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

How I Took My Photography To The Next Level

In this video I discuss how I hit an artistic plateau, the point of creative fatigue, and how I over came it. Also how video production and film making is the next level in my photography. Gear Used: – Panasonic Lumix GH5 (camera) https://amzn.to/33qtkWv – RODE LavLink (mic) https://amzn.to/31vywGQ – Savage RGB 300 (colored lights) … More How I Took My Photography To The Next Level

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!

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