portraits

15 Posing Mistakes To Avoid and How To IMPROVE Your Photography

I love natural, candid posing and a lot of movement in my photographs. Today I am sharing 5 posing mistakes to AVOID in your photography. Thank you Valerie for modeling and Sophie for assisting! Valerie was my model in my first-ever photography tutorial three years ago. Shot on a Canon 5D Mark III + 50mm f/1.4 lens! Click the thumbnail below to watch the full tutorial.

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8 Easy Ways To Improve Your Portrait Photography

Let’s talk about 8 different things you can incorporate into your portrait photography to improve your work! From angles to color play, styling, framing, composition, leading lines, adding movement, and even how to photograph hair. Thank you Tiffany for assisting me with the video and Taylor for modeling!

Click the thumbnail below to watch the behind the scenes tutorial! Shot on my Canon 5D Mark IV + Sigma 35mm art lens


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Lauren Seattle Blogger | Content Creation

lauren is a fashion designer and photographer in seattle, washington and also has a personal style blog! she booked my 5-look blogger session while i was in town visiting from new york city. we shot around seattle’s capitol hill neighborhood just off of broadway. images were taken using a canon 5d mark iv + sigma 35mm art lens. if you’re interested in booking your own session, check out my various package options here + click here to get in contact with me!

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Windy Direct Sunlight Fashion Photography Portraits in Seattle, Washington

sophie is a model based out of seattle, washington with heffner management. we did a little trade for print collaboration in north bend on a very windy and sunny day! i absolutely love the way the light worked in these photos. thank you tiffany for assisting me!

images were taken using a canon 5d mark iv + sigma 35mm art lens.

interested in booking a session of your own? be sure to contact me today!

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How To Make Your Photographs Feel More Cinematic | Framing + Composition

In today’s photography tutorial we cover two things: composition as well as how to make your photographs feel more cinematic. Having intentional framing and composition is key in your portrait photography. To me, having cinematic images means having images that tell a story or pull a viewer in, where it looks like the images could be stills from a movie. Paying attention to the leading lines and where you place your subject is something that will make your images stand out amongst the masses. Thank you Victoria for modeling and Susie for helping me! The digital images were taken using a Canon 5D Mark IV + Sigma 35mm art lens.

Thank you to Skillshare for sponsoring this video! Grab two months of FREE premium membership here. Scroll to the bottom of this post to watch the tutorial.

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