Contemporary summer fashion portrait | Notting Hill, London | Model: Cyrielle

Contemporary summer portraits

I was called in a little while ago to help create a few editorial portfolio images on location in Notting Hill, London. Happy and summery images with lots of colour was the brief, with a contemporary catalogue look.

Fashion shoot for creative agency in Angel, London. Model: Sophie.

Creativity captured

A startup creative agency, StyleKandi, opened its doors and needed images to showcase its abilities. The location chosen was the Enhance beauty salon in Angel, London. In rapid succession I photographed three models, pampered by a team of wardrobe and hair stylists and makeup artists.

Model portfolio shoot. Karin. Stockholm & London

Get signed by a top model agency

Being a model involves a lot more than being pretty. An important step is to get a decent portfolio, or at least a few good images, to present to agencies. Karin contacted me for just this reason. She wanted strong fashion photographs to show off her best features, to impress the agencies and …

Location fashion portrait, Sweden. Model: Olga. Photo: Donald Linderyd, London

Location, location, location… for portraits

Finding the right location can make or break a photograph. For these fashion portraits the brief was to get something that gave a feeling of exploring Africa. A trip to the african continent would have been nice, but the budget was just not there, so we had to make do with Sweden. …

Model: Sarah. Autumn fashion

Simplicity – 50mm and a reflector

Is simplicity best or simply the easiest? Depeche Mode Sometimes simplicity is just right. The key, is good planning, communication and knowing how to use light and the environment to your advantage.

Helena. Hollywood portrait

How to create a glamorous Hollywood portrait

Do you want to look like a Hollywood star? Don’t want to spend hours on the treadmill or go under the knife and still look fabulous? One of the simple alternatives is to get your portrait taken – Hollywood style. Get a big print and hang it on the wall and …

Assi. Model portfolio portrait

Model portfolio shoot in 6 Celsius

Last year, a newly started modeling agency called me as they needed some simple images to introduce a couple of models to the market. Naturally I obliged. With a limited budget they still wanted to shoot on location, to add a bit of variety in the portfolio, so we found …

Helena. Outdoor portrait

Great looking outdoor portraits made easy

How do you create fantastic looking portraits that resembles anything like the images we see in the glossy magazines, rather than pictures of people squinting in the sun or with raccoon eyes? Well, there is nothing replacing professional experience, but with a little training it’s remarkably easy to make huge improvements. …