Tag: How We Shot It


Beginner Astrophotography: How To Create Portraits Under The Stars - Part 2 Compositing

We're continuing our three-part series on how to create awesome portraits at night, under the stars!

Lunar Eclipse Star Trail - How We Shot It

The Photo (Click here to view a larger version!) The Equipment and Settings Nikon D5300 Tokina 11-16mm f/2.8 @ 11mm Heavy, (very old) rock-steady Slik Tripod...

Boudoir Photography: 3 Quick Tips on Building Trust With Your Clients

Boudoir photography is not just about taking beautiful images, but it is also knowing how to make your clients feel beautiful. With such an intimate process, building trust...

Fun Portraits With Just A Flash And Reflector - How We Shot It

The Photo The Equipment and Settings Nikon D700 Nikon 35mm f/1.8 G, hand-held 1/250 sec @ f/1.8 & ISO 200 3-stop B+W Neutral Density Filter Manual Exposure,...

Shooting A Destination Wedding in Hawaii with Matthew Saville

Today we're going to run through a destination wedding on the island of Oahu, Hawaii which I recently photographed for my wedding photography studio, Lin & Jirsa!  I wanted...

How We Shot It - Long Exposure Engagement Portrait

I created this long exposure engagement portrait image while doing a tutorial on how to use neutral density filters in landscape photography. This is how I shot it.

How To Shoot It: Shedding Some Light on a Lingerie Fashion Shoot

In a recent shoot for a client, John Mireles created the following image of a woman in lingerie standing at a hotel room door and released a short video explaining how he lit up...
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Photographing an Album Cover

A couple of months ago I was approached by a band called Fourtunate, who was on the X-Factor Australia in 2012. You may not have heard of them (partially because they came in...

In-Camera Double Exposure: How We Shot It

I recently watched a great tutorial on SLR Lounge about how to make a double exposure in-camera on the Canon EOS 5D Mark III and I was like, "Wow! I didn't even know I could...

Joshua Tree Star Trail Photo - How We Shot It

One of the most dramatic types of landscape images you can make is the classic, simple "star trail" photo.  It's actually quite simple, and possible with almost any camera and...
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Simple Nikon CLS Wireless Flash - How We Shot It

The Photo (Click here to view a larger version!) The Equipment and Settings Nikon D700 Tamron 17mm f/3.5 adapt-all / manual focus 1/250 sec @ f/5.6 & ISO 400...

July 4th Fireworks HDR - How We Shot It

You may recognize this as one of my standard lens-test scenes.  Thankfully, it also happens to be a great vantage point from which to watch a small-time pre-4th of July...