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Pet Portrait Photography
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Pet Portrait Photography

I love animals. Pet portraits are very similar to kid portraits … lots of running around and chasing tails and wiping drool and amazing expressions. Pets young and old have a character that can shine through in their portrait. I’m going to share an easy and effective setup I use […]

Aurora Lite Bank TERA Parabolic Umbrella / Softbox by Studio Umlah
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Aurora Lite Bank TERA Parabolic Umbrella / Softbox by Studio Umlah

As a photographer specializing in modern beauty portraiture, diffused natural window light has been my go to light source for the past eight years and has helped define my style. What makes the Aurora TERA-D 59 Parabolic Softbox combined the Aurora Fusion F-900 studio flash work for me is the […]

Photographing cars at auto shows
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Photographing cars at auto shows

A car is a reflection of our social, economic and psychological psyche. It is a statement, a time capsule, of history. At interior auto shows, special models are placed on pedestals like goddesses, draped in spectacular lighting and roped off from the goggle-eyed masses. What is so frustrating is the […]

Long Exposure Photography
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Long Exposure Photography

WITH VANGUARD PROFESSIONAL UROS PODLOGAR >> LEARN MORE ABOUT UROS Long exposure photography produces stunning photos. It imparts a feeling of movement and mystique in photos. No special or expensive photo gear is needed for long exposure photography. It is a demanding, although not the most demanding type of photography. The […]

Three tips for using a tripod in portraiture
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Three tips for using a tripod in portraiture

BY VANGUARD PROFESSIONAL LEVI SIM I know, I know: you can’t possibly use a tripod in portraiture because you’re moving around too much, and reframing, and chasing kids, and it’ll just get in the way and slow you down. I’ve heard all the reasons before, and I used to say […]