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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Posing for Bridal Party Photography

Tweet Posing is one of those words that I really never liked. It always reminds me of some uncomfortable pretzel style positioning where every finger, hand, toe is placed just right and really so much just right that the person being photographed looks as uncomfortable as they can be. When I pose my bride and grooms for their images together they are always done in a very natural and really organic way. I observe how they interact...

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5 Essential Tips for Professional Looking Portraits

Tweet Today’s post is a guest post from Diane Stec, view more information about her at the bottom of the article. 1) If light is the most important element to a portrait, then the camera is one of the most important tools. Having an expensive camera is not the only way to capture great portraits. I will not argue with purchasing good gear, but an experienced and talented photographer can take an incredible portrait with an old...

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You are only $3 from better skies in outdoor portraits

Tweet This post is a guest post from Bart Zoni who has the website www.leica-boss.com, see more ways to contact him below. Ever wonder how Sports Illustrated gets those awesome skies in their outdoor portraits? This easy and inexpensive trick will set you on your way to awesome vibrant skies in outdoor portraits just like the pros – without a ton of Photoshop work. So, I hate editing photos. Any tricks that can help me get awesome...

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Photography Tip – Learning to see with new eyes

Tweet Tweet Photography Tip – Learning to see with new eyes I have been working on an article on how the camera ‘see’ differently than our eyes. There are so many differences between the human eye and the camera that having a good understanding of these differences really do help us in our photography. While photographing a wedding the other day I came to the end of the evening and was trying to think of one last...

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