One Light Boudoir Photography
Jul11

One Light Boudoir Photography

Experiment. Don’t go out with preconceptions of what a picture will look like. That will block you from being receptive to something new and exciting. — Mason Resnick Mason’s statement applies to all kinds of photography, including boudoir or intimate portraiture where it’s too easy to pose a subject in “Pose A”, then move then into “Pose B,” making the whole process so mechanical R2D2 could make this kind of portrait. But...

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Using Retro Props in the Studio
Mar14

Using Retro Props in the Studio

Look around your office, studio or home and you’ll be surprised at what you find. Like a lot of photographers, I collect old cameras. I’m not a serious collector but was inspired by images made by the late Peter Gowland who often used cameras as props. One of my erstwhile colleagues once said that many of my photographs looked like I was channeling the spirit of Mr. Gowland. I took that as a compliment because Mr. Gowland was a...

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