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How To Be A More Inspired Photographer How To Be A More Inspired Photographer

Despite of the fact that the foe the untrained eye taking a picture is not such a big effort, for professional photographers or newbies looking to be a part of the crowd, passion, inspiration, creativity, artistic muse and brand new ideas are all part of the process. Is It Really That Complicated? Come on, it’s not really rocket science, right!... [Read more]

What to drink at breakfast What to drink at breakfast

We all know that the first meal of the day can make a big difference in our daily performance at work, at school and in everything we have to do. So , let’s try to remember that to step the breakfast is very bad. So, now, the question may be: what to have and what to drink at breakfast? We want to give you a few answers on these two points.   What... [Read more]

Fashion Photography with John Farrar Fashion Photography with John Farrar

Ever wanted to know the thought process behind some of John’s amazing images? Join us as the John explains  his thought process, tips and techniques for creating his award-winning images. . . . a session with the 2010 Photographer of the Year You may not do wildly creative work, but everyone who owns a camera has got to see what John  Farrar... [Read more]

On Location Lighting: Junkyard Shoot On Location Lighting: Junkyard Shoot

Are You Having Problems With On-Location Lighting? Do you want to take images like these? StudioStyles’ video tutorials show you how! Go behind the scenes and learn how to capture images like these. Your master instructor, Mike Luter, gives you insider tips on planning your on-location shoot. You will learn lighting metering tips to capturing... [Read more]

Pin-up Lighting Techniques Pin-up Lighting Techniques

Want to learn how to capture images like these? We can show you how to do it! When you become a StudioStyles subscriber we give you step-by-step instructions on how to get the images you will be proud of, and ones your customers will love – and, pay for! You will see behind the scenes set-ups . . . and receive insider lighting and posing... [Read more]

Sell Photos Online…Here’s How! Sell Photos Online…Here’s How!

This is a recent webinar we did showing you the latest way to sell your photos online. Desktop Digital Lab, a sister company to StudioStyles, and PhotoStock Plus, a leading online storefront designer, have teamed up to give you a online storefront that’s easy to set up and easy to use with loads of state-of-the-art marketing tools that will... [Read more]

Location Lighting Techniques: Finding the Light Location Lighting Techniques: Finding the Light

Are You Having Problems With On-Location Lighting? Finding and creating the right light while on location is a skill every professional photographer needs to know. In this video  we will be demonstrating several on location lighting techniques. We will be working with natural light and Speedlites to get the best possible quality of light. You will... [Read more]

Studio Lighting Technique:  Using the Ring Light Studio Lighting Technique: Using the Ring Light

Do You Want to Start Capturing Images Like These? In this video tutorial, we show you a fun studio lighting technique using the Ring Light for portraits and glamour photography. It  is perfect for models  & high school seniors who want a unique high fashion magazine look. Typically, the photographers goal is to create a three dimensional look... [Read more]

Working with Tungsten Lights Outdoors Working with Tungsten Lights Outdoors

Do You Want to Start Capturing Images Like These? We can show you how to do it! You can view this video tutorial when you become a subscriber. With an annual subscription, you get access to this video tutorial  along with 75+ others for one low price. x Feel free to explore the rest of our site – We’re glad you’re... [Read more]

Hollywood Glamour Photography Hollywood Glamour Photography

Do You Want to Start Capturing Images Like These? We can show you how to do it! Step 1: Set the Main Light In this 25-minute video tutorial, your photography mentor, Mike Luter, will show you step-by-step the studio lighting techniques to capture the “classic”  Hollywood glamour style of photography. You will learn how to use your... [Read more]

Hard Edge, High Impact Studio Lighting Hard Edge, High Impact Studio Lighting

This studio lighting technique has loads of drama built into it.  It is not your “normal” everyday lighting style, but rather use it for high impact shots that need lots of highlights and shadows. Your mentor, Mike Luter, shows you step-by-step how to set up your lighting. The lighting equipment he will be using are: 7″ Parabolic... [Read more]

Posed Action Sports Photography Posed Action Sports Photography

Turn a Saturday into $2,000+ Pay Day. Looking for a way to build your portrait photography business? I know you know someone who has children playing baseball, soccer, or softball in a local youth athletic association. You may not have thought to ask for the name of the person in charge of the leagues photography before, but you can earn a lot of extra... [Read more]

Youth Sports Photography is BIG Business Youth Sports Photography is BIG Business

Who else wants to learn how to turn a Saturday into $5,000 (net)? That’s right, NET!  $5,000 net is just off one average sized league!! Youth sports photography is one of the few photo market niches expecting sales growth in the next few years. In this 4-part, 60 minute video we will be focused on how to set-up and organize the perfect league... [Read more]

Joyous Health Joyous Health

Joyous Health Despite of the fact that detoxification is often times associated with substance abuse, today I am going to talk to you about a different kind of a detox process: the one that aims to eliminate negative substances inside the body. Heavy metals, smoke, food additives, pesticides are all part of the daily “diet” we all confront... [Read more]

Make-Up Tips For Photographers Make-Up Tips For Photographers

When posing for photographs, every model must use makeup. It is important for photographers to know how makeup creates even skin tones and enhances facial features.  (Tip: It’s easier/faster to get it right at the beginning of a shoot than trying to correct it in post production with Photoshop.) In this video, Amanda shows you step-by-step how... [Read more]

Learn Canon 580EX Flash Photography Techniques Learn Canon 580EX Flash Photography Techniques

Are you ready to start taking photos you can be proud of?  Think you need expensive studio lighting to get fantastic results? Would you be surprised to know both photos were taken with Canon 580E X flashes? This first photo was taken with the Canon 580 EX flash on the camera. The second photo is the AFTER shot taken with three Canon 580 EX flashes, ... [Read more]

Dream Team Wedding Photographers Dream Team Wedding Photographers

You are invited to spend a day following twelve of the best wedding photographers in the industry as they give you extraordinary wedding photography tips while showing you how to photograph a perfect wedding. On May 11, 2009, approximately 100 photographers from all over Florida arrived at the Serenata Beach Club for the filming of the Dream Team Wedding... [Read more]

Is the use of cameras prohibited in casinos? Is the use of cameras prohibited in casinos?

Casinos have become very popular places to visit when on vacation and some of this popularity stems from the increased usage of online casino sites. With more and more people learning how to play casino games and trying out a slot game such as extreme heat, they wish to try their hand out at a land based venue when on holiday. Most travellers like to... [Read more]

High School Senior Portraits – The Senior Girl High School Senior Portraits – The Senior Girl

In this video we cover photographing the high senior girl from start to finish. We will cover • Cap and Gown session • Traditional drape session • High fashion head shots • The Casual session • Full length fashion shots • & more… Want to see how to do it?  If so, you will have to become a StudioStyles subscriber.  This video... [Read more]

Studio Lighting and Posing Tips for Couples by Rick Ferro Studio Lighting and Posing Tips for Couples by Rick Ferro

Romantic Studio Engagement Sessions Improve your photography with these timeless posing techniques & studio lighting tips for couples from Rick Ferro.i In this 50-minute video, Rick Ferro, Master Photographer and nationally-known teacher, shows you the absolute best poses for couples that will generate high quality images AND the greatest amount... [Read more]

Studio Lighting and Posing Tips by Rick Ferro Studio Lighting and Posing Tips by Rick Ferro

Learn to make photos like this Here’s a photography class EVERY wedding and portrait photographer needs to see. In this 30-minute photography video titled “Contemporary Bridal Portraiture”, we join master photographer Rick Ferro in creating contemporary bridal portraits. Watch as Rick shows us how he creates his award winning images... [Read more]

Learn Glamour Photography Learn Glamour Photography

Studio Lighting for Glamour Photography In this photography video tutorial, we will be doing a glamour session in the studio.  Before getting started with the shoot, we will show you how we created this set very inexpensively and making it portable at the same time. We will start out the session using a large light source doing a some full length... [Read more]

Understanding White Balance Understanding White Balance

In this video tutorial from our photography training library, we will not only explain the theory of creating a correct white balance for your digital camera but  will show you how to get the best color possible from your digital camera. There are a number of factors that go into the making of a good portrait. One of the most important factors is good... [Read more]

Studio Lighting for High Impact Studio Lighting for High Impact

A new photography training video on studio lighting titled Lighting for Impact has been posted.     I got the idea for this video tutorial due to the numerous questions I get every day from photographers regarding studio lighting style and that’s actually what started the idea for the whole web site. In this video tutorial, I go over all of... [Read more]

Introduction to Studio Lighting Introduction to Studio Lighting

My new photography training video entitled “Introduction to Studio Lighting” is now available. As a professional photographer, you must understand light to truly understand photography because light is the main tool photographers have to create a three dimensional world on a flat piece of photographic paper. In this video tutorial, you... [Read more]

Glamour Photography Lighting Tips Video Glamour Photography Lighting Tips Video

Learn how to take Glamour Photos like these! The difference between shooting a typical head shot and creating a glamorous portrait involves a few simple steps.  The light positioning for glamor photography must be flattering, the skin tones soft and the make-up truly professional. It’s the execution of these principles that will set your work... [Read more]

Studio Lighting for Greenscreen Studio Lighting for Greenscreen

The beauty of greenscreen technology is the fact that we can place our subject in front of any of 1000′s of backgrounds after the shot has been taken. The right background can make or break a portrait.  It  is often the difference between a standard portrait and a WOW portrait. In this video we will show you how to create a portrait with the... [Read more]

Understanding Light Metering & Exposure Understanding Light Metering & Exposure

In this digital age, light metering is becoming a lost art. Many new photographers seem to be relying on the back of the camera for determining metering and correct exposure. However, as an aspiring professional photographer, mastering proper metering techniques is essential for achieving consistent repeatable results. In fact, proper light metering... [Read more]

Creating Digital Composites Creating Digital Composites

A couple weeks ago I did a photography lighting class in the studio for photographers and had a lot of questions regarding how we did our Creative Digital Images for seniors. Which got me to thinking…. why don’t I do a photography tutorial showing how we do these step by step. So that is exactly what I have done. I have created a photography... [Read more]

Studio Lighting Techniques: Painting With Light Studio Lighting Techniques: Painting With Light

In this studio lighting video tutorial you will learn how we create very dramatic portraits through our painting with light techniques. You will learn how to precisely paint light in areas that we want to emphasize and remove light from areas that we don’t want to draw attention to. After watching this video you will be able to create very dramatic... [Read more]

Studio Lighting Technique: Lighting With Gels Studio Lighting Technique: Lighting With Gels

In this video tutorial, we will focus on a studio lighting technique using gels to add impact to your images. We will photograph our model in three different sets and use color gels to create the desired mood and add a bit of fantasy to the images. We will cover proper positioning of gels for best results and what material and backgrounds work best... [Read more]

Photoshop 101: A Beginner’s Guide Photoshop 101: A Beginner’s Guide

This video tutorial is a beginners guide to the photo editing tools of Photoshop for the aspiring photographer. StudioStyles instructor, Chris Stagl, covers all of the basics of retouching photos in ten easy to follow tutorials. Watch while Chris works directly in Photoshop, walking you through each lesson, introducing you the tools he uses and even... [Read more]

Photoshop Tips:  Background Removal In Photoshop Video Photoshop Tips: Background Removal In Photoshop Video

In this video tutorial, Chris  teaches you how to remove a complicated background from an image. He demonstrates this technique through the use of several different Photoshop tools. If you have ever wanted to replace the background in one of your portraits, but weren’t quite sure how to go about it or what tools to use in Photoshop, then this... [Read more]

Photoshop Tips:  “Removing Braces” Video Photoshop Tips: “Removing Braces” Video

Can you remove my braces? Every photographer hates this question. Why, because it’s a pain in the backside. So to ease your pain we have create a detailed video tutorial on How To Remove braces. This is a step-by-step video on how to remove braces in Photoshop. Now you don’t have to hate that request anymore, just say that will be $75. This... [Read more]

Express Digital Training Videos – Set of  9 Express Digital Training Videos – Set of 9

We have posted over 3 hours of comprehensive Express Digital Training videos. This video has been posted on the members site and is also available for individual purchase Find the individual Training Videos here: Individual Training Videos Not a member yet, sign up here (Members have access to ALL videos). Join Now Since this is over 3 hours of training,... [Read more]

Photography Training: The Art of Romance – Forum Subscribers Only Photography Training: The Art of Romance – Forum Subscribers Only

The Art of Romance video posted. Learn how to bring Romance, Fashion & Glamour into your Photography. Rick Ferro, a master at posing & lighting takes you on location! Learn the latest Photoshop techniques as Deborah Lynn Ferro Takes you to the next level in digital artistry! This video has been posted on the members site. Not a member yet, sign... [Read more]

Family Portraits: Maternity Session – Forum Subscribers Only Family Portraits: Maternity Session – Forum Subscribers Only

An expectant mother glows with excitement.  This is a perfect time to a family photo session to document this important family event.  We recently shot a Maternity session in the studio where we were able to video the entire session for all StudioStyle members. This was a family of three (they already had a 2 years old). So, we also got family shots... [Read more]

Dance School Photography Dance School Photography

Dance Photography Proves Lucrative. I did a presentation last week at PMA on dance school photography. I have just uploaded the 1 hour Quicktime presentation to the members section. In this presentation I cover dance school photography from A to Z.  This video shows you how to tap into this lucrative market.  Some of the things we cover in this presentation;... [Read more]

Building Your Portrait Photography Business: Digital Photography Trends – Forum Subscribers Only Building Your Portrait Photography Business: Digital Photography Trends – Forum Subscribers Only

Several recent post in the forum prompted a 1 hour presentation on Digital Portrait Market Trends and what we are seeing in the Marketplace today. In today’s fast changing digital environment the rules of the game have changed. Digital has changed the market, our customers, the products we offer, and completely changed our workflow. This presentation... [Read more]

Build Your Portrait Photography Business: Portraits of Appreciation – Forum Subscribers Only Build Your Portrait Photography Business: Portraits of Appreciation – Forum Subscribers Only

Portraits of Appreciation Program I thought I would share a little  studio marketing program that we have been using for the last 7 – 8 years that has literally generated over $100,000 dollars for us. As a studio we don’t do a lot of advertising in magazines and newspapers etc.. but do a lot of networking , joint ventures, and referral... [Read more]

Understanding Lighting Ratios Understanding Lighting Ratios

In this video presentation, we will take all of the confusion out of understanding lighting ratios. If you understand these ratios, it is much easier to control your lighting to create mood, add a sense of depth or shape, and control the way textured surfaces look. Don’t be intimidated by the word “ratio”.  Yes, it does... [Read more]

Photography Workshop: Outdoor Lighting – Forum Subscribers Only Photography Workshop: Outdoor Lighting – Forum Subscribers Only

Outdoor Lighting Workshop Video Added to Members Site Last month, I was asked to co-teach an outdoor lighting class for the Professional Photographers of North Florida with two other instructors. Since not everyone could make this photography workshop, we took our video cameras and recorded the workshop for you. This was edited from an all day workshop. This... [Read more]

Digital Workflow: Fashion Headshot Using LightRoom – Forum Subscribers Only Digital Workflow: Fashion Headshot Using LightRoom – Forum Subscribers Only

I shot these head shots for Rachel’s portfolio a couple months ago and just finally got to running them through my workflow. (Rachel is the model that help me with my latest training video Introduction to Professional Lighting.)   The lighting used to light the model was a simple two light set-up. For those of you who have my video’s, this is... [Read more]

Welcoming All Animators! Welcoming All Animators!

If you are a stop motion animator, or you are involved in the CG or traditional animation fields, we would like to welcome you to our web site. We here at Animation Physics like to give birth to some of the most realistic animations possible, while making full use of the field of physics. Animation artists will be thrilled to discover a wide selection... [Read more]

Photoshop Tutorial: Working With Texture & Blending – Forum Subscribers Only Photoshop Tutorial: Working With Texture & Blending – Forum Subscribers Only

Photoshop Texture & Blending Video Posted I just posted a detailed video in members section showing step by step how we creatively use Photoshop blending modes. In this video I will apply a texture in Photoshop and show you how I use the blending modes to achieve this look. Not a member yet, sign up here: Join Now  Read More →

Glamour Photography: Lighting Techniques Glamour Photography: Lighting Techniques

Here is a glamour photography video tutorial showing you three different sets with 4 different lighting techniques.  We video-taped the whole shoot, set by step. In this shoot we will be working with soft boxes, grids, a mono spots and using cookies to create unique lighting patterns. This video has been posted in the StudioStyles forum for viewing... [Read more]

Event Photography: Behind the Scenes – Forum Subscribers Only Event Photography: Behind the Scenes – Forum Subscribers Only

Join Wesley Copple and our trusty StudioStyles camera crew as we document the preparation and production of a high volume on-site printing event for a marketing company at a night club.  This is real world.  No retakes.  You’ll see what can go wrong and what you need to do (and have done) to solve it live!   This video will help make you... [Read more]