Whether you’re a photographer or model at the end of the day a makeup artist is not only a key member for the success of any shoot but they contribute the most in regards to the quality of your project. Professional Amber Renee and model Terryn Smith share some great benefits to having a makeup … More 5 Reasons Why You Should Hire A Makeup Artist
I just got notified that I won Second Place in the Sweet Tamron Lenses USA Advantage Photo Contest – portrait category! Thanks to the amazing work by MUA Amber Monroe and model Kayleen Alyssa Dejesus for their talented contributions and Mike’s Camera – Dublin CA for pushing me to submit my work! The image below … More The Sweet Tamron Advantage Photo Contest Winner
I put Nikon’s Nikkor 105mm f1.4 lens throw my photo shoot review. After three portrait photography scenarios I share images, my experiecne and opinions about this prime lens. A fantastic lens for any portrait, wedding or event photographer! ===== GEAR USED: Nikon Nikkor 105mm f1.4 ED lens: http://alturl.com/t2g3w Nikon D810 camera: http://alturl.com/k6obr Peak Design … More Photoshoot Review of the Nikon 105mm f1.4 Lens
For this episode of Portrait Photography 101 I explain one of the oldest portrait photography lighting techniques, Butterfly Lighting. Named for the butterfly shaped shadow casted below the nose of your subject. The purpose of my Portrait Photography 101 videos is to introduce the photography techniques that will enable you to capture the best photos … More Portrait Photography 101: What Is Butterfly Lighting?
A fashion editorial photoshoot I had with Santa Cruz based fashion designer Rachel Riot of Rachel Riot Designs (http://www.rachelriotdesigns.com). Always so impressed with Rachel professional, passion & personality I had to share her vision with all of you! TEAM: Model, Allysha Leonard https://www.instagram.com/allyshaleonard/ Hair/makeup, Vanessa Ramos https://www.instagram.com/hairbyvanessaramos/ Assistant photographer, DeShawn Davis https://www.instagram.com/helloimdeshawn/ ===== GEAR … More Photoshoot With Rachel Riot Designs
Recently I had the amazing opportunity to test out the new Nikon D850 at Mike’s Camera. Ergonomically the camera felt great in my hands. I was absolutely impressed with the quality of the images coming right of the camera. Now only having a limited time to test out the camera I wasn’t able to really … More My First Impression of the Nikon D850
Introducing D850: Higher resolution. Higher speed. Greater versatility … More The New Nikon D850 Is Finally Here
Folks if you don’t have the proper lens filter or a professional photographer please do not take pics of the solar eclipse. Find out what happens when you do with out a solar filter by watching the video!
During this BTS Photo Shoot episode I use my Nikon D810 to shoot with model Jonathan Frost in San Francisco – click to watch. The only lens I used was the Nikkor 50mm f1.8, Nikkor 85mm f1.8 prime lenses and the Nikkor 14-24mm f2.8 wide angel lens – I don’t use this lens often at … More Photoshoot with Jonathan Frost and my Nikon D810
Excited to let you all know that I will be collabing with fellow Bay Area YouTuber, model/actress, Belgica Paola Rodriguez on an upcoming video. TFP or to TFP… Is it worth shooting for free? We’ll be discussing the value & disadvantages of doing photo shoots for free. Also we’ll be sharing our opinions about the this classic … More Coming soon: TFP or To TFP… Is It Worth Shooting For Free?