I have been getting a lot of calls from people that are tired of seeing photos of their executive staffs, business owners, and team members displayed on their websites in gallerys of unflattering images shot over the last 10 years with a mix of poor technique and different backgrounds.
Looking around their lobby I saw some things to work with, frosted glass and brushed steel walls, also a nice pattern of ceiling lights. This could be fun.
If Andy is your photographer, he will direct you into various poses so that you will get an attractive portrait. For the most part you don’t have to worry about anything…still there are a couple of points you may want to consider in advance and a couple of points that will help you understand why Andy may want to adjust the lighting or have you turn a different way.
Being a professional photographer is more than just pushing the button on an expensive camera. Photography takes preparation, skills and the right tools. And a little luck doesn’t hurt either.
I went to their web site to view some of the photos we would be mimicking. I have a background available close to their desired color, check. Cameras working, check. Lenses clean, check. Batteries charged, check. Gas in the car, check. Shoes polished, check.
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.
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…