I have just mailed out flyers and am ready to begin shooting holiday portraits for the first time. I have got three bookings so far and hope to get enough to pay for all the holiday props, backdrops and new lighting I just bought. It is a little scary to start doing full time work. Not knowing how much you will make, or if people are going to like the portraits you take of them. I have been using my kids as models to make sure I have the lighting and set up right. It is a whole lot easier taking pictures... continue reading
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Most of the shots in my portfolio are shots of objects, insects, animals, landscapes, etc. With an interest in expanding my portfolio, I wanted touse a model get some shots of a "real person."So, here's my first approved photos involving a model. Tell me what you think. Any constructive advice or criticisms is always appreciated.I think they turned out pretty well if I say so myself. I'll be uploading more soon.David. continue reading
This may be a strange question, but I am going to ask it anyway. :)Since our profile picture isn't anything someone can download (right-clicking options set aside), am I assuming correctly that we can use an image of ourselves that someone else took?I ask because I haven't taken very many pictures of myself, nor do I really have that many of myself anyway. I'm almost always the one behind the camera. :)But, I have recently been given some recent, and surprisingly good, photographs of myself.... continue reading
A very comprehensive, complete en well explained tutorial of 6 pages explaining all the important aspects of portrait retouching in PS is being explained at This article by Peachpit.Dive into it because I can't be more specific then they are here. continue reading
I wish I didn't have to work on assignment anymore. Despite all the benefits (pay, respect, adventure), I find it interrupts my thought process. It's not a conceit. I'm just trying to get at something here and for me it is so challenging to maintain the energy it takes to get deep into a thought and turn it into an image. I'm not sure what I have been doing all week-distracted by whatever-life! Then I had a job yesterday, which was a crazy job but I loved it. I did 15 diverse portraits on location... continue reading
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