Natural Beauty

Natural Beauty

Over the Easter Weekend I had an itch to do some headshot work.  A quick call-out on Facebook and I was able to have Amy and her daughter Valerie visit the studio.  On short notice there wasn't time for hair and makeup which at first I admit was challenging to find the right look and ...

One Light Low Key Portrait

One Light Low Key Portrait

Let's look at creating a low key portrait with one light.  Low key portraits tend to be dramatic, dark, and serious and accentuate the contours of the face while throwing others into shade. Main Light Because I didn't have a light meter the setup of this light was trial and error in both position and ...

Glenora Distillery Shoot

Glenora Distillery Shoot

I had recently gone on a two day assignment to Cape Breton for a tourism project.  My job was to capture images of unique tourism experiences in the Inverness area.  The highlight of the job was being able to shoot in the warehouses of Glenora Distillery.  Admittedly I’m more of a bourbon drinker but there’s …

Body Combat Shoot

Body Combat Shoot

After shooting a session on white seamless all afternoon I thought I would try something different at the end which turned out to be one of my favorite shots.  Having an idea of what I wanted to pull off I broke the shot out into key parts: Background The fitness studio had 3 full walls ...