Bridget Corke Photography
JOHANNESBURG: Model Photographer Review

JOHANNESBURG: Model Photographer Review


I can honestly say that the experience was better than expected.


I'm not typically comfortable being behind the camera; Bridget creates an experience that allows you to embrace yourself and the whole experience - every star is deserved.


















JOHANNESBURG: Portrait Master Photography

JOHANNESBURG: Portrait Master Photography

My award-winning teen photography is authentic, contemporary and timeless. Let me do the same for you.
JOHANNESBURG: Experienced Teen Photographers

JOHANNESBURG: Experienced Teen Photographers

Drama is an impactful tool when creating the narrative of the teen portrait. Dramatic make-up and wardrobe complete the story. I can arrange a professional make-up artist for your session.
JOHANNESBURG: Model Photographers
JOHANNESBURG: Classic Model Portrait

JOHANNESBURG: Classic Model Portrait

My mission is to capture your inner beauty through timeless works of art from your model photoshoot in my dedicated Johannesburg portrait studio.
JOHANNESBURG: Master Accredited Portraits

JOHANNESBURG: Master Accredited Portraits

The power of a modelling portrait is keeping the message simple and emotion strong, drawing one in deeper.
JOHANNESBURG: Model Portrait Photograph
JOHANNESBURG: 5-Star Portrait Photographers
JOHANNESBURG: Accomplished Teen Photographer

JOHANNESBURG: Accomplished Teen Photographer

Certain photographers only seek a flattering representation; An expression often dictates the viewer's emotional response.
JOHANNESBURG: Google-rated Teen Photographer
JOHANNESBURG: Modelling Portrait Photo

JOHANNESBURG: Modelling Portrait Photo

Let me create stunning and emotive modelling portraits using light, styling, posing and natural retouching.
JOHANNESBURG: Low-Key Light Portraits

JOHANNESBURG: Low-Key Light Portraits

Drama is about tone, which is achieved in multiple ways. In this image, the gentle expression still feels dramatic because of the image's lighting, wardrobe, and low-key development.
JOHANNESBURG: Low-Key Light Portrait

JOHANNESBURG: Low-Key Light Portrait

In this image, the light-hearted expression still feels dramatic because of the lighting, wardrobe and low-key development of the image. a creative visual tool to accentuate the shape and contour of a subject
JOHANNESBURG: Model Photographer

JOHANNESBURG: Model Photographer

I specialise in the most comprehensive and detailed editing while focusing on a natural look - you must be recognisable.
JOHANNESBURG: Model Portrait Photographers

JOHANNESBURG: Model Portrait Photographers

My modelling portrait style is contemporary and straightforward - not overpowered with props. I focus on sincerity and emotion.
JOHANNESBURG: Model Portrait Photographer

JOHANNESBURG: Model Portrait Photographer

When you wear white, the contrast of the skin makes a striking modelling portrait in black and white or colour.
JOHANNESBURG: Low-Key Light Portrait

JOHANNESBURG: Low-Key Light Portrait

I prefer to capture those meaningful layers often obscured. I find black and white photos get under the skin. Colour is always on the surface.
JOHANNESBURG: Teens Portrait Photographer

JOHANNESBURG: Teens Portrait Photographer

When choosing outfits, aim for complementing colours and prints instead of completely matching clothing. You want the portrait to stand out from the norm.
JOHANNESBURG: Teenager Portrait Photography

JOHANNESBURG: Teenager Portrait Photography

Plan your photo session two to three weeks ahead. Feel free to contact me as soon as possible to book your session.
JOHANNESBURG: Dramatic Portrait Photo

JOHANNESBURG: Dramatic Portrait Photo

Choose a photographer who knows how to use light and what it means to shape shadow to create a compelling image for your drama portfolio.
JOHANNESBURG: Teen Portrait Photographers

JOHANNESBURG: Teen Portrait Photographers

Leave it to me to pose and art direct your teen throughout the photo session – making it an unforgettable portrait experience.
JOHANNESBURG: Seniors Portrait Photography

JOHANNESBURG: Seniors Portrait Photography

If you have a striking tattoo, why not show it off in your senior portrait photograph? It is integral to your personality, which is what I strive to capture.
JOHANNESBURG: Top Teen Photographer

JOHANNESBURG: Top Teen Photographer

Although dramatic imagery is often dark, this isn't something that needs to be accurate 100% of the time. White backgrounds are equally impactful.
JOHANNESBURG: Accredited Portrait Photographer

JOHANNESBURG: Accredited Portrait Photographer

Ten days after your session, I will invite you to view your images and decide what you like to purchase. Only buy the photos you love.
JOHANNESBURG: Master Accredited Photographer

JOHANNESBURG: Master Accredited Photographer

Photographs that leave you speechless turn you into a storyteller. Allow me to create an award-winning teenager portrait for you.
JOHANNESBURG: Teens Portrait Picture

JOHANNESBURG: Teens Portrait Picture

The more fun you are having, the less staged and forced your photos will look, and the more your personality will shine through. That is when I hit the capture button.
JOHANNESBURG: Lighting Model Portraits

JOHANNESBURG: Lighting Model Portraits

I use low-key lighting as a creative visual tool to accentuate the shape and contour of my subject by leaving additional lighting at a bare minimum or omitting it entirely.
JOHANNESBURG: Teen Portrait Photograph

JOHANNESBURG: Teen Portrait Photograph

Allow me to recreate this silhouette teen portrait in the safety of my professional studio and give you the starring role. Contact me for more details.
JOHANNESBURG: Master Accredited Portrait

JOHANNESBURG: Master Accredited Portrait

Not all professional photographers' model portraits are equal in quality, so choose one whose gallery shows consistent professional images – award-winning images showcase dedication to honing the craft.
JOHANNESBURG: 5-Star Portrait Photography
JOHANNESBURG: Highly-Rate Portrait Photographer

JOHANNESBURG: Highly-Rate Portrait Photographer

Photographs that leave you speechless turn you into a storyteller.
JOHANNESBURG: Model Portrait Photographers

JOHANNESBURG: Model Portrait Photographers

I dedicate just as much energy to your experience as your finished artwork. My studio offers a range of tailor-made portrait products.
JOHANNESBURG: Dramatic Portrait Photographs

JOHANNESBURG: Dramatic Portrait Photographs

Take a look at my 5-star rating on Google Reviews and what clients say about my work.
JOHANNESBURG: 5-Star Portrait Photographer

JOHANNESBURG: 5-Star Portrait Photographer

If you are unsure about what to wear to your model photo shoot, bring everything, and I will guide you.
JOHANNESBURG: Experienced Teen Photographer

JOHANNESBURG: Experienced Teen Photographer

Teen portraits become family heirlooms. When you choose the right photographer, the products they print for you will last for generations if handled with care
JOHANNESBURG: Modelling Portrait Photos

JOHANNESBURG: Modelling Portrait Photos

Expressions and how they contribute to a dramatic portrait but do not feel locked into an idea of "moodiness" or "sadness" make a strong modelling portfolio.
JOHANNESBURG: Studio Model Portrait

JOHANNESBURG: Studio Model Portrait

All model portrait sessions are tailored to your needs and include a telephonic consultation to discuss wardrobe, posing, and lighting ideas.
JOHANNESBURG: Master Accredited Photography

JOHANNESBURG: Master Accredited Photography

I have a beautiful selection of materials for draping and wrapping available for your modelling session, complimentary. I can arrange professional hair and make-up for an additional fee.
JOHANNESBURG: Contemporary Senior Photographer

JOHANNESBURG: Contemporary Senior Photographer

To form a picture in my mind of your vision and ensure your expectations become a reality, I will ask you to send me image examples of what you would like.
JOHANNESBURG: Teen Studio Portrait

JOHANNESBURG: Teen Studio Portrait

Not all teen portraits are equal in quality, so choose one whose gallery shows consistent professional images. I have 17 plus years of experience as a studio portrait photographer.
JOHANNESBURG: Drama Portraiture Portfolio

JOHANNESBURG: Drama Portraiture Portfolio

Dramatic portraiture can be severe, moody, mysterious, or cinematic. The way I craft these tones will tell a more engaging visual story and set your drama portfolio apart.
JOHANNESBURG: Teen Portrait Photography

JOHANNESBURG: Teen Portrait Photography

A single lighting studio setup creates a shadow that makes your portraits stand out from the norm.
JOHANNESBURG: Teenager Portrait Photographers

JOHANNESBURG: Teenager Portrait Photographers

Bring your musical instrument to your portrait session, and express the things that matter to you—and that you want to remember.
JOHANNESBURG: Contemporary Teen Photographer

JOHANNESBURG: Contemporary Teen Photographer

An ideal time to schedule a portrait shoot with your teenagers is when everyone is in Johannesburg simultaneously.
JOHANNESBURG: High-Key Light Portrait

JOHANNESBURG: High-Key Light Portrait

There are more ingredients than just "darkness," An image shot in white is no less dramatic because of its background choice. Here, drama comes from the power pose, the expression and the high contrast.
JOHANNESBURG: Top Teenager Photographer

JOHANNESBURG: Top Teenager Photographer

Location teen shoots are by special arrangement. Plan your photo session three weeks ahead.
JOHANNESBURG: Dramatic Portrait Photos

JOHANNESBURG: Dramatic Portrait Photos

Drama filled studio portraits aren't for everyone or every situation, but they can be incredibly beneficial when you use them well.
JOHANNESBURG: Accredited Portrait Photograph

JOHANNESBURG: Accredited Portrait Photograph

I am thrilled to have been awarded a master portrait photographer accreditation from the Portrait Masters, only one of two in Africa.
JOHANNESBURG: Wardrobe Model Example

JOHANNESBURG: Wardrobe Model Example

I will discuss ideas on posing, lighting, wardrobe, and style before your modelling shoot so you broadly know what to expect and reduce anxiety.
JOHANNESBURG: Seniors Portrait Photographer

JOHANNESBURG: Seniors Portrait Photographer

When you wear all black, skin contrast makes a striking senior portrait in colour or black and white.
JOHANNESBURG: Model Portrait Photo

JOHANNESBURG: Model Portrait Photo

Bring your creative ideas to your portrait session, and let us play. Using this desk was a spur of the moment idea – which The Portrait Masters awarded a bronze.
JOHANNESBURG: Accredited Portrait Photography

JOHANNESBURG: Accredited Portrait Photography

Decide how you would like me to photograph you– consider something formal, traditional, casual or imaginative.
JOHANNESBURG: Teen Portrait Photographer

JOHANNESBURG: Teen Portrait Photographer

Plan your wardrobe. Select clothes that reflect your personality, so I recommend wardrobe changes.
JOHANNESBURG: Accredited Portrait Photographers

JOHANNESBURG: Accredited Portrait Photographers

The Portrait Masters Awards have become the new benchmark of excellence for education and recognition of outstanding international photographers. I’m thrilled to by one of only two accredited master portrait photographers in Africa.
JOHANNESBURG: Google-rated Teen Photographers

JOHANNESBURG: Google-rated Teen Photographers

Collect Moment, not Things. Arraa dramatic portraits against a seamless black background in my professional Johannesburg studio.
JOHANNESBURG: Master Accredited Portraiture

JOHANNESBURG: Master Accredited Portraiture

Smiley photos can be mundane, ruining the rest of an image. There is so much to see in portraits. Our most exciting part is our face. It is good to see your skin come through and not too much else.
JOHANNESBURG: Emotive Teen Portraits

JOHANNESBURG: Emotive Teen Portraits

I never overlook the importance of the expression in a photograph; it may be one of the most the essential elements. My antics to getting expressions from my models are many clients' subjects.
JOHANNESBURG: Accomplished Teen Photographers

JOHANNESBURG: Accomplished Teen Photographers

I love teen photos that are simple and clean, allowing the personalities to shine.
JOHANNESBURG: Teens Portrait Photograph

JOHANNESBURG: Teens Portrait Photograph

A regret for many families down the track is that they didn't take enough professional portraits of their teenagers – it's never the other way around!
JOHANNESBURG: Teens Portrait Photography

JOHANNESBURG: Teens Portrait Photography

Composing a teen portrait with negative space is powerful as your attention is drawn to the subject immediately. Leave it to me to offer to pose guidance throughout the photo session.
JOHANNESBURG: Portrait Master Photographer

JOHANNESBURG: Portrait Master Photographer

I captured this tender award-winning teen portrait in my professional studio; let me do the same for you.
JOHANNESBURG: Best Teen Photographer

JOHANNESBURG: Best Teen Photographer

My style is contemporary, timeless and simple - not overpowered with props or unnatural posing. I focus on sincerity and emotion.
JOHANNESBURG: Contemporary Senior Portraits

JOHANNESBURG: Contemporary Senior Portraits

Safety is my highest priority for any photo session in my private, professionally equipped Johannesburg studio.
JOHANNESBURG: Teens Portrait Photo

JOHANNESBURG: Teens Portrait Photo

Taking photos for posterity, especially for older kids growing up in today's 'selfie' culture, is more important than ever to record the family unit.
JOHANNESBURG: Teen Silhouette Portrait

JOHANNESBURG: Teen Silhouette Portrait

Carefully composing a photo can be powerful. I will use multiple lighting treatments to give different looks. This silhouette portrays a sibling connection.
JOHANNESBURG: Teenager Portrait Photographer

JOHANNESBURG: Teenager Portrait Photographer

re you looking for a portrait photographer to celebrate coming of age in traditional ceremonial clothes? Book your session in advance to avoid missing this lifetime occasion.
JOHANNESBURG: Teenage Portrait Photographers

JOHANNESBURG: Teenage Portrait Photographers

This teen portrait is what I deliver as a Johannesburg teen and senior photographer with 17 plus years of experience.
JOHANNESBURG: Model Portrait Photographer

JOHANNESBURG: Model Portrait Photographer

Book your modelling photoshoot in advance, ensuring a professional hair and make-up artist can be available to enrich your experience.
JOHANNESBURG: Classic Traditional Portrait

JOHANNESBURG: Classic Traditional Portrait

Teens don't remember everything they watch on television. They will hold onto their portrait experience when displayed proudly in the home.
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Bridget has been awarded a master portrait accreditation from The Portrait Masters, only one of two in Africa.


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