Category Archives: Tips and Tricks

Fantastic Portraits in Lousy Light

Fantastic Portrait Photography in Lousy Light


In this episode, Mark goes to “battle” against harsh light and an ugly background for an outdoor portrait. He’ll show you 5 quick tips to get a great portrait out of nearly any situation.

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Getting it Right in Camera


In this episode Mark takes us through his creative process to see if it’s possible to get it right in camera. Join Mark in the studio for a hands-on demonstration that shows how he uses photography fundamentals to achieve his final images. Does he get what he wants? Is it possible to get it right in camera? Watch and find out.

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Find the Light


In this episode Mark demonstrates some techniques for shooting portraits (and a few other things) in natural light. Mark uses nothing but his camera, no reflectors or fill flash, to get terrific results. Mark also talks about open shade and how you can use it to get different lighting results.

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