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Tips for Photographing Live Music

THINGS TO CONSIDER A long-time music photographer once told me, "If you can make the drummer look good on stage, you can make anybody look good." Photographing concerts and live music events can be tricky.  There are a lot of... Continue Reading →

Shooting in Harsh Sun: Solutions for a problem every portrait photographer faces

It's the middle of the day and the sun is pouring down creating insanely harsh shadows on your model; so you do what most of us do, look for a shady spot.  Well you wouldn't be shooting outside if you... Continue Reading →

Photoshop Tip #2: Give dull hair a quick & easy boost

In the image below we have a situation that comes up a lot; dark hair over a dark background and the hair just doesn't pop.  Start looking at portraits and you'll see it time and again.  I'm going to show... Continue Reading →

Photoshop Trick: Remove creases & wrinkles in clothes with the heal brush

Super fast and simple step by step Photoshop method to remove creases and wrinkles from clothing. First take a look at the short video to get a head start and to see how easy it is; then follow the simple... Continue Reading →

Tips on how to shoot your safe and sane fireworks.

4th of July is getting close.  Not all of us will be going to Disneyland or Cal Expo or some other big fireworks show.  Even if your just shooting good old safe and sane fireworks it doesn't mean that you... Continue Reading →

The Over/Under Method

I know this might not be the most eye-catching blog post. It's much more fun to talk about how to set up pleasing lighting or anything on the more creative side of photography and videography. However, the devil is in... Continue Reading →

Fun in The Action Camera Studio

I had the opportunity to collaborate with two awesome women in the Sacramento area to create beautiful images using the Action Camera studio. I gained some inspiration from a few photos I found on Pinterest, and I decided to put Action... Continue Reading →

Neutral Density filters for portraiture?

Most of our customers at Action Camera know the value of a UV filter.  They can tell you it's a good idea to put one on to protect your exposed outer lens element.   Most know it can also add some... Continue Reading →

Beauty Headshots: Two Lights & No Background

Create beautiful headshots by learning techniques for two light set up and no background needed.

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