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…

New Executive Portraits

Thinking about getting some New Executive Portraits? Why not consider something besides a studio background for your new executive portrait? I have years of experience creating photographs that capture attention. Photographing you in your office environment or in an outdoor setting can make your New Executive Portraits stand out and set you apart from the crowd.…

Portrait Photography – Preparation Is the Key

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.

A Dangerous Irvine Portrait

I had an assignment to photograph a man Craig Monteilh. A man who claims to have been working undercover for the FBI, and he was talking about it. Cue up “Long Cool Woman in a Black Dress” by The Hollies…He was wearing a trench coat and dark glasses. I was wearing Dockers and maybe a shirt by Tommy Bahama. We met under a tree near a bridge. He kept look around like he was expecting someone else to show up invited or not.

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.