After the last post, my portrait lens got kinda jealous that my zoom could do (almost) the same job that it does, so it decided to join me and Carline on a walk through City Walk and take some “candid” shots of unsuspecting people. First, let me show you what City Walk looked like during […]
Recently, I’ve been asked by a photo stock company to provide samples of stock work to be considered as a staff photographer. As giddy as I was, I started thinking about different scenes that I can photograph Carline in that will produce “stockable” photos (Carline wasn’t going to be my ONLY model, just my […]
Dirty minds! I meant shooting in low light [scoff]!
Photographing silhouettes is not a really a practice that I carry out. However, during a wedding last Saturday, I was asked to shoot a silhouette of the bride and groom. So I thought to myself “Huh! I wonder how many times will I have the opportunity to shoot a silhouette?” So my wife and I […]
Ok, the title is not very far off since “macro photos” implies closeup pictures of small objects taken with a macro lens. In this case, I meant taking pictures of big things. Bigger than insect or dew or a flower petal, etc. More like……people (unless, of course, you’re an Oompa Loompa or a Lilliputian or […]
Yesterday was an interesting photo day.
Sometimes shooting a subject without using the viewfinder can have surprising results. When the bride and groom “faux drove off” (it was rehearsed that they would do that) I packed up for the day. At least, mentally. As I was walking back to my car, this little girl was still blowing bubbles. I was a […]
Having a good eye (or two, for that matter) for finding photographic opportunities is a talent that all photographers must have in order to be successful. In addition to that, having a vivid imagination expands that talent even more. Most event photographers (wedding, in this case) have a stock set of pictures in their heads: […]
Because I strive for the best, I thought to myself “Self, you need a NICE lens to take portraits and stuff. Do your research!” So, because I do everything I tell myself to do, I researched the “perfect portrait lens”. The general consensus from the Canonites (people who shoot, live, breath Canon products) is the […]