Trust but but be willing to walk away.. my new motto.
After recently doing a TFP shoot (my first) for a local actress with great success, I fell in love with the whole idea. I got to work with a stranger, work on my technique, assist in directing (and getting pointers on directing), give her a good product and get to use the images to promote myself. The young lady was very very professional, courteous, fun to work with, and much more. We worked well.
Fast forward a couple weeks. Another almost TFP (pay me a couple bucks for time, let’s help each other). WOW what a difference.
As far away as she was, I could not do a full TFP, I had to charge something. We agreed on $30 for travel and a 30 minute shoot. She had rights to use my edited images (promised at least 15) and (of course) I retained ownership and had use for my portfolio. Later I found this was her handler, not her, but that is a different story. (more…)
The right choice of color is the essence of photography. Colors have a strong impact on our mood and can trigger certain emotions.
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We associate something different with each color. While yellow stands for sunshine and joy of life, we often think of red in rage or danger. On the one hand, we combine blue with nature and well-being, but also with sadness and cold. Pastel colors are gentle and soothing, while powerful shades of drama and suspense awaken. Therefore, before taking a picture, you should think about what you want to do with your picture. Depending on which colors you include, a different mood is created. (more…)
Landscapes photographing sounds easy, but it is often not.
Did you ever go that way? You stand in front of a fantastic backdrop and think: Boah, these will be really horny photos. If you look at your photos at home then they are somehow not so special and you are disappointed.
This is often the case in landscape photography, and that’s exactly why we write this article. We would like to give you six easy-to-use tips to help you make better and more impressive landscapes. (more…)