Articles Tagged 'Portraits'

2014 Retrospective: Low-Output Year, but Such is Life

While we are not quite done with the year 2014 yet, it is close enough to publish a retrospective of the year from a photographic perspective. Firstly, it was my most low-output year on record; but with other commitments and interests, and a waning interest in photography, I can live with that. I only published [ read more ]

Away with David and Clare Oliver

Last weekend I ventured off to the Hunter Valley to attend a portrait and landscape workshop hosted by David Oliver, GM Photog., and his daughter Clare - the creative father-daughter team behind David Oliver Photography. The two-day workshop consisted of two portraiture sessions using natural light, an afternoon landscape shoot, an early-morning aerial landscape shoot and [ read more ]

Black and White Rules for Portraits, Okay?

I have done a few model shoots lately (and I have one tomorrow with the lovely Sarah). During my processing of the images from a few recent sessions, I have found that I have gone for high-contrast black and white treatment. I think black and white really works well for portraits.  Sometimes colour can be [ read more ]

Upcoming Workshops

I have a few workshops coming up in the near future. The first, this month, is a landscape/seascape workshop conducted by photography mate Kajo Merkert.  I am an experienced seascapes, and my initial thought when Kajo approached me was that I did not need to attend another workshop; but I later thought about it again [ read more ]

Sexy Jess

I had another portrait session today. One of the models I photographed was Jess.  We decided to do a sexy/sultry theme, and she worked hard, struck some great poses and allowed me to capture pleasing images. I shot a lot of pictures of Jess, but this one would be one of the stand-out images from [ read more ]