Karl Taylor is passionate about bringing you inspirational photography tips and the very best “no nonsense” photography education and training available.
Karl has been a professional photographer for more than 15 years. His work is published internationally and he regularly works for some of the world’s leading companies.
Karl became involved in the photography training market several years ago after hosting lectures in photography and finding he had a knack for explaining the subject in an entertaining and understandable way. Since then Karl has become very passionate about his Masterclass Training Series and is keen to demonstrate professional but achievable photography techniques in the simplest way possible. As well as presenting and shooting he writes the scripts, formulates the ideas and formats the programmes and training.
Outside of work Karl is happily married to Hélène and they have two young children. As well as photography and playing with the kids Karl’s other passions are travelling, reading, scuba-diving and kayak fishing.
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Start off learning DSLR photography with 14 instant lessons. Some of these lessons are online videos and others are downloadable PDF fact sheets. You can take on the lessons at your own pace. There is no time limit so enjoy the learning at a pace that suits your daily routine.
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What makes good light? How do you know when the light is right or what the best time to shoot really is? How do different types of light affect the quality of our photograph?
This photography video tutorial quickly reveals the answers to these frequently asked questions.
Did you know that achieving professional portraiture doesn't always require and expensive studio or an elaborate lighting set-up?
In this video lesson, I show you exactly how to source great light for indoor portraits with a few simple pieces of inexpensive kit and some pro techniques!
OK, so I make a fundamental error at the beginning of this sequence. You might have done this yourself, it was unfortunate the camera was caught me! Keep watching though. I will reveal a fantastic professional secret along with some other great top tips.
Follow this step-by-step process and by the end of this video you will have learnt how to capture stunning portraits using natural outdoor light to its full potential.
Freezing the action or capturing the motion. I shoot some exciting examples of both in this action packed tutorial.
Travelling is often the most active time with our cameras. Here I capture a beautiful sunrise in Paris and show you how filters can make the difference.
A location fashion shoot in Paris with the Karl Taylor Photography team gives you an exciting insight into mixing artificial light with natural ambient light.
There are literally hundreds of tripods out there. With so much variation in price, manufacturers and size, which ones are best value for money? This video explains what to look out for and also how to keep your equipment in good working order for many years to come.
This tutorial is all about Polarising Filters. Have you ever wondered how Polarising Filters work or what they are used for?
We take a closer look at which types are best and most practical to use.
Watch this pro-level studio product photo-shoot right now!
This type of shot is normally considered complex because of the interaction of light with liquid and glass. I run you through this studio bottle shoot step-by-step and reveal some professional tips for achieving this type of image.
great course,it says 1m 22 out of 22 complete 100%complete,but it will not allow me to get certificate.The trophy is not green,any help or ideas
The course was engaging and the instructor explained some basics in a very simple manner. Production quality was great, no problems with audio or video. Instructor provides good information, would recommend.
Karl's delivery and teaching style is good! I found his course informative and fun at the same time. This course covered the main elements and aspects of photography to get you up and running - provided very helpful hints, especially information regarding the use of filters.