A great way to challenge yourself and enhance your skills is to shoot some personal projects. Here is an opportunity to stretch your imagination. Building sets, buying props, coordinating wardrobe, scouting locations and casting talent are all part of the process of shooting your personal projects. When you apply all these things, your ideas will […]
A lot of us are just coming out of the fog of Christmas photography rush orders and holiday shipping deadlines for photo products. We finally have time to breathe, and browse, and shop! I’ve put together a list of gifts that I’d personally recommend that hopefully, a little bit different than other lists you’ve seen. […]
I’ve been following former Sports Illustrated / HBO photographer Anthony Nestes’ transition from sports and entertainment to fashion and glamour photography. He has a unique way of adding simple elements to a scene to help bring the image to life. I took a day trip to Anthony’s home in Flagler Beach, Florida, and spent the day […]
Every Sunday night, we take a family adventure. Most of the photos that you see on my website are from different hikes or walks throughout the state of Utah. We take a camera, we stay in our Sunday best and go out to document a few moments together. We look at scenery, take advantage of […]
Wedding photography comes with a lot of challenges, although none more panic inducing (for the photographer) than the nice, cushy, 90 minute portrait time you and your client scheduled into the timeline has been eaten up by every other crisis during the day and now you’re left with 10 minutes to make MAGIC happen. Awesome […]
The other day, I was watching a family take photos in front of a Christmas tree. They were standing directly in front of it. I realized that with a bit of practice, and knowledge, we can really use the lights in the tree to our advantage, and set the stage for a fantastic background for […]
There are six basic emotions — sadness, surprise, fear, happiness, disgust, anger. Understanding these emotions will help you bring them out in your subjects to create memorable photographs.