The Blog Archives: Portrait Photography

Welcome to the Blog Archives. Here you can find all the articles ever published about Portrait Photography.

Pre-wedding photoshoot near St Gilles in Edinburgh by Tom Migot Photography

A Scottish capital, a hot evening, some heavy rain and a lot of Love: Another perfect recipe! (for a pre-wedding photoshoot)

July 15th 2016 when the rain poured on the heated Scottish capital but we had a pre-wedding photoshoot scheduled.
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Salvaged Photograph from my falls cleaning

A Salvaged Photograph from my Falls Cleaning

Here is the story of a photograph which escaped the almighty delete key.
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Official Photographer for total warrior edinburgh

I am a Total Warrior

In this episode, I tell you the story of a mission not impossible.
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portrait of the young scottish model megan showing her shoulder

New addition to the Portrait Gallery

Here is a new portrait I captured of Megan during the recording of a video for the Tom Migot Photography
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Vintage photo shoot at Lauriston Castle near Edinburgh Scotland

Vintage shoot at Lauriston Castle

It was a strange shoot which did not quite turn out as expected, but the results saved the day.
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Artistic portrait of a lady in a blue dress

She had not cancelled and it paid off

My photo shoots usually never get cancelled and this is why.
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portait of hannah & her fiance at hailes castle in scotland

Happy 22nd Birthday Princess Hannah

Hailes castle had opened its gate for a princess on her birthday.
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The aperture role in flash photography

The Aperture in Flash Photography (shown in a Live Shoot)

This is the 3rd and last episode of this series where I explain you the role of each Exposure Triangle
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The iso role in flash photography

The ISO in Flash Photography (shown in a Live Shoot)

This is the 2nd episode of a series of 3 where I explain you the role of each Exposure Triangle
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the role of the shutter in flash photography

The Shutter in Flash Photography (shown in a Live Shoot)

This is the first episode of a series of 3 where I explain you the role of each Exposure Triangle
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headshot with a young scottish model

Headshots with Megan, a Young Scottish Model

Here are a couple of shots taken with Megan, a young Scottish model.
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Fun couple portrait in Holyrood park in Edinburgh scotland

There is no age to be two teenagers in Love

It was a sunny Saturday in the middle of a Scottish winter.
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Quick Review Umbrella Vs. SoftBox

In this episode, I show the major difference between an Umbrella and a Softbox for flash photography.
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Practice shot with Canon 85mm 1.2

Product practice turns into a fun shoot

It all started when I rented the Canon 85mm 1.2 L lens for a wedding I had in December.
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tom migot photography wedding in dryburgh scotland

A Russian Bride & a Panamanian Groom bring the snow to Scotland

On December 7th, I had the honour of capturing the wedding.
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Photo of the past I decided to edit

When the past catches us back!

Being presently on holiday I decided to do some Autumn cleaning in my Lightroom edit folders when i feel onto
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Your photo is either a copy or inspired

Your Photography is either a copy or inspired!

In this episode, I answer someone's question about publishing photos sharing similarities with someone else's work.
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Halloween photo of my daughter skye

Capture of a Skyebee-doo

Great capture of a great creature: my daughter.
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portrait shots of a gorilla in the Basel zoo

My encounter with a Swiss Gorilla

My stop in Basel led me to a gorilla at the zoo.
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Behind the scene of the Clockwork Orange shoot

Behind the Scene: Clockwork Orange photo-shoot

In this episode, the Makeup Artist Samantha Jack and I are talking about the photo-shoot we did in May as
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Couple photograph in my favourite Edinburgh street

Dawn and her Guardian Angel in the Old New Town of Edinburgh

This was a fun photo-shoot with Dawn and her Scottish guardian angel Kevin.
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Fun portrait of a young actor

Chasing the light with George, a young actor from London

George is a young actor from London who was performing at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and I was commissioned to...
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happy family photo

Children in their natural candour are a source of inspiration

This is one of the many photographs I recently made during a family photo-shoot. I would entitle it "Girls will
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Photo of Notre Dame cathedral in Paris France

Paris je t’aime

Paris je t'aime! I am not referring to the American hotel empire blond hair but to the French capital city.
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Family photo of a girl vetting a cuddle with daddy

Ellie at the Edinburgh Royal Botanic Garden

This little miss was a real bundle of joy wandering around the Edinburgh Royal Botanic Garden.
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young boy and girl seating on a big tree branch in the Edinburgh Botanic Garden

Iona and her big brother Rory at the Edinburgh Royal Botanic Garden

After the session with the beautiful little Skye at the Lauriston castle, this time I had another little girl named
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Young girl in the high grass

An other great Family photo-shoot at the Lauriston Castle

Lauriston castle had once again much to offer.
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edit photo with the split frequency method

What is the Split Frequency Retouching method

In this episode, I am explaining you one of the most preferred portrait retouching method: The Split Frequency.
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Photo of a young boy at Lauriston castle near Edinburgh

My first photo shoot at Lauriston Castle (with little Murray)

This was the strangest day in a long time.
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Great headshot of an African model

Recent headshot session with the beautiful Sudanese Anna Modell

Do I love my craft? How could it be otherwise when you work with such a beautiful subject, with a
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Portrait of a lady in the daffodils

Lady Merlyn on a sunny Scottish day

This is one of the great photos made of the charming lady Merlyn a few weeks ago on a sunny
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Nice portrait of my lovely client

An other fun photoshoot which took place in an amazing local estate.

This is from a recent 90 min shoot I have done in a beautiful estate on the outskirt of Edinburgh.
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Portrait of a young Greek actress

Recent headshot session with actress and fellow artist photographer Marina Tselepi

An other great headshot session with an interested and talented artist.
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Portrait of the birthday boy

Great family party to celebrate grandpa’s 70th birthday

I love family events as the ambience can be quite amazing.
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My portrait retouch method

How to edit/retouch Portraits – my own workflow unveiled live

In this episode, I am answering a question that I have been asked so many times in the past 2
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headshot of a young Scottish actress

Recent headshot session with the a young local artist Emma Burgess

Last week, I had a fun headshot session with the charming Emma Burgess, a young local artist.
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headshot session with a Scottish actress

A headshot session with the talented actress Wendy Barrett

Meryl Streep was right to say that "Acting is not about being someone different. It's finding the similarity in what
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Portrait session with an alternative model

Rendez-vous with Darkness

This is from a recent commissioned photo shoot in Edinburgh Scotland.
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Romantic photo shoot in the streets of Edinburgh Scotland

Romance was in the air last weekend

The Romance was in the air of the Scottish capital last weekend. Karen and her charming lover chose Tom Migot
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Family photo of a dad with his son

From my last Father-Son portrait shoot

Witnessing and capturing the father's pride for his son is for me one of the highlights of my craft.
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Headshot of a Scottish actress

One from my latest Headshot shoot

This is from the latest Headshot photo-shoot I did in February.
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my rant on facebook

My Rant on Facebook

In this episode, I openly rant against Facebook and all the people that are narrow minded who get offended by
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Beautiful boudoir photograph

An other great Intimate portrait: A light touch

My latest boudoir shoot.
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Family photo of Chinese mum and her daughter

Beautiful portrait of Amelia and her lovely mum

My last family portrait.
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Boudoir portrait of a young Scottish mum

Lastest Intimate portrait: Look back Intimately

My last boudoir photoshoot.
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Family portrait of Mila with her granddad

Amusing candid Family photo-shoot

This is one of the great photographs from my last Family photo-shoot.
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Intimate portrait with Evelyn a German lady

My last boudoir shoot

This is one of the photographs from my last Boudoir shoot.
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Family portrait at Cammo estate

Family photo-shoot at Cammo estate

Here is one of the photographs from my latest candid Family shoot at Cammo estate near Edinburgh Scotland.
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10 day old boy with his dad

My last Family shoot with a 10 days old boy

This is one of the photographs I have captured during my last Family photoshoot.
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A photo of a matching family

Family Photoshoot

This is one of the great photographs I had the honour and pleasure to capture on Saturday during a Photoshoot
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the twilight girl

The Twilight Girl

This photograph is from my latest Intimate Portrait shoot with young Scottish model.
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interview of photographer Chris Ward

Boudoir & Portraiture by Chris Ward

In this episode, I interview the great Boudoir & Portrait photographer from Dorset (England), Chris Ward.
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Portrait of a beautiful Scottish girl

I am just a girl standing in front of a boy, asking him…

This photograph is from my latest Intimate Portrait shoot with a nice simple lighting setup.
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Photo of the little Annabelle

Easter is a great opportunity to capture Family portraiture

This is the beautiful Annabelle captured on her first Easter hunt (March 31, 2013).
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Family portrait 3 week old baby with his dad

New Baby & Family portrait shoot

Here are some exposures of my latest baby/family portrait photo shoot.
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the incry photoshop

French rock band photo shoot

I share with you a few exposures I took during the photoshoot I did of the French Rock band INCRY.
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