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Portrait Tips: How to pose couples
I hate to break it to you, but making pictures of one person is easy. It's level one, beginner, easy-cheese....
Portrait Tips: The solution to the Cuteness Zone
"1200 pictures??? How is that even possible ...?" You've said that to yourself after a shoot, right? There's a certain...
Portrait Tips: Have a conversation with your camera in hand
Having a conversation with your camera in hand doesn't mean you should talk to your camera — that's fine to do...
Portrait Tips: Avoid Symmetry In Groups
Photographers love symmetry. We like things neat and we like horizons straight. That's great for landscapes and products, but when...
Portrait Tips: Consider the Background
I'm a big believer that the most important thing in the picture should be the people. Many clients want to...
Mirrorless Camera Maniac: Focus Priority Settings
Our latest cameras boast lightning-quick autofocus and it's a good thing because my kids and their cousins are lightning-quick subjects,...

Portrait Tips: How to pose couples

I hate to break it to you, but making pictures of one person is easy. It’s level one, beginner, easy-cheese. When you add another person, it becomes a lot harder — much more than twice as hard. Right now I’ll

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Portrait Tips: The solution to the Cuteness Zone

“1200 pictures??? How is that even possible …?” You’ve said that to yourself after a shoot, right? There’s a certain sense of dread associated with it. “She’s a newborn; she didn’t even change poses!” But it happens to all of

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Portrait Tips: Avoid Symmetry In Groups

Photographers love symmetry. We like things neat and we like horizons straight. That’s great for landscapes and products, but when you photograph groups of people you need to rein in your symmetry bug and set things a little off-kilter. If

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Portrait Tips: Consider the Background

I’m a big believer that the most important thing in the picture should be the people. Many clients want to know where we’ll shoot, where is a great background. I’m usually not looking for great backgrounds–I’m usually looking for backgrounds

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Mirrorless Camera Maniac: Focus Priority Settings

Our latest cameras boast lightning-quick autofocus and it’s a good thing because my kids and their cousins are lightning-quick subjects, not to mention sports and wildlife subjects. The thing is, your camera has two or three options related to autofocus

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Portrait Tips: Avoid Symmetry In Groups

Photographers love symmetry. We like things neat and we like horizons straight. That’s great for landscapes and products, but when you photograph groups of people you need to rein in your symmetry bug and set things a little off-kilter. If

Read More

Portrait Tips: Consider the Background

I’m a big believer that the most important thing in the picture should be the people. Many clients want to know where we’ll shoot, where is a great background. I’m usually not looking for great backgrounds–I’m usually looking for backgrounds

Read More

Mirrorless Camera Maniac: Focus Priority Settings

Our latest cameras boast lightning-quick autofocus and it’s a good thing because my kids and their cousins are lightning-quick subjects, not to mention sports and wildlife subjects. The thing is, your camera has two or three options related to autofocus

Read More

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