Love them or not, most pageants stand for a good purpose. They are intended to instill self-confidence, beauty, assertiveness. There are thousands of pageants held annually all over the world.
There has always been disagreement on the definition of glamour photography. While art is subjective, the modern-day definition that’s most embraced goes something like this: The focus of glamour is on the model, the subject, with a strong sensual tone and aesthetic.
Whether you’re in a studio, office or on location, space is always an issue. A large studio with plenty of room is wonderful, but space is at a severe premium. What do you do?
If you have a studio portrait business, you’ve probably had potential clients who wanted to do business with you but couldn’t make it to your studio. I decided to maximize my sales opportunities by creating our Studio-to-You package: I literally take my studio to them.
In my previous articles, I’ve talked about how light patterns are the building blocks of what I do and how I create those patterns. With a firm understanding of the strengths and weaknesses of each pattern, you can create any look or mood you want, using them singularly or combining them.
When is black and white not black and white? Answer: Always. A lot of shooters oversimplify the black-and-white imagery they create.
Of all the photography genres, boudoir might have the most variations and the loosest definition. If you ask 10 shooters what boudoir is to them, you’ll get 10 different perspectives, ideas and answers.
Photography is interesting in that you can make your work as simple or as complicated as you want. I have friends who are very artsy and who are true storytellers with every image. They think about every part of the image, and are meticulous in the placement of the subject as well as everything else in the frame.
I love glamour photography. As a wedding photographer, however, I don’t have the time to open up my studio to that genre. Many wedding photographers do both, but it’s just not in the cards for me at the moment.
In most portraits, clients want to capture an image of themselves at a particular moment in time, usually smiling and projecting what they wish to share...