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Photography tips and tricks

Portrait Sessions Tips

Some portrait sessions tips I decided to work on after a recent shoot: This assumes you have a living light stand (i.e. an assistant holding a light). The assistant should always move so the light is in front of and … Continue reading

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Notes – Scott Robert On Location Studio Lighting

These notes are from Scott Robert Lim‘s “On Location Studio Lighting” lecture held at Fort Mason in San Francisco, CA on 08/01/11. I have found these workshops to be extremely helpful and have learned tons about working with off camera … Continue reading

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Great Posts from Improve Photography (Jim Harmer)

101 Portrait Photography Tips 4 Tools to Find Out who is Stealing your Photos Lessons I Learned from my First Photo Shoot (Guest Post) How to Make Great Photos at Boring Locations

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Daily Photo (080411)

Scott Robert Challenge –San Francisco, CA – One of the challenges at a recent Scott Roberts workshop was to capture a class mate jumping with a shutter speed of 1/2 of a second in a room with some ambient light. … Continue reading

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Notes – The Life Guide to Digital Photography by Joe McNally

Notes on things I want to remember from this book: Before you go to your camera make a decision: Overexposure? Underexposure? Speciality light requires testing, so before you start shooting, check your settings and take a few test shots. For … Continue reading

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Notes – Lighting and Posing with Bambi Cantrell – Day 1/Session 5 (CreativeLive)

Notes from the CreativeLive.com workshop: Lighting and Posing with Bambi Cantrell – Day 1/Session 5 – Main focus : photo critiques Setup basic pose and then play with it interacting with the model in a fun way to get the expression … Continue reading

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Notes – Lighting and Posing with Bambi Cantrell – Day 1/Session 4 (CreativeLive)

Notes from the CreativeLive.com workshop: Lighting and Posing with Bambi Cantrell – Day 1/Session 4 – Main focus : Single subject posing (woman) Good time to tilt camera is when there are strong vertical line. Vert lines are very masculine. If … Continue reading

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