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Using window light for your portrait
What’s the difference between hard and soft light?
Portrait Tips: Angler’s Parasail is my new favorite light modifier
Always photograph flowers this way
Portrait Tips: A chance with Patch
Portrait Tips: How to use V-flats to light a group
Removing harsh shadows using natural light
Portrait Tips: How close should the light be to your subject?
Portrait Tips: Soft Light vs Hard Light
Portrait Tips: Deep Drama With One Light
Portrait Tips: The Best Light For Portraits
How to Use On-Camera Flash for Events

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Always photograph flowers this way

Flowers are magical. The first thing I photographed with my first camera was a flower in my yard. It was the perfect subject because it was beautiful, colorful and it didn’t move around. I sat there practicing on it every

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Portrait Tips: A chance with Patch

The other day a fellow contacted me about a picture I made nearly ten years ago. He was an assistant to the master woodcarver and I spent a few minutes making pictures with them. The event was Baby Animal Days

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Removing harsh shadows using natural light

Removing harsh, ugly shadows from what would be a beautiful portrait is relativity easy. You find a shaded area, set your camera to a low aperture of f/2.8, diffuser the light, and then let Mother Nature’s light do the rest. It really is that easy. Here are the steps in more detail on how to remove harsh shadows using natural light.

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Portrait Tips: Soft Light vs Hard Light

I’m always talking about soft light and how great it looks for portraits. But what does it mean? If there’s soft light, is there hard light? Let me show you what it means and you’ll see that yes, there is

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How to Use On-Camera Flash for Events

Using an on-camera flash at an indoor event is probably the simplest way to make pictures of small groups look their best. At weddings, parties, and fundraisers, friends and families are together for a short time and they are surprisingly

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Find Great Light on the Porch

We love to use natural light, and even when I have to shoot in the studio, I’m usually trying to mimic natural light. While not all natural light is great light, one simple quality to search for is light falling

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Featured-How to remove harsh shadows using natural light

Removing harsh shadows using natural light

Removing harsh, ugly shadows from what would be a beautiful portrait is relativity easy. You find a shaded area, set your camera to a low aperture of f/2.8, diffuser the light, and then let Mother Nature’s light do the rest. It really is that easy. Here are the steps in more detail on how to remove harsh shadows using natural light.

Read More
PTBanner

Portrait Tips: Soft Light vs Hard Light

I’m always talking about soft light and how great it looks for portraits. But what does it mean? If there’s soft light, is there hard light? Let me show you what it means and you’ll see that yes, there is

Read More
Levi_Sim-1

How to Use On-Camera Flash for Events

Using an on-camera flash at an indoor event is probably the simplest way to make pictures of small groups look their best. At weddings, parties, and fundraisers, friends and families are together for a short time and they are surprisingly

Read More
Levi_Sim Porch Cover-1

Find Great Light on the Porch

We love to use natural light, and even when I have to shoot in the studio, I’m usually trying to mimic natural light. While not all natural light is great light, one simple quality to search for is light falling

Read More

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