Andy McLaughlin

Illustrator • Graphic Artist • Photographer

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Bindweed flower and insects – macro photographs

Bindweed flower and insects – macro photographs

Posted by on Jul 27, 2012 in Creative, Macro, Photography, portfolio | 0 comments

Got some stunning images yesterday photographing Bindweed flowers in my garden. The flowers are incredible when you look at them close-up, I was shooting with my 100mm macro lens and caught beautiful detail in the petals as well as some closeup details of their visitors!   Macro photography of Bindweed flower One of a series of macro photography of...

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Create 2 images of Nikon 2000mm lens

Create 2 images of Nikon 2000mm lens

Posted by on Feb 15, 2012 in Editorial, Graphic, Illustration, Latest work, portfolio, Technical and architectural | 0 comments

Brief: To create two 3/4 views of the enormous Nikon 2000mm lens. The illustration artwork should show a new Nikon camera body. Solution: Working from an old image of the lens, I created and rendered a 3d model. Details were added in Photoshop as part of the composite, retouching and finishing process. The end result is a ‘new’ lens with an up...

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Cafe CouCou Saffron Walden, website including photography

Cafe CouCou Saffron Walden, website including photography

Posted by on Jan 6, 2012 in Commercial, Food, Photography, portfolio, Websites | 0 comments

A website for Café Cou Cou I created a bespoke website including photography for a very special local Café in Saffron Walden. We created all of the imagery used on the site, spending the best part of the day recording the chef making the fresh bread and scones and just capturing the run of the day. It was good to spend time with everyone as it helps in...

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Anatomy of a lens, Nikon 16-85mm cutaway illustration

Anatomy of a lens, Nikon 16-85mm cutaway illustration

Posted by on Dec 9, 2011 in Latest work, portfolio | 0 comments

Brief: To create a 3/4 view illustration describing the anatomy of the Nikon 16-85mm SLR lens detailing lens element layout and Nikon’s image stabilizing system whilst still retaining the external detail. Solution: Working from a small x-section detail showing the lens element layout, I created and rendered a 3d model. Details were added in Photoshop...

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