Using Depth of Field for Effective Communication

Recently, I photographed an engagement session that made me work a little outside of my comfort zone. If you’ve ever taken a look at my work, you’ll see that much of what I shoot is with wide open apertures & shallow depth of field. I just love the dreamy bokeh effect and how shallow depth […]

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Why are prints are so important? Printing is a part of many photographers business or workflow that can be improved. Most of us don’t know how to print or even understand the basics of printing. Sure, the ease of going from one screen to another is often easy, while figuring out how to print at the […]

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This option is new to Lightroom CC, and I’m still finding the right way to use it in my workflow. Basically, it gathers pictures together based on the faces it can recognize in the image. The more I think about it, the more I see some powerful uses for it. Enter the People view using […]

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The Olympus M.Zuiko ED 40-150mm f/2.8 Pro lens with its 1.4x teleconverter has helped me make a bunch of good pictures and allowed me to do a good job for my clients. Over the last few months, I’ve used it to shoot a variety of subjects from wild horses to aerial photos to portraits to college graduation. […]

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Featured Image Template

If you want to make your portraits look great, teach the subject how to balance the whites of their eyes.

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Mike “Hollywood” Kubeisy sent me an image of an outdoor portrait setup when he was on the set of NCIS. I analyzed the image and came up with a few setup tips.

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We recently came across a great speech by photographer Alison Wright. She’s a New York-based documentary photographer specializing in traveling to the remotest regions of the globe photographing endangered cultures and people while documenting issues concerning the human condition. Alison is a recipient of the Dorothea Lange Award in Documentary Photography, and a two-time winner of the […]

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