When living in small cities, the overhead is usually lower. Maybe our work can also be priced cheaper? This mistake is often made by photographers from small cities, believing that they are not entitled to charge the same fees for services as photographers in large cities. The fact is that outside these big cities there is less work, so your daily earnings should be comparable. Otherwise, with a lower daily rate and less workload, you will quickly become stuck at low earnings. Finding the right balance is, of course, difficult. It may take more than one year to really figure it out.
You must be prepared for travel if you live outside a large city. You can often spend a day going to the capital for a one-hour photo shoot. It is just a fact of life. You can enjoy the journey and see in it a pleasant Continue reading
In the pre-digital era, photo slides were a common way to preserve memories. But now the technology of slides is outdated, most people no longer have access to a slide projector to view them, so the films are forgotten in boxes on the far shelves.
Digitizing slides yourself
One client of a photo studio told how she undertook to digitize a box with old slides and stumbled upon several photographs of her father, who passed away when she was only four years old. Until that moment, she had never seen these photos, and her relatives forgot about them for many years. After the slides were scanned, the whole family happily looked at the faded, but such native images. Such stories remind us that we must digitize the old slides now, without delay, until time has absorbed them completely and irrevocably. Continue reading
You have chosen the pose of the model, set the lighting and found the desired shooting angle. Everything seems to be fine. Your model is motionless, looking into the lens with a lively and bright look. You focus, take a picture and … Somehow the end result is not quite what you planned to get. What could have gone wrong? It’s all about the look – the model’s eyes in the photo look a little boring, not like in reality. Sounds familiar? What is missing? No, only the glare in the eyes disappeared.
How bright flashes in the eyes change a photo
Glare, or lights in the eyes – this is the reflection of light sources on the iris of the model’s eyes. You will always see such glare in professional portrait photography. For example, if you look closely at portraits of Continue reading