Dave Kai Piper
Sir Bob Geldof
Singer & Songwriter & Activist
Taken for my Towel Series project, this image feature Megan Pugh (RMG Models). The Towel Series is a project that explores feminity and beauty in a natural relaxed way
Taken on a rooftop carpark in Birmingham with my friend and model Jodi Lakin (Alan Sharman Models). Featured on the cover of Hungry Eye Magazine, this image was created with the XF16-55mm with the sky controlled using a Lee ND Grad Filter
Close up 'windswept' image of model Jodi Lakin (Alan Sharman Models). Image created using the XF16-55mm at 55mm, with a longer than normal shutter designed to capture motion in the hair.
Featuring Elle Harris and a 1976 Chrysler Brogham. We used the XF56mm APD to create depth and HSS flash to give contrasting light for that 'americana' look. f1.2 with a shutter speed of 1/1250th
16-55mm Promo images
Taken for the launch of the XF16-55mm lens, this images was taken at Kenilworth Castle and features Bronte Summer, Luke Grimley with makeup by Penny Grimley.
Dave Pearson - Drummer for rock band Lacey. This image was taken using the XF56mm APD wide open and in natural light. The image was finished to match the band's style and needs
Rachel Bowler features in this classic 'implied' nude image. At f22 this image is created using quite a lot of light from the Broncolour system. The Acros film sim mode was used for to pull out contrast and give a great B&W conversion.
Images taken by Dave Kai Piper 2016
Featuring Elle Harris and a 1976 Chrysler Brogham. We used the XF56mm APD to create depth and HSS flash to give contrasting light for that 'americana' look. f1.2 with a shutter speed of 1/1000th
A playful 'glamour' image with model & fitness pro - Katie Errington. Taken with the XF50-140mm, this image was created at f14 for a deep and sharp foucs to ensure strong colour and contrast
Inspired by Italian Photographer Paolo Roversi, this shoot with Lisa Greeves (RMG Models) was created using classic lighting and wide open f-stops using the 56mm APD
Model Racheal Bowler (Alan Sharman) and makeup artist Penny Grimely produced some wonderful pastel images for Dreamingless magazine. We used the X-Pro 2 and the XF 50-140mm
Model Racheal Bowler (Alan Sharman Models) and makeup artist Penny Grimely produced some wonderful pastel images for Dreamingless magazine. We used the X-Pro 2 and the XF 50-140mm
Texan singer / songwriter Ryan Hamilton photographed at the Hare & Hounds in Kings Heath before a gig with his full band. We used the X-Pro 2 with the XF16-55mm with the 100m Filter kit from Lee Filters allowing me to shoot wide open
Photographed wide open with the XF56mm APD lens, featuring my friend and model Amelia Raven (Alan Sharman Models). This was photographed at 1/500th using HSS to give clarity while also depth. Lighting is a classic butterfly light.