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Self-Portrait, Self-Reflection… The Fast and the Furious

🤔🤔🤔📸 I’m not talking about Vin Diesel or the movie «The Fast and The Furious» here. There’s something thats been on my mind… Why is it that when a model or a client does a photoshoot, it takes forever for them to get their photos? I once spoke to a model who told me she …

Focus on What You Can Control and Accept What You Can’t Control…

🤔📸🖤 As a photographer, I have the ability to make things happen that are in my control when it comes to photography. I can tell a model (or a client) how to pose, what to wear (or what not to wear), the lighting, and the location of the photoshoot (indoors or outdoors). I also have …

The Cause And Effect…

👌🖤📸 Welcome to my photography studio. Every week, guys and girls come here. Why do people come here and spend their time and money to have their picture taken? Why is that? The answer is pretty clear. Its because they have a «cause». They have an idea. They no longer want to be normal. They …

The Stuff They Don’t Teach You In Photography School…

🤚🤗🤔📸 I’m not a psychologist, I can’t read your mind. I’m also not a fortune teller, so I cant read the palm of your hand. However, my mother once told me something and It stayed in my head… «When you look at a person’s hands, it gives you a good idea of how old they …

What Cindy Crawford Taught Me About Photography…

💜💜💜📸 This photoshoot was actually inspired from my favourite supermodel, Cyndi Crawford. When I was starting photography, I was making a lot of mistakes. My lighting wasn’t great, I was a beginner at Photoshop, I didnt khow how to properly use my photography gear and I never knew how to pose a model in front …

Photographing The Prom Queen

💙🖤👌📸 Its amazing how time flies… I met Christina years ago when she was a model and I was a photographer for a modelling agency. We became friends and I also became friends with her family. I worked with Christina many times doing photoshoots. When Christina’s mom contacted me, she asked me to photograph her …

Good Girls Go to Heaven, Bad Girls Do Photoshoots…

😇🤔😈📸 What is the definition of a «bad girl?» Why does a «bad girl» do photoshoots? Let me explain… 1 ) She’s adventurous. A «bad girl» doesn’t sit on the sidelines—she jumps into the action. She’s willing to try anything at least once. She’s open to doing photoshoots in swimwear, lingerie, leather and chains, provocative, …

The Importance of Sleep Before a Photoshoot

😴🤫📸 Over the years, I’ve photographed a lot of people that look like zombies. The model shows up at 9:00am for a photoshoot with an extra large Starbucks coffee in her hand, sunglasses covering her blood shot eyes and a look of dazed and confused from a previous night of clubbing with her friends until …

Self-Portrait, Self-Reflection…

🤔🤔🤔📸  In life, there’s two forms of confidence. Internal and External. (A.K.A. «Pride» vs «Ego»). «Ego» is when you do something to satisfy the voices of the external surroundings. Sounds familiar? Trying to build fake followers, trying to fake it til you make it, trying to get people to like you. It’s the Baskin Robbins …

How to Achieve Colourful Lighting in Fashion Portraits

💙♥️📸  I admit, for years i struggled when it came to lighting…  I’m a photographer who’s pretty good at composition, posing models and eliciting emotions in a portrait. However, lighting has never been my favourite subject to talk about when it comes to photography. The best advice i can give on lighting is keep experimenting. …