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Portrait Tips: Using the new Color Grading tool in Lightroom
Now, I'm not a huge fan of Instagram filters and most Lightroom preset packs. The reason I don't like them...
Portrait Tips: Event portraits need more tries
Sometimes I think that if I could spend every day making creative portraits that I'd be a happy and content...
Portrait Tips: Pretty leaves don’t make a good portrait
This is a wonderful time of year. It's like the trees are throwing a big party for having survived another...
How to add bottom catchlights
A catchlight is a specular highlight in your subject’s eyes. This spark will help you to draw your viewer’s attention...
Portrait Tips: Instant variety with PortaScreen
If your clients are like mine, they usually don't know what they need or want. They need a headshot, and...
The colorful world of the Savage RGB Portrait Kit
I consider myself to be a creative photographer. One that thinks outside of the box when it comes to creating...
Portrait Tips: How to gel the sun
Light and color are the only things your camera records, so those things should be a the top of your...
Portraits during a pandemic: Delivering value at a distance
(Editor’s Note: We welcome this guest post from Mason Foster. Mason is a commercial photographer specializing in portraiture. He is...
Portrait Tips: Shuffle the subject
Yesterday I made 2665 portraits. I didn't have that many subjects, but that's how many pictures I took of several...
Perfecting street portraits with Aurora HDR
Street photography is such a vast topic and one that's wide open to interpretations. My view is that street photography...
Portrait Tips: Try something new with old friends
I've never done the double exposure effect in Photoshop before, but my client had this idea that she wanted to...
In the world of value-oriented portrait lenses for micro four-thirds, one stands above them all!
I have been going down memory lane and have rediscovered some of my favorite lenses from years gone by —...

Portrait Tips: Event portraits need more tries

Sometimes I think that if I could spend every day making creative portraits that I’d be a happy and content photographer. Never having to shoot events, never having to photograph boring products, never shooting cookie-cutter headshots — it’d be Nirvana

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How to add bottom catchlights

A catchlight is a specular highlight in your subject’s eyes. This spark will help you to draw your viewer’s attention to your subject’s eyes, making them full of life. A top catchlight is caused by the main light source or

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Portrait Tips: How to gel the sun

Light and color are the only things your camera records, so those things should be a the top of your mind for every photo you make. Last week I was making headshots and the background had to be the building

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Portrait Tips: Shuffle the subject

Yesterday I made 2665 portraits. I didn’t have that many subjects, but that’s how many pictures I took of several people, which is a ton. I’m not bragging about how many I made — I’m just trying to wrap my

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Perfecting street portraits with Aurora HDR

Street photography is such a vast topic and one that’s wide open to interpretations. My view is that street photography is more of a state of mind than a look or process. For me, street photography is about connecting with

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How to add bottom catchlights

A catchlight is a specular highlight in your subject’s eyes. This spark will help you to draw your viewer’s attention to your subject’s eyes, making them full of life. A top catchlight is caused by the main light source or

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Portrait Tips: How to gel the sun

Light and color are the only things your camera records, so those things should be a the top of your mind for every photo you make. Last week I was making headshots and the background had to be the building

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Portrait Tips: Shuffle the subject

Yesterday I made 2665 portraits. I didn’t have that many subjects, but that’s how many pictures I took of several people, which is a ton. I’m not bragging about how many I made — I’m just trying to wrap my

Read More

Perfecting street portraits with Aurora HDR

Street photography is such a vast topic and one that’s wide open to interpretations. My view is that street photography is more of a state of mind than a look or process. For me, street photography is about connecting with

Read More

Portrait Tips: What was I wearing???

How do you know someone is a photographer? They only wear black clothing, of course. The stereotypical garb of photographers is a stereotype for a reason, and we’ll get to that. Fortunately, black isn’t the right color for everyone and

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CrossFit: Returning to my roots

After several months without setting foot in a gym, I’m finally returning to my roots to cover an international CrossFit competition. With everything that’s been going on lately, I hadn’t been in a gym for several months. To tell you

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