Business Portrait Styles

There are different types of business portrait styles that can use when photographing executives for print and web use. Studio Portraits Environmental Portraits Action Portraits Team Portraits Studio Portraits. Studio Portraits, also called business portraits or head shots, is the most common business portrait style used. Called a studio portrait because the subject is photographed…

Location Studio Lighting

Using Location Studio Lighting for Portraits Using location studio lighting is an easy way to produce professional results.  Most of the time I will go to a new clients location and scout their offices if they are requesting an environmental portrait.  I prefer to work without surprises. If the client wants to be outside, and there is…

Irvine Executive Portrait

CEO’s are busy people and the marketing department was hoping to get as much as we could given the limited time this gentleman had. A lot of communication with my contact prior to arriving helped. Of course I brought an assistant. Working fast, moving lights from location to location, composing, and dealing with the unexpected makes having a second set of eyes and hands mandatory on a shoot like this.

Professional Photography Equipment

Recently I invested a few thousand dollars on additional lighting equipment and it got me thinking about photography equipment in general. There are many differences between a professional photographer and amateur – one of them being the tools that they bring to the job, having the right tools and knowing how to use them makes all the difference in the world.

Photography Post Production

Professional Photography Post Production There are several steps that take place after the photo shoot. The time professional photography post production consumes can range from fifteen minutes to several hours. Depending on what needs to be accomplished. For my clients, this time is generally accounted for in the cost of the photo shoot. That is…