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Category : Visions and technique

It’s not always in the eyes

We all know the expression “it’s all in the eyes”. And in most cases I 100% agree. I love to see catchlights and the eyes. But always remember that there will be exceptions. Like you can see in the shot in this post you can’t really see the eyes. And in this shot that makes sense. That’s actually why a hood is designed. Now if you would open up the shadows the shot would actually loose power. So always remember. […]

Learn from examples

One of the best ways to learn lighting is actually trying to figure out how something was shot. When I started with modelphotography I actually used a mannequin to practice my skills 🙂 To read the light you always have to remember that the whole setup is always right in front of you. It’s literally in the shot as you see it. The best advice I can give you is actually to read the shadows. If you read the shadows […]

Guestblog : John Stuart

Today in our guestblog series : John Stuart, about something that’s incredibly important….   How to Help Clients Pose Less Awkwardly Helping subjects feel more comfortable and less awkward in front of the camera is not always easy. Whether they are models or non-models, everyone gets camera-shy every now and then. This can easily spoil the pictures as the tense and stiff posture of the subject comes across as unnatural and awkward. Fortunately, there are ways to help people relax […]

Sony A7RIII first quick look

I love new gear…. I’m always looking forward to testing new hard and software, but I also always have high expectations. And let’s be honest nobody wants to wait 4 years for just a small bump in specs and speed right?   I have to add to this review that I only got the camera for 2 days to test. My own version will follow as soon as possible I hope but this review is based on those two days. […]