#TuesdayTip Alternate Portraiture

For today’s #TuesdayTips lets talk about a different way to shoot portraiture. A portrait is defined as: “a painting, drawing, photograph, or engraving of a person, especially one depicting only the face or head and shoulders.”. In photography, there are many rules, but sometimes the most creative and beautiful images…

Angle of incidence

Whether you shoot portraits, landscapes or product photography, a basic understanding of the Angle of incidence and the law of reflection can help you figure out how to solve many different kinds of lighting problems in your photography. Now, I’m not a physicist, I approach my understanding of topics here…

Is HDR on the way out?

HDR, the photography equivalent of glitter in the craft world. HDR, or High Dynamic Range photography is the process of taking three images, bracketing the proper exposure and combining them to produce an image that has more detail in both the highlight and shadow areas. This technique allows you more…

Just Wait…

When I was in school for my photography degree, one of my instructors said something that stuck with me, and I think of every time I pick up my camera: Just Wait. Whether you shoot events, landscapes, portraits or architecture you can almost always benefit by waiting for that moment,…

RAW VS JPG

  In my online travels, I often see photographers inquiring about the positive and negative benefits of shooting in the RAW format. Generally, the answer from photographers "in the know" is just shoot RAW because it is always better. This is not always the case. The answer to shooting RAW…