Unboxing of the Nikon Z 24-70mm f2.8S Lens

  Thanks to Mike’s Camera I was able to borrow the Nikon Z 24-70mm f2.8S lens. Today I unbox and give you my first impression of Nikon’s first medium-zoom lens. In a future video I’ll be sharing my experience using the lens under three different portrait photography scenarios. Available At Mike’s Camera: http://alturl.com/qr5mp Music available … More Unboxing of the Nikon Z 24-70mm f2.8S Lens

Amazing Portrait Lighting Workshop By John Gress, this Saturday!

Chicago photographer John Gress is holding a two day lighting workshop in Oakland May 18-19.  He loves exploring lighting, and new techniques to refine his craft. But what he loves equally, is empowering photographers as they build confidence in themselves and their skills. PPA Magazine called Gress “one of  the nation’s foremost experts on lighting.” I’m … More Amazing Portrait Lighting Workshop By John Gress, this Saturday!

Come To My High Key Portrait Photography Workshop

When you say high key lighting, what you are referring to are scenes that possess a lot of whites and light tones – a whole range of them. These images have very minimal mid-tones and blacks. If you use high key lighting in your photos, the mid-tones or mid-range tones become white. The whites, meanwhile, … More Come To My High Key Portrait Photography Workshop

The Male Portrait Photography Workshop I Hosted In Los Angeles

I wanted to share with you some images I took during the Male Portrait Photography Workshop I taught at FD Photo Studio in downtown Los Angeles – March 2nd, 2019. After a 30 min instruction presentation about the difference of capturing portraits of male subjects vs female we spent the remaining time taking photos of … More The Male Portrait Photography Workshop I Hosted In Los Angeles

Think Tank Photos Introduces The Vision Shoulder Bag Series

Great photography begins with a vision, and we’re excited to announce the release of Think Tank‘s Vision Shoulder Bag Series. The bags are designed to fit DSLR and Mirrorless camera gear with pro-sized lenses and hoods, and are constructed from durable, yet stylish, weather-resistant materials. Vision is an ideal carry solution for professional and aspiring photographers alike. When you … More Think Tank Photos Introduces The Vision Shoulder Bag Series

My Portrait Photography Lighting Kit: XPLOR 600, Savage Multi-Flex & Glow ParaPop

  Aside from get many questions about which cameras and lenses I use to capture my photos I also get asked about my lighting. In this video I wanted to share with you the gear I grab whenever I have a photo shoot on location. The products in my kit I personally use that provides … More My Portrait Photography Lighting Kit: XPLOR 600, Savage Multi-Flex & Glow ParaPop

Touch Up Tutorial #1: Editing A Model’s Portrait

For my first photo editing tutorial I edit an image I took of a model. I take your through my entire editing process from beginning to end. Starting in Adobe Lightroom Classic CC and doing all the final touch inside of Photoshop. Techniques used: color grading dodging & burning blemish removal via stamp tool skin … More Touch Up Tutorial #1: Editing A Model’s Portrait

Don’t Over, Overexpose The Background With High Key Lighting

Don’t Over, Overexpose The Background With High Key Lighting When folks think high key photography over exposing the background can happen very easily by overpowering the amount of light that hits the background. If you apply too much light off your background, the light will reflect off your backdrop and go right into your lens. … More Don’t Over, Overexpose The Background With High Key Lighting