Location shooting with a model can be great, especially when it’s cloudy or you manage to catch the golden hour at sunrise or sunset. But what about those times when the sun is high and bright? There is a way to shoot in strong sunlight, and that’s by using flash to balance the sunlight out. […]
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Neutral density or ND filters have the sole purpose of cutting down the amount of light as a whole. A perfect neutral density filter would transmit all wavelengths of light equally, so there would be no color change. Though not actually perfect, it can be used equally well in both color photography or black and […]
Headshot photography doesn’t need to have a very complicated approach. All it takes is the right setup and honest collaboration between the photographer and the client. It also requires great knowledge of lighting a face, and last but not least, great interpersonal skills. Vanessa Joy demonstrates what it takes to make great headshots: Joy likes […]
Many photographers run for cover when the outside air temperature dips five or ten degrees below the freezing point, fearing their equipment may malfunction, or worse, their fingers and toes will fall victim to Jack Frost’s wiles. Although these concerns may hold some truth, the reality is that with adequate and thoughtful preparation, the snow-shy […]
Working with models is tough. As the photographer, you’re responsible not only for your own work but also for the outcome of the model. So what will make or break the shoot? Manny and Diana Ortiz have a few pointers to share: The Dos of Photographing Models Always give positive feedback. It’s easy to get caught up […]
I propose to you that getting photographs right in your camera is a game of imagination. My plan is to introduce you to that game and identify many of the possibilities available to you. In this article you will find: An approach for capturing the photographs you want, the way you want them, in your […]