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Coloratti Profile – Frank Doorhof


by Dave Mobbs – December 5th, 2014



Amsterdam-born Frank Doorhof is a noted international fashion and glamour photographer with a particular interest for artists and high fashion. While he remains an inspirational and highly successful photographer, Frank admits that teaching has always been in his blood and for this reason Frank dedicates himself to teaching workshops throughout the world. His teaching style is based on the concept “Why fake it, when you can create it” and helps his students to understand the concept of light and helping them to enable their visions within photography.

Frank was quoted as saying “Why fake it, when you can create it? What I mean to say is, learn your basics and work from there into specializing. Find your own ‘voice/look’ and build from there, but always do what you like. When I started out with the more ‘dark’ look, people told me that it was not good—that shadows were too dark. I loved it and stuck with it, and now it’s totally accepted, and trust me, I DID NOT set that trend. I think I spotted it in Vogue, and I thought, ‘if it can be done there, then I’m able to do it, too.’ Now look at modern photography—you see it everywhere. I stuck to my intuition, and it worked out well for me.”

Frank is now an esteemed Kelby One Trainer and admits that the association with such an established and accomplished team of photographers has skyrocketed his career. In a recent interview, Frank stated that his inspiration for teaching was Dean Collins, however as far as lighting is concerned, Frank credits the old masters such as Rembrandt and Caravaggio along with photographers such as Erwin Olaf, Mario Testino and David LaChapelle.

As well as being an avid blogger, Frank has also written a best selling book ‘Mastering The Model Shoot’ and released nine instructional DVD’s which are sold throughout the world receiving fantastic reviews.

Frank joined X-Rite’s prestigious Coloratti program in 2009 due to his expertise in colour management and passion for photography. Since then Frank has worked with X-Rite Photo Europe to deliver seminars, webinars and even photowalks to help us to educate our audience and provide a glimpse into Frank’s unique photographic world.



Frank will be discussing ‘Portraits With Power’ at his latest free webinar on the 10th December, 2014, 17:00 – 18:00 CET which will feature a live model shoot with Anna Matthea. So make sure you sign up for your chance to interact with Frank, live! just click the link

Take a look at Frank’s Coloratti profile which features his Colour Story here

For more information about Frank please visit –




English news letter : http://goo.gl/24TdAF

Dutch news letter : http://goo.gl/EIewLK

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