It is not the camera, it is the photographer that matters! Travel Photography—Conventional wisdom tells us that the best lighting is when the sun is low and behind the photographer, and you won’t get an argument from me on this point. In fact, we devoted a blog post last week to the topic of the… Continue reading Creating GREAT images when shooting in BAD light!
“Magic Hour:” Fashion/Swimwear Photography—Last week I posted some images of a surprise fashion shoot in Fiji. Athena in Fiji from last week’s post The lighting for most of the images was natural “Magic Hour” sunlight. It is called “Magic Hour” light because, when the sun is setting behind the photographer, then everything in front of… Continue reading “Magic Hour” or “Golden Hour” Explored
Athena on boat: Travel/Fashion Photography—This was a rare opportunity to say the least. It was at the end of an island-hopping tour when this young lady agreed to an impromptu photo shoot on the way back to the main island. Athena was lying alone on a bench closer to the water so I went over… Continue reading Fiji Part Three–An Impromptu Fashion Shoot!
Street in Nadi Travel Photography—I mentioned last time that I enjoy getting “off the beaten track” when I travel to foreign countries. The tourist spots are stunningly beautiful in this “Island Oasis.” In fact, tourism is the number one industry in Fiji with sugar cane following in second place. I hired a private driver to… Continue reading Fiji Part Two—Beyond the Tourist Spots: Travel Photography
Some of the spectacular scenery in Fiji Fiji Part One—The Tourist: Travel Photography—It is very easy to, uh, “focus” exclusively on the “made for tourist” spots when traveling to different countries—or even different parts of your own country. I certainly do enjoy the touristy spots, but I also make a point to see and learn… Continue reading Fiji Part One–The Tourist Spots