Andy McLaughlin

Illustrator • Graphic Artist • Photographer

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Wasp macro photo

Wasp macro photo

Posted by on Sep 6, 2013 in Macro, Photography |

Having been inundated lately with wasps around our soft fruit trees and invading the house, I thought this wasp that I found dead in the house would be a good macro focus stacking subject. Focus stacking my wasp macro photograph A focus stack of 10 images were made using focusing rails and a focus stack comparison using Photoshop CC and Helicon Focus...

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‘Slam dunk smash shot’ Tennis action photography

‘Slam dunk smash shot’ Tennis action photography

Posted by on Jun 14, 2013 in Action, Commercial, current work, Photography, Sport |

Here is a shot from my latest tennis action photography shoot with the tennis coaches of Cambridge David Lloyd tennis club. The coaches needed new action shots for their biography board in the club, what a great chance to catch the athletes doing their thing! This picture is Attila and his Slam dunk smash shot, hope you like it, shooting the action was a...

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Water splash photography taster image

Water splash photography taster image

Posted by on May 24, 2013 in Commercial, Creative, Photography |

Here’s a glimpse at my latest project where I’m working with high speed flash to freeze water splashes, the final result will be a series of creative and ‘refreshing’ beverage splash shots. This detail shows the frozen water captured using a t1 time of 1/6000th second. Creative liquid splash photography, combining quality liquid...

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Stags head abstract water splash

Stags head abstract water splash

Posted by on Apr 10, 2013 in Creative, Photography |

Here’s an image I crated by manipulating water splashes. I was inspired by a trip to the Alps and an encounter with the trophies of a ‘Braconnier’ (poacher) the surface detail on the bones struck me as similar to the surface of the splashes. After experimenting with different shaped splashes this image evolved. I just enjoyed the creation...

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