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Silent screams

I had a great time shooting Eri in the studio. She is a hugely expressive model and really easy to direct and work with.This image actually surprised me, when no noise came out! It was almost like my ears had stopped working, when they couldn't hear the scream...Hope you like it!  continue reading

Two ways to use shallow DOF when posing groups

With eyes at or close to the same distance from camera to achieve equal focus on subjects.This gives each person equal importance to the image.Works well for families.Allow one to be in focus and the others to be out of focus.Combined with the composition of your photo, using diagonals or rule of thirds, etc, you allow the one to become the primary focus while the others fade into the background.So, there are my thoughts.Most of these images are not mine, but I thought... continue reading

My Regimen for A (Hopefully) Successful Photo Shoot

So a while back I blogged about taking engagement pictures and my fear of it being a complete failure. Due to weather we've had to postpone several times and this weekend happens to be the perfect time! So Sunday I'm heading out and I've made a few preparations I wanted to share with you all. I don't know if any of you do any of this or just wing it but this is the game plan thus far, and if anyone has any suggestions or advice, feel free to speak up!1. I don't do posed photos so I've made a list... continue reading

Adventures in baby photography

As photographers we've all been told we need to find our "niche". I've been trying very hard to find that "niche" for quite some time now.For a while I thought it was food, then I went through what I call my "puppy phase". (I wrote a couple of articles on that, here on the Dreamstime blog) That was a certainly a fun and profitable adventure.Then three months ago, I was asked to photograph a three month old boy. I'll be honest and say I really wasn't prepared.... continue reading

Yoga: Compass Pose Variation

"Three thousand years ago yoga started with one meditative pose, Easy Lotus. The word asana originally meant "meditative posture". Then the masters introduced Cobra Pose to keep the spine flexible. In their quest for physical health they developed the eight most important poses to insure the health of the body and the glands. From there it grew. Even today dozens of new poses are created each year by true yogis all over the world. There are many different schools, each with their own variations, but... continue reading

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