These stunning portraits of foxes by Roeselien Raimond are just to die for. They’re elegant, intimate & capture the natural beauty of these wild creatures! Let’s look into her thinking behind these shots.
Hasselblad is about to release their new X1D camera, which they describe as “less than half the weight of a conventional digital medium format camera,” and as a “game changer in the world of photography.” Anytime Hasselblad releases anything, the photography community gets very excited so we thought we would take a look at this. […]
When you first start learning how to pose people for photographs, it’s hard. Hard enough that a lot of cameras are collecting dust right now. In the beginning, learning to pose people either means a lot of awkward failed poses, or a lot of demoralizing memorization that still results in a lot of awkward failed poses. Creating beautiful poses is a skill you have to develop, but maybe more importantly it’s an intuition you have to develop. Now, if you were to spend a year memorizing poses and practicing them everyday, intuition is what you’d probably walk away with. You’d have figured out when it is and isn’t going to work, and the kinds of people it’d work for. But, wouldn’t it be great if you didn’t have to focus on memorization, and instead could go straight to developing intuition?
Have you ever wondered how to shoot a beach portrait like a pro? It’s not difficult. But… it’s also not as easy as you might think. Let’s take a look at a few ways that you can shoot in order to get some great portraits on your local beach. by , on Flickr These […]
We Love Photography – You love Photography It’s why we’re here reading this blog. Right? But, what is the story behind that love affair? Photography – The Early Years The origin of photography is credited to Thomas Wedgwood who developed the first working camera and the creation of permanent images in 1790. The coining of […]
Children are one of people’s favourite subjects to photograph, but like any subject they present their own photographic challenges. Let’s take a look at a few ways to get the best possible results with photographing children in outdoor conditions. Why Natural Light is Best Children, like anybody, look their best when photographed outdoors in natural […]
What is a Reflector and Why Use One for Outdoor Portraits? Simply put, a reflector is an object that reflects light onto a subject. In the absence of more expensive and professional equipment, portable reflectors allow any photographer to achieve a professional lighting effect in outdoor portraits. Typically, a reflector is ideal in outdoor portraits […]
Being on the road often limits the amount of gear we want to take with us as photographers. By learning and getting more comfortable with natural light we can not only help lighten our bags, but it’s one of the most powerful ways to create dramatic images. Depending on the time of day, natural light […]
When people ask what makes a portrait stand out, there are quite a few answers. Concept is key, and so is location and background. Props can help a portrait pop. But the one answer that comes to my mind as the most important ingredient for a dramatic portrait is light. Light can change a portrait […]
Even if you don’t have a strobe or off camera lighting unit, you can make portraits with dramatic lighting. All you need is some natural light and a reflector. A reflector can be just as effective as a strobe and all the accessories that you can use with one. All the portraits in this article […]