One of the more memorable photography assignments from my college years involved photographing the exact same location 10 or more times on different days and at different times of day. I remember the professor advised us to pick a location that we could easily get to on a regular basis during the duration of the assignment. I’ll be honest, when the assignment was first announced, I groaned inside. How could photographing the same location over and over be anything but boring busywork? [Read more…]
I have a full time job as a Photographer/Videographer for an international health food company. Each week and month comes with new assignments and challenges. This week’s assignment: Food photography in natural light. Specifically, we’ve been working on creating some shots that show off some of the main ingredients in our blueberry based flagship product. The shots will be used on an update to our website that my co-worker is designing. When we started this project I didn’t have a ton of experience photographing food, (except for this chocolate cake) but the call of a new challenge is what keeps photography fun and interesting. Below I’ve outlined some things I learned about food photography during this assignment.
Hello! It’s Mark’s wife Misty again. Just dropping in to talk about one of my favorite ways to take pictures of my own children – using natural window light. This quick photography tip is perfect for moms who are trying to capture the cute antics of their kids through the day while still wanting a nicely lit photograph. [Read more…]
We see professional portrait photography on a daily bases. Advertisements in magazines or online. I remember the frustration when I first attempted to take a good portrait and it was nowhere near as good as I had hoped.