True benefits to taking up Photography

Visual impact that unleashes sentiment and builds memories and relationships. For globally spread families, photography gives license to newborns developing into college graduates, and alike, college graduates into parents. To take on the role as a “the photographer’, capturing and sharing these moments, is something special, and we all need a visual storyteller in our lives.

How much Professional Photographers earn in South Africa?

This is a question that I am sure many of you ask, is it worth pursuing photography as a career. The short answer is yes, but, like everything in life, this will depend on how much you persevere

What is the best Lighting for taking Great Photographs?

There are many products and brands to choose from, all with different purposes and price tags, so make sure you have done your research, had some practical experience working with lighting and asked all the right questions.

Learn the most important Steps to Professional Model Photography

Remember big shoots for big brands cost money, and involve much planning and responsibility, so understand what is required and maintain focus in order to be successful.

Why Medium Format Cameras are best for Professional Photography

So whether you are a photographer shooting commercially for clients, or you are the person exhibiting large prints in galleries in the form of art, this is the first choice to staying ahead of the pack

Celebrating your Baby Shower through Great Photography

Not only does the family need to plan the baby shower, but the photographer will need to ensure that all is executed smoothly and meets their approval

Improving your skills in Street Photography

Street photography can take on many forms, from candid to reportage, journalism and portraiture, to war correspondence. The essence and the underlying message are similar in all genres, that being expression and mood in the way you intend to tell the story visually.

The Importance of Family Photographs and how Memories are Preserved

Different scenarios require different Photography. To be clear on this point, anyone can snap a picture on their mobile device, and yes this might suffice, however, an experienced photographer who understands your brief and requirements will do a better job. Understanding people and their needs, as well as the theme, background and lighting, all play a major role in achieving a positive end-result.

The Importance of Professional Photography for Family, Portraiture and Special Occasions

There is a prevalence that time runs away with us, and moments become lost. Memories subconsciously become a flicker of the past, without one realizing that as people come into this world, people too are leaving this world.

How to Capture the Best Portraits in Photography

Some photographers prefer black and white as it brings out all the hard lines and the tends to be “punchier”, especially for street photography and reportage that show mood and tell real stories. I personally love black and white, as it is a gradation of monochrome.  My suggestion is shoot in color and convert in post to black and white thereafter. In studio, photographers will often use a plain baby blue backdrop for black and white, as it tends to work nicely for effect, white is very cold and used only for specific looks. When capturing family portraiture, black and white is not a popular choice. Most family and baby pictures are shot in color, same as fashion, where the colors play a large role.