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Tips And Tricks For Your First Fashion Photo Shoot

Thursday, April 13, 2006 | Latest News

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Tips And Tricks For Your First Fashion Photo Shoot

Although fashion shoots look complicated when the photos are finally finished. The actual shoot may be very simple. Sometimes usuing one light and one model can have amazing outcomes. Little usually goes a long way when shooting fashion.

Introduction To Fashion Photography

Friday, April 7, 2006 | Latest News

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Introduction To Fashion Photography

This photo turned out to be my first cover. The shoot was actually very simply set and easy to do.

Black and White Photo Conversion

Thursday, March 9, 2006 | Latest News

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Black and White Photo Conversion

Most images were produced in black and white for nearly a hundred years after the invention of photography, but now colour images have become commonplace. Creating strong three dimensional images on a piece of paper is one of the best attributes of black and white photography, as the effect can be more striking than with a colour photograph. Without the colour to distract us we become more aware of the subtle tones which can be found within a black and white image. In this article I will share the technique I use that will help you create beautiful, striking and moody black and white images from your colour photographs.

Shooting Light at Night

Saturday, February 18, 2006 | Latest News

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Shooting Light at Night

Daytime is not the only time to use your camera. The next time you are feeling bored on a Satureday night, pick up the camera and hit the streets for a light show. Slow down the shutter speed for cool effects. Be it city streets, a commercial building or the setting sun at the beach, images near dusk or into the night make striking images on film. The deep blue azure of dusk always seems to bring out the strongest saturated colors on print film.

Creative Use of Depth of Field

Tuesday, February 7, 2006 | Latest News

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Creative Use of Depth of Field

Back in the 1930s Ansel Adams along with a group of his comptemporaries joined together to form the f/64 Group. The aim of the group was to emphasize and capture the maximum depth of field on film negative. The clarity of those images produced on these negatives were stunning. The detail tack sharp and crystal clear on the printed paper. One could lose oneself within one of Adams photos. I was awestruck looking at the detail in images from Yosemite National Park and photos from the Southwest U.S.

Reducing Red Eye In Photos

Sunday, January 29, 2006 | Latest News

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Reducing Red Eye In Photos

How many countless photos have you taken at birthday parties, weddings, or bar mitzvahs that came back from your film developer with annoying red eye? The same thing can happen with animals, however, the result is usually a greenish or silvery glow. One of the most common problems novice photographers encounter when photographing people or animals is red eye. The problem is caused by the flash of the camera illuminating the rentina of the eye. With people the retina is made up of hundreds of tiny blood vessels. When lit by the camera's flash it reflects the red color of these vessels.

Capturing the Image

Saturday, January 28, 2006 | Latest News

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Capturing the Image

The entire process of capturing a photo is a different experience for every person. Sometimes the shot of a lifetime happens by accident; sometimes it has been planned out for days, weeks or even years in advance. Other times its something seen after the photo is taken, something hidden and brought forward from the background. Many people take photos to try and hold onto a special moment in time. A vacation, a birthday, awards, a new car, a wedding or even a new baby.

Cross Processing

Friday, January 20, 2006 | Latest News

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Cross Processing

Cross processing is, as Forrest Gump would say, like a box of chocolates. You really don't know what you're going to get. And that's what makes it so fun. The results will depend mostly on what type of film you use and what your lighting source is .

Capturing Drama and Story on One Frame of Film

Tuesday, January 17, 2006 | Latest News

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Capturing Drama and Story on One Frame of Film

I have a personal favorite photograph and it hangs on my office wall. It's this black and white photo of the young girl and her little red wagon (Radio Flyer). The photo was taken nearly twenty years ago.

Photo Montage Fun

Sunday, December 25, 2005 | Latest News

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Photo Montage Fun

A montage can make an excellent design element for nearly any type of material – print, web, or even a beautiful piece of displayed art. For the designer or artist, this type of project may be a little challenging, especially the first time. However, with a little practice and a keen eye, the final product can turn out to be a masterpiece.

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