In 2022 I am returning to the portrait sales world and I’ve chosen boudoir photography as the one and only genre that I’m going to explore. Let’s talk about why I’m doing this, how I’m going into this better prepared than I was at the start, and how you can use this as a beginner's guide to starting your own journey—regardless of the genre.
Sometimes the picture we find is not the one we’ve been looking for. My mindset is as important as my subject matter. I find confidence by going into situations feeling prepared, having done my research, but staying open to what unfolds.
I have never met a photographer that hasn’t struggled with their reception lighting setup and after years of trying to come up with the perfect setup, I’ve slowly realized that like everything else, less is more. With that being said, I want to cover three different types of lighting setups that I use throughout a wedding reception. All three use minimal equipment and all three yield excellent results!
Pricing. The oh so wonderful topic that every photographer enjoys talking about and feels 100% confident in… No?
When we think about how to create window light, the first thing we have to ask ourselves is: What exactly is window light? But what we really have to ask ourselves is: What are we trying to re-create—hard direct sunlight coming through a window, or indirect soft light on a cloudy day?
No matter what your style of wedding photography is—photojournalistic, editorial, etc.—creating images with high impact should always be your goal. Question is, what makes an image impactful?
Solopreneurs, entrepreneurs, start-ups and small businesses across every industry are searching for photographers to provide content that converts. The demand for branded photography is higher than ever, so it’s an excellent way to expand your photography business.
Lightroom is a great tool in the arsenal of any photographer. If you're serious about photography, you likely already use Lightroom. In this post, I'll share with you some of my favorite tips that improve my workflow and help to create more compelling images.
Whether you are just starting out or have been in business for years, you’ve likely come across Adobe Lightroom Classic. Learning this tool can be daunting at first—and with all the tutorials and courses you can buy, it seems hopeless to start. Having used this program for almost a decade, I am still learning and making my own workflows better.
As a new boudoir photographer, one of the most difficult things for me to understand was pricing. Even though I had been in business as a family photographer for a couple of years