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Aug
4
2014

Gear Review – Fuji x100s

by Zach on August 4, 2014, posted in Photo Tips & Tricks

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 (This is a fairly long review, so get ready)!

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Jul
30
2014

Are you a hypocrite?

by Zach & Jody on July 30, 2014, posted in Photo Tips & Tricks,Uncategorized

Have you ever stopped to wonder if any of your clients think that you’re a hypocrite?

 

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On Monday, we went through Part 1 of this post, so if you missed it and need to get caught up, check it out HERE.

Method 3. Using Natural Reflectors

One of our favorite reflectors to use are natural ones. As we walk into a shoot or are scouting locations, we try to find places where light is reflecting back to give us a great look on our shots. 0053 [click to continue…]

When out shooting a wedding or a portrait session, you don’t have control on what type of lighting you have to deal with that day. It might be sunny, cloudy or even rainy. Regardless, our clients still expect great images and the best way to set the stage for a great image to happen is with great lighting. Because lighting is not always predictable, we need to be able to manipulate that lighting to do what we need it to do to capture those moments as best we can for our clients. golden hour   Over the 7 years we shot weddings and the now 8 years and counting that we have been taking pictures on a professional level, we have realized that one of the most important tools for controlling light is not all of our fancy off-camera lighting, soft-boxes and speedlights. The most important and used piece of gear for us is a simple reflector and diffuser. This tool is a must-have for our gear bag and allows us to add just the right amount of light to many of our portraits that make them sing. In this 2 part series, we will cover how to get the most out of this key piece of equipment. Today we are going to break down the first 2 of our 4  main ways that we use reflectors to our advantage.

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Let’s get one thing straight… Brides KNOW other brides, and many times they are standing right next to her on the wedding day. You need your current client referring you to ALL of her friends that are potential clients. But how in the world do you get her to do that? The answer is extremely simple.

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