What makes a good portrait? The lighting? The pose? It has to be the scenery. …no It is the eyes. You are reading this and saying “Duh.” But, it’s not that simple. Anyone can ask someone to look at the camera and you will end up with a photo of someone ‘looking at the camera.’ […]Read more "Psychology of shooting portraits"
Profoto! It took me awhile to finally accept the fact that I needed better strobes. Like many photographers, we grow in sort of a predictable fashion. We buy more and more cameras and tend to forget that the essence of photography is LIGHT! Yet, we buy cheap speed lights and wonder how someone […]Read more "Using the Profoto AcuteB2 system on location."
This will be the shortest blog post I have ever done. Do you need 36mp? Here is the full image shot with a D800 and 85mm lens wide open. Now, look at the crop (you gotta click on the photo to really appreciate it)… Look at me. You can see me in the eyes. […]Read more "Do you need 36 megapixels?"