If you ever get a chance to photograph a dance recital, make sure you jump, pirouette or even two-step at the chance. That’s because photographing a dance recital is a wonderful opportunity to enhance your photographic skills, and make a whole bunch of kids extremely happy at the same time. The first time I was CONTINUE
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If you know who MacGyver is, you are the right audience for this, because it means you remember watching TV in the 80’s. Since then you may have noticed that you and your friends look better in good lighting. This is where the clamshell lighting setup comes in. This is a setup used in studio CONTINUE
Unless your muslin backdrop is kept hanging and is never moved, you’re going to have issues with wrinkles that have to be addressed. If you don’t have days (or more) to hang the backdrop and let gravity pull out the wrinkles, your options include ironing, steaming, blurring the background, or using paper instead. Muslin backdrops CONTINUE
Rembrandt lighting is a well-known lighting setup that is used for portrait photography. To achieve this ‘look’ one half of the models face will be in full illumination whilst the other half, usually the side furthest away from the camera is in partial shadow, with a very distinct illuminated triangle under the eye on the CONTINUE
I’m one of the rare ones; I actually read the instruction manuals. I want to make sure I know my way around the camera, so I know how to get what I need from my camera when I need it. I’ll admit, however, that the first time I read the part about Flash Exposure Compensation CONTINUE
A home studio is a great option if you are taking clients to support your photography business. But before you open your home to your clients, make sure you have a setup that will give you great results and deliver the professional photos every client is looking for from their photographer. Follow these 14 tips CONTINUE