The Number One KEY for New Photographers

When I first began to take photography seriously, I chased gear and shot myself in the creative foot in a myriad of ways. Today, I’d like to save my new and aspiring photographer and film-maker friends a ton of time, trouble and money with the number one key to fast-tracking your shooting game to the next level.

It all starts with one simple question..

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Balancing Ambient and Strobe Lighting for Maximum Impact

While shooting in natural (ambient) light alone is perfectly adequate under certain circumstances, choosing to enhance the ambient light in a given scene by adding balanced off-camera flash or strobe can really set your portrait apart with a bright, upscale look.

If you’re just starting out with off-camera flash, you’ll likely find yourself (as we all have) working through the ‘spray and pray’ approach, desperately trying all kinds of flash and camera settings in the hope of dialing in a decent look before throwing it all on the shelf in a disappointed heap. Read more

Midnight Green

Midnight Green – f/11, 15s, ISO 800

Final capture after a long day of ground and aerial shooting at Poplar Grove Golf Club in Amherst, Virginia. Capture via Sony A7R and Leica 18mm Super Elmar M at f/11, 15s, ISO 800. Single image RAW process with Aurora HDR and finished in Photoshop CC.

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