The Headshot Photography Course – 1

The Headshot Photography Course – 1

Welcome to this series of headshot tutorials. I have been an actors headshot photographer for 25 years and before that photographed beauty and glamour. The purpose of these blogs is to share the skills that I have attained working in many different styles of headshot photography. Even though my niche is headshot photography for actors the […]

Create a Simple Progress Bar in Filemaker that will check the progress of an AppleScript.

Create a Simple Progress Bar in Filemaker that will check the progress of an AppleScript.

The original idea for this progress bar was posted here. It shows how to create a progress bar using the Let function in Filemaker. In their example the bar indicated the number of records processed. http://blog.myfmbutler.com/?p=26 Using AppleScript with Filemaker. Filemaker is fully scriptable with Applescript. This combination can be very powerful and I process all […]

Adobe Lightroom for Beginners Guide 2

Adobe Lightroom for Beginners Guide 2

The last blog got us to stage where we have imported our images, copyrighted them and keyworded some of them. Lr will allow you to store a plethora of data with your images. Really depends on you how much you want to do or need to do because of your job. (If you’re a press […]

The Headshot Photography Course – 3

The Headshot Photography Course – 3

Using supplementary lights. An introduction to headshot lighting techniques. Gear List: Camera and lens (duh!) Reflectors Black flags Any supplementary lights (not powerful studio flash) i.e.. LED’s, tungsten, off camera speedlights. You will need to understand that it is the quality of light that matters and how best you can manipulate daylight to help you […]

Headshot Photography Course -2

Headshot Photography Course -2

Using Daylight Indoors. The first of these blogs used a simple technique to manipulate daylight by putting your subject under a bridge, in a tunnel or a doorway. Then by using a reflector to bounce light back into the face you could produce a beautiful quality of light. One reason why this way of manipulating […]