How to Use Fill Light for Outdoor Portraits

How to Use Fill Light for Outdoor Portraits photo by Ridofranz via iStock  Photography is all about light. We all know that. But light can be tricky or non-sufficient sometimes. What do you do if you don’t have the best lighting situation when doing outdoor portraits? Do you suck it up and wait for better...

Essential Portrait Lighting Tips

Essential Portrait Lighting Tips Photo by CoffeeAndMilk via iStock Creating beautiful portraits depends on your ability to accomplish a variety of tasks - how you compose and frame the shot, the separation of the subject from the background, and, of course, the lighting that's used. Not all light is made equal, and the...

Basic Portrait Lighting Principles

Basic Portrait Lighting Principles photo by silverkblack via iStock One of the most important skills to have as a photographer of any kind is the ability to understand the different attributes of light. From the direction of light to the quality of its tone, the color of light to its luminosity, there are many factors to...

Basic Videography Gear for Beginners

Basic Videography Gear for Beginners photo by Filipovic018 via iStock If you’re a photographer trying to branch off into videography, then you’ve probably figured out that videography gear is a whole other ballgame. When I made the switch, I was entirely overwhelmed. Not only is there so much new videography gear to learn...

2019 Best Lights for Photographers

2019 Best Lights for Photographers Since photography is all about good light, one of the most important things you can have in your camera bag is a top-notch light. Now, I know what you’re thinking - using artificial lights is expensive and time-consuming and difficult to learn. And maybe that was true back in the day when you...