Let me start by saying that this was originally going to be a travel blog…of Stony Brook, New York. I visited Stony Brook yesterday, but thanks to the horrible weather, I didn’t take my cameras out of my bag once. Instead, my trip left me with a lot of time to think deep thoughts about the evolution of my work as a photographer, and the habits I have developed along the way. What has helped my work become more professional? Find out the five habits every photographer should develop – regardless of skill level – on today’s post.
When I deliver a set of final images to a client, the question always comes up: which files should I use online, and which files should I use to print? Answers to this probing question plus everything you always wanted to know about image file size and resolution (but were afraid to ask) in today’s blog.
I am a strong proponent of the idea that perfection is overrated. As such, I love the trend of just saying no to tradition of matchy-matchy bridesmaid dresses. But with every bridesmaid dressed differently, how do you pull off the look and still have your photos look great? Read on for a few photo tips for mismatched bridesmaid dresses.
If you have ever watched me at work, you might have noticed that the flash on my camera points backwards. Why? Simple answer: I am using the wall and ceiling behind me to bounce off light for maximum depth and softness.
Science will tell you that it is more than likely the left side of your face that looks most pleasing to the camera. Why? Here’s what the scientists say, per Time Magazine: “Our results suggest that posers’ left cheeks tend to exhibit a greater intensity of emotion, which observers find more aesthetically pleasing. Our findings provide support for a number of concepts – the notions of lateralized emotion and right hemispheric dominance with the right side of the brain controlling the left side of the face during emotional expression.”
The holiday season is upon us, and with it comes the dread of the annual family photo. If you haven’t already, many of you will be gathering in front of the fireplace to say ‘cheese’ for the camera. But rather than fear the camera, let’s outwit it with a few tricks to help you learn how to look slimmer in photos.