Tag: photography

By March 3, 2014 Read More →

Q: How Do We Offer A Different Approach to Selling Portrait Prints at HauserTown?

You might notice a few things about HauserTown Studio that you don’t see in every studio.   It’s not the Super Sized Michael Jordan portrait hanging above the rather impressive print station.   It’s not the size wall illustration you see in the opening shots that hangs 132 inches across the wall.  Well, then again, it could be […]

By February 26, 2014 Read More →

What are a Few Points to Consider when Creating an eCardPRO on Location?

As a Hybrid Photographer there are many things to think about when creating an eCardPRO product for your client.   Here are just a few that I consider in this Vlog post.     1-During the consultation with your client, if they want to create their eCardPRO on location, make sure the location you agree to […]

Posted in: Hybrid Photography
By February 12, 2014 Read More →

How Easy is it to Use the Fuji X-M1 Professionally?

When I was asked to photograph the YMCA’s annual fundraiser I brought along an assistant with me, Sarah. We converted an exercise studio into a photography studio for a couple of hours so we could offer a Photo Op for the attendees. Sarah was shooting in the Photo Op studio with the Fuji X-M1 so […]

By February 3, 2014 Read More →

How Do You Know Which Gels to Use to Balance Mixed Lighting?

I’ve had a lot of e-mails through the LinkedIn group lately on how I balance my lighting to ambient lighting and other lights in my setup. Over the past 6 months I’ve learned a lot about continuous lighting sources and one thing that has become clear from the beginning is each brand and type of […]

Using The Fuji X-E1 For Real Portrait Photography
By January 25, 2014 Read More →

Using The Fuji X-E1 For Real Portrait Photography

If you were ever on the fence if the new mirror less cameras could deliver the goods for paying clients, then this post should alleviate any concerns. This extended portrait session of a high school senior and her brother were originally part of my Kids of Orange County Charity Book Project (100% of the $100 session […]

Posted in: Hybrid Photography
By December 6, 2013 2 Comments Read More →

The Basics of Profitable Hybrid Photography – What, How, Now!

All the buzz in photography these days seems to be about Hybrid.  What is Hybrid Photography?  It’s nothing more than the skillful blend of Photo+Video+Audio all into one file that leaps off of the screen whether you are using a Tablet, iPhone, or computer.  This is a new medium, it’s a wonderful new canvas for […]

Posted in: Hybrid Photography

Q: What Lighting Gear Do You Take on Location?

I’ve talked a lot about LED Lighting so far, but I wanted to share a little bit about what I take with me when I’m going on location.  For a typical hybrid photo shoot like the eCardPro or one of my editorial still photoshoots I have been taking a couple of the Larger Dracast LED […]

Q: How Do I Market My Hybrid Photography To Clients?

Now that you know how to create fabulous Hybrid Photos how would you go about marketing it to potential clients? There are many ways to market your hybrid photography that is cost effective. I touch on only a few but helpful ways that you can go about marketing your hybrid eProduct.   You can add […]

Pre-Processing is the New Raw!

Pre-Processing is the New Raw!

I’m a raw evangelist. Yup. My camera raw tutorial is the most visited page on my website. Every day it outnumbers all the other ImageMaven blog posts and pages.   But even evangelists have to admit when it’s time to step back from the dogma. Why? Because things change. Technology improves and our way of working with our photography tools evolves. If […]

How to Light Talking Portraits that POP with LEDs

While relearning how to light my hybrid photographs and talking portraits using LED Lighting, I have been attempting to get a similar look to what I’m used to with my strobes.  I’ve found that by using 2 LED Panels, I can light the subject to create separation from the background.  By introducing a hair light […]

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