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Window Light Portraits in Cuba

Window Light

Many photographers have long known about the beautiful quality of window light. It works on anything from food to portraits. I’ve never really embraced window light portraits in the past, so it was good to have an opportunity to explore in Cuba.

Beautiful Light From A Bedsheet

Beautiful Light From A Bedsheet

Everyone talks about beautiful light, but hardly anyone does anything about it. People talk about strobes that can overpower the sun, and that can be cool. Expensive, but cool. Sometimes you can get a cool result without a lot of expense.

Using The Photo Stylizer Filter In The Nik Collection

Nik Collection

I use the Nik Collection almost by default when processing photos. At least, I use part of it. Over and over, I use the same filters. It turns out that some of the filters in the Nik Collection that I’ve ignored are just as useful, if you have the right image.

Window Light Portraits

Window Light Portraits

Window light portraits have so many advantages for photographers. It’s cheap, it’s easy, and you can have some beautiful light without much effort. You just have to decide which window works best for your photo.

Intimate Portraits: Like Them Or Not?

Intimate Portraits

I went to the Orlando Meet and Greet last Sunday with a specific objective – to force myself to shoot more intimate portraits. Turns out it was harder than I thought.

Should You Use Available Light Or Flash For Outdoor Portraits?

Available Light Or Flash

It’s a beautiful day. There’s a bank of clouds giving soft light on your subject. Should you use available light or flash? Embed This Image On Your Site (copy code below): Courtesy of: William Beem Photography