Keys to a Good Portrait (Part 3)

June 02, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
In our first lesson we talked about using natural light for portraits. You can review that post here. Last time we talked about adding artificial light to portraits. You can review that post here. In this segment we are going to discuss two more aspects of portrait photography. These are posing the subject and how to relax them to help get the ex...
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Keys to a Good Portrait (Part 2)

May 19, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
Last time we talked about natural light portraits. You can review that post here. In this post we are going to continue discussing lighting by, first talking about artificial light. In absence of natural light you must provide your own artificial light. I could write volumes about lighting your subject, but let’s talk about the basics. There are...
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Keys to a Good Portrait (Part 1)

May 05, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
This is such a big subject that I broke it into several parts. If you are the impatient type you can read the complete article here. There are so many things involved to creating a good portrait that it will be hard to include everything in a single post. Probably many of you will think of additional important elements that have been missed, and t...
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Changing Colors

March 23, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
Sometimes you take a shot and later see that the color harmony is just not there. Maybe there’s a dominance of deep browns and reds, but there is something distracting that is a bright green. Do you just chalk it up to another so so image, or do you try some Photoshop magic to make it an epic image? To me the answer lies with how confident you are...
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What is Chromatic Aberration?

March 23, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
Have you ever shot an image only to have those pesky blue, green, or purple halos around the edges of some elements in the image? This is called “Chromatic Aberration”. This happens because the wavelengths of color do not all converge at the focal point in the image. Your image is made up of a combination of colors and tones. It’s this combination...
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