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Is Spring Here Yet?

A shoot in the new studio featuring Emma wearing a great latex design by Kiran-Lee Designs.  We had a lot of fun with this one!

Painting based on my work

Painting based on my work

I don’t often give permission for my images to be used as the basis for other work, but I was impressed with Daviid’s approach to modern pop art (and his tag line!).  Here’s his take on a much loved photo I took of Lacy Black while in Montreal.  For more, see his site http://daviidclaytonhopper.see.me/

How to stand out as a photographer

With the cost of a decent DSLR falling all the time, this Christmas is forecast to be a bumper year for cameras. For just a few hundred pounds (or a well-worded note to a generous Santa), you can have access to equipment that is capable of creating genuine works of art.  Heck, today, most phones
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New Studio Launches!

I’ve finally finished setting up my new studio!  It’s in a converted stable block in the grounds of our new house in Warwickshire, about 90 mins outside London.  As well as being my new base of photographic operations, it’s available for hire!  (Some of the grounds may also be available for shooting by prior arrangement).
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Major spread in von Gutenberg Magazine

I’m delighted to announce that I have 8 full pages of my work in Issue 6 of von Gutenberg magazine, along with a full page advert for Fetish Factory that also uses my photography. I’ve created a new “tearsheet” gallery in the Photosets area, where I’ll upload my published work

Emily Marilyn & Emma Alexa shoot

This latest series (now in the Gallery!) was quite an epic.  Emily Marilyn was one of the very first fetish models I became aware of when I first found the scene, so when she contacted me a few weeks ago asking if I would like to shoot her while she was in the UK, I naturally
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Feterati Girls Grand Composite!

Here’s the latest shot to come out of the Feterati Girls fashion show in Montreal – and easily my most ambitious image to date! I actually had this image in mind as I was shooting the individual models, so lots of the action and direction was designed to create poses that would go together well,
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The Paint Splatter Image

One of the images from the Feterati Girls fashion show has been generating quite a bit of interest: the paint fight between Honeyhair and Lauren Taylor. The idea for this came from the very cool paint splatter skirt that Honeyhear was wearing (deisgned and made by the very talented Kimberlicious latex)… the photo should have
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Montreal Fetish Weekend 2011!

As you may have noticed, Emma and I travel to quite a few events in North America, and one of our annual pilgramages is to the Montreal Fetish Weekend, every September. This year, Emma and her Feterati Girls had a big slot in the fashion show with their latex designs, and also performed a very
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Winner of the Pic of the Day on Model Mayhem

I’m delighted to say that one of my photos from the Feterati Girls show at the Montreal Fetish Weekend won the coveted Pic of the Day award on Model Mayhem.  I’ve been close to winning this a few times now but coming first out of 200 great shots feels like quite an achievement! You can see
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Return to the Maldives

Emma and I had an amazing trip to the Maldives a couple of years ago that had a real impact on my photography (and indeed our ability to travel anywhere less beautiful :)  So in December last year we set out again for those tiny little islands, carrying just a few pairs of shorts and
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Montreal Fetish Weekend writeup on TheFetishistas.com

As some of you know, Emma and I are regular attendees at the Montreal Fetish Weekend, an annual extravaganza that combines Canadian hospitality with international glamour.  My writeup of this year’s event has just been published on TheFetishistas.com. Read the writeup here!

Interview in fIXE magazine

fIXE magazine has just published a new interview with me :)  You can see the article in their Movers & Shakers section (oo er). Click here to read the article. If you like it, please leave a comment on their site!

Model Mayhem Photographer of the Week!

I was very excited today to learn that I’d won the title “Model Mayhem Photographer of the Week”!  MM is a great site, showcasing some truly excellent work, so it’s a thrill to win an award. You can see my MM page here:  Richard on Model Mayhem

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