Category: Portraits Photograph: by Kevin Thornhill Originally shared on the Photofocus Flickr Community. To learn how your work can be featured on the site, please read this article. … [Read more...] about Photographer of the Day: Kevin Thornhill “The Starlet”
Did you miss Matthew Jordan Smith revealing the secrets to running a successful photography business? Then watch below and Matthew will show you the techniques he's learned as one of the most prolific celebrity shooters in the world. Rich Harrington hosts this free webinar, and he and Matthew will help you learn everything from working with clients to mastering lighting to retouching for immediate turnaround. https://youtu.be/T4Xp5BDSYK4?t=53s … [Read more...] about Instant Replay: Running a Professional Photoshoot with Matthew Jordan Smith
Category: Portraits Photograph: by Fitz Crittle Originally shared on the Photofocus Flickr Community. To learn how your work can be featured on the site, please read this article. … [Read more...] about Photographer of the Day: Fitz Crittle “Loosen Things Up”
Category: Portraits Photograph: by Originally shared on the . To learn how your work can be featured on the site, please read this article. … [Read more...] about Photo of the Day: Milan Beauty
If you have 200 square feet of space, access to some white foam core, black foam core a few light stands or C-stands, and one single 150 watt or greater light in a reflector, beauty dish or soft box, you have everything you need to make pretty, dramatic portraits. I recently had the honor, privilege and joy of teaching alongside my pal Matthew Jordan Smith at our local SMUG meeting here in Vegas. We worked in a local rental studio to accommodate our 40 students. We didn't know what the studio had in the way of gear and we had originally … [Read more...] about You Don’t Need A Big Studio Or Lots Of Gear To Make Beauty Portraits
You've heard this before. "That picture is beautiful." That's easy to say and hard to understand. Why? Because trying to describe "beautiful" is a real chore. The simplest dictionary definition of beautiful is: "Wonderful; very pleasing or satisfying." But what's pleasing and satisfying to you might not be to me. So how do we really define what makes a beautiful picture? I've actually been studying this question all of my life. I still don't know the answer. But I believe I do have some clues. Let's go on an adventure together and see if we … [Read more...] about What Makes A Beautiful Photograph?