Our friends at Think Tank Photo have just released the Video Tripod Manager 44. This well-cushioned, highly rigid rolling case holds cinema-sized tripods, stands, sliders, and/or modifiers up to 40” in height. The rolling case features robust handles on four sides, so it’s easy to load into a vehicle. It is an ideal travel solution … More Think Tank Photo Releases Pro-Sized Tripod Rolling Case
Split Lighting is one of the 5 basic lighting setups used in studio portrait photography. Split lighting at its most basic level is constructed with a single light source placed 90 degrees offset from the subject and a bit higher than eye level, lighting one half of the face, and leaving the other in shadow. … More Portrait Photography 101: What Is Split Lighting?
This holiday, Think Tank Photo, the leading camera bag design firm for serious photographers, and MindShift Gear, the top bag designers for outdoor photography, are offering a big selection of their camera/video bags, laptop bags, and accessories for savings of up to 50% off! By using my special links not only do get these big … More BIG SAVINGS! FREE GEAR WITH YOUR ORDERS! FREE SHIPPING from ThinkTank Photo & MindShift Gear!
Watch all the highlights of the 2017 PhotoPlus Expo. I had the great opportunity to interview Sony, Nikon, Canon, Pansonic, Olympus, ThinkTankPhoto and many other brands showcasing during the expo. A big thank you to Mike’s Camera and Panasonic Lumix for supporting this video! All the footage throughout the video was captured with the Panasonic … More Highlights of the 2017 PhotoPlus Expo
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