Entries by Richard Olpin

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 […]

Anna Quinn

Recently I had a chance to do a quick shoot with the lovely Anna Quinn.  It was only a casual five minutes at a studio social evening, but lucky for me Anna really liked one of the images and thought the style would be perfect for something she’s got coming up. Anna has been asked […]

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!  

Anna Quinn

Here’s one of those shots that was a case of being in the right place at the right time.. Last night I went to a little social soirée at EyeBox studio in Bristol.  It’s a great little studio run by Paul Claridge and well worth a visit if you’re in town.  Anyway, in between drinking […]

Oops, rookie mistake!

I had a quick trip out yesterday to take a few snaps with my friend Phil.  I’d suggested a quick trip down to the Severn bridge as there’s generally something pleasing to be had there.  I’ve been a bit under the weather for a few days and I clearly wasn’t firing on all cylinders as […]

RPS Workshops / Committee matters

A quick update about my role in the local region of the Royal Photographic Society.. Following a very successful series of workshops I helped to run at the RPS HQ last autumn, I will be presenting three more at the RPS in the spring on the topics of digital workflow and editing with Lightroom and Photoshop. I’ve […]