Top Canadian Photographer and Photo Coach Michael Willems shares his secrets, with a new post every day.
Category Archives: Technique
When I shoot a shoot like this – special hairdos – how many images do I shoot? As so often.. it depends. I wanted various expressions to choose from, so I shot 150 images to get these 5 hairdos down. Then I selected just … Continue reading
Today marked the release of my second book – this one on Flash Photography. In many ways this is an opus magnum: it is my main area of special expertise, and I spent years thinking about how to teach this … Continue reading
…and I am back from an impromptu shoot. A friend and student needed some help with a commercial shoot for a high-end hair salon. 11AM-7PM they did the hair; 8-11pm my friend was shooting. Except it didn’t go too well. … Continue reading
Pixels, as Frederick Van Johnson says, were born to be punished. While I do not always agree with this, it sometimes makes sense to alter images a little. Take the rain outside, this past afternoon: Nothing wrong: that’s what it … Continue reading