It’s difficult to take pictures of people without first establishing a relationship with them. When traveling through sparsely frequented areas, necessity will teach you to manage with sign language and to create silent relationship codes.
Timelapse is a fun way to spend your time and to create something that people love to see. Shooting at day or at night separately is not a problem, but what does become a problem is when you try to shoot from day to night or from night to day. If you have not done it before it can seem complicated and chances are you will screw up the first couple times trying to figure it out.
A few weekends ago, I had the good pleasure of photographing a wedding at the Four Seasons Hotel In Westlake Village, here in Southern California. As it is a trademark of my own style and part of the standards at my studio, (Lin & Jirsa) …I of course took a few minutes to go out side with the bride and groom later in the evening to shoot some portraits under the full moon.
Yesterday, SLR Lounge had the opportunity to go behind the scenes during day 1 of creativeLIVE’s Compositing 101 course with award-winning photographer Aaron Nace.
In my never ending quest to market, find “my” clients and get my images in front of people I came up with this idea to try to kill three birds with one stone. One of my good friends was the manager of our local Gold’s Gym so I approached her with the idea of my employee of the month program. There is not an employer on planet earth who’s employees would not love a nice perk that showed what they do, day in and day out, is appreciated by the company.
Yesterday I posted about some great food photography tips and I wanted to try some of them out. So I grabbed my equipment and setup in my dining room. I wanted to get a shot of something that was delicious, something that could inspire my wife to cook me more goodies. So I chose to shoot one of my wife’s homemade sticky buns.
Jasmine Star, known for her lifestyle photography that brings out the emotions and personalities of her clients, shares some important tips on preparing for an engagement session.
In today’s episode of How We Shot it we are going to talk about wedding portraits in night-time scenarios, in a dramatic outdoor hotel courtyard setting.
Achieving an image such as this may be relatively easy these days, with incredibly sharp ultra-wide lenses and extremely high-resolution DSLRs at our disposal.
One of the biggest problems when shooting sports is that it can get to be very repetitive. After a few games into each season all of your shots can start to look the same.
In this video, Matthew Saville describes the various methods and options available for creating a slow motion blur during bright sunny conditions. For anyone who knows the “Sunny Sixteen” rule, if your aperture is at f/16 then a perfect exposure at ISO 100 would be 1/100 sec, and a perfect exposure at ISO 400 would be 1/400 sec, and so on. However this image was created at f/13, ISO 100, and 2.0 seconds.
It’s time for another bonus photo in our “Photo of the Day” series, and a throwback to film photography! Here we have a great demonstration of natural light portraiture for a single subject.