Studio Portraits – 6 Tips For Clients

After a family studio portrait session, the husband told his wife: “I didn’t expect, it could be that much fun”. It can be fun and it should, especially for personal studio portraits (family, couple, children, maternity,..). It is winter in Cape Town. Naturally, more of my portrait sessions move from outdoor locations to the studio (or …

Tools of the Trade – The Camera

This is the start of a series of posts about the obvious and not so obvious tools of the trade for photographers. I start with the camera. This interlinks nicely with my series about finding the perfect compact camera. In 1980, Ansel Adams, the famous American landscape photographer and inventor of the Zone System, published …

Blog posts that caught my attention

This week, a few blog posts caught my attention.  I am fascinated on how different photographers work. Some love work with complex setups as Flickr member Fotoopa illustrates here. He constructed this setup to photograph insects in flight. Impressive! I found David Bergman’s blog, who photographs concerts for Bon Jovi. He photographed that Gigapixel image …

9 Favourite iPhone Pictures

Here are 9 of my favorite iPhone pictures from last month. The iPhone has become one of my preferred tools for spontaneous personal photography. I don’t always carry my DSLR gear with me (I am currently looking for a new compact camera) and the iPhone cameos in handy for those bursts of creativity, when I …

The perfect compact digital camera

For various reasons, I am researching compact digital cameras. As much as I love shooting with the iPhone, when I am on the road and don’t carry my DSLR kit with me, I want to have a better quality compact camera with me. There are some benefits of using the iPhone with plenty of apps …

Studio Portraits

Recently, I introduced studio portrait sessions as an addition to my portrait photography offering. For your personal and corporate portraits session, you can choose between studio and on location sessions. So far, I had the pleasure to photograph nursing staff for a major hospital company, private and professional headshots and a cover image for a …