Every beginner struggles to make people smile for a portrait. Sure, you can always ask your subjects to say “Cheese!” but the resulting smiles rarely look natural. Encouraging natural smiles is hard. It often seems impossible. Fortunately, capturing smiling pictures is not as hard as it sounds. As a professional
Broadly speaking there are two types of portraits. The first is where you try to make the model look as beautiful as possible. You may need a make-up artist or stylist to do it properly. Most commercial photographers are paid to make their models look beautiful, and there are many
Wedding photo booths are part and parcel of a great atmosphere. They help to create stunning images in an effortless way. They are even fun and interesting ways to record the guests and their wishes to the happy couple. And they break the ice and provide many laughs throughout the
Most food photography today is captured on a smartphone. Modern phones have great cameras but it’s not so much about the quality of gear but what you do with it. Here are some smartphone food photography tips and techniques to take your images to the pro level. Use Natural Light
Cosplay, also known as costume play, is a fun way for people to express their love for their favourite characters from films, books, comics, and more. You can use cosplay photography to experiment with fantasy themes, take vibrant photos, and give your imagination a chance to roam freely. Take Screenshots
Wouldn’t we all love to be the photographer for lavish, perfectly detailed weddings? It’s discouraging sometimes to follow the work of famous wedding photographers and feel like we’ll never measure up. The truth is that for most of us, we’re photographing weddings of average everyday people, who can’t afford those
Seascape photography is a kind of landscape photography where one of the main subjects is the sea or the ocean. The main difference is the ever-moving water, which influences your picture and your settings. In this article, we’ll give you 15 seascape photography tips to help you overcome the challenges
All you need is love – and the know-how to capture affection in your photos. One of the big challenges in portrait photography is capturing the elusive aspects of life: feelings, smells, and experiences. It’s difficult because a photograph is limited to two dimensions and a single point in time.
How can you capture stunning street photos? What’s the best way to get started with street photography? As an experienced street shooter, I’ve been exactly where you are – and over time, I’ve developed plenty of street photography tips and techniques to go from beginner shots to standout professional images.
Wedding days are super hectic, there’s no doubt about it. My couples and I agree on a wedding day photography timeline so we know exactly what is expected at every hour of the wedding day. Yes, we are flexible but having the order of the day written down is a
Candid photography is a great way to capture intimate, honest photos – the type of images that tell real stories about their subjects. But how can you capture beautiful candid photos? How can you create candid shots that you can be proud of? In this article, I share 11 tips
We’ve all gone through times in our lives where we’ve lost loved ones. As a portrait photographer I would get calls all the time for “Urgent” family photos where one family member was terminally ill, and yet others that have photos done after the loss of a loved one. Why