Category Tutorials

Tutorial Edgy Portraits By Richard Spears

This is from four years ago. I was a member of a photography group, and they wanted me to share my technique for producing the “Edgy Portraits” like the Firefighter pictures in the blog. There’s an inside joke here that I should explain. There was a member in the Digital Photography School forum who used to make fun of my wedding photography business because my pricing was considerably lower than his pricing. His pricing for a wedding started at about $5K. He didn’t think much of my work or my business, and he would refer to me as the “Walmart Photographer” because of my low prices. I didn’t let him get under my skin and proudly owned the “Walmart Photographer” title.

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Composite Photography

Composite Photography is what I do for fun (with a camera) when I'm not doing wedding photography. What is composite photography you ask? It's the process of creating one image by combining two or more images. It might be as simple as replacing a boring sky on a portrait with a sky that has dramatic... Read More