Boudoir Photography tutorial: five top-selling images & quick posing tips

Boudoir Photography tutorial: top-selling images

Boudoir Photography tutorial: five top-selling images & quick posing tips

Posing women in boudoir portraits is both an art form and a learned skill. Women are by nature sensitive about perceived body flaws. Expert posing aimed at highlighting her favorite features (and downplaying others) can make or break her experience and love of her photos—and ultimately your  Read more inside...

feminine portraiture – Pure: the authentic beauty project

feminine portraiture - Pure: the authentic beauty project

Since 2012, Stacie Frazier, owner of Haute Shots Beauty and Boudoir Photography in Las Vegas, has been on an interesting mission - one to help women relinquish the control of cosmetics and see their own authentic beauty in the form of beauty and/or boudoir portraiture. Recently Stacie invited others to join her  Read more inside...

software review: Capture One Pro v7 RAW Converter tests

software review: Capture One Pro v7 RAW Converter Tests

guest article by: Adrian Mackay wedding photographers (Adrian is better known as Trev in the Tangents forum) Recently I have been trialling the Capture One Pro v7 Raw Converter to see if I could get my files better from the get-go before I started tweaking in Photoshop. Short  Read more inside...

insight: working as a combat photographer in the US Marines

Tammy Hineline is a Sergeant in the US Marine Corps serving as a Combat Photographer / Videographer. And ... Tammy follows the Tangents blog! She graciously responded to my request asking if she'd be interested in writing a guest article about the life as a military photographer in the Marines. It's a fascinating glimpse into a photography career outside of what most of us  Read more inside...

photography: anatomy of a time-limited photo session

Brian Friedman is an event and publicity photographer based in NYC. When I first became acquainted with Brian and his work, my reaction was, "damn! I wish I could shoot this type of work." Looking at his website, you'll see the kind of gigs that Brian shoots - interesting and diverse. Quite exciting. Brian was gracious enough to describe the behind-the-scenes activity of a  Read more inside...

5 Free WordPress Plugins to help maintain your blog

The Tangents blog has seen numerous iterations over the past 10 years that I've maintained it. Originally it was PlanetNeil, which was based on an HTML template. Right now, my website consists of various Wordpress installations, spread over two domain names. It's huge! And it is a massive under-taking to maintain and constantly improve it. For the past few years, my web techie  Read more inside...

details and sequences – increase your sales in boudoir photo sessions

Petra Herrmann, of Bella Boudoir, runs a successful boudoir photography business based in Kansas City. In my opinion, she’s one of the best boudoir photographers around. Her work is sexy in its simplicity, which I find quite appealing. Her use of interesting angles and composition first drew me in when I saw her work awhile back.  Petra also has a series of workshops on boudoir  Read more inside...

flash photography tips & ideas

I met German photographer, Tilo Gockel / fotopraxis, during his visit to New York, where he and I did an individual workshop. Seeing this photo on his blog recently, immediately reminded me of my recent first attempt at playing with colored gels and flash .. except that he did it better! So I asked Tilo if he'd translate his article for us into English. It's always good to  Read more inside...