Using shallow depth of field for dramatic portraits
I love exploring with my camera and small towns are one of my favorite subjects.
Text & Photos By Chuck Place Perspective is magic! Not as in fairy tale magic, but as in a magician’s magic. It’s an illusion. We take the two-dimensional medium of a photograph and create the illusion of a third dimension …
1.- Fill The Frame – Get Closer I always say if you feel that your pictures aren’t good enough is probably because you aren’t close enough. One way to take stronger photographs is by filling the camera frame with the …
Backlighting helps control contrast in a scene, creates beautiful rim lighting effects, enhances color of translucent subjects and helps models relax in front of the camera by eliminating the need to squint into the sun.
Control contrast, increase color saturation and create a rim light with photographic backlighting.
Create beautiful high-angle photographs of dishes of food following these easy steps.
I always try to make these buildings seem monumental in my photographs.
Early in my career I often found myself wandering around various towns, frustrated, looking for something to photograph. I came to realize that there are always lots of subjects to shoot in any location. All I really needed was a …
After years of photographing people on location for various magazines, I have found there are essentially 5 steps to the process of putting a model at ease in front of a camera.