Tag Archives: Photographic lighting

Having written a rather harsh review of the lighting course I went on a couple of weeks ago, I thought I should perhaps demonstrate what I learned.  So here’s an attempt on some still life shots, of some much-loved pieces that we’ve accumulated over the years from a sculptor by the name of John Edgar.

John Edgar creates objects by cutting and joining stone, usually with other stone but sometimes different materials entirely. Very slow, painstaking work which produces beautiful, tactile objects like this:

calculus series

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I spent much of last weekend at a workshop on lighting for photographers. Our trainer was a very successful Auckland photographer called Bret
Lucas.  At the end of it I had rather mixed feelings, which prompted this review.

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