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How To Prepare Clients for an Engagement Shoot | Jasmine Star
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.
Use Foreground Objects to Add Interest to Your Sports Images
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.
Golden Gate Bridge Sunset Panorama – How We Shot It
This image was captured from the observation deck / bar of the Bank of America Building in San Francisco. The view from up there is stunning, if you are ever interested in finding this perspective it is available to the public, as long as you are dressed “appropriately” for an elite (and expensive!) bar scene…
Tide Pool Sunset HDR Portrait – How We Shot It
To achieve this angle, I had to climb on top of a rock pile and then have my assistant hand my my tripod / camera. To time this particular moment just right, first I had the couple watch the waves splash a few times to see where they could stand without getting soaked, and then pose themselves in the right spot.
The Milky Way in Rhyolite Ghost Town – How We Shot It
Even though my full-time job is wedding photography, my photographic hobby is the polar opposite! I enjoy photographing nightscapes in the desert, the more remote the better! Here is a relatively easy-access location, Rhyolite Ghost Town, which is just outside of Death Valley National Park. I have been photographing this bank’s cement skeleton now since 2005, and it never disappoints!
Android App Highlight: Easy Release
As a professional photographer on of the things that you really should be doing is getting model releases from anyone that you photograph. In case you do not know, a Model release (in its simplest form) is a legal document that the model and photographer sign that states that the photographer retains the copyright on the images.
Canon Canada Launches DSLR Simulator to help teach Beginners
Canon has just released a new DSLR simulation website designed to help teach the new generation of DSLR shooters about shooting with a DSLR. The website prompts users to “take creative control” of their photos and introduces the site as a way to learn how to creatively use a camera beyond its auto settings.