In this new video release, Parker Pfister captures a beautiful portrait of a mother with her children and discusses how to tastefully handle nonsensual nudity in photography in order to create symbolically nurturing and organic imagery. Parker demonstrates how to keep children engaged, even when dealing with vintage full-frame film cameras that require absolute stillness. Parker stresses the importance of capturing emotion in his images and how to pose in order to create a sense of connection.... Continue Reading >
“In order to break that wall that most women have up about body image—about feeling comfortable enough to really fully express themselves in a short period of time in front of the lens—I need to be able to work with them at a level that lets them know they’re safe and that recognizes and understands what they’re feeling.”Continue Reading >
As the warm weather moves out and the cold approaches, outdoor photo sessions may become less accessible. However, you can still achieve beautiful lighting indoors. In this article from Fstoppers, Nicole York shares her creative solutions and 3 different lighting setups using only window light.Continue Reading >
In this month's free video sponsored by WHCC, Andy Marcus photographs a wedding couple in a beautiful European style memorial garden and then takes them to the waterfront to capture their images against the Jersey skyline. Andy and his assistants demonstrate how to utilize silhouettes and leading lines to create stunning abstract images that will sell. Learn how he uses blurred foreground to create frames within a frame that help give images an artistic flair. Watch below.
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In this article from Professional Photographer Magazine. Howie McCormick discusses how he has evolved into one of the most popular senior portrait photographers in central West Virginia. He offers 15 ways to stand apart in the senior portrait market and explains how each session should be telling a story tailored to the individual. Read the full article here.Continue Reading >