Here’s why a beginning portrait photographer needs a mannequin. A mannequin is a steady, reliable subject. Just like a beginning painter needs an apple, a vase and other simple objects to sketch and paint, a new portrait photographer needs a mannequin to practice.
We are all about lighting. A poorly lit portrait won’t have the “wow” factor. I will demonstrate.
The Terrible Twos aren’t all that terrible. They are only two once. The key is working with the child.
Beauty dish complete I am now ready to start using it in the studio. This 21″ beauty dish cost a fraction to build as what it would cost to buy a commercially made one.
We are saying, “Goodbye flash”, in the studio. We have always been about state of the art if it improves image quality. While we will still use flash when warranted, most of the time we will be using high color-rendition-index (CRI) LED lighting.