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Portrait Tips: Cut the Rim Light

Making portraits with a rim light is awesome. It gives depth and punch and when you do it really well you’ll notice that it looks more natural. Take a close

Portrait Tips: Crop the Top

When you make a portrait, your aim should be for maximum impact. Emotion, lighting, and movement all lend impact to a picture, but the way you frame the photo also

Portrait Tips: Know Your Software

Here’s a quick tip that will help you be more creative while shooting and manage details. You need to know your software tools at least as well as you know

Reviewed: Perfecting The Headshot

Headshot photography, once reserved for actors and the occasional executive, is now about as mainstream as LinkedIn or Facebook. Whether you’re looking for a job, changing careers, starting a new

Portrait Tips: Everybody LEAN

I’ve written before that everyone who gets in front of my camera will end up looking at my toes and that this is going to help me capture great looking

Gear Review: Vellos Ringbox Flash Adapter

I am slowly getting hooked on my new Vellos Ringbox Flash Adapter. Not only do I get beautiful on-location headshots and portraits with my flash when using the Ringbox, but

Live Q&A: Perfectly Clear Complete Version 3

We think Perfectly Clear Complete’s latest version 3 is pretty terrific software. It helps you make your pictures look their best faster and with greater finesse than other tools, and

Live Q&A: Perfectly Clear Complete Version 3

We think Perfectly Clear Complete’s latest version 3 is pretty terrific software. It helps you make your pictures look their best faster and with greater finesse than other tools, and

Portrait Tip: Provide A Road Map

Have you ever gone on a little road trip or a hike with a friend and they didn’t tell you where you were going or how long it would take

Portrait Tips: Great Eyes Start At The Toes

The eyes are the most important part of a portrait, and the expression in the eyes makes the difference between a well-lit picture and a stunning portrait. You’ll notice that

Good Cropping = Good Service

Modern headshots are often horizontal and cropped close, leaving the top of the head out of the frame. I prefer this style and am always cutting off the top of

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