My buddy Derick ask me to update his portraits for him. Im always honored when a fellow photographer asks me to capture photos of them. He’s attended my workshop, follows me on Instagram and told him, “he enjoys the consistency in the quality I produce.”
Had a great time teaching another one-on-one portrait photography lesson. This time we went over capturing portraits using off camera flash outdoors. I used the Panasonic USA Lumix S1 + Lumix S Pro 50mm f1.4 Lens + Godox Photo Equipment Co. Ltd AD600 + Phottix Professional Photo Accessories RAJA 65 soft box. Here are some BTS pics I took with my … More Gave A Portrait Photography Private Lesson During Golden Hour
This shoot featuring Mariana (@moochieemiani) was the first time I decided to put the Nikon D850 down and shot in studio with the Nikon Z6. And let me see I was seriously impressed. Knowing that this camera had, by far, less resolution the D850 (24mp to be exact to the D850’s 46mp) I thought I … More My First In Studio Photo Shoot With The Nikon Z6
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!
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
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
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
Today I simply had a great shoot with Scout Model Agency newest model Tyler Burnside . Styled by the amazing Katy Dutil (and makeup artist). These are just some pics I took with my iPhone XS Max. Stay tuned for the results!
If you’re aspiring portrait or fashion photographer getting started can feel like an uphill battle. Whether it be male or female models, finding the right look to build your portfolio can be exhausting. Today I’m going to share a few ways I find the right model for my photo shoots. Link to “How I Got … More How To Find The Perfect Model For Your Photo Shoot
Summer Simplicity Couldn’t Be More Simple I wanted to share some images I recently had published in a 8 page spread of the #12 Vol.2 issue of Shuba Magazine. All the photos were captured using only natural light and my Nikon D850. I teamed up with fashion stylist Melanie Todd of Gaoen Style featuring mode … More You Could Never Go Wrong With Natural Light