You have gone out and purchased a new camera and lens combo and you get it home and your photos are not sharp. You’re disappointed because you spent a lot of money to get a good setup and it just doesn’t work… Of course there are a few circumstances where the camera does have issues [...]
Photographing models can be a lot of fun. Making beautiful photos of beautiful people is a wonderful way to express yourself photographically and artistically. But sadly there are many photographers who get into this field of photography just to take pictures of naked women or to try and get dates or worse casual sexual encounters. [...]
I work with quite a few inexperienced models or people who are trying modeling for the first time and I frequently have to give them some basic instructions. There are even times when I’m working with experienced models and find they need reminded of a few things from time to time. Over time this has [...]
Edgy Shoot #11 Fiona Rose Take Two I think I’ve made a mistake. In looking at the photos from this shoot, they are without a doubt 100% pretty. I should have looked at this set better before posting it. This time, we took Fiona to meet the wonderful Jen Mathias to take advantage of her [...]
As I mentioned in The Year in Review — The Pretty, I made a New Year’s resolution to work on my photo artistry by producing more edgy works, perhaps push the boundaries of controversy and shoot things outside of my comfort zone. I didn’t realize when I started this that Facebook would become the primary [...]
I made my 2011 New Years resolution to shoot less “Pretty” photos and focus more on edgy, controversial, arty photos. I consider myself partially successful. I ended up shooting a lot of “Pretty”. Here’s my favorite pics of the year in the Pretty category. Pretty Shoot #1. JennyLyn I knew starting off the year with [...]
From my shoot with Ari Lane. Thanks to Denise Presnell for fantastic styling.
Black and White Beauty, a photo by Miracle Man on Flickr. From my shoot with Ari Lane. Thanks to Denise Presnell for fantastic styling.
Lookin' down the barrel of a hot metal .45
Here’s lookin’ at you! Kid!, a photo by Miracle Man on Flickr. Lookin’ down the barrel of a hot metal .45 Okay… First, the gun was a toy that shoots plastic pellets that came out before the required orange barrel end. Secondly it was empty as checked by multiple people. Safety first! While this isn’t [...]
Invasion of Autumn, a photo by Miracle Man on Flickr. Wordless Wednesday!
I saw a tweet fly about twitter that read: Photographing Your Best Friend’s Wedding – 10 Tips #photography #photo There was no URL with it to go read the 10 tips, but with the help of our friend Google I was lead pretty quickly to this site, which seems to be the origin of the [...]