Articles written by Amar Ramesh
Family photos in a wedding can at times be boring for a photographer, as all the action happens around the bride and the groom. But let us not forget the significance of family photos and why it is important to have them captured right. In this video, Vanessa Joy shares her advice on shooting families in weddings.
Shooting the bridesmaids is one of the more significant parts of any wedding shoot, apart from photographing the bride and the groom. In fact, you never know, a few of them may end up as your future clients too. Here is Vanessa Joy for Adorama giving her two cents on prepping up to shoot the bridesmaids.
In an age where competition is the norm, good communication skills will give you the edge when it comes to client relationships. Especially in wedding photography, where the clients inquire with multiple photographers at the same time, communication is the key to stand out. In this video, Vanessa Joy shares her two cents on the significance of client communication today.
Photographing sparklers is fun, especially when you are in the mood to pull out something festive or off the beat as an experiment. All you need is a little technique and a lot of imagination. Gavin Hoey in this video shows how he uses a small sparkler and a light bulb to pull out a creative picture.
Smoke is a great way to add atmosphere to your studio shots, but smoke can be a problem too if not planned properly as it fills up the studio and obstructs visibility. In this video, Gavin Hoey shares some nice tips on making your next smoke filled shoot go smooth and better.
How far can you get with a single prop inside a small studio set up? The possibilities are limitless and it starts with your imagination. Getting the most from a single prop is both challenging and exciting. It is a great way to improve your portrait photography. In this case, Gavin Hoey uses a basic black sun hat as the prop and brings out five different looks.
Videos are the next big thing, and it is happening already. With the advent of social media, the power of a video to touch minds and influence decisions is huge. We recently did a fundraising video for a children’s choir and were amazed by the response. This post is a quick recap of what we learned in the process.