The Sweet Tamron Advantage Photo Contest Winner

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

Photoshoot Review of the Nikon 105mm f1.4 Lens

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

Portrait Photography 101: What Is Butterfly Lighting?

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?

Photoshoot With Rachel Riot Designs

  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

Coming soon: TFP or To TFP… Is It Worth Shooting For Free?

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?