Simon Plant
Simon Plant is an award-winning photographer & retoucher with over two decades of experience in the production of people & location photography. Whatever the subject his images share the same unique style and attention to detail from start to finish.These serene moments are created with his personal utilization of colour, light and rich tonal values, together with a personal interaction with his subject. His aim to offer clients creative solutions on time and on budget. Constantly exploring new imaging technologies and developing new techniques, he was one of the first photographers shooting HDR imaging for Automotive CGI Rendering in the U.K and is as experienced behind the computer in post production as he is behind the camera shooting. Shooting for nationally, and internationally known clients, his work is reproduced worldwide. Simon spends his time between home with his wife and three children & on location wherever that may be. When not creating imagery he can be found watching Yeovil Town F.C or his 10yr old son terrorising defenders for Yeovil Town U11′s Team.. !
Tutorials
  • Photo & Video
    Video Introduction to Digital Photography - Part 2Preview
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    Today we're continuing our three-part video introduction to the fundamentals of photography. This second instalment will be taking a look at metering and exposure from the perspective of a complete beginner.Read More…
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    Video Introduction to Digital Photography - Part 1Preview
    In this three part series of videos, we are going to look at the fundamentals of photography. These videos will endevour not only to explain what various camera functions do, but also illustrate them clearly and explain how we can use them creatively in a real world situation.Read More…
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    Composition Masterclass: How to Get Perfect PerspectivePreview
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    In this video tutorial on composition, we'll be taking an in-depth look at perspective in your photographs. This will include how we can create or reduce depth in our images, lens choices for perspective, and a few extra tips on photography composition!Read More…
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    Capture the Perfect Panning Shot Every TimePreview
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    In this video we will show you a simple camera technique that will add incredible impact to action images. Panning is the technique of capturing moving subjects sharply while allowing the background and foreground to blur with motion.Read More…
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    How to Effortlessly Remove People from PhotosPreview
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    Annoyed by crowds of people getting in your images? Hate the thought of hours in front of the computer cloning them out? Wandering tourists and people can pose a real problem for photographers, but there's an easy solution. In this video tutorial, we show how to remove crowds of people automatically without hours of retouching. We'll walk you through the process from start to finish!Read More…
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    Cool Tips for Shooting in the SnowPreview
    With all the wintery weather across the world at the moment, we thought that it may be useful to offer a few tips for capturing images in snow and ice. Hopefully these will ensure you're venturing out into the snow with the right kit, and the right eye to shoot a stunning photograph. If you're lacking any sign of snow or winter, be sure to bookmark the video for later this year!Read More…
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    Recreating Depth of Field in PhotoshopPreview
    In this video tutorial we look at lens focal length and using selective focus to add visual impact to your images. Various examples of different lenses and settings are given for comparison. The video then goes on to show you how to create a similar effect within Photoshop, recreating depth of field after using a narrow aperture when shooting.Read More…
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    Quick Tips for Capturing the Perfect Dusk PhotoPreview
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    In this quick video tutorial we look at camera settings and shooting tips for capturing low light photography images. Coupled with several great examples, it's a thorough basic introduction to the challenges of shooting in dusk.Read More…
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    Quick & Flexible Photo Colour ManipulationPreview
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    In this video tutorial, we look at a quick, simple and very flexible way to manipulate colour within an image. We're focusing upon two example photographs to demonstrate the effect.Read More…