5 things I didn’t know about being a pro photographer

5 things I didn’t know about being a pro photographer. When I decided to become a professional photographer, I didn’t really know many people who were doing what I was setting out to achieve. In my head I had a lot of ideas about going to great locations to shoot really interesting projects. Now, don’t […]

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My Week In Pictures Pt6

My Week In Pictures Pt6   So this was my first week back of real shooting. I spent half the week catching up on admin and editing and the other half taking portraits. So it was a pretty standard week.       Monday: I would love to be able to say that Monday was amazing, […]

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Food Photography Workshop Leicester

Food Photography Workshop Leicester   My next Photography workshop will be held at my London Road Studio on Sunday 6th March 2016 from 10am. This workshop will be exclusively based upon food photography and would be ideal for anyone who blogs about food, wants to make the transition to food photography or would like to be […]

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My Week In Pictures pt5

Christmas and New Year were a tad over indulgent. I took some time away from photography to socialise and reflect on the previous year and generally eat and drink everything in sight. So this was my first week back at work and I pretty much did non stop admin. I decided in advance not to take […]

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free online photography courses

Please note: This has now been completed and is no longer running. For details of new courses, please follow this link¬†https://scottchoucino.com/leicester-photography-workshop/ I am going to start a fortnightly free¬†online photography course . It won’t be as in depth as my workshops nor run in the same format, but it will give you some great information […]

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5 tips to improve your portraits

5 tips to improve your portraits. Shoot wide open.   Shooting wide open was really in  few years ago, the biggest mistake people made was shooting at f2.8 and lower from too far away. This just results in a generally soft image. Try and save shooting wide open for when you are up close. It only […]

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Vodka Martini

A VERY long time ago I worked in bars in Cardiff. I was fortunate enough to end up working in some really nice cocktail bars and it is by far one of my favourite jobs I have ever had. Yes the hours are long and the pay is low, but I really loved making cocktails. […]

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My Top 15 Photographs From 2015

Top 15 photographs from 2015. Here are my top 15 photographs from 2015. They might not be to everyones tastes, but these are the 15 images that I have most enjoyed taking this year. If you want to receive free photography tips, my news letter and also be the first to hear about special offers, […]

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5 ways to improve your photography.

As we approach 2016, a lot of us will be sitting around pondering how we will make this a better year than 2015. I am a big fan of reflection and self improvement, so here are my 5 tips to help improve your photography. 1. Shoot less. There are a lot of people who say […]

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Week in Pictures pt5 food photography

As you may notice, I am a day late with this blog post. Last week was a tad busy. I had 2 new clients in, worked on a load of food photography and I shot a fashion piece for NICHE magazine. To aid my calm and slightly higher than normal caffeinated  state I have been listening […]

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