Category Archives: Photography Tips

Sometime I always get ask a lot is how do I get such beautiful pictures outdoor? How do I get my clients face bright outside? You shot this in high noon? Isn’t the sun too harsh during high noon?  I love shooting outdoor and I love playing with light. Personally I really don’t mind shooting outside […]

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  • Tosha - July 15, 2014 - 7:07 am

    Now I want to use my reflector lol. I always do what Jennifer said lmbo! Thanks for sharing bts and the actual photo! Beautiful work!ReplyCancel

  • Jamie Bodo - July 14, 2014 - 11:43 pm

    Excellent tutorial!ReplyCancel

  • Melissa - July 14, 2014 - 11:28 pm

    Awesome! Thanks for the BTS shots!ReplyCancel

  • Jete Devisser - July 14, 2014 - 11:24 pm

    These are so great!! Thanks for sharing these examples! i really need to get a bigger one. I’ve used it a few times, but I find you need to stand really close to the subject to use the white side, and the silver side freaking blinds people! GAH! Apparently I need some practice ;) ReplyCancel

  • Chantal - July 14, 2014 - 10:26 pm

    These tips are great!! I find myself just having it ride around in my car rather then actually using it.ReplyCancel

  • Ashley Reece - July 14, 2014 - 4:29 pm

    I SO wish you would have written this yesterday! I definitely need a bigger reflector. Where did you get yours? and you have some stunning images!

  • Kim Kravitz - July 14, 2014 - 4:10 pm

    Such great advice! I need to remember to use mine more often. lolReplyCancel

  • Brittany Lauren - July 14, 2014 - 2:57 pm

    Great examples! Now if only I could manage to ever bother to get mine out of the car!ReplyCancel

  • Jennifer Weems - July 14, 2014 - 2:20 pm

    Oh, so that’s what you do with those things :) I thought they were to bring with you everywhere and never actually use them!ReplyCancel

I am not big fan of wearing makeup everyday. As a matter of fact I like to go days without wearing makeup. However, if you want a gorgeous picture taken, having your makeup done professionally is very important. As you can see below to the left picture is my sister without her makeup. You can […]

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  • Aisha - July 13, 2014 - 5:36 pm

    Hi! My mom has the same skin color and sun spots as your sister! Could you please tell us what all products the make up artist used on her skin?ReplyCancel

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  • Hanna - November 16, 2013 - 12:23 pm

    Could not agree more. Plus a skilled makeup artist will take into consideration light and photographer’s style to make retouching a breeze. Wonderful image ChantalReplyCancel

I get asked a lot how to create a hazy look in camera without using Photoshop. Or how do I get a blurry foreground that makes an image beautiful. This is something I do often and it’s very simple. Here are the steps: 1. Pick up a piece of grass or a few small leaves. […]

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The most crucial thing in photography is learning and finding the light. I always strive to make each of my pictures beautiful, memorable and also gorgeous in beautiful lighting. I photographed a wedding last night and did not like how the cake was setting right next to a white wall. As you can see, the […]

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Thought I enter this post for I Heart Faces Holiday Bokeh and also as a tutorial. To get an amazing Christmas light photo first you need to increase your ISO. I know many people said wouldn’t your picture turn out really grainy? The answer is yes, but if you have a software like Lightroom or […]

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It’s been a while since I photographed my sister, well, let’s make that about three years ago.  To my surprise I can’t believe it’s been that long.  Here are some gorgeous Dallas  pictures taken around 12:30PM which is usually high noon.  Some photographers would never consider do a photo shoot during that time of the […]

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  • Chatha - October 9, 2011 - 8:25 pm

    I meant “you managed” :) ReplyCancel

  • Chatha - October 9, 2011 - 8:24 pm

    Wow…you did an amazing job! You did to managed to crank out beautiful pictures in less than 30mins. You are amazing!!ReplyCancel

Told my hubby for the past 7 years of marriage to rarely buy me flowers.  I know what you’re thinking, you can call me crazy but honestly, getting flowers once a month is too pricey. Today, since it’s my birthday hubby did something a little different.  This time hubby didn’t get me fresh flowers, instead […]

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