English

Create Photorealistic Shadows in Photoshop

Create Photorealistic Shadows in Photoshop

What you are going to learn here today In this short article you are going to learn two things about photorealistic shadows: a) a little bit of necessary but useful background information about light and shadows b) how to create 100% photorealistic shadows in Photoshop for one specific (but common!) lighting situation. The specific situation…

read more →
The Psychology of Portrait Photography

The Psychology of Portrait Photography

The Psychology of Portrait Photography Portrait Photography is 10% Photography and 90% Psychology Portrait Photography is a truly fascinating discipline. On the surface it appears to be an ever repeating job: Person stands in front of the camera, photographer takes a good photo, selects, edits and delivers it, done. But the truth is, portrait photography…

read more →
What’s wrong with TfP?

What’s wrong with TfP?

I’d like to start by saying, this is going to be somewhat of a rant about TfP and some of the points I’ll be making are due to personal preference. While I do feel strongly about these points,  I also welcome an open discussion. So feel free to contribute your own experiences, comments, opinions, etc. in…

read more →
Emotion in Photography

Emotion in Photography

A couple of days ago, my friend Ethan Oelman, also a Switzerland-based photographer, has posted his new series simply entitled “Emotions”. As with any great project, this one really has got me thinking – about our ability to read and project emotions and also on my own approach to emotion in visual artwork, especially, emotion…

read more →
One year with the Pentax 645z

One year with the Pentax 645z

A little more than a year ago, I replaced my Hasselblad H4D-31 with the then brand new Pentax 645z. The reviews of this camera were (and are still) raving. “The perfect camera for wedding photographers” Gavin Cato calls it, “the best stills camera I’ve ever used” Jaron Schneider. It has won numerous awards and continues to do…

read more →
1 of 4
1234