As a professional portrait photographer, the bulk of my work is done in my studio by choice. From the beginning of my photography career, I have been in love with studio portraiture. As a new photographer, I was eager to learn how to light my subjects through tutorials, online classes and workshops, but the demonstrations were typically held in large spaces with high ceilings.
How often do you have an interaction with a business that just totally WOWS and AMAZES you? Have you ever had an experience that affects you so very much that you want to reevaluate your own business’s customer experience and every aspect of how your business functions?
Off-camera lighting is easily the most challenging and rewarding experience any photographer can endeavor. One misstep and it punishes you with mediocre results that make you feel like a complete novice all over again.
Whether you are new to photography or have been in business for a while, you’ve likely heard of Adobe Lightroom. It’s one of the industry’s leading photo editing software for photographers and certainly a tool you want to add to your bag.
Photography has so many disciplines to master if you want to move freely between lighting styles, composition, story, genres... It feels almost endless. That’s why it’s often recommended to focus on one genre of photography so you can master all of the elements that are typical to that genre.
Posing couples is a subject widely coached and sold. There are countless training videos for sale out there on this subject, but how effective is it remembering these poses?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2gdeg15UDnUAre you ready for a 15 Minute photography challenge? In this video, my wife, Alissa Cincotta challenges me to a 15min…
Are you ready for a one-light photography challenge? In this video, my wife, Alissa Cincotta challenges me to a 10min shoot-off. Who do you think won?
We’ve all experienced “bad light”. The difference is, the best photographers in the world know how to use, manipulate and control lighting in any situation to create iconic images.
Retouching is an art just like painting or even sculpting. In all honesty, my retouching process has always been all over the place