Another 2 Tips for better iPhone pictures

Following my 10 Tips to Create Better Pictures with Your iPhone, I want to add 2 more tips today. Look for Natural Tripods You only have limited control over the exposure time of your iPhone camera. The iPhone does not give you any information about the exposure. Experience tells you, when it is dark, the…

5 Tips for Better Family Portraits

Family portraits with children can be real fun and produce great results. I have been photographing children and families for years. On occasion, we started the photo session with unhappy children. At the end, we always were able to turn things around and have fun during the shoot. I learnt some lessons along the way,…

A Model Fun Shoot and 4 Tips for your session

Louisa visited Cape Town for a few weeks and we arranged her photo shoot on the beach just the day before her flight home to Germany. It was an almost perfect day for a model shoot on the beach, sunny, but a bit windy. Anneline from Brushstrokes applied Louisa’s makeup, as perfectly as always. With…

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…