Top Canadian Photographer and Photo Coach Michael Willems shares his secrets, with a new post every day.
Tag Archives: Events
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
When shooting “camera-aware” pictures at events, here’s a tip: Shoot every picture twice. You should tell your subjects “we’ll do it twice”, and then do two shots. Why? People blink. But not twice. You may get focus wrong in one … Continue reading
You know that as an event shooter, I use TTL (through-the-lens flash metering, using a preflash) very widely. Much as it is sometimes hard to predict, it is the only thing you can use when things are moving quickly. Like … Continue reading
It’s graduation season. Right? So many parents are out to shoot their kids’ ceremony. High School, Grade School, Music School, University: important moments in a life; milestones that really deserve to be photographed. And understandably, you ask “how”. So in … Continue reading