Beauty Photography – The Power of Beauty

Beauty Photography – Part One of Four  Introduction One of my subscribers asked if I could write about beauty photography, so this is my attempt to explain something I love, but something that really has no formula to speak of. I guess what I am trying to say is beauty photography is much more than just pretty light, model, and make-up. It is about beauty, something that is always difficult to define. Beauty as they say after all, is in the eye of the beholder. Beauty is visual, but it is more visceral…Read more …

Padding Your Portfolio.

Take risks in your photography, but not with your career. When I wrote Photographers who plagiarized other photographers,  I wrote about my personal experience of having my ideas stolen and my work being copied verbatim.  So now I want to talk about what could be worse? In this article the topic is padding your portfolio. Early in my career a make-up artist I had worked with told me I should pad my portfolio. What does padding ( also called stacking ) your portfolio mean? Basically it means taking tear-sheets ( pages ) of…Read more …