Mixed Light and HyperSync

"Having fled the city. Narissa has removed her mask and is seeing her true self for the very first time." by Dave Montizambert This image of model Kelsey Barnwell is a study in...

Boudoir Photography – Poses that Sell

Boudoir photography has been a popular genre for years and this trend seems to have no end in sight. As I talk to many photographers, they express an interest in boudoir...

Fun With Food Photography

Fresh Grapes with Cyanoacryalte and Antiperspirant Glaze. . . Served with a side order of cosmetic sponges and glycerin, right? Not exactly a typical menu description, but they’re definitely key ingredients...

Using Off-Camera Flash Creatively

Although I have been using OCF (off-camera flash) for many years, there was a time in the beginning of my career that it terrified me. I had no idea what it...

The Pelicans of La Jola

by Arthur Morris In the late 1960’s, my parents moved from Brooklyn, New York, to North Park, California, near San Diego. For several years, I carried golf clubs when visiting them but...

Light Options for Light at Dusk or Dawn

by Nikki Harrison So, you are a natural light photographer but you never really caught on to using off-camera flash, or you are afraid of it, or you simply hate to haul...

With A Little Help From Our Friends

by Gregory Daniel FDPE, FSA, M.Photog. CR., CPP, F-ASP Sometimes we just need a little help from our friends... our equipment in this case.  As most of you already know, I am...

Artistic Silhouettes

by Doug Box Texas School Instructor Silhouettes make striking and dramatic photographs. When viewing art, your eye typically goes to the part of the image with the most contrast or the brightest area....

The Day the Sky Fell

As I packed my truck for the shoot, the ominous skies were dumping rain. My client, a lovely and affluent mom, called me and was obviously quite stressed. Her large family...