Getting the perfect Light for a mans portrait
Sep11

Getting the perfect Light for a mans portrait

Tweet This article is a guest post by Joel Dryer, check out more info about Joel at the bottom of the page. In this blog post we are going to take a behind the scenes look at an editorial men’s fashion spread, and look at some tips for establishing precise light ratios using a light meter. The shoot was held on location at a local area builder’s office. The office provided the perfect backdrop for the shoot, but did not...

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Portraits – Lighting the shot ebook

Tweet Lighting is one thing that many photographers struggle with and with portraits good lighting is key to an amazing portrait. Gina Milicia has written a few solid portrait books for Digital Photography School, I read her first book Portraits: Making the Shot when it was released awhile back and it was a very well written and easy to understand book on creating portraits. She is an Australian Photographer who has flown around the...

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Lets see your best selfie

Tweet This week the popular term selfie made it into the Oxford Dictionaries Online. Self portraits have been around forever and came into mainstream art when Cindy Sherman turned her camera on herself. Now with most cellphones having front facing cameras it seems like everyone is snapping photos of themselves. I know that many of you out there have some amazing and creative self portraits. So lets see them and get to know each other...

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Portrait Photography 101 eBook now available

Tweet I am excited today to release a brand new eBook for all of you to enjoy. Besides post production tips and tutorials on the site I have also shared some tips to help improve your portrait photography. These articles have always received good feedback and something many people have requested more of. I’ll continue to provide free articles on the site but also am adding some premium eBooks that will go into things in a little...

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Making Your Portraits During the Day POP

Tweet One of the trickiest parts of photographing weddings is always dealing with the unpredictable lighting you are dealt with during the day. Since you never have time to setup equipment and have to many times deal with harsh and ugly lighting you are constantly thinking quickly on your feet to get the best shots. What I am always dealing with during outdoor weddings is a beautiful scene but with such a harsh contrast that you many...

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Baby Photography Tips – Never Stop Shooting

Tweet Baby Photography Tips – Never Stop Shooting Babies sometimes can have hundreds of different expressions every hour. Try to capture as many of them as you can. Sometimes you can get too sidetracked with trying to get that perfect “smile” shot. My suggestion is don’t worry about that shot, it will come naturally during the session and the more you try and force it the more uncomfortable the baby will get....

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