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

Male Portrait Photography: Know His Goal For The Photos

  Hey everyone, More and more men are seeking out great portrait, commercial, or fashion photography. For working photographers, photographing men may be one of today’s greatest new opportunities. Know His Goal For the Photos When it comes to portrait photography, be aware of the subject’s objective for the shoot. Does he want to look … More Male Portrait Photography: Know His Goal For The Photos

Savage Painted Canvas Photography Backdrop Review

I want to share with you how Savage’s durable and thick hand-painted canvas backdrop allowed me to create professional results in my home photo studio. Aside from being available in rich colorful hues they give you timeless, artful textures to work with. What I noticed immediately is the quality of the canvas fabric when compared … More Savage Painted Canvas Photography Backdrop Review