Hi guys, I am new here I'm a university student and I do alot of web designing and always had an interest in photography. I slowly been doing it a little - I have a close friend and she is a really good photographer and has done stuff for National Geographic and such. I'm planning to do something for my university - almost like a student magazine of shoots. We are going to be taking pics of generally girls - much like an FHM/Maxim feel to it. My friend is going to do most as she is the good one with the camera however I want to know more too and want to know other ideas and tips. Ok so if we are going to get a bunch of uni girls and want to make them look "glamorous" like they do in FHM - Initially I was thinking of hiring out a studio here in London to do the shoots in - but then I thought, I don't want a boring plain white background in the shoot, I want "things" I want it to look like a university feel, so maybe a dorm room or just a lounge or something. What is the best way to do this? Are there studios with set type of styles or environments? Or would we just have to cold call places like hotels and say can we do a shoot in a room or something? I'm really not sure at all how to do this - Any help or tips would be appreciated Thanks!