Creative Exposure for Perfect Portraits

Photography-speak can be mind-numbingly technical and leave you more confused than you were before you asked a question. I don't want to do that. I want to show you the secrets of good exposure, how to use your camera's light meter effectively, and motivate you to grab your camera (any camera!) and get shooting. I approach photography writing as if I were speaking to my former self. I figure if I've struggled with something then there has to be someone out there who has too....more
Thanks! I didn't think of that. I will definitely try different exposures with my shots. Great tips!more

Natural Portrait Photography On the Go

I've been a photographer for five years, focusing on shooting extreme sports in the outdoors. This summer, I was excited to be able to focus on portraiture. I worked aboard a small cruise ship, the Endeavour, in the stunning inside passage of Alaska. While it's easy to shoot breathtaking photos of wild Alaska, my job as ship photographer was to focus on the crew and passengers....more
Great advice!more

Win a FREE photo session - Houston and Surrounding Areas

I'll be giving away a free photo session to one person/family in the Houston and surrounding areas! Check out my blog for more information http://openbubblestudio.com/blog...more

Headed over to your blog now to check it ...more

I totally would've crashed this wedding

A million years ago when I started this half-assed blog, my friend Jillian told me about her friend Becky, who not only liked this lipsticked porker but actually subscribed. “She’s married, and she lives in Portland, and she doesn’t have kids but says if she did, she’d raise them with the exact kind of mindset you have,” Jillian said. “She loves the blog. Can’t get enough!” ...more

3 Big Giveaways On SolaisPhoto

I'm hosting several giveaways.  Come comment and see if you can win! Colin Cowie's Wedding Chic book:  http://www.solaisphoto.net/2009/01/bloggie-giveaway-3-colin-cowies-weddi... One Fine Art Print on Velvet Paper:  http://www.solaisphoto.net/2009/01/bloggy-giveaway-2-art-print/ One Standard Portrait Session and a Digital Media Package:  http://www.solaisphoto.net/2009/01/bloggy-giveaway-1-portrait-session/   The giveaways end Feb 2nd ... come leave your comments and get a chance to win! ...more