After a year or two of learning photography, developing my style and finding my artistic vision. I finally decided what I wanted to shoot, other than weddings. I wanted to be a creative photographer. Using a mixture of off-camera flash and Photoshop, I wanted my work to stand out and be different from the usual. Photography is art and art is subjective, as everyone else says. I like to express my vision, ideas and mind via my photography.
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.
Portraits have been important to humans for as long as anyone can remember, starting with cave drawings, etchings and sculptures, then moving on to paintings and eventually numerous types of early-stage photography.
As photographers, we are the absolute WORST about getting in front of the camera and documenting the special people in our own lives. We're all so caught up in running our businesses that we forget how important it is to have beautiful portraits and family heirlooms of our own.
Today’s marketing and social media has made it nearly impossible to have an online presence without a professional headshot. Your clients (and even YOU) need a headshot that will stand out. Here are some scenarios for headshot needs.
Together, we're going to explore a few of my favorite tips for Shooting in a Photography Studio.
On a recent trip to NOLA, we came across this awesome looking monochromatic, sketchy-looking wall, and HAD to shoot there.…
The number one thing that will take an average portrait to something with impact is sensuality and emotion. But how do you achieve that in-studio with a single subject? Two ways: movement and expression.
The most common question I’m asked is how I come up with my ideas for Fine Art Portraits. I have a notebook filled with possible next creations. My biggest regret is having more ideas than I can ever create in this lifetime.
This article will walk you through my process of styling for a photoshoot. When possible, don’t settle for shooting with whatever the client shows up with.