Top Canadian Photographer and Photo Coach Michael Willems shares his secrets, with a new post every day.
Tag Archives: portrait
Why do I love to shoot weddings and families? Because we live to love. We live a short time (although my son Daniel, when he was perhaps nine years old and I said “life’s very short!” instantly responded “No it … Continue reading
When I prepare a tricky shot, I tend to use stand-in model while I work on light, so the model does not need to stand there for half an hour while I adjust and move lights. But these stand-in shots … Continue reading
The other day I decided to do a quick self portrait. And instead of the normal “traditional” portrait, I did the following: Moody, dark – I don’t smile much in pictures and life is serious! And as you see, lighting … Continue reading
What one person finds complicated, another finds simple. And vice versa. A friend who visited the other night reminded me of this, when I talked about the simple four-flash light setup I was using for a headshot: And as he … Continue reading