Category Archives: photoshop

Shoot on Cloudy Days to Add a Little Drama to Ordinary Portraits

There are a lot of photographers that put their cameras away when the clouds roll in, but for others, that’s when the fun’s just getting started. In today’s post I will provide some tips and tricks that will help you … Continue reading

Posted in ambient light, exposure, off-camera-flash, photoshop, portrait photography

Using the Histogram to Ensure Proper Skin Tone

In this post I will demonstrate how to check for proper skin exposure both in-camera and in Photoshop using the built in histogram tool. I used to get faked out by the LCD screen on my 5D all the time. Everything would … Continue reading

Posted in exposure, information, lessons learned, off-camera-flash, photoshop

Extend the range and power of your lights for free

Whether you’re using giant Profoto’s or small speedlite’s , you can get a lot more out of them if you plan ahead. Consider this shot — (larger image): If you’ve ever used small flashes to light your subject in bright outdoor conditions, … Continue reading

Posted in off-camera-flash, photoshop, portrait photography