Portrait Using Gels

Using gels and adjusting your camera’s white balance are a great way to inject some pop into your pics. This is a quick 2 light portrait in Jakarta around 5.30pm. However, I wanted to recreate a moody night shot of my subject sitting … Continue reading Portrait Using Gels

Shutter Speed – Take it Slowly

Understanding how your camera’s shutter works offers a more creative (and fun) view of the world. By slowing things down a little, you can turn an ordinary image or scene into something quiet arty and unique. In this first of two posts looking a shutter speed, I show you how I slow down my shutter to be more creative. In my second post, Shutter Speed – Pan & Zoom I show panning and zooming techniques that I use to go a little bit further. Slowing down the swimmer creates a ghostly feel to his face and jaws and also smoothes out the splashing … Continue reading Shutter Speed – Take it Slowly