Fine art photographer shows us the kit she uses to bring dark fantasies to life

(Image credit: Rebecca Need-Menear)

Rebecca Need-Menear is a fine art photographer shooting multiple disciplines for clients big and small, including the BBC, Penguin Publishing, Channel 4 Box Plus and Soho Theatre, New Diorama and Kiln Theatre to name but a few. Over the past ten years she’s made a career out of balancing her two greatest passions in life; photography and music.

We recently sat down with her to find out how she got into photography, learn her tricks for photographing dark fantasy portraits as well as the essential camera kit that she couldn't live without.

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Dan Mold
Deputy Editor

Deputy Editor on PhotoPlus: The Canon Magazine, Dan also brings his technical wizardry and editing skills to Digital Camera World. He has been writing about all aspects of photography for over 10 years, having previously served as technical writer and technical editor for Practical Photography magazine, as well as Photoshop editor on Digital Photo

Dan is an Adobe-certified Photoshop guru, making him officially a beast at post-processing – so he’s the perfect person to share tips and tricks both in-camera and in post. Able to shoot all genres, Dan provides news, techniques and tutorials on everything from portraits and landscapes to macro and wildlife, helping photographers get the most out of their cameras, lenses, filters, lighting, tripods, and, of course, editing software.