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What is a trade shoot, and what are the benefits of working this way? Read on for practical advice and essential tips to help you book trade shoots and get the most out of them...

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by Penelope Purple

What is machine-generated art, and why are we banning its use?

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by Russ Freeman

We interviewed PurplePort photographer, Graham McCowen, a concept storyteller and photographic art director based in London, UK. Find out more about Graham's fabulous work...

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by Penelope Purple

We interviewed PurplePort hairstylist, Chris Evans, a freelance stylist and artist based in London, UK. Read on to find out how Chris began his creative journey and entered the hair and model-photography industry...

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by Penelope Purple

This guide is perfect for photographers who want to start their career working in the model photography industry.

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by Penelope Purple

Don't have a million pound prop budget for your next shoot? Making CGI props may be the answer!

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by Owen Lloyd

Lose yourself in a mysterious purple wonderland with this collection of purple-themed PurplePort images. You may find yourself inspired to use this luxurious colour in your photoshoots!

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by Penelope Purple

Check out this juicy collection of orange-themed PurplePort images and get inspired to burst this colour into your upcoming photoshoot!

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by Penelope Purple

Get some shoot inspiration with this masterly monochrome collection of PurplePort images exclusively of male models.

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by Penelope Purple

Have you ever featured a warrior (or wanted to be a warrior) in your photoshoots? You'll be inspired to do so after you've seen this collection PurplePort images!

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by Penelope Purple

This soothing collection of green-themed PurplePort images will inspire you to use this harmonious colour in your photoshoots.

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by Penelope Purple

Check out these fabulous PurplePort images to inspire you to play around with bokeh in your photoshoots.

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by Penelope Purple

Browse through this collection of PurplePort images and get inspired to experiment with chiaroscuro in your photoshoots.

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by Penelope Purple

This collection of beautiful pink-themed PurplePort images will be sure to inspire you to use this delightful colour in your upcoming photoshoots. 

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by Penelope Purple

Announcing the $20,000 referral giveaway, new features, bug fixes, and changes.

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by Russ Freeman

Forecast for rain? Before you postpone your photoshoot, check out these beautiful PurplePort images to inspire you to shoot in the rain.

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by Penelope Purple

Grab a much-needed inspiration boost with this stunning collection of PurplePort images of beautiful, quirky, and striking hairstyles.

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by Penelope Purple

Fancy using yellow in your images? Get ready to be plunged into a vibrant sea of all things yellow with this collection of PurplePort images.

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by Penelope Purple

Get inspired to use this decorative prop in your photoshoots with this collection of beautiful PurplePort images involving models wearing headdresses.

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by Penelope Purple

This burning hot collection of PurplePort images will fire up your imagination and get those creative juices sizzling!

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by Penelope Purple

Get inspired to try your hand at motion photography with this fabulous photo collection!

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by Penelope Purple

Get inspired by browsing through this outstanding collection of the best Suitable for Work (SFW) images on PurplePort from 2021.

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by Penelope Purple

Take a look through this superb and energizing collection of the best Not Suitable for Work (NSFW) images on PurplePort from 2021.

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by Penelope Purple

This photo collection is overflowing with a concoction of colour, light and all things bright!

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by Penelope Purple

A collection of reflection-related images to inspire your desire for mirror photography!

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by Penelope Purple

Get into the Christmas spirit with this collection of festive-themed PurplePort images!

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by Penelope Purple

Browse this beautiful collection of winter-themed PurplePort images for that much needed inspiration boost!

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by Penelope Purple

Harvest your creativity and imagination this autumn with this stunning collection of autumn-themed PurplePort images

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by Penelope Purple

A collection of the best supernatural, paranormal and gruesome PurplePort images to inspire you this Halloween

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by Penelope Purple

A list of site updates, bug fixes, enhancements, and new features added to PurplePort recently

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by Russ Freeman

A must-read for anyone who aspires to become a successful freelance model. Our tips and advice contain lots of useful information to help you begin your modelling career and get the most of your modelling.

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by Penelope Purple

Sharing tips about how to model for millinery

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by The Portrait Kitchen

During these tough times, we are truly grateful to you all for sticking with us. In this post we share our thanks, celebrate the success of remote shoots, and discuss ways to get free VIP.

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by Laura SJ FD

The UK Government’s ROADMAP announcement for easing restrictions in England and what this means for organising shoots.

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by Laura SJ FD

A list of site updates, bug fixes, enhancements, and new features added to PurplePort recently

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by Lexi Brush

How to create beautiful, imaginative fantasy sets without excessive Photoshop

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by Iris Ferret

Behind the scenes of a photo shoot done for a local band called Kasama. A wild and windy day, it also involved taking furniture up onto a remote Scottish hillside

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by Kim Ayres

A list of site updates, bug fixes, enhancements, and new features added to PurplePort recently

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by Lexi Brush

A collection of amazing editorial images that have probably slipped under your radar

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by Penelope Purple

Creating a photo shoot for a band on a dreich winter's day. Includes a behind-the-scenes video.

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by Kim Ayres

Creating an "old masters" style photo for a small gallery, featuring the artists who were exhibiting there

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by Kim Ayres

Not put off by a challenge, the PurplePort Community showed us they could continue to create during Covid-19 Lockdown measures earlier in 2020, see some of their "Remote Shoots" here!

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by Penelope Purple

What you need to know to get started, plus further information on being a boss about it! We'll show you how to take your modeling career into our own hands and see what amazingness you come up with...

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by Penelope Purple

Stating the official Government guidelines in England and our own thoughts & tips on returning to work safely, responsibly and Covid-19 secure - A must-read!

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by Penelope Purple

What happened during our 36hrs of downtime, and how we got out of it

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by Russ Freeman

We've created 3 new and exciting groups for the PurplePort Community, and added some guidance for the kind of images which can be uploaded to PurplePort (depending on your account type).

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by Laura SJ FD

We'll be exploring the basic features and lighting patterns for new photographers or those new to a studio environment in a series of video tutorials.

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by Splash Point Photo Studio

In this tutorial, learn how to take UNDERWATER PHOTOS without going underwater! The whole setup cost less than £50 and was done in the comfort of my own home.

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by Raj K

A guide to getting the most out of the Wanted/For Sale Group on PurplePort. This is a perfect time to go through all your modelling and photography gear and evaluate what you need and what you don’t.

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by Penelope Purple

In this tutorial, I'll show you how to build your own diy rain machine you can use for photo and video! This whole build cost me less than £50 and was done in the comfort of my own back garden!

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by Raj K

Getting creative with a camera, some toys, and a toilet un-blocker thingy?! In this toy photography tutorial we show how to make toys come to life in your photos!

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by Raj K

Learn how to create and submit your own blog posts right here on PurplePort, this feature allows anyone to write their own material and publish it, but first have a read of our important guidelines here

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by Penelope Purple

Important changes are coming to PurplePort to help support our community through the difficult times ahead.

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by Russ Freeman

I interviewed the talented and prolific art nude photographer Thomas Holm, a Featured PurplePort Photographer from Copenhagen. Learn about his photographic journey here...

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by Penelope Purple

A list of site updates, new features and price increase announcement

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by Russ Freeman

A beautiful collection of beachy babes in sunny, sandy places, to help you get through this cold, wet January and remind you that it is in fact warm and pleasant somewhere!

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by Penelope Purple

Are you a photographer with dreams of getting your work published? Be sure to read these helpful guidelines and tips to ensure your chances of success are at their best!

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by Penelope Purple

Here's a collection of the PurplePort community's top recent lingerie images of the past week or so - Come and comment on your favourite photos!

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by Penelope Purple

This collection contains some of PurplePort's most gorgeous art nude images that aren't a part of the Front Page Image Collection and in need of more love - Come and comment on your favourites!

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by Penelope Purple

The PurplePort Staff wish everyone a wonderful Christmas and a happy New Year! Here's a collection of great Xmas themed photos found here on PurplePort

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by Penelope Purple

This collection has 30 iconic images of some of the most famous photographers of Vogue magazine, which are your favourites and do you agree with our list?

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by Penelope Purple

See the models who braved the less than ideal modelling conditions and helped make fabulous snowy images for us all to enjoy!

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by Penelope Purple

This collection has some of the top fashion photographer and model moments in the history of editorial fashion photography, click here to find out more about some of the fashion industry's biggest names

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by Penelope Purple

Would you like to learn about and implement 'Dodging and Burning'? It's a top quality skin retouching technique that doesn't take away skin texture as it fixes imperfections.

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by Penelope Purple

Want a peek into the dark underworld of Roberto Segate's creations? Hear about his life, inspirations and new projects in this featured photographer interview

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by Penelope Purple

Looking to explore the editorial side of photography and modelling or improve your own current editorial style? Come check out our article of handy tips and advice

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by Penelope Purple

Lichtfang is a photographer from Germany who specializes in taking beautiful underwater portraits. Come have a look at his stunning ethereal images and 2019 underwater workshop video in our interview!

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by Penelope Purple

Get to know the very talented and versatile MissDeadlyRed a little better and have a look through some of her gorgeous portfolio in this featured PurplePort model interview

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by Penelope Purple

Taking photos of multiple models is no easy feat so we have distilled 5 top tips to save you some trial and error, and to ensure that you the most out of your next multi-model photoshoot.

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by Penelope Purple

The beautiful autumn leaves are still clinging to trees, so get out there and work that camera everyone! Here's a PurplePort photo collection to inspire you to get out there...

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by Penelope Purple

A behind the scenes look at how this talented photographer creates these awesome images. Would you try some of these techniques?

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by Penelope Purple

Representing the male models of PurplePort, and asking ourselves why they're a minority, and why fewer of them make their way onto the Front Page Image Collection than female models?

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by Penelope Purple

One size does not fit all and these curvy girls are here to celebrate the diversity among the models of the PurplePort community! Do you have plus-size models in your portfolio? If not, why not?

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by Penelope Purple

I interviewed this talented husband and wife photographic team and I'd love to share what they had to say, show you some of their incredible images and a behind the scenes video!

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by Penelope Purple

The final installment of the Halloween inspired trilogy! Don't miss this spectacularly spooky collection...

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by Penelope Purple

Want to try your hand at photographing jewellery? Here are some fabulous examples of how to make it work!

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by Penelope Purple

An post with attitude - Punk images found on PurplePort

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by Penelope Purple

A list of bug fixes, enhancements, and new features added to PurplePort recently

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by Russ Freeman

Interested in hearing how male model Pip The Gentleman found his way into the modeling world? Check out this great interview...

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by Penelope Purple

NEWO is an amazingly talented alternative photographer who produces stunning, gothic beauty images, come have a read of our interview and get inspired!

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by Penelope Purple

The little blog of horrors series continues...

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by Penelope Purple

A list of recent changes, bug fixes and enhancements to PP including disallowing free studio accounts

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by Russ Freeman

Need some modelling tips? I asked models what their essentials to take on a shoot were...

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by Penelope Purple

Have a read of my interview with Jen Brook as she describes her inspiring journey from fabulous fashion model to flourishing stylist

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by Penelope Purple

Want to hear about how full-time model Amie made her debut into modeling and her thoughts and opinions about her craft? Read on!

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by Penelope Purple

It's the season of the witch and what better way to celebrate than sharing your creepy creations...

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by Penelope Purple

The PurplePort Community's best, recent latex imagery, take a look fo yourself...

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by Penelope Purple

Here are some of the most interesting, recent editorial shots on PurplePort that I've found, come check them out!

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by Penelope Purple

The best nude images recently added to PurplePort, come see for yourself!

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by Penelope Purple

Our new blog is live! What is it, what will be in it, submissions and more

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by Russ Freeman

Interview with Stephanie Pearl, talented young photographer from Brixton, London. Her signature themes are the dark, detailed and fantastical...

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by Penelope Purple

Interview with Richard Wakefield, Featured PurplePort Photographer from Witney, UK. He specializes in cinematic, conceptual and fashion photography.

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by Penelope Purple

A list of changes, including new image collection pages, and additions to PurplePort

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by Russ Freeman

High street fashion label's #InYourOwnSkin campaign goes against aesthetic norms by featuring models with scars and birthmarks

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by Penelope Purple

Photographer Geo Leon shows his behind the scenes shots alongside his finished portraits

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by Penelope Purple