Entries by Richard Olpin

Decision made, time to put myself on the spot again..

About five years ago I submitted a panel of images to the Royal Photographic Society to be assessed for a ‘distinction’ from the Society.  I was successful in my submission, and that entitled me to use the letters ‘LRPS’ after my name as a ‘Licentiate of the Royal Photographic Society’. For the past few years […]

Tefnut Spirals

The delightful  Tefnut Spirals, shot in her crypt one sunday afternoon.. I’d only popped over to do a few quick snaps of her in a t-shirt to promote her boyfriend’s band. Funny how things work out, eh?

Copyright in Photography

(Article original published on PurplePort. Reproduced with permission from Andy Lewis Photography) In this article I will try to cover the basics of copyright and common misconceptions. This is not meant to be the definitive answer to all situations. Copyright law in some cases can be a very complex. If you feel any part of […]

(Humour) What if Hitmen Were Asked to Work for Free?

Photographers often get asked to shoot for free in exchange for experience, exposure, future work, and images for their portfolio. What if a hitman were approached with the same request? That’s the idea found in the 4.5-minute sketch above by College Humor, titled “Guy Who’s Too Cheap To Pay An Assassin.” Oh, and it pokes […]

Layla

A quick mono edit of the lovely Layla, shot at Eyebox Studio in Bristol this evening. Expect to see a lot more of this young lady very soon!