Here is a sample photo from a seminar that we have been fine tuning and will offering soon. If you are interested in attending this class on Portrait lighting let us know we will be announcing it soon.
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The Color of Light Knowing how to identify the color of light or color cast will give you greater creative control over your final photograph and will help eliminate the frustration of having to go back and correct the color cast in post-production. But if the color can be corrected using software like Lightroom or […]
Flash: Bounce or Diffuse, That Is The Question: Part Two Welcome to part two of “Flash: Bounce or Diffuse, That Is The Question”. In this segment we will talk about flash diffusion. Flash diffusers are translucent/semi-opaque devices that sit between your flash and your subject. Diffusers come in all sizes and shape both on and […]
Photographing sports is a passion of mine. Any time I get the chance I jump on it. The Snoopy Ice Arena is a fantastic place to get great shots of the players in action. The biggest changeling in shooting indoors is the light. Most Gyms and arenas are poorly lit from a photography stand point. […]
On the wall of En Garde Fencing in Santa Rosa California is a cluster of broken foil’s. Anytime a foil is broken during a match the broken foil is placed among the others. To me this was a gold mine of opportunity. When I took this photo I thought it would be interesting, but when […]
While photographing the hockey game at the Snoopy Ice Arena I noticed the net that protects the crowd from high flying pucks. I got close to it and opened my aperture to 2.8 so that the score board would blur into the background giving me the soft look I was looking for. Please enjoy.
Let’s face it every city has a fourth street. This could be any town USA, but it just happens to be my home town of Santa Rosa. Santa Rosa is about 60 miles north of San Francisco in what I consider to be the heart of Sonoma’s wine county. It is a wonderful place to […]
During a walk I discovered some very interesting art in a park and I had to get up close. The pounded metal riveted to a wood obelisk caught my attention. I hope to catches yours as well. Please enjoy.
Outdoor Portrait photography When photographing subjects outdoors, place your subject in open shade and use a reflector to bounce light back on to your subject. When placing your subject in open shade make sure that there is no dappled light making its way to your subjects face. If there is dappled light try to place […]
Shutter speed and Aperture relationship The relationship between shutter speed and Aperture are polar opposites. When you change one in one direction you change the other in the opposite direction to maintain the proper exposure. What is a shutter? A shutter is a series of overlapping leaves that sits just in front of the cameras […]