Jessica Whitaker demonstrates the differences between three popular fixed focal lengths: a 35mm, 50mm, and 85mm. She begins with side-by-side comparison with the same pose. Next, a set of images where she uses each lens how she typically would in a photoshoot. Lastly, shooting indoors and use all natural window light so you can really […]
Transform your images by simply understanding how to make light work for you rather than against you. Take a peek behind the scenes as we share how to achieve incredible night portraiture using advanced off-camera flash lighting techniques. Article Link: http://www.slrlounge.com/workshop/off-camera-flash-techniques-dramatic-portrait-lighting See our entire Wedding Day Gear List: https://bhpho.to/2p2SIhO Music Credits Axero – Lights (Original […]
Steve McCurry’s Afghan Girl (published in National Geographic) is one of the most famous photos of all time. I had planned to make a tribute video celebrating the impact of the photo, but as I researched it, I came across new interviews with Sharbat Gula from the past 2 years. Those interviews revealed the other […]
The Sony 135mm f/1.8 G Master lens is the 31st lens in Sony’s full-frame, e-mount lineup. I quickly fell in love with this lens – it is outstanding. Designed for longer portraits, this has some of the best optical rendering that I’ve seen on any lens to date. This is the ultimate portrait lens. Bokeh […]
Take a look behind the scenes of how this viral photo came to be.
This is a simple setup that creates a dramatic lighting effect. They also review different flog fluids and show the results and the “Hang Time” for the fog.
Here is a quick tutorial to help you create a vintage look for a portrait in Lightroom 4.
By capturing American ideals of celebrity, fashion, and beauty in the 20th and early 21st centuries, Richard Avedon helped to establish photography as a contemporary art form. Avedon’s distinct style of portrait photography is nothing short of iconic. This Documentary shares many of his iconic images at almost an hour and half in length. From […]
This is a real quick behind the scenes video showing the setup for using a High Speed Sync shot and compositing it onto a portrait.
This is a great technique, shooting a portrait in mid day and creating a black background. Stop it down and power up the light and you’ve got a wonderful portrait shot in the middle of the day. His settings were 100 ISO and 1/250 at f/16