Apr 07, 2011 — 5 comments
When taking photos of your newborn your very limited to time as there are many confounding variables that come into play.
We all love the rush of an amazing concert, whether we’re dancing along to the beat or moshing in the pit. Dark lighting, flashing lights, and constantly moving musicians make it difficult to photograph.
A snapshot is a photograph of something, but a portrait is a photograph about something, or someone. It says more than, this is what so and so looks like; it dares to say, this is what they are like. It’s descriptive, and limited, for sure. No portrait presumes to say, this is the whole person. But it should show us something of that person.
One of the major debates in photography at the moment concerns the use of Photoshop or similar tools for manipulating the look of images.
They say that a picture is worth a thousand words. The question is, do your photographs communicate the right thousand words to tell your story?
Black and white photography may appear to be simplistic but the art of taking a rich, balanced monochrome image is a bit more complicated.
If there is one thing I have learned over the years of photographing people it’s that the response to candid photos vs posed is distinctively noticeable in my clients.
So what if you are a headshot or portrait photographer, how do you make your subject’s jawline look good? In this revealing video, Peter Hurley gives us some great tips on making anyone look good, just by accentuating their jaw.
Photo-blogs are getting more and more popular these days, owing to those cameras in phones that are better than an average DSLR camera and quite a lot of apps that let you post your images to the blogs directly from
Halverson called on his Canon 5D Mark II and Canon 60D to capture thousands of images, with exposure times anywhere from 15 to 30 full seconds each. Using an aperture of 2.8, an ISO range of 1600-6400, and shot through Canon 16-35mm and Tokina 11-16mm lenses, Halverson spaced the individual images to be take at 3 second intervals.
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