In this free webinar, you’ll learn how to create HDR image that look natural and not over-processed. It’s perfect for all photographers (even if you shoot only a single exposure). HDR Hangout: Creating Natural Looking HDR Images In this hangout we’ll explore how to use high dynamic range shooting and developing techniques to create natural looking photos. […]
Are you looking to have more organized shoots? Well scouting your locations in advance is a big help as it lets you plan for what gear to bring and here to shoot. But keeping all those notes and pictures organized can be a problem. Panascout from Panavision (makers of motion picture cameras) makes it easy. […]
This “How to Create the Look” article focuses on using a background element to balance the frame.
One city holds my heart for photowalks: Chicago. I’m stoked to be back there, and I hope you’ll join me for a fun photowalk making portraits downtown. We’ll use speedlights, so bring ’em if you have ’em, and if you don’t have any flashes, well then come on down and see what can be done. […]
Every holiday season I face the same issue that many other photographers face: my loved ones want to get me photography-oriented presents but they have no idea what to get me. This problem is compounded by the fact that anything affordable that I can use in my photography I bought long ago, leaving only the […]
There’s a rule about having numbers or letters in a shot, “Your eyes will always go to the letters and numbers first to see what they say.” I was planning on a personal project to have Wonder Woman breaking some binding chains on a set with some graffiti behind her. So I talked to a […]
I’ve written here on Photofocus I’m a huge proponent of professional makeup for photographs of women whether they are high fashion, an actor’s headshot or an executive portrait. This is true for men too. Recently it was time to get a new headshot made. I sat in the chair of makeup artist Amy George before […]