Gave A Portrait Photography Private Lesson During Golden Hour

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

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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

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

How To Find The Perfect Model For Your Photo Shoot

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