Category : Visions and technique

The lightroom situation

Let’s start by saying I love adobe. I use their products and am more than satisfied with the features for what I do. Lightroom mobile is a cool idea for shooting images on my phone and editing while traveling. I however never expected what happened today. Let’s assume you’ve read the news. Adobe is releasing a new Lightroom cc and rebranded the original Lightroom cc as classic. Now I’ve thought about this a lot the last few hours and let’s […]

Tip about using gels

Gels are awesome to play with and really spice a shot up. Often people think you need to use two gels to achieve the effect you see here. In fact you don’t If you use for example a strong red gel and balance based on the gel in the mix you can actually “fake” the idea that you used two gels. Remember that color is nothing more than a balance or calibration. Use your gels smart and you can create […]

Tip the power of expression

Often we focus a lot on styling, pose, lighting and more but forget one of the most important things that make a great shot………expression. And I don’t mean shouting, no…. much more subtle. Just the eyes for example. Add some makeup that really draw the attention to the eyes, some very focused light and see the magic happen.

Tip: Get that sun

One of the things I always love to do is shoot the sun in the frame. Sometimes just somewhere in the frame. But often I get more satisfaction by placing it for example just behind the model and letting it just shine through creating some cool effects. Of course you can do the same with strobes. Feel free to share your favorite sun in the frame images.