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Small flash photography from Angus Thomas Photography


Tree Table

Click on image to expand Back in October last year we were presented with what looked at the time to be the hardest object you could imagine photographing. It was a table (I know I’m a small flash portrait photographer!) – but not just any old table – a 10.5m long table called Tree Table […]

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Wedding Photography Tips

Wedding photography has got its-self a bit of a bad name in recent years. The topic is on my horizon because I have just got married myself in June and our photographer just exemplified what is a bit smelly about the wedding photography business so here are my wedding photography tips based on this experience.

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Photographing Furniture for Litton – Images & Video

Back in October least year we were given a top secret job photographing furniture for our old friends Benchmark Furniture – we also made a short video which you can see at the end of this page. The images have only just been released to the public as it was a private commission for one […]

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Slash & Myles at Hammersmith – Apocalyptic Love

They don’t come much more fun than last night – Slash & Myles at Hammersmith Apollo, London for what had to be the hottest ticket this year. I was shooting for our old friends Duff Press again – again first three songs and no flash. I normally try and get into the venue for the […]

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Balancing flash with ambient for the strobist effect

I had an email this week from someone in the US saying that he thought my flash photography Lens on Squidoo was pretty neat so I though I would post it here too. If you want to see it on Squidoo click here otherwise read on!

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Andrew Breeze in da house!

Taking a break from flash photography courses I shot a quick portrait of air brush artist Andrew Breeze when he hit the studio with some new artwork to be photographed which prompted a quick two light portrait shoot of the artist himself. Nothing glamorous but it was great to capture the man with his art. […]

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Shooting Tables for Wallpaper Handmade

A quick post to pass on the link to the images we shot for Aberrant Architecture and the American Hardwoods Export Council at Benchmark a couple of weeks ago. We were photographing furniture for the Wallpaper Handmade exhibition in Milan. You can see the images here. Sadly they didn’t use the images from my local […]

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Hello! Angus Thomas Photography reaches the pages of Hello Magazine

Regulars already know how we roll at Speedlighters & Angus Thomas Photography – pretty much  hanging out with some of the the fastest movers. Well the lovely people at Hello Magazine have teamed us up with Stoke Park and some other well connected suppliers to put together a fabulous wedding competition. Yes – we (Angus […]

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Single Light Portraits: Henry Juszkiewicz at #SMWF

As a portrait photographer I get to travel around alot and no two days are ever the same. This week I went to #SMWF – the Social Media World  Forum – at Olympia to follow Henry E. Juszkiewicz, CEO of Gibson Guitars worldwide and as a bonus shot a single light portraits. Henry was speaking in […]

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Catchlight Bonkers – using the catchlight card on a Canon 580EX MKII

Catchlight Bonkers on a Canon 580EX MKII  – Looks like a quaint English river winter scene doesn’t it. Oarsmen out on the river on a Wednesday afternoon. The coach is being shadowed by a photographer shooting for the school magazine. But wait – an even more familiar scene presents itself – at least to me. […]

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