Can your subject get into the moment?

April 12, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
Into the Moment? There are many ways to draw your viewer into a photograph. Contrast, Highlights, cropping, vibrant colors just to name a few. The question is, can you get your subject to play an active role in your image? Of course, how it plays that role really depends on your subject itself. In the set above, the two models who were cosplaying...
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Bad picture-really?

April 05, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
Bad Picture - Really? Did you ever have an image that once you looked at it, you asked yourself "did I really take this?!". It could be out of focus, composition could be bad, over or underexposed, or any other number of possibilities. Despite expert editing attempts, you can still not make the image look the way that you would like it to. It is r...
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Posing for photographers

March 29, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
Posing for Photographers During a photographers career a variety of people will appear in front of the lens. Some will be clients, some friends, some other professionals, and even family members. Many will say a spontaneous image is best, and in some cases this is very true. Other cases require the watchful eye of the photographer to accomplish th...
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Dress Creation

March 22, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
Parachute Magic I have recently photographed several models in a Parachute Dress in a variety of colors. I wanted to share some techniques that I used to make some of the images stand out. This is an intermediate level post when referring to photoshop, so I assume that those reading this post have some familiarity with skills in photoshop such as...
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Should Your Models Smile

March 08, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
Should Your Model Smile? Smiling in a social setting is often seen as a positive and welcome behavior for many to demonstrate. However, when photographing models a smile may have some barriers. What is the purpose of the photo? In fashion photography, one will seldom see a runway model smiling as she (or he) walks down the runway. The reason is s...
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