Top Canadian Photographer and Photo Coach Michael Willems shares his secrets, with a new post every day.
Monthly Archives: November 2012
One thing I often hear is “but it’s been done before”. Whether a landscape, a portrait, or any other subject it can be hard to do it in an original way. My advice: find your own perspective. It has not … Continue reading
I just shot an event. With a single camera, and a 24-70 lens only. Bouncing my flash, of course, as in this image of incredibly-beautiful-as-well-as-incredibly-intelligent Tatiana: If you have a camera and a flash, you will have plenty of opportunity this season to do … Continue reading
Here’s an exercise for you. Capture expressions without visible faces. Huh? How? Is that even possible? Yes. Look at this silhouette from Monday’s class at Sheridan College: Now let’s make it slightly different: Now let’s make him into a sad Homer Simpson: Now.. can you tell what he … Continue reading
When I pass away (hopefully not until a while from now), I want my epitaph to be Dylan Thomas’s words: Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night. Rage, Rage Against The Dying Of The Light. Light is everything. But … Continue reading