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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Dehaze or Contrast?

March 01, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
Dehaze or Contrast? In lightroom there are two sliders that seemingly have similar functions, the Dehaze and Contrast sliders. In some cases, yes they can produce very similar results. The Contrast slider is intended to make the darks darker and the lighter tones lighter, thus increasing contrast. This can be an important tool, especially outdoors...
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Social Media or Mag Cloud?

February 22, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
Social Media or Mag Cloud? Many within the Photography and Modeling industry use a variety of methods to market their work. Personal websites, pay websites, various social media sites, and magazine submissions just to mention a few. While most use multiple approaches to electronic marketing when it comes down to Mag Cloud (paid magazines) or socia...
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