The newest edition to our family, this is Bumble, at six weeks old. At this size, how could I help but try to think of things in which to put her, if only for the sake of a cute photo? Continue reading “Meet Bumble”
While Phase One yesterday released Capture One version 6.4 and with it, much anticipated RAW support for new camera models including the Canon EOS 5D Mark III and Nikon’s D800, Canon reportedly is not expected to release the SDK for the EOS 5D MkIII until mid-May, 2012, and until that time full tethered support for the camera in Capture One will not be available.
In the mean time, I have been able to figure out a workaround Continue reading “Canon EOS 5D Mark III Tethering Workaround for Capture One”
Journalist/reporter Melanie Huonker needed a professional headshot and I thought it might be interesting to light her in a way that would suggest a newsroom feel. Rather than set up a backdrop, I simply lit the back of the studio, arranging pillows of different tones and colors behind her to get the effect I wanted. Continue reading “Three-light Setup with Melanie”
Part of my ongoing series of bodyscape studies utilizing simple lighting arrangements to sculpt and accentuate specific aspects of the female form, this image took second place in studio light category of the 2011 Seeing the Light lighting photo contest and was featured in the September 2011 issue of Rangefinder Magazine.
This is the latest in my ongoing bodyscape project. Aside from the obvious reasons for enjoying this type of project, I particularly like the challenge of trying to create something fresh and bold while maintaining (I hope) a sense of tasteful beauty.
Senior portrait photography – perhaps more than any other type of portrait photography – follows very definite trends dictated not only by the tastes of the younger clientele of the time, but also by the practices of the few photographers who grab the bulk of the senior portrait business in any given area.
Unfortunately, the nature of the business makes it easy for a photographer to fall into a routine of set looks and poses and many of these shoots are handled in an assembly-line fashion for the sake of profitability. Continue reading “Taylor: Senior Portrait”