The Photoshop Summit

Hi All Keeping you all in the learning mode whilst we're on lockdown, thought I'd let you know about this.... 5 Days of FREE Photoshop Training from 20 Instructors starting on April 13th thru April 17th 2020. Sign up for your FREE Pass...

Guest of Adobe: LIVE Broadcast

Huge thanks to Adobe's Rufus Deuchler for inviting me to be a Guest on their daily 'Adobe Live from the Sofa' YouTube Broadcast yesterday. Along with Rufus was co-host Stephanie Maier who asked me all about my 39-45 Portraits Project where I am touring the UK to...

He Shoots He Draws Podcast: Episode 109

This week it’s a ‘Dave’ solo episode, something we rarely do. In this week’s show Dave recommends some things to do during this time where we have to stay in and stay safe. But at the same time we can use this opportunity to improve ourselves and the things we are...

Portrait Photography: How to use a Flag

Yesterday evening (8pm UK) I hosted a YouTube LIVE Broadcast taking folks through some extra content that was captured at the end of filming my Timeless Tutorial. It was fantastic to see so many people tune in LIVE; a total of 503 at one point, and also to see the...

YouTube LIVE: Portrait Photography and Using a Flag

UPDATE My YouTube LIVE Broadcast tonight will be at 8.30pm instead of the original 8.00pm as I'll be out the front of my house clapping to show respect for our amazing NHS along with the rest of the nation.   https://www.youtube.com/glyndewis/live . . .  Ok so...

AVAILABLE NOW: My Timeless Photography and Retouching Tutorial

After 7 months of recording, editing, writing and packaging all together I'm super excited to finally tell you that Timeless (my new full length Photography and Retouching tutorial) is AVAILABLE NOW!To mark the occasion but also being mindful of what we're all dealing...

Timeless: Portrait Challenges and Questions

In this new video in addition to a quick overview of my Full Length Photography and Retouching Tutorial called Timeless, I go through some of the challenges I faced during the past 18 months as a Portrait Photographer and how I overcame them PLUS I answer 3 of the...

Portrait Photography: My TOP 10 TIPS

Following on from Monday's post about my NEW Full Length Photography & Retouching Tutorial called Timeless, in this video I answer one of the THE most questions I got asked by giving my Portrait Photography TOP 10 TIPS...Feel free to post any questions / comments...

My NEW Timeless Tutorial: What is it?

In just a few days time I'll be releasing my (much asked for) full length Photography and Retouching tutorial called Timeless. It's taken me just over 7 months to record, edit and compile all the content that's included in Timeless so in readiness for it's release...

Podcast: Making the Best of a Bad Situation

A NEW episode of our He Shoots, He Draws Podcast is LIVE today! This week we talk about how to stay creative and focused as much as possible in light of what is affecting all of us around the world at this time. Reclaim your commute time, make it count. Invest in...
Keep a Thank You Folder

Keep a Thank You Folder

In the time I've been around this industry I've been fortunate to make lots of friends and been given lots of great advice.   I'll never forget Matt Kloskowski telling me to slow down. In a world where everything is instant, Matt told me to slow down when it came...

Zack Arias: Burn Out

Zack Arias: Burn Out

I am in no doubt whatosever that had I not heard of Atlanta based Photographer Zack Arias, I wouldn't be doing what I am today. Plain and SImple! Long story short, it was when a friend of mine named Dave Cross who was one of the original Photoshop Guys at the N.A.P.P....

Get Westcott in the UK at Carmarthen Cameras

Get Westcott in the UK at Carmarthen Cameras

From time to time I get the asked where in the UK folks can buy the Westcott range of equipment including my Vintage Grey Canvas Background and Rapid Box Switch Octa Modifier, so I thought I'd write possibly the shortest blog post ever to let you know the answer......

Easy Skin Tone  Fix (Photoshop)

Easy Skin Tone Fix (Photoshop)

For this post I just wanted to share a simple, quick and effective technique I use for fixing skin tones, as I did in this recent portrait I took of World War 2 Veteran, Edward 'Ted' Jacobs who served in RAF Bomber Command as a Rear Gunner on Lancaster Bombers... This...

New Podcast Episode: Making Perfect Prints

New Podcast Episode: Making Perfect Prints

This week we have a new episode of our HE SHOOTS, HE DRAWS Podcast and this time Dave and I chat about my new Perfect Prints Guide. It was Dave's idea for the episode so that that we could talk trough the contents of the guide plus some of the background as to why I...

The Photography Show: Postponed

The Photography Show: Postponed

Most definitely not an easy decision to make, but in the current climate most definitely the right one. Well done to Future (Event Organisers) for doing the right thing and here's to a great show later in the year when all this craziness will have blown over...  

My Schedule at The Photography Show

My Schedule at The Photography Show

Only a few days to go until The Photography Show 2020 at the NEC, Birmingham. As Photography Conferences / Events go this is definitely a highlight of the year because each year it gets bigger and better and brings with it a great atmosphere. I'll be there throughout...

Is my Printer good enough?

Is my Printer good enough?

One of the topics I cover in my Perfect Prints Guide is Evaluation Prints which is basically a collage of images that when you print it out will let you know firstly if you're printer is up to the job and secondly, if it is, if it's actually working ok. When it comes...

Thank you Major Bradshaw

Thank you Major Bradshaw

Recently I have added some posts on social media about a recent trip I had to visit and photograph World War 2 Veteran, Major Samuel Bradshaw of the 6th Royal Tank Regiment. Now I won't go into details here other than say I did feel a little low when leaving the care...

BenQ AQColor Ambassador 2020

BenQ AQColor Ambassador 2020

Proud to announce that for the 3rd year, I am a BenQ Ambassador. If you've followed what I do for some time you'll know that I'm not someone who jumps onboard with any and every company that comes along because bottom line, the products have got to be as good as they...

Download my Perfect Prints Guide

Download my Perfect Prints Guide

Dear Glyn.  What can I say but, OMG Thank you soooo much for the printing guide. I bought myself a you beaut (I’m Australian) printer after seeing it demonstrated & have had so much trouble from the start.Your instructions were really easy to follow & WOW, I...

My On-Location Portraits Set Up

My On-Location Portraits Set Up

Following on from an earlier post where I mentioned about having been at the RAF Club in Mayfair, London, as promised here's a look at my On-Location Set Up for when I'm taking portraits. Before taking the group photograph of 19 Veterans, I'd been set up in the...