Category Archives: Karl Taylors Photography Blog

My Top ‘How To’ Studio Lighting Set-up Videos

As you probably already know my photography passion is very much focused on the manipulation of light! Whether it’s outdoors natural light or the use of studio lighting indoors or on location. This knowledge is key for your photography.

Over the last couple of years we’ve filmed many studio lighting set-ups with broncolor so this week I decided to pick my top 6 for you to enjoy! Here’s my first 2…

Flash Painting & Bottle Photography

Necklace & Beauty Photography

Remember, I’ll be posting my other top lighting videos this week .


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We got weird with balloons in China!

After a crazy week in the studio holding our Advertising workshop I headed straight off (only an hour after the workshop ended!) and began my travels to China to hold workshops at Shoot SHA (Shanghai) and Shoot PEK (Beijing).

It was nice to be able to sit down and relax on my 13 hour flight from gatwick to Beijing, something that had been hard to do amongst all the hustle and bustle back at my studio. Laying back on my flight with a drink in one hand and watching Star Trek was bliss.

The trip wasn’t

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How to create a sequence in one shot with no montage!

Basketball action photography using Siros Alternate mode

Do you know how to get a complete outdoor action sequence in one shot?

In this ‘How To’ video Urs Recher and I explore the ‘alternate’ function of the Siros lights and the broncolor control App. This fantastic feature allows individual firing and timing control of each light. We put it to the test in this exciting basketball shoot.

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I’m coming to China!

Hi Guys,

I’m very excited to let you all know that I’ll be heading to China in November for Shoot Shanghai and Shoot Beijing events.

I’ll be running a series of workshops demonstrating techniques for product photography and other lighting techniques letting you see the way that I work and the processes that I use.

Here are the details of the two events I hope to see some of you there!

Shoot Shanghai (Shoot SHA) – 8th & 9th November 2016 &

Shoot Beijing – (Shoot

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