Creating Dynamic Portraits With A Reflector

Creating dynamic portraits using a reflector is not as simple as you might think at first. Understanding the lighting from the scene will help you determine the best place to position your reflector. On this shoot, Sal uses the sun as a kicker light, while using the reflector to create a nice even fill.

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3 Tips to Taking Sharper Images

As photographers, taking sharp images is crucial to the final results. In this video, professional photographer, Sal Cincotta, shows you three how-to photography tips that will instantly show you how to create better and sharper photos. By avoiding these 3 common photography mistakes, you will instantly improve your photography and start taking sharper images.

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2-Minute Critiques | Episode 15

So once again, like everything else, how can we make it better? No matter what level you're at, this is good control of light, good editing, we haven't blocked up the shadow so the shadow details there. You've got a black dog, you've got a kind of an ivory tan sweater, you've got all the detail there. So the person, kudos to the maker for hanging onto that detail in this. But once again, how do we make it better? And just like the last image we looked at, I'm going to get on you for cropping. I may... Sometimes I'll give you a latitude on cropping at the head. I do this all the time. I like it because top of the head sometimes just gets in the way. This gets us into the shot.

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2-Minute Critiques | Episode 14

This image is very sloppy. Nothing against the maker. We have decent lighting, a hair light, and some nice light dripping on the shoulder, but there’s other issues with this portrait. When I say something like this is sloppy, I’m talking about retouching. So, from a retouching perspective, if you look closer, you’ll see what I’m talking about here.

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Product Spotlight with the Press Printed BayBooks by BayPhoto

Not every event requires an expensive album. Clients want a high-quality way to display their images without breaking the bank. Press Printed Books are an economical way for you to add value to your product offering and give your clients the quality they deserve.

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