Phillip started photography as a hobby at the age of 10, on leaving school at 16 he worked in a London studio as assistant to Barry Bullough a well known food photographer. Over the next 3 years he worked for other photographers in all types of specialities including cars, fashion and still life.
Then branching out on his own, he started a studio in Bruxelles Belgium, where he became well known as an all round advertising photographer, eventually specializing in cars. He worked on many International campaigns over his career, he has 3 Clios and many other international awards to his name. On retiring at 50 he decided to leave the hustle and bustle of city life for the South West of France, where he amuses himself by teaching photography through the video media.
1313-part Light & Exposure course
Forget what you've heard—you don’t need buckets of money to create a functional photography studio! Professional photographer Phillip McCordall has developed many low-cost and DIY solutions for photography gear, and shares his secrets in this 12-lesson course. Begin with an overview of photo studio basic gear, then get tips for buying affordable or used lenses. Build your gear arsenal with six ingenious DIY lighting solutions, then learn how to set up a photography studio on your own home!
99-part Product Photography course
1111-part Light & Exposure course
1414-part Photography course
Portraits are the bread and butter for many photographers. If you’re comfortable with a DSLR and ready to bring a new level of professionalism to your work, Phillip McCordall’s portrait photography course will take your skills to the next level! Start with an overview of portrait photography, then plunge into the nitty gritty with in-depth lessons on lighting for various portrait effects. Get tips for photographing models, children, and groups, and finish with portrait post-production basics.
2020-part Product Photography course
1212-part Night Photography course