I found that the best way to use strobes is to either bounce it, diffuse it further, or even both. I would use that rule at any setup, with some adjustments depending on the concept itself. Here I will be talking about different ways of using your lights, which will keep your body of work looking consistent yet diverse.
If you’re a portrait photographer, you know how important it is to master posing, especially if you work with clients who are not professional models. As a portrait photographer specialized in maternity portraits, my eye is trained to look for poses and angles that flatter every woman’s body shape while showing the belly and the curves of pregnancy.
Shooting outdoors with flash can feel overwhelming, but I promise you it’s easier than you think. Flash brings a lot of control with it. Control in the sense of controlling the outdoors and the final look and feel of your images.
How do you package and present your work to clients? Does your packaging look professional? Does it represent you and the quality of your work?
The perfect keepsake for weddings, graduations and much more. The Perry album features heavy-weight repositionable adhesive pages that won't wrinkle; simply place your image on the adhesive and apply pressure to the photograph to adhere to the page.
Too many wedding photographers make the mistake of thinking that the digital era has fully replaced traditional prints. At least for now, that's not the case. There's still a thriving market for wedding albums and other printed products.
A question I get all the time from photographers and videographers is, “How do we break into the luxury market?” That’s a fair question… but first let’s talk about why you would want to be a luxury wedding photographer.
The first thing you want to do is come up with your purpose. Why do a styled shoot? Is it to build your portfolio? To get a chance to shoot at a certain venue or work with certain vendors? Is it to get published?
With Adobe’s recent October 2020 release of Lightroom Classic v10 comes the replacement of Split Toning with a new Color Grading tool. This is the tool many of us have been waiting for in Lightroom, and now we no longer have to go into Photoshop to utilize it.
You can create your own magic anywhere you want with a battery-powered light and a small softbox or umbrella. When shooting outside, I love using the sun as my hair light and a softbox as my main light. No matter how bright the natural light is, placing the sun behind your subject will either create a subtle rim light on a cloudy day or a brilliant one on a sunny day.