In this Canon-inspired Short Take, Jen Hillenga photographs a young couple in their hip, open Brooklyn apartment. Jen challenges herself by using no equipment besides her camera to capture gorgeous, slice-of-life couple photos. She talks about how she started her photography business by exclusively shooting in people’s home and how she spun that as a benefit to her clients. She also discusses clothing choices and how she chooses the right coordinating outfits for the right shots.Continue Reading >
In this Canon-sponsored Short Take, Ed Pierce and Lori Nordstrom hold a senior photography session in Lori's spacious studio. They discuss the benefits of continuous lighting and clarify how to set a proper white balance in order to cut down on post-production correcting. Ed also shows how to use common studio equipment in unusual and beneficial ways.
In this Canon-sponsored Short Take, Julie Klaasmeyer shares all her tricks of the trade for successful newborn photography, including heating pads, space heaters, heartbeat sound machines and more. Watch as Julie conducts a newborn session with the aid of her assistant making sure they capture a series of well posed, solid images before trying to push the envelope to get that perfect image.
In this Fundy-sponsored Video, Melanie Anderson discusses the newborn portion of her business with PhotoVision correspondent, Janine Killian, then photographs two newborns in her studio. Melanie shares some techniques on how to pose newborns in a way that is natural and comfortable for them. She talks about why she sometimes prefers photographing two different newborns at once and where she finds some of her specialty items that help ease the process. Melanie demonstrates how to light babies...Continue Reading >
In this WHCC-sponsored Short Take, PhotoVision instructor Gary Hughes leads PhotoVision correspondent, Angela Kurkian, on a location scout at a beautiful wedding venue. Gary discusses how to turn conditions that are not ideal into creative inspiration and how to look at a location in a way where every spot holds potential value. Check out the video below, and if that's not enough, subscribe to PhotoVision to get full access to all his videos and many more!Continue Reading >