight hitting the water droplets on the washing line. Shallow DOF and it was just asking for a bokeh abstract image. So that is what I took.
#POTD #IMBWeb #365Project #366Project #YIP #PlusPhotoExtract #365group +G+ 365 Project

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2012-10-31 15:53:58 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s) 

Brand new and bumper sized photography newsletter released today.  Announcing all new events at Ian's studio, plus the usual batch of photography hints and tips...  http://www.ians-studio.co.uk/2012/10/photonews-bumper-edition/

Brand new and bumper sized photography newsletter released today.  Announcing all new events at Ian's studio, plus the usual batch of photography hints and tips...  http://www.ians-studio.co.uk/2012/10/photonews-bumper-edition/___

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2012-10-13 19:43:07 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s) 

I really like this set of images by +Steve Simons who was on the Stockport +Scott Kelby World Wide Photowalk today.  You found some amazing angles Steve well done!

___I really like this set of images by +Steve Simons who was on the Stockport +Scott Kelby World Wide Photowalk today.  You found some amazing angles Steve well done!

2012-10-02 16:20:54 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s) 

Trying to work out how Google+ Events work - my apologies if the event I've just created spammed any one!  I just wanted to post it on my page for local photographers to see but I think G+ may have sent out an email invite too.

Trying to work out how Google+ Events work - my apologies if the event I've just created spammed any one!  I just wanted to post it on my page for local photographers to see but I think G+ may have sent out an email invite too.___

2012-10-02 16:16:02 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s) 

Added photos to Intermediate Photography Course.

Added photos to Intermediate Photography Course.___

2012-10-02 16:14:42 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s) 

Intermediate Photography Course
Weekly on Sunday Afternoons 3.00pm till 5.30pm (approx) from 21st October 2012
Location: Ian’s Studio

The course will consist of eight sessions (session 5 on glamour, boudoir, & art nude is option).  Each session will be two and half hours in length.

Each session will look at one or two related genres of photography.  We will cover techniques and equipment, and I will be providing practical advice and where appropriate I’ll share experiences from a professional perspective.

Session 1 :  Travel and Architecture
Session 2 : Available light portraiture and Weddings
Session 3 : Off Camera flash and strobist techniques
Session 4 : Studio portrature
Session 5 : Glamour, boudoir and art nude photography
Session 6 : Events, theatre and performance photography
Session 7 : Macro, product andcommer... more »

Intermediate Photography Course
Weekly on Sunday Afternoons 3.00pm till 5.30pm (approx) from 21st October 2012
Location: Ian’s Studio

The course will consist of eight sessions (session 5 on glamour, boudoir, & art nude is option).  Each session will be two and half hours in length.

Each session will look at one or two related genres of photography.  We will cover techniques and equipment, and I will be providing practical advice and where appropriate I’ll share experiences from a professional perspective.

Session 1 :  Travel and Architecture
Session 2 : Available light portraiture and Weddings
Session 3 : Off Camera flash and strobist techniques
Session 4 : Studio portrature
Session 5 : Glamour, boudoir and art nude photography
Session 6 : Events, theatre and performance photography
Session 7 : Macro, product and commercial photography
Session 8 : Sports and wildlife photography
Each session will leave you with some homework to reinforce the skills and techniques we have talked about.

Price:
8 Sessions: £165.
or 7 Sessions (omitting session 5) : £155

The course is aimed at photographers who have a reasonable level of photographic knowledge.  I have designed the course to be particularly suitable for those who have already completed my “Introduction to Digital Photography” course.  If you have not completed that course, you should have an understanding of photographic techniques such as exposure, aperture, controlling depth of field, etc.  Experience of using flash guns is useful but not essential.  As with any course the time spent on any given subject will be tailored to reflect the current knowledge and experience of those attending.

Printed course materials will be provided to all attendees.  Throughout the course there will be opportunities should you wish to have your photographs assessed to help you improve.

Places on the course will be limited.  To book your place please visit this page: http://www.ians-studio.co.uk/events/ipc1-1209/

Please note: The course is designed for users of DSLR cameras.  If you have a “compact” camera or a “bridge” camera please contact me to discuss its suitability for this course.___

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2012-10-02 16:00:54 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s) 

Friday 5th October - time lapse night.  Book your place via my website: http://www.ians-studio.co.uk/events/time-lapse-night1210/

Friday 5th October - time lapse night.  Book your place via my website: http://www.ians-studio.co.uk/events/time-lapse-night1210/___

2012-10-02 15:55:58 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s) 

I need to back to using Google+ kind of got out of the habit recently.  Look out for news of forthcoming photography events and workshops and I'll also share some images to.

I need to back to using Google+ kind of got out of the habit recently.  Look out for news of forthcoming photography events and workshops and I'll also share some images to.___

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2012-07-05 00:07:12 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s) 

Latest Photography Newsletter for +Ian's Studio in Stockport, UK is now on-line - includes details of forthcoming events and links to all workshops between now and the end of September: http://www.ians-studio.co.uk/2012/07/photonews2012070/

Latest Photography Newsletter for +Ian's Studio in Stockport, UK is now on-line - includes details of forthcoming events and links to all workshops between now and the end of September: http://www.ians-studio.co.uk/2012/07/photonews2012070/___

2012-07-02 11:41:56 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 9 +1s) 

Added photos to Low-Key Photography Night.

Added photos to Low-Key Photography Night.___

2012-07-02 11:37:16 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s) 

*Friday, 6 July 2012 , 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM *
Location: Ian's Studio

For tonight’s event we look at low key images.  Think dark backgrounds (not always black), think shadows, think side lighting.

I am pleased to announce that the model for this event will be Zombie Candy aka Amber Dolovak Amber has been to the studio twice before and has proved a big hit both times. You can see her profile on purpleport here: http://purpleport.com/portfolio/zombiecandy/?referrer=iansstudio and on Purestorm here:http://www.purestorm.com/ZombieCandy

(And yes, that is Amber in the image I am using to promote this event)

We will also look at techniques to add a little colour to the dark background including the use of gels, and using coloured background but allowing them to go dark using the inverse square law.

Price: £29
Please book via myweb... more »

*Friday, 6 July 2012 , 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM *
Location: Ian's Studio

For tonight’s event we look at low key images.  Think dark backgrounds (not always black), think shadows, think side lighting.

I am pleased to announce that the model for this event will be Zombie Candy aka Amber Dolovak Amber has been to the studio twice before and has proved a big hit both times. You can see her profile on purpleport here: http://purpleport.com/portfolio/zombiecandy/?referrer=iansstudio and on Purestorm here:http://www.purestorm.com/ZombieCandy

(And yes, that is Amber in the image I am using to promote this event)

We will also look at techniques to add a little colour to the dark background including the use of gels, and using coloured background but allowing them to go dark using the inverse square law.

Price: £29
Please book via my website: http://www.ians-studio.co.uk/events/low-key-night/___

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2012-07-02 09:48:16 (5 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s) 

A few thoughts about the US Olympic team photos

The internet is awash with comments about some photos by Joe Klamar.  You can see one such page here: http://www.petapixel.com/2012/07/01/us-olympic-team-portraits-come-under-scrutiny/ and a full gallery here: http://www.cbsnews.com/2300-33747_162-10012296.html?tag=page

Ok, before we have a witch hunt... I'd like to know some more info about these images. They are clearly straight out of the camera shots pre editing. The photographer was one of many who were shooting that day on their own set-ups, apparently under extremely difficult conditions. I've done a quick search (not extensive research) about this and the only people who are publishing the images appear to be people who want to criticise them. Have they been published by the US Olympic organisation? I can't find them. Have they been published by thephoto... more »

A few thoughts about the US Olympic team photos

The internet is awash with comments about some photos by Joe Klamar.  You can see one such page here: http://www.petapixel.com/2012/07/01/us-olympic-team-portraits-come-under-scrutiny/ and a full gallery here: http://www.cbsnews.com/2300-33747_162-10012296.html?tag=page

Ok, before we have a witch hunt... I'd like to know some more info about these images. They are clearly straight out of the camera shots pre editing. The photographer was one of many who were shooting that day on their own set-ups, apparently under extremely difficult conditions. I've done a quick search (not extensive research) about this and the only people who are publishing the images appear to be people who want to criticise them. Have they been published by the US Olympic organisation? I can't find them. Have they been published by the photographer. I can't find them. 

Looks like someone has got hold of some images from the shoot and decided to let them go viral. These might be images pre-edit (granted not sure what editing you could do to save some of them). These MIGHT be the rejects. 

Here's the challenge... can anyone find where these images have been published somewhere other than part of a feature saying how bad the images are? Because if we can't find that then these are prerelease images which in reality may never have seen light of day other than someone leaking them. If that is the case it is unfair to judge them - I don't think any of us would ever wish to be judged on the images we have never made public.

Oh course if they have been released formally by the photographer or the US team then they deserve all the critisim they are getting.

#IMBWeb #Blog #critique #photography #Olympics #USA

(Feel free to comment and share)___

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2012-06-17 18:26:24 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s) 

SUNDAY 24 JUNE - Stockport
For photographers in the UK - something a little different: http://bit.ly/Hl8Vz9

I've run a number of messy photoshoots in the past- this one is a little different for the first time we have TWO great models booked.  Click the link for more details.

SUNDAY 24 JUNE - Stockport
For photographers in the UK - something a little different: http://bit.ly/Hl8Vz9

I've run a number of messy photoshoots in the past- this one is a little different for the first time we have TWO great models booked.  Click the link for more details.___

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2012-04-26 07:49:36 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s) 

Latest photography newsletter is on-line: http://www.ians-studio.co.uk/2012/04/photonews-in-a-change-to-our-advertised-programme/. It was emailed out to subscribers late last night.

Latest photography newsletter is on-line: http://www.ians-studio.co.uk/2012/04/photonews-in-a-change-to-our-advertised-programme/. It was emailed out to subscribers late last night.___

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2012-04-21 11:00:53 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 4 +1s) 

I had a great shoot yesterday with model Roxanne Hannay. Not processed the images properly yet but for those wanting a sneek peek: http://photos.imb.biz/model/shoot/roxanne (contains nudity)

I had a great shoot yesterday with model Roxanne Hannay. Not processed the images properly yet but for those wanting a sneek peek: http://photos.imb.biz/model/shoot/roxanne (contains nudity)___

2012-04-19 21:34:49 (4 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s) 

Ok, so G+ has changed.... It does look very different now... not sure I like it yet... but I'm sure it will grow on me.

Ok, so G+ has changed.... It does look very different now... not sure I like it yet... but I'm sure it will grow on me.___

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2012-04-05 22:50:13 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s) 

Photographers in the NW of England....
Easter Monday: Glamour Nude & Art Nude day 2 models 6 hours just £65! Bargain!
http://www.ians-studio.co.uk/events/artglamour-nude-day/

Monday, 9 April 2012 , 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location: Ian's Studio
Not a formal workshop, but a chance to try out some art nude and some glamour nude set ups. Come with ideas of what you want to create, and work with the models throughout the day.
We will have two models with us this day one in the morning the other in the afternoon.

I am pleased to announce that one of the models for the day will be Rosie M. Rosie will be the “Art Nude” model for the event. Rosie was last at the Studio for an Art Nude workshop in February.

You can see Rosie’s Purestorm profile here: http://purestorm.com/rosie_m_7 and you can some of the images from the Art Nude Workshopwith R... more »

Photographers in the NW of England....
Easter Monday: Glamour Nude & Art Nude day 2 models 6 hours just £65! Bargain!
http://www.ians-studio.co.uk/events/artglamour-nude-day/

Monday, 9 April 2012 , 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location: Ian's Studio
Not a formal workshop, but a chance to try out some art nude and some glamour nude set ups. Come with ideas of what you want to create, and work with the models throughout the day.
We will have two models with us this day one in the morning the other in the afternoon.

I am pleased to announce that one of the models for the day will be Rosie M. Rosie will be the “Art Nude” model for the event. Rosie was last at the Studio for an Art Nude workshop in February.

You can see Rosie’s Purestorm profile here: http://purestorm.com/rosie_m_7 and you can some of the images from the Art Nude Workshop with Rosie here: http://photos.imb.biz/model/shoot/rosieartnude (all these links contain artistic nudity).

This event is ideal for those who have previously attended the art nude workshops we have run a the studio and wish to build on that.

Please note: To be able to run this event I need a minimum of three photographers to book. The maximum number will be eight photographers.

If we have 7 or 8 confirmed photographers I would set-up a second shooting area and ensure that we have two models for the full day.

Price: £65 (Does NOT include lunch and does NOT include printed notes)
Please can people pay a £20 deposit to secure their place. You can pay your deposit on-line here: http://www.ians-studio.co.uk/pay/___

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2012-03-27 07:27:44 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s) 

VIDEO 007L Photographing a bottle with and without a light tent
This week's training and tutorial video is now up on YouTube. The theme of the video this time is shooting a bottle with and without using a light tent. You can find the video here: http://youtu.be/K-qRXDA1TlQ?hd=1 As ever please comment, and like on YouTube and share. All that will help me attract advertising to the stream to be able to keep making the free videos. Oh yes... and please subscribe on YouTube too.

#IansStudio, #tutorial #studio #studiophotography #lighttent #blog #IMBWeb #beer #bottle

VIDEO 007L Photographing a bottle with and without a light tent
This week's training and tutorial video is now up on YouTube. The theme of the video this time is shooting a bottle with and without using a light tent. You can find the video here: http://youtu.be/K-qRXDA1TlQ?hd=1 As ever please comment, and like on YouTube and share. All that will help me attract advertising to the stream to be able to keep making the free videos. Oh yes... and please subscribe on YouTube too.

#IansStudio, #tutorial #studio #studiophotography #lighttent #blog #IMBWeb #beer #bottle___

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2012-03-24 23:08:42 (0 comments, 5 reshares, 8 +1s) 

Messy Art Nude Workshop
A fun shot from today's workshop. It is one of the few G+ safe images from today's "messy art nude workshop". I'll link to an album on my website when the rest are processed.

Messy Art Nude Workshop
A fun shot from today's workshop. It is one of the few G+ safe images from today's "messy art nude workshop". I'll link to an album on my website when the rest are processed.___

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2012-03-20 17:12:25 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s) 

Ian's Studio Photography Newsletter
This week's newsletter is flying through the "interweb" to subscribers as I type. For anyone who doesn't subscribe you can read it here: http://www.ians-studio.co.uk/2012/03/its-a-mess/

Ian's Studio Photography Newsletter
This week's newsletter is flying through the "interweb" to subscribers as I type. For anyone who doesn't subscribe you can read it here: http://www.ians-studio.co.uk/2012/03/its-a-mess/___

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2012-03-20 12:24:54 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s) 

Microphone tests....Feedback Required (!)
This weeks #IanStudio videocast is now on-line: http://youtu.be/hB_9vbgN9uo?hd=1 - I really need some feedback on this one folks. This is a series of tests of different microphones. Is the set up I describe at the end of the video the best solution? What do you think about the sound quality of this and other videos I have produced?

#IMBWeb #Videocast #IansStudio #microphone #sound #tests

Microphone tests....Feedback Required (!)
This weeks #IanStudio videocast is now on-line: http://youtu.be/hB_9vbgN9uo?hd=1 - I really need some feedback on this one folks. This is a series of tests of different microphones. Is the set up I describe at the end of the video the best solution? What do you think about the sound quality of this and other videos I have produced?

#IMBWeb #Videocast #IansStudio #microphone #sound #tests___

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2012-03-19 18:46:27 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s) 

Messy Art Nude
Need to give Saturday's Messy Art Nude workshop a plug (http://www.ians-studio.co.uk/events/messy-art-nude-workshop/) - the images we create are very different from you standard art nude work and these sort of shoots are always great fun to do. Oh yes we have a fantastic model too!

Messy Art Nude
Need to give Saturday's Messy Art Nude workshop a plug (http://www.ians-studio.co.uk/events/messy-art-nude-workshop/) - the images we create are very different from you standard art nude work and these sort of shoots are always great fun to do. Oh yes we have a fantastic model too!___

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2012-03-15 12:39:45 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s) 

Friday Night Event 16 March - Stockport UK
I've just confirmed the two models for tomorrows "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun" evening event. See:http://www.ians-studio.co.uk/events/girls-just-wanna-have-fun/ - The models are Beki and Misty and they are two of the best models about so this really is not a chance to be missed!

Friday Night Event 16 March - Stockport UK
I've just confirmed the two models for tomorrows "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun" evening event. See:http://www.ians-studio.co.uk/events/girls-just-wanna-have-fun/ - The models are Beki and Misty and they are two of the best models about so this really is not a chance to be missed!___

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2012-03-13 12:26:57 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s) 

A very full photography newsletter from #IansStudio has just gone on line: http://www.ians-studio.co.uk/2012/03/courses-courses-workshops-events-and-videos/ - it should be hitting the inboxes of subscribers very shortly.

A very full photography newsletter from #IansStudio has just gone on line: http://www.ians-studio.co.uk/2012/03/courses-courses-workshops-events-and-videos/ - it should be hitting the inboxes of subscribers very shortly.___

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2012-03-12 09:15:24 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s) 

Video 005 Photo Critique - Yuri Vashchenko

My first #IansStudio photo critique video has just gone live on YouTube: http://youtu.be/lVnexqMpwIA?hd=1 - In this video I critique 10 images by +Yuri Vashchenko from Vladivostok, Russia. Be warned it is quite a long video - 35mins - but that is because I wanted to do justice in my comments on Yuri's images. Let me know what you think folks - too long? Reduce the number of images used in critiques? Split critiques over a couple of videos?

#photocritique #video #photography #IansStudio #IMBWeb #critique #blog

Video 005 Photo Critique - Yuri Vashchenko

My first #IansStudio photo critique video has just gone live on YouTube: http://youtu.be/lVnexqMpwIA?hd=1 - In this video I critique 10 images by +Yuri Vashchenko from Vladivostok, Russia. Be warned it is quite a long video - 35mins - but that is because I wanted to do justice in my comments on Yuri's images. Let me know what you think folks - too long? Reduce the number of images used in critiques? Split critiques over a couple of videos?

#photocritique #video #photography #IansStudio #IMBWeb #critique #blog___

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2012-03-09 08:10:12 (3 comments, 3 reshares, 4 +1s) 

New #IansStudio video now on-line: http://youtu.be/-t26pXyvHso?hd=1 it shows how to create a multiplicity image. Please subscribe, comment and share.

#tutorial #photoshop #studio #photography #IansStudio #IMBWeb #Blog #video

New #IansStudio video now on-line: http://youtu.be/-t26pXyvHso?hd=1 it shows how to create a multiplicity image. Please subscribe, comment and share.

#tutorial #photoshop #studio #photography #IansStudio #IMBWeb #Blog #video___

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2012-03-07 18:10:06 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s) 

Latest #IansStudio Newsletter now on-line: http://www.ians-studio.co.uk/2012/03/photonews-ians-studio-the-movie/ it contains links to all the free tutorial videos released over the last 7 days (http://www.youtube.com/ianbutty)

Latest #IansStudio Newsletter now on-line: http://www.ians-studio.co.uk/2012/03/photonews-ians-studio-the-movie/ it contains links to all the free tutorial videos released over the last 7 days (http://www.youtube.com/ianbutty)___

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2012-03-06 20:30:29 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s) 

Ian's Studio #IansStudio video 003 - Interview with +Richard Bradbury from +New To Photo is now on-line: http://youtu.be/o5CwqjNq6a4?hd=1 - Please comment and share! Thanks.

#photography #IansStudio #IMBWeb #Blog #video

Ian's Studio #IansStudio video 003 - Interview with +Richard Bradbury from +New To Photo is now on-line: http://youtu.be/o5CwqjNq6a4?hd=1 - Please comment and share! Thanks.

#photography #IansStudio #IMBWeb #Blog #video___

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2012-03-03 18:08:29 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s) 

Ian's Studio (#IansStudio) Video 002 - RF vs RM for Stock Photography is now on-line: http://youtu.be/Rw8KChgv2bE?hd=1 Please share, comment and subscribe!

#Alamy #stock #photography #IansStudio #IMBWeb #Blog #video

Ian's Studio (#IansStudio) Video 002 - RF vs RM for Stock Photography is now on-line: http://youtu.be/Rw8KChgv2bE?hd=1 Please share, comment and subscribe!

#Alamy #stock #photography #IansStudio #IMBWeb #Blog #video___

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2012-03-02 10:32:48 (2 comments, 3 reshares, 2 +1s) 

Video 001 Caricature self-portrait

The first full #IansStudio tutorial video is now available on line: http://youtu.be/8Qg6g4rgfwA?hd=1 - this shows how to shoot a caricature self-portrait. It includes an explanation of how to do the shoot in the studio and how to edit the resultant images in photoshop.

Please subscribe to the YouTube chanel and please leave any comments or feedback you may have.

Please share this post too!
#IansStudio #IMBWeb #Photoshop #photoshoptutorial #Photography #portrait

Video 001 Caricature self-portrait

The first full #IansStudio tutorial video is now available on line: http://youtu.be/8Qg6g4rgfwA?hd=1 - this shows how to shoot a caricature self-portrait. It includes an explanation of how to do the shoot in the studio and how to edit the resultant images in photoshop.

Please subscribe to the YouTube chanel and please leave any comments or feedback you may have.

Please share this post too!
#IansStudio #IMBWeb #Photoshop #photoshoptutorial #Photography #portrait___

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2012-03-01 18:55:17 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s) 

Video 000 - Introductory Video
The Introductory Video for #IansStudio is now online.... http://youtu.be/H-GOwDSv2ns?hd=1 - If like it please subscribe to the YouTube channel and please leave any comments or feedback you may have.

Please share this post too!
#IansStudio #IMBWeb #Photoshop #photoshoptutorial #Photography #portrait

Video 000 - Introductory Video
The Introductory Video for #IansStudio is now online.... http://youtu.be/H-GOwDSv2ns?hd=1 - If like it please subscribe to the YouTube channel and please leave any comments or feedback you may have.

Please share this post too!
#IansStudio #IMBWeb #Photoshop #photoshoptutorial #Photography #portrait___

2012-03-01 10:15:15 (0 comments, 2 reshares, 1 +1s) 

I am working on the #IansStudio videos today - hopefully the introduction video will be on line on YouTube later today. Why not go to https://www.youtube.com/user/ianbutty and subscribe now to be one of the first to see the videos when they go live.

(PS Feel free to share!)

I am working on the #IansStudio videos today - hopefully the introduction video will be on line on YouTube later today. Why not go to https://www.youtube.com/user/ianbutty and subscribe now to be one of the first to see the videos when they go live.

(PS Feel free to share!)___

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2012-02-28 16:15:16 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s) 

Latest Studio newsletter on line and winging it's way to the inbox of subscribers... http://www.ians-studio.co.uk/2012/02/photo-news-looking-back-looking-forward/

Latest Studio newsletter on line and winging it's way to the inbox of subscribers... http://www.ians-studio.co.uk/2012/02/photo-news-looking-back-looking-forward/___

2012-02-20 22:53:40 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 4 +1s) 

Time to start the hype.....

I have got lots of ideas for #IansStudio (+Ian's Studio) photography videos. Several of them are already in post production. Lookout for the official launch coming soon! The videos will include... "Creating a Caricature Portrait"; "How to create a multiplicity image"; "Stock photograph: Rights Managed or Royalty Free"; An interview with +New To Photo host +Richard Bradbury plus a couple of critique videos.

Time to start the hype.....

I have got lots of ideas for #IansStudio (+Ian's Studio) photography videos. Several of them are already in post production. Lookout for the official launch coming soon! The videos will include... "Creating a Caricature Portrait"; "How to create a multiplicity image"; "Stock photograph: Rights Managed or Royalty Free"; An interview with +New To Photo host +Richard Bradbury plus a couple of critique videos.___

2012-02-20 07:21:51 (9 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s) 

Do you want your photos critiqued?
I am in the process of recording a range of photography tutorial/training videos and I am looking for a volunteer to have have their some of their photos critiqued.

The critique will be in the form of a video, that will be released on my website and through various other channels (such as youtube). The critique will be constructive but it will also be honest - if I don't like something I will say so.

If you want to volunteer you will need to supply full resolution copies of 6-10 of your BEST images for me to critique. You will also need to ensure that the shooting data (exif data) is intact.

If you are interested. Do NOT send me anything yet - just reply to this post and I will select my first volunteer and contact you directly and tell you how to send the images to me.

Do you want your photos critiqued?
I am in the process of recording a range of photography tutorial/training videos and I am looking for a volunteer to have have their some of their photos critiqued.

The critique will be in the form of a video, that will be released on my website and through various other channels (such as youtube). The critique will be constructive but it will also be honest - if I don't like something I will say so.

If you want to volunteer you will need to supply full resolution copies of 6-10 of your BEST images for me to critique. You will also need to ensure that the shooting data (exif data) is intact.

If you are interested. Do NOT send me anything yet - just reply to this post and I will select my first volunteer and contact you directly and tell you how to send the images to me.___

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2012-02-18 20:37:50 (0 comments, 2 reshares, 15 +1s) 

POTD 11 Feb 2012 : Art Nude (42/366)

Art nude: naked back of a young woman at Ian's Studio, Stockport, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom

This was one of the image from the Art Nude workshop at the studio. I like the way you can only see small sections of her body but there is enough to know what you are looking at without showing anything explicit.
#POTD #IMBWeb #365Project #366Project #YIP #PlusPhotoExtract #365group +G+ 365 Project

POTD 11 Feb 2012 : Art Nude (42/366)

Art nude: naked back of a young woman at Ian's Studio, Stockport, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom

This was one of the image from the Art Nude workshop at the studio. I like the way you can only see small sections of her body but there is enough to know what you are looking at without showing anything explicit.
#POTD #IMBWeb #365Project #366Project #YIP #PlusPhotoExtract #365group +G+ 365 Project___

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2012-02-18 12:57:21 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 4 +1s) 

POTD 10 Feb 2012 : Young woman angry with her laptop (41/366)

Young woman angry with her laptop Ian's Studio, Stockport, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom

This was from the Shooting for Stock event at my studio. Sharon, our model, for the event, vents her anger on a laptop. This image will be heading over to Alamy shortly.
#POTD #IMBWeb #365Project #366Project #YIP #365group #Alamy

POTD 10 Feb 2012 : Young woman angry with her laptop (41/366)

Young woman angry with her laptop Ian's Studio, Stockport, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom

This was from the Shooting for Stock event at my studio. Sharon, our model, for the event, vents her anger on a laptop. This image will be heading over to Alamy shortly.
#POTD #IMBWeb #365Project #366Project #YIP #365group #Alamy___

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2012-02-18 12:53:52 (0 comments, 2 reshares, 4 +1s) 

POTD 09 Feb 2012 : Keep it under your hat (40/366)
(Just realised how far behind I am on posting my POTD photos to G+ all taken, and on the right days just the uploading that is behind).

A hat glowing due to a light (flash gun, speedlight) underneath it

This was a bit of a last minute POTD image. There's some about the final image I quite like, but I can't quite define what it is.
#POTD #IMBWeb #365Project #366Project #YIP #365group +G+ 365 Project

POTD 09 Feb 2012 : Keep it under your hat (40/366)
(Just realised how far behind I am on posting my POTD photos to G+ all taken, and on the right days just the uploading that is behind).

A hat glowing due to a light (flash gun, speedlight) underneath it

This was a bit of a last minute POTD image. There's some about the final image I quite like, but I can't quite define what it is.
#POTD #IMBWeb #365Project #366Project #YIP #365group +G+ 365 Project___

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2012-02-15 10:25:57 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s) 

POTD 08 Feb 2012 : Lynx Instinct (39/366)
(Still playing catch-up)

Lynx Instinct deoderent spray. Ian's Studio, Stockport, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom

You would be amazed at what gets left at the studio. Discovered this deodorant spray on the shelf where I keep the radio triggers. Don't know how long it has been there or who brought it in. But as I was short of a POTD and I need to increase my "product shot" portfolio it became my subject of the day. Thank you to who ever left it behind.

#POTD #IMBWeb #365Project #366Project #YIP #PlusPhotoExtract #365group +G+ 365 Project

POTD 08 Feb 2012 : Lynx Instinct (39/366)
(Still playing catch-up)

Lynx Instinct deoderent spray. Ian's Studio, Stockport, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom

You would be amazed at what gets left at the studio. Discovered this deodorant spray on the shelf where I keep the radio triggers. Don't know how long it has been there or who brought it in. But as I was short of a POTD and I need to increase my "product shot" portfolio it became my subject of the day. Thank you to who ever left it behind.

#POTD #IMBWeb #365Project #366Project #YIP #PlusPhotoExtract #365group +G+ 365 Project___

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2012-02-15 10:22:41 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s) 

POTD 07 Feb 2012 : Little Gem (38/366)
(Playing catch up.....)

Stockport Garrick Theatre - Little Gem
Production photograph of the Garrick Studio Production.
#POTD #IMBWeb #365Project #366Project #YIP #365group +G+ 365 Project

POTD 07 Feb 2012 : Little Gem (38/366)
(Playing catch up.....)

Stockport Garrick Theatre - Little Gem
Production photograph of the Garrick Studio Production.
#POTD #IMBWeb #365Project #366Project #YIP #365group +G+ 365 Project___

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2012-02-13 22:08:08 (5 comments, 1 reshares, 29 +1s) 

POTD 06 Feb 2012 : Water droplet bokeh (37/366)

Water droplets on a rotary washing line, creating bokeh patterns Heaton Mersey, Stockport, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom

There was wonderful sunlight hitting the water droplets on the washing line. Shallow DOF and it was just asking for a bokeh abstract image. So that is what I took.
#POTD #IMBWeb #365Project #366Project #YIP #PlusPhotoExtract #365group +G+ 365 Project

POTD 06 Feb 2012 : Water droplet bokeh (37/366)

Water droplets on a rotary washing line, creating bokeh patterns Heaton Mersey, Stockport, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom

There was wonderful sunlight hitting the water droplets on the washing line. Shallow DOF and it was just asking for a bokeh abstract image. So that is what I took.
#POTD #IMBWeb #365Project #366Project #YIP #PlusPhotoExtract #365group +G+ 365 Project___

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2012-02-12 19:16:53 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 9 +1s) 

POTD 05 Feb 2012 : Beni and the snow angel (36/366)
(A little late in posting this one.....)

+Beni the travelling bear, makes a snow angel pattern. Heaton Mersey, Stockport, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom

At least someone is enjoying the snow!

#POTD #IMBWeb #365Project #366Project #YIP #PlusPhotoExtract #365group +G+ 365 Project

POTD 05 Feb 2012 : Beni and the snow angel (36/366)
(A little late in posting this one.....)

+Beni the travelling bear, makes a snow angel pattern. Heaton Mersey, Stockport, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom

At least someone is enjoying the snow!

#POTD #IMBWeb #365Project #366Project #YIP #PlusPhotoExtract #365group +G+ 365 Project___

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2012-02-09 20:36:00 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s) 

Beni... the Bear-faced Liar!

Me at the Bocca della Veritas (24 Feb 2004)
There is a legend that says if a liar put his/her hand in the Bocca Della Veritas that the mouth will bite it off. "The Staff" put me in there feet first, and I'll be honest I did struggle to get out. The staff said that makes me a "Bear-faced liar!". I wasn't amused!

Oddly enough The Staff sold this picture of me a few years later... to a Japanese TV company for use in a TV show. The staff said it was just bizzare... I said: "No... I am a mega star so why wouldn't they want me on their show?"___Beni... the Bear-faced Liar!

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2012-02-09 20:24:17 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 4 +1s) 

POTD 04 Feb 2012 : Brrrr..... (35/366) [Playing catch up on the posting again]

Brrrr... written in the snow. Heaton Mersey, Stockport, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom

The title says it all. It's cold. As I get older I like the cold winters and snow less and less.

#POTD #IMBWeb #365Project #366Project #YIP #365group
+G+ 365 Project

POTD 04 Feb 2012 : Brrrr..... (35/366) [Playing catch up on the posting again]

Brrrr... written in the snow. Heaton Mersey, Stockport, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom

The title says it all. It's cold. As I get older I like the cold winters and snow less and less.

#POTD #IMBWeb #365Project #366Project #YIP #365group
+G+ 365 Project___

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2012-02-09 11:58:45 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s) 

Latest photography newsletter now on-line and on it's way to the inboxes of subscribers: http://www.ians-studio.co.uk/2012/02/models-announced/

Latest photography newsletter now on-line and on it's way to the inboxes of subscribers: http://www.ians-studio.co.uk/2012/02/models-announced/___

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2012-02-09 08:56:09 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 0 +1s) 

Art Nude Workshop - Sat 11 Feb
I still have places available for Saturday's Art Nude workshop at my studio in Stockport. More details on my website: http://www.ians-studio.co.uk/events/art-nude-workshop-2/

Art Nude Workshop - Sat 11 Feb
I still have places available for Saturday's Art Nude workshop at my studio in Stockport. More details on my website: http://www.ians-studio.co.uk/events/art-nude-workshop-2/___

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2012-02-07 09:10:52 (3 comments, 1 reshares, 24 +1s) 

POTD 03 Feb 2012 : Nude woman with rose petals (34/366)

Nude woman lying on a bed covered in rose petals Ian's Studio, Stockport, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom

This is one of the images from our "Glamour Clichés Night" at the studio. The idea is that we take a clichéd glamour theme (in this case nude on a bed with rose petals) and after shooting the cliché we rework it into something a bit different. For the nude on bed of petals we decided to go for a shallow depth of field and a low angle. I've also decided to desaturate and soften the resultant image in post production.

You can see the full set of images from the shoot here: http://photos.imb.biz/model/shoot/wendylousecliche (Please note - as you might expect the album contains clichés.... and nudity)

#POTD #IMBWeb #365Project #366Project #YIP #PlusPhotoExtract #365group

POTD 03 Feb 2012 : Nude woman with rose petals (34/366)

Nude woman lying on a bed covered in rose petals Ian's Studio, Stockport, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom

This is one of the images from our "Glamour Clichés Night" at the studio. The idea is that we take a clichéd glamour theme (in this case nude on a bed with rose petals) and after shooting the cliché we rework it into something a bit different. For the nude on bed of petals we decided to go for a shallow depth of field and a low angle. I've also decided to desaturate and soften the resultant image in post production.

You can see the full set of images from the shoot here: http://photos.imb.biz/model/shoot/wendylousecliche (Please note - as you might expect the album contains clichés.... and nudity)

#POTD #IMBWeb #365Project #366Project #YIP #PlusPhotoExtract #365group___

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2012-02-06 23:15:07 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s) 

Me at Trevi Fountain (24 Feb 2004)
They say if you throw a coin in Trevi Fountain, you will return to Rome. It doesn't work... or at least it hasn't worked yet.

You can't image the grief I got off "the staff" - he never stopped complaining about me throwing money away. I told him it's just a small coin, I'm a mega star, I can afford it. It's not as though it's his money anyhow... We'll actually I suppose it was... like the Queen, I don't carry money. And besides which I wasn't for throwing my money into a fountain!

Me at Trevi Fountain (24 Feb 2004)
They say if you throw a coin in Trevi Fountain, you will return to Rome. It doesn't work... or at least it hasn't worked yet.

You can't image the grief I got off "the staff" - he never stopped complaining about me throwing money away. I told him it's just a small coin, I'm a mega star, I can afford it. It's not as though it's his money anyhow... We'll actually I suppose it was... like the Queen, I don't carry money. And besides which I wasn't for throwing my money into a fountain!___

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2012-02-06 09:45:27 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 14 +1s) 

POTD 02 Feb 2012 : Shell filling station (33/366)
(In catch-up mode again... I am a little behind on the posting of my POTD images... but they are all taken AND on the right days too!).

Shell filling station Hazel Grove, Stockport, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom

A quick shot taken while filling up Ann's car. A little bit of spot colouring (shock horror) and a split tone blue effect. Also added a vignette to emphasise the darkness outside the filling station.
#IMBWeb #365Project #366Project #YIP #PlusPhotoExtract #365group +G+ 365 Project

POTD 02 Feb 2012 : Shell filling station (33/366)
(In catch-up mode again... I am a little behind on the posting of my POTD images... but they are all taken AND on the right days too!).

Shell filling station Hazel Grove, Stockport, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom

A quick shot taken while filling up Ann's car. A little bit of spot colouring (shock horror) and a split tone blue effect. Also added a vignette to emphasise the darkness outside the filling station.
#IMBWeb #365Project #366Project #YIP #PlusPhotoExtract #365group +G+ 365 Project___

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2012-02-05 16:55:00 (1 comments, 3 reshares, 18 +1s) 

POTD 01 Feb 2012 : Wine and Roses (32/366)

Silk rose petals in a wine glass. Ian's Studio, Stockport, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom

This was just a quick shot I took at the studio using some props I have shoots. The wine glass was from the sloping coloured water shots and the rose petals are for a glamour clichés shoot.
#IMBWeb #365Project #366Project #YIP #PlusPhotoExtract #365group +G+ 365 Project

POTD 01 Feb 2012 : Wine and Roses (32/366)

Silk rose petals in a wine glass. Ian's Studio, Stockport, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom

This was just a quick shot I took at the studio using some props I have shoots. The wine glass was from the sloping coloured water shots and the rose petals are for a glamour clichés shoot.
#IMBWeb #365Project #366Project #YIP #PlusPhotoExtract #365group +G+ 365 Project___

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2012-02-05 16:09:45 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 3 +1s) 

The bear is getting ideas above his station....

Me at the Colosseum (23 Feb 2004)
Emperor Beni the first of Rome... it certainly has a ring to it! I've always thought of myself as someone who should be in command, so Rome was the obvious place to go to visit, and I fitted in perfectly. Especially with my toga and laurel wreath. (The laurel wreath in ancient Rome was only worn by Emperors).

I particularly like the Colosseum. With the knowledge that the Emperor had the fate of people in his hands. Thumb up for life, thumb down for death. I've just overheard "The Staff" muttering something along the lines of: "Thank goodness the bear doesn't have thumbs" - if he carries on like this I'll be throwing him to the lions... thumbs or no thumbs!___The bear is getting ideas above his station....

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