I use off-camera flash to highlight the edges of a subject and visually cut them out from the background via rim lighting.
Picking where to shoot your portrait session is tricky. Do you need to rent a studio or can you shoot on location? There are pros and cons to each, and depending on what you need, you should consider one over the other. So how do you decide?
How often do you find yourself distracted or looking at a mountain of activities with no idea where to start? Do you ever start working on a blog post or editing a design, then you get an email notification, and the next thing you know you’ve searched Google for an hour to answer that client, only to realize you missed your window to finish that original task – which was – wait, what was I working on again?
One of the more challenging things when working on location is figuring out where my subjects should change their clothes. It’s a bit harrowing. So if there isn’t a dressing room handy, how can you change outfits without becoming a momentary exhibitionist?
“We don’t really like posed photos; we really want a lot of candid shots.” – Every engaged or soon to be married couple – Ever. I agree that truly candid images are hands down, the best. But when looking at a wedding gallery, or any non-studio based session, how many of those candid shots are actually candid?
Talk about a can of worms! Just like the number of colors in a Crayola Crayon Box, every photographer has a unique way of image editing and delivery of the photos. To help clear things up, here’s how I do it. Image Editing Levels There are three stages of photo editing. Straight out of Camera This…