Using Speed Lights in Portrait Photography

Using Speed Lights in Portrait Photography

What difference can speed lights make in your portrait photography? It makes all the difference! There are two main problems when we do not use a speed light in portrait photography. Either the background is overexposed or the model is underexposed. Without a speed...
Outdoorsy Portraits in Broad Daylight

Outdoorsy Portraits in Broad Daylight

Take on the broad daylight with outdoorsy portraits Shooting in broad daylight can be nerve-racking! These outdoorsy portraits were all taken in the middle of the day at Grand Teton National Park. Most portraits are better off with a slightly overcast day, but you CAN...
Freezing Motion in Food Photography

Freezing Motion in Food Photography

Food photography in motion is more appealing These are two examples of freezing motion in food photography. The first was taken inside. We lit it with continuous studio lights. My favorite part of the photo is the small backsplash on the background. I set the camera...
Tips for Smoke Bomb Photography

Tips for Smoke Bomb Photography

Learn a few tips that will improve your smoke bomb photography Smoke bomb photography is a creative technique that many photographers are trying out. Here are a few tips to help you improve your smoke bomb photography. Tip 1: You will most likely get the best photos...
Product Photography: Print Display

Product Photography: Print Display

Using my product photography for a fine-art print display Opening an anticipated package makes everyone excited. When I got my print back from McKenna Pro, I couldn’t stop smiling. They made my product photography look good. This print is currently being...
3 Secrets to Amazing Photoshop Skills

3 Secrets to Amazing Photoshop Skills

Enhance your portraits by using 3 amazing photoshop skills In the three photos below, I used three simple techniques that stylized, personalized, and enhanced each photo. Photoshop skill #1 is to dodge and burn the highlights and shadows. It gives it a cool effect! ...