Archive for May, 2012

Photography Lighting Accessories: Soft-Boxes and Umbrellas

Thursday, May 31st, 2012
Within the field of nude and erotic photography, many tools are available that aid in the precise control of light Let's take a closer look at two of the most important: SOFT-BOXES A soft-box is used to deliver soft, even light onto a scene Read The Post [...]

Introduction to Studio Flash Photography

Thursday, May 31st, 2012
In contrast to hot lights (lights that are continuously "on"), studio flash heads emit light only in very short bursts Studio flash systems have a number of advantages over hot lights Read The Post [...]

How to Use Seamless Backdrops to Create Stunning Images

Thursday, May 31st, 2012
One of the prime advantages of a seamless backdrop within the field of nude and erotic photography is that it gives the photographer the ability to create a virtually undetectable transition between the backdrop and the floor This is done by extending the backdrop vertically until it reaches the horizontal surface (where the model will be positioned) and then gently curving it and extending it out to cover the floor as well Read The Post [...]

Choosing Your Perfect Camera

Thursday, May 31st, 2012
Whether you desire to take technically complex pictures that require a great deal of equipment - or you desire to take a simpler, more minimalist approach - there is one tool that you absolutely can't do without Without question, you're going to need a camera Read The Post [...]

How to Take Your Best Picture Every Time

Thursday, May 31st, 2012
A picture is indeed worth a thousand words It is capable of telling stories that are ineffable Read The Post [...]

Selecting Your Photography Equipment – “It’s the Archer, Not the Arrow”

Thursday, May 31st, 2012
It's fairly easy to differentiate between amateur photographers (even serious ones) and professional photographers If you get a group of amateur photographers together, chances are the conversation will be about equipment Read The Post [...]

Photography: Simple Retouching Tips to Dramatically Improve Your Images

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012
Most likely, the majority of images that you'll be working with will not require a great deal of retouching Since you have complete freedom in choosing which models you work with, you'll likely be shooting women who are already very attractive and a good fit for the particular style of pics you want to take Read The Post [...]

Photography Shoots: How to Deal With Model’s Boyfriends

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012
This article centers around the question of whether to allow a model to bring her boyfriend or spouse with her to the shoot Over the years, I've spoken to many models about this issue and they've told me that most photographers feel very uncomfortable with a boyfriend or spouse present Read The Post [...]

The Modern Photo Model

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012
Depending on whether you've had any previous experience with nude or erotic photography, you may be wondering how simple (or difficult) it will be to find models to work with This is certainly a legitimate question Read The Post [...]

Photography: Avoiding Your Biggest Mistake

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012
Nude models and potential nude models come in all shapes, sizes, and ages A woman that some may consider "average" may very well be someone else's "ultimate fantasy" Read The Post [...]