The Canon EOS R
A headshot photographers review The Canon EOS R is a full frame mirrorless camera with a 30.3 dual pixel CMOS AF sensor. All the images above are shot with a Canon 5D Mk III. You would not see any difference if they were taken with a Canon R. To begin with this is not one […]
The Headshot Photography Course – 1
Welcome to this series of headshot tutorials. I have been an actors headshot photographer for 25 years and before that photographed beauty and glamour. The purpose of these blogs is to share the skills that I have attained working in many different styles of headshot photography. Even though my niche is headshot photography for actors the […]
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How to auto update a watched folder in Photo Mechanic with EOS Utility and OSX.
The auto update feature in Photo Mechanic has had reliability issues. It relies on the tethered software to let the OS know that the folder contents have been updated otherwise you are constantly hitting cmd+/ to refresh the contact sheet manually. Here is the way to set up EOS utility to inform PM that the […]
Using Contacts & Dropbox as a client database and contact sheet viewer
Many of you out there will not want to invest in a custom built database or rent an online client area and gallery. If you are a small start up then all you really need is an accounts program, a client database and somewhere for your clients to view your stuff. This is all possible […]
Fuji XT-1. Is it really a professionals camera?
The DSLR v Mirrorless Debate goes on I have been using two Fuji XT-1’s for nearly 2 years. After using Canon for 35 years the honeymoon period for the Fuji is most definitely over and I can now coldly evaluate how well this camera performs in my professional world. All the critisms below are purely […]
The Headshot Photography Course – 3
Using supplementary lights. An introduction to headshot lighting techniques. Gear List: Camera and lens (duh!) Reflectors Black flags Any supplementary lights (not powerful studio flash) i.e.. LED’s, tungsten, off camera speedlights. You will need to understand that it is the quality of light that matters and how best you can manipulate daylight to help you […]
The Actors Headshot as a Marketing Tool
How an actors headshot is used to marketing the actor. A guide to how your headshot is viewed by casting directors.
Actors Headshots as a Marketing Tool
headshots as marketing for actors