Natural beach portraits are among my favourites, but photographing totally candid can lead to failure. I find the best way is to take control and direct the kids, is usually more successful. Of course being ready for any magic moments is also valid.
Finding out what interests your clients have, goes a long way to a successful session. I photographed these boys on their family property doing what they enjoy most, dirt bike riding.
In this post I am comparing two images taken at the same location. The portrait of the boy and girl above was taken at one of my first sessions at this location, an Historical Village nearby. I love the emotional contact between brother and sister, but there was something not quite right.
Welcome back to this weeks post. Quite often photographers ask me what lenses I use for creating portraits To their amazement, I tell them that approximately 40% of my work is photographed with a 50mm
This week’s blog post is about “interactive portraiture” or often refer to as “the story telling portraits”.
This simple pose was created by asking the young girl to lean against an old fire hydrant in front of a fire station museum. By leaning her body and crossing the legs, shifts her balance and drops her shoulder which creates a more casual and interesting pose.
Welcome to this weeks post, “Facial Recognition”. This is a small part of the topic covered in my eBook, Natural Light Portraiture.