Photography lighting can be a confusing and daunting prospect, especially for new photographers. However, even experienced photographers can find it a mystery; dealing with lighting, light stands, strobes and modifiers can have a way of sucking the life out of your studio photography if you let it. So how can you keep photography lighting issues from taking all the fun out of your work? The short answer is “keep it simple,” and one of the best ways to do this is by using a one light set up.
Congratulations to our Photographer of the Week: Gianne Morris of Posh Iris Photography!
Taking captivating group portraits can be challenging for photographers. It may seem like something unexpected always happens a split second before the shutter snaps: a sneeze, a laugh, or a nudge between friends that compromises the quality of the photo. A few common errors can appear in group photos. Whether you are in the studio posing before a photo backdrop or if you are gathered at a family reunion, you should do your research and be well-prepared before the shoot.
Ahh, our pets! Where would we be without them? They bring us joy, make us laugh and comfort us when we’re under the weather. They give us unconditional love like no one else. What better way to pay homage to that special friend than with a pet photography session?
Unfortunately, the perceived difficulties of undertaking pet portraits cause many not to attempt it. However, pet photography is not as challenging as you might think; with a little planning, preparation and patience, you can capture amazing pet portraits of your best furry friend. Consider these key tips for conveying the true personality of an animal in pet portraits: