The Making of an Epic Portrait

The Making of an Epic Portrait

Behind the Scenes of an Epic Portrait Last week I went on a photo excursion with my Professional Imaging class. To say it was amazing would be an understatement. (Exhausting, yes, but amazing.) One of the first things we learned about was making an epic portrait using...
Movie Poster – I Dreamed a Dream

Movie Poster – I Dreamed a Dream

Learning about Movie Poster Magic I recently talked about the work of Annie Leibovitz and how much I admire her photography, so with this project I knew I needed to choose a movie poster featuring her photography. The character posters from the 2012 release of Les...
Have you heard of SQIBB?

Have you heard of SQIBB?

Learning a new way to light I have always admired beautiful portraits done in studios with nice backgrounds. I love the drama and the contrast between a brightly-lit subject and a dark background and I always thought this could only be done if you have a lot of money...
Lighting Patterns in Portraits

Lighting Patterns in Portraits

Getting people in their best light. Did you know a photo is a chemical recording of light? At least back when film was the only way to take a picture and digital photography wasn’t around yet. So photographers had to be masters of light in order to capture their...