Getting great candid portraits of your kids

Capturing a great candid portrait of a subject is all about how you – the photographer – interacts with the subject, knowing when to engage, when to step back, seeing the opportunities before they occur and being 100% ready when that perfect moment materializes. Working predominantly as a children and family photographer, specializing in candid portraits, I could make a…

To Bokeh, Or Not To Bokeh?

This post is more of a cautionary tale really – a mistake I made when I originally got into photography, and hopefully this stop help others from making a similar error.  When I got my hands on an SLR many years ago, the first thing I got really exited about was the way I could control the depth of focus…

Black & White Or Color?

 As we scroll through endless filter options on Instagram, trying to decide which is best for our image, what’s really going on when we’re making our selection? Why do we think one is better than the other? Do you want black & White Portraits, or color? And How do you know what will be best? There are endless filter options…