As a commercial fashion and lifestyle photographer, I always want to bring out the raw beauty and personality of my subjects! It is a good idea to focus on placing your subject in the best light and utilizing certain techniques that flatter faces.
As a working photographer, most of my shoots are for other people. Whether it's weddings or commissioned portraits, I don't get a lot of time just to explore my own creativity. But I recently had the perfect excuse to set up a shoot just for fun, and I ran with it.
One of my very favorite things to do as a photographer is to work at extraordinary locations—whether that means traveling to Paris or Sydney to find an incredible spot, or taking an ordinary location and making it exceptional.
In this live webinar, Profoto Legend of Light, Sal Cincotta, will show you how to create beautifully unique portraits using a multitude of lighting set ups.
Does the idea of using flash intimidate you? In this video Alissa Cincotta shows you two easy ways to elevate your studio portraits with just one light: the Westcott FJ200.
In the realm of digital photo editing, there are many powerful tools and techniques that can be utilized to create awesome works of art. As these editors have developed over time, their mechanisms and interactions have evolved to offer more complex options to the artist.
When a client books me for a senior portrait session, I automatically assume they are going to purchase wall prints, among other printed products that I offer. How do I know that? Because I make the end result of their session part of every conversation from the first inquiry.
As a photographer, you know that it's important to have a website. It helps you reach a wider audience, gets more people interested in the services you offer, and is a great place to show off your portfolio.
If you have seen me speak on business topics, you have heard me say, “Try it. Test it. Use it or leave it behind.” The same thing holds true with gear. My first SLR was a Canon AE1 Program that my wife and I purchased over 40 years ago.
As photographers, it’s easy to get sucked into the mindset that it takes tons of fancy equipment to create stunning studio images. The truth is, killer images can be created on the smallest of budgets. It’s all about how you use your gear and understanding how to refine the light you create.