A New Kid On The Block... Few using stand alone cameras have not heard of Fujifilm. But it was largely an unknown brand in the UK, until gaining momentum during the 1980s. It was then I first came into contact with its products. And like [...]
About John ClementsThis author has not yet filled in any details.
So far John Clements has created 375 blog entries.
l look back with both fondness and frustration at my time working for Olympus Optical in the UK for a short period in the mid 1980's. Let me start with the fondness theme and a camera commonly called the OM-1. Originally introduced as the M1 at Photokina 1972, it was the brain child of Yoshihisa [...]
The Rouge 'Flashbender' products are one of two brands I use for much of my Speedlight photography. The range has now been updated. Not sure how long before in practical terms they become available, but here for now are the official details. Once I get a chance, I will give an opinion. But honesty is [...]
As we progress through these unique times, we will of course be bombarded with both stills and moving footage (both physically and emotionally). It must make a Picture Editors job difficult. On the one hand, hard hitting imagery can upset, but do we not need this is to a degree to help communicate the seriousness [...]
I want to thank all of you who have booked on our workshops going forwards. And the many who have been on such events in the past. I had hoped to run one more workshop tomorrow before posting this. But unfortunately, one of the team has developed a cough in the last 24 hours, so [...]
When: Tuesday May 12th Where: Park Cameras, (West Sussex). Level Of Content: Intro/intermediate/advanced. Go Shoot It Product Photography Workshop. No matter the reason, for business use or simply pleasure, product photography is far more than just ‘point and shootʼ. Many subjects are challenging, but [...]
When: Saturday April 4th 2020. Where: Park Cameras, West Sussex. Level Of Content: Intro/intermediate/Advanced. 'Speedlight School - Portrait Photography' Workshop. A head-shot to an environmental portrait, from friends and family to the bride and groom. Business people to that person who simply has ‘character’. Portrait shooting is truly an art in itself. Enjoyably challenging, [...]
‘Studio Lighting School – Portrait Photography’ Workshop, Saturday April 18th (West Sussex)…Postponed.John Clements2020-04-08T11:10:24+01:00
When: Friday February 28th 2020. Where: Park Cameras, West Sussex. Level Of Content: Intro/intermediate/Advanced. 'Studio Lighting School 'Portrait Photography' Workshop. Photographing people is the most popular of subjects. But to do it well combines many skills such as lighting, composition and good guidance. So join us on this workshop to create a wide range [...]
By now, many may already know that the NEC Photography Show & Video Show, scheduled to take place between March 14th and 17th has been postponed until September. I have been a presenter at the annual NEC show over most of the last thirty years or so. But this year was only planning to visit [...]